Relive Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone's 24-Year Love Story
Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone’s love story is one for the ages. The friends turned lovers share a swoon-worthy meet-cute that would make for an epic rom-com (Psst! Netflix, are you taking notes?). The talented pair of actors have taken their real-life spark into reel life and lit up many Hollywood projects, having shared screens in titles like “Bridesmaids,” “Spy,” and Netflix’s latest unique rom-com, “God’s Favorite Idiot.” In fact, the two love working together so much that you can almost always count on a Falcone cameo in the actress’s work, much like spotting a brief appearance by the beloved comic book writer Stan Lee in the MCU.
“It’s ridiculous. It’s like you get to go to work with your best friend. It’s exactly how we met, and we became such good friends because we loved doing this together,” the Academy Award-nominated actress told E! News about the experience of professionally partnering up with her hubby in 2018. “To get to do it on this kind of scale and still keep telling stories . . . it’s a dream.”
More than 20 years together, multiple joint projects, and two kids later, the duo still serves serious couple goals. So in honour of their recent collaboration, we’ve gathered all the milestone moments of their sweet romance ahead. Continue reading to sneak a peek at the complete relationship timeline of McCarthy and Falcone throughout the years.