Tom Cruise– a heart throb to millions of girls around the world, married his true dedicated fan and 16 years younger to him, Katie Holmes.
The couple met in 2005, and made their love public at the David di Donatello Award in Rome. Their new romance was world wide news, and was looked down as a publicity stunt.
By June 2005, they announced their engagement, when he proposed to her in Paris on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower.
Later that year, the couple shared news of expecting their beautiful daughter Suri (meaning ‘princess’ in Hebrew and ‘red rose’ in Persian), who was born in April 2006.
In November, they got married at the 15th-century Odescalchi Castle in Bracciano, Italy.
The lavish Scientology ceremony was attended by hollywood celebrities, friends and family. Fans hovered around the castle to get a glimpse of the bride and groom.
Katie looked gorgeous in her Armani wedding gown. It was laced with Swarovski beaded crystals and had an Ivory silk train. Tom looked his ever best in a Navy-blue Armani tuxedo.
Tom and Katie have been head over heels in love with each other since the moment they met. Age was no barrier to them as they didn’t find love, but love found them.
This being his third marriage, he claims to have found something special this time.
Tom Cruise (Thomas Cruise Mapother IV) was born on 3 July,1962. He is a successful American actor and filmmaker. He started his acting career at the age of 19 and has grown to stardom ever since.
He has been married three times. He was first married to Mimi Rogers who also introduced him to Scientology which lasted only two years. He then went on to marry the beautiful actress Nicole Kidman for 10 years with whom he adopted two children Isabella and Connor Antony.
Tom was linked romantically to Penelope Cruz, but their love faded out before it could even start.
He became a strong believer of The Church of Scientology and rumours suggest that the Church held out auditions for him to find a suitable wife.
Kate Noelle “Katie” Holmes was born on 18 December, 1978. She is an American actress and model. She achieved her fame through various films and tv shows, but her breakthrough came from a role she played on THE WB teen television drama Dawson’s Creek as Joey Potter.
Katie briefly dated her Dawson Creek co-star Joshua Jackson. She met actor Chris Klein in 2000 and got engaged to the him in 2003. Sadly, the engagement did not last long enough and the couple ended their relationship by 2005.
Within weeks of her break up, she met Tom and they soon began dating which resulted in their 5 year long marriage.
She was raised to be a Roman Catholic, but soon began studying Scientology when she started dating Tom.
She soon filed for divorce, fearing their daughter would be pressurized into following Scientology. She wanted her daughter to be brought up in a Roman Catholic culture as was she. After the divorce, she turned back to the Catholic Church.
Her marriage to Tom Cruize grabbed media attention from all around the world. The media termed the couple as ‘Tom-Kat’. Their romance was known worldwide and they were very much in love throughout their relationship.