Will Smith, Robert Downey Jr, Christopher Nolan and their wives,… these couples have created the billion-dollar ’empires’ of the world screen.

Robert Downey Jr and Susan Downey

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‘Iron Man’ Robert Downey Jr is now one of the most powerful actors in the world with a remuneration of up to 75 million USD for each movie he participates in. However, the Avengers actor has gone through the darkest years in his life when he was addicted, his career slumped and countless scandals. But the love with producer Susan Levin who is 8 years younger than him has ‘saved’ Robert Downey Jr.’s life. They first met in 2003, on the set of horror film Gothika – Robert’s first major work since his release in 2000 due to drug use.

After the movie, Robert proposed to Susan but she refused to accept and asked him to quit if he wanted to continue dating. In front of his girlfriend, the actor threw the drug package to bring him into the sea and made a vow not to touch him again. In 2005, Susan married Robert and changed her surname to Downey. Since returning to the same house, both career and family flourished. To date, both have a son and a daughter.

The cult projects that Susan Downey produced with Robert Downey Jr starring include Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), Due Date (2010), The Judge (2014), Dolittle (2020), Bomb tons of Marvel Iron Man 2 and especially two episodes of Sherlock Holmes. Not only a powerful couple in the movie field, Robert and Susan also founded the Footprint Coalition organization with the hope of applying artificial intelligence technology to improve the environment on Earth.

John Krasinski and Emily Blunt

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He is an American actor and she is an English star. Both dated in late 2008, when she just broke up with singer Michael Buble. When he first met at a restaurant in Los Angeles (USA), John Krasinski later said he had a crush on Emily Blunt from that moment.

Less than a year after dating, both got engaged and in the summer of 2010, the star-amate couple officially went to the same house in a secret wedding held in Italy. Before and after they got married, both John Krasinski and Emily Blunt were on separate projects, never starring together in a movie. In 2018, two years after giving birth to a second daughter, the famous couple collaborated on the horror film A Quiet Place, with a limited budget of only 21 million USD. This is a special work of John Krasinski when he was both the director, screenwriter and male lead. A Quiet Place unexpectedly reached a revenue of up to 340.9 million USD and is considered one of the best horror movies of 2018. The combination of this couple has created an incredible success, leading to 2 by A Quiet Place.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith

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Not only the world’s most powerful entertainment industry, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith also have a thrilling marriage with many unexpected situations, falling for more than 20 years. The two met in the early 90s, when Jada auditioned for the role of Will’s girlfriend in the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air but failed to get the role because of being criticized for being short. Will later was impressed with Jada watching one of her TV series but at the time he was married to his first wife, Sheree Zampino and had a son.

Will and Jada kept friends for many years until the amateurs divorced, both realizing that they must belong together. Living for more than 20 years, Will and Jada form a powerful couple but also many times in trouble, even during the marriage on the edge, Jada had an affair. But after all, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith still overcame all difficulties to preserve their marriage, often appearing with happy images. Until now, Will Smith is an actor, singer, producer with remuneration up to 100 million USD for a role. Meanwhile, Jada also showed the same talent as her husband as an actor, writer and producer. The two are also co-operating film production company Overbrook Entertainment.

Life in a Year is the newest film project in which both Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are co-named ‘production director’.

Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder

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As a well-known DC director, Zack Snyder went through a failed marriage and complicated relationships before finding a solid ‘stop’ in producer Deborah Snyder. The two first met in 1996, but it took six years before they started dating and got married in Manhattan, New York in 2004. Zack Snyder has up to 8 children, including two biological children and two adopted children with his first wife, two children with ex-girlfriend Kirsten Elin. When he got married and worked together on DC’s blockbuster superhero Man of Steel in 2013, Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder adopted two more children.

Deborah is a man behind all the works of Zack Snyder. Since their marriage, the two have formed the film production company The Stone Quarry and have resonated with films such as 300, Watchmen, Man of Steel. Their latest project is the zombie-themed movie Army of the Dead, which is expected to be released on Netflix in the near future.

Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas

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Talking about the duo of Hollywood’s most powerful film director and producer today, Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas will be the first two names that many people remember. Christopher Nolan is considered a prominent director of the 21st century with any new movie coming out that receives the attention of millions of film fans around the world. But behind this success, the person who contributed significantly to the ‘Nolan empire’ was producer Emma Thomas.

Christopher first met Emma at the University of London when he was 19 years old. Both dated from the time of student and married when very young (guy 27 and her 26). Emma Thomas produces almost all of her husband’s films. After low-budget Memento in 2000 made a name for Christopher Nolan, the two formed their own studio called Syncopy Inc. The first movie of this family company is Batman Begins – the first episode in the blockbuster trilogy The Dark Knight has entered the history of world cinema. After more than 20 years living together, Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas have four children. Syncopy Inc’s films such as The Dark Knight, Inception, Interstellar or Dunkirk have grossed more than $ 5.2 billion. In 2015, Time magazine put Christopher Nolan on the list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Tenet is the 11th film by Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas, with the concept of performing the male director rekindled 20 years ago. All information about the content of this work is very carefully kept, making Nolan fans even more curious and eager.