The Los Angeles-based larger-than-life entertainment nerve center, Hollywood, is no doubt famed for its messy divorces and quickie marriages. Regardless, there are still some celebrity couples who have proved that marriage in Hollywood is not entirely all about doom and divorce. Calista Flockhart and Harrison Ford belong to the league of celebrities who have literally bucked the trend and have been growing stronger with each passing year.
Simply put, the duo is proper relationship goals, having been together for some years now. As it is common in virtually every marriage, Flockhart and Ford have had their ups and downs, yet their marriage has remained alive, growing better than ever. Here’s more about the power couple whose joint net worth has been estimated at $254 million with $24 million coming from the Mrs.
Synopsis on Calista Flockhart
Though professionally known as Calista Flockhart, the actress’s full name is Calista Kay Flockhart. She was born to former English teacher Kay Calista (mom, who created the actress’s name by reserving her own name) and Ronald Flockhart (father), a former food executive, on 11th November 1964, in Freeport, Illinois, U.S.
Flockhart has an older brother called Gray, he grew up with her in several cities such as New Jersey, Norwich in New York, Iowa, and Minnesota because their father’s job required them to move often.
The actress owes her high school education to Shawnee High School, Medford Township, New Jersey. She completed her education in 1983 and moved to the Mason Gross School of the Arts which is located at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Before fame, she worked as an aerobics instructor and waitress in New York City after moving into the city in 1989 when she eventually made her debut screen appearance as a babysitter in an episode of the TV soap opera Guiding Light. Since then, she has starred in many television series and movies and won herself strings of nominations and no less than three awards.
Relationship with Harrison Ford
Ever since Flockhart and Harrison said “I Do” in 2010, they’ve been growing old together and not showing any sign that they are heading for divorce. Despite some pit challenges such as Ford’s injuries and several other incidents, the couple has been enjoying a blissful union.
Unlike Calister, Ford has married thrice in his entire life. His first attempt at marriage was to Mary Marquardt, then to screenwriter Melissa Mathison, and now Flockhart. Marquardt’s marital relationship with the Star Wars actor lasted from 1964 to 1979 and birthed two sons Benjamin Ford (born 1966) and Willard Ford (born 1969). Mathison had an 18-year-old marriage with Ford (1983 – 2001), with whom she had Georgia Ford (born 1990) and Malcolm Ford.
Calista Flockhart and Harrison’s paths crossed at the 2002 Golden Globes, after which they began seeing each other. They finally decided to make their relationship official on 15th June 2010, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, following their engagement in 2009.
Born on July 13, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States, Harrison Ford is a prominent American writer, film producer, and actor who became popular for his role in the American film series Stars Wars and Indiana Jones. Described as one of the movie industry’s most private actors, he is very good at keep information about his personal life from the public. He has three grandchildren while his sons, Benjamin and Willard are both doing well in the business sector.
About Their Adopted Child
The couple’s son named Liam was born on January 1, 2001. According to sources, Flockhart met a pregnant mother sometime in October 2000. The woman, who was already a mother of four later made arrangements with Flockhart to adopt the baby and she was invited on New Year’s Eve to watch her give birth to the child in the hospital. Calista was the first person that cuddled the newborn baby and she was later shown to a small anteroom where she held the boy for almost two hours.
The actress has always wanted to have kids. In a 1999 interview, Flockhart was reported to have said that she is eager to start a family and that she must wait for the right man to do so.
Liam Flockhart is now a full-fledged teenager and keeps a pretty low profile despite having such famous parents. Most times, his mother takes him to the filming set while at other times, he joins his parents on vacation.