Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are one of the most powerful couples in Hollywood. The two of them have been together for more than a decade now. They met each other for the first time at a restaurant in Los Angeles.
When John and Emily crossed paths for the first time, he wasn’t looking for a relationship but Blunt changed his mind. He ended up marrying her in the year 2010. Read on to learn everything about the love story of Emily Blunt and her husband John Krasinski.
November 2008: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski meet each other for the first time
The Office star and The Devil Wears Prada alum crossed paths for the first time in November 2008. The two of them met during a night out in Los Angeles via a mutual friend. Later on, in 2018 while making an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers, Emily recalled the pair’s first meeting and said, “It’s kind of a sad, lame story.”
Blunt told the host of the show, “I was in a restaurant, he was in the restaurant. I was sitting with a mutual friend. And my friend Gray goes ‘Oh my god, that’s my friend John.’ And that was it. He was sitting with our friend Justin Theroux, and he abandoned Justin and came over to us. He just stood there and made me laugh.”
Late 2008: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski step out for their first date
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, John stated that it took some convincing for Blunt to go on a date. On the other hand, Emily disagreed and went on to say that she was the one who asked Krasinski out first.
When we talk about the pair’s first date, the two of them met for pizza at his apartment. The couple also stated that something else happened at their initial meeting but they would like to keep that to themselves. Emily said, “It’s so precious, I don’t want to talk about it. Is that all right?”
August 2009: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski get engaged
After less than a year of dating, John popped the big question to Emily in Los Angeles. In an August 2009 interview with Access Hollywood, Krasinski talked about the pair’s engagement day and stated that the day involved a lot of happy tears. At the 2009 Emmy Awards, Krasinski referred to the pair’s proposal as ‘casual.’ At that time, he said, “I was nervous and the whole nine yards.”
The Away We Go star told the media outlet, “She did cry after. I cried and we cried and then everyone around us was crying. Then, I think people weren’t really sure what was going on, but they were crying because we were crying. But it was great. At the end of the day she said yes which is great. It’s a big part of this whole thing.”
July 2010: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski tie the knot
Emily and John got married on July 10, 2010, in an intimate ceremony at George Clooney’s estate in Lake Como, Italy. For the big day, Emily wore a custom gown by Marchesa. She accessorized her wedding look with a three-carat round diamond and platinum ring from Neil Lane.
In a 2016 interview with Elle magazine, John revealed that the Ticket to Paradise star George Clooney offered his estate to the pair. He told the publication, “Only on the fourth ask did I say yes. Because the first three times I thought, There’s no way he is serious. But I started to see his feelings get hurt. I actually hurt George Clooney’s feelings.”
August 2010: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski attend the Emmys together
Nearly after a month getting married, the newlyweds stepped out together to attend the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The two lovebirds even posed for cameras on the red carpet as well as at AMC’s Emmy afterparty.
April 2013: Emily Blunt shares that meeting John Krasinski changed her life
In April 2013, Blunt graced the cover of InStyle magazine’s May issue. At that time, she shared a few details about her marriage to John Krasinski. She said, “Meeting John really changed my life. When I feel the support that I have from him, I feel invincible. There’s someone behind you on your good days and someone in front of you on your bad days.”
September 2013: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski reveal they’re expecting their first child
Later that year, a representative of Emily Blunt confirmed to People magazine, that the couple was expecting their first child together.
February 2014: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski welcome their first child together
In February, the A Quiet Place star gave birth to her and John’s first child together, a baby girl. On February 16, John took to the social media platform Twitter to share the piece of good news with their fans all over the world.
The couple named their daughter, Hazel Grace. At that time, Krasinski tweeted, “Wanted to let the news out directly. Emily and I are so incredibly happy to welcome our daughter Hazel into the world today! Happy bday!”
January 2015: John Krasinski crashes his wife Emily Blunt’s acceptance speech
At the 2015 Critics’ Choice Awards, Emily won the award for best actress in an action movie for her role in The Edge of Tomorrow. When Blunt came to the stage to give her acceptance speech, her husband John adorably interrupted her and ran to give her a big hug.
August 2015: John Krasinski talks about his marriage to People magazine
In August 2015, the Free Guys star spilled the beans on his marriage to Emily Blunt. He said, “It’s really that we just got lucky. It’s one of those things, I’m having more fun now than the day I met her, and it’s pretty wild.”
John also discussed the pair’s parenting journey and stated that the birth of their daughter Hazel has changed everything. He went on to say, “I think when you commit your life to anything like that it changes everything. All of the cliches are true.”
June 2016: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski welcome their second child together
In June 2015, John and his wife Emily’s second child joined them earthside. He announced the birth of the pair’s second daughter, Violet on the social media platform Twitter. He shared the amazing news with his fans worldwide on the Fourth of July.
Then, Krasinski wrote, “What better way to celebrate the 4th… than to announce our 4th family member!!! 2 weeks ago we met our beautiful daughter Violet #Happy4th.”
October 2016: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski attend the premiere of the movie ‘The Girl on the Train’
In October 2016, Emily and her husband hit the red carpet together to attend the New York premiere of Blunt’s movie The Girl on the Train. The two of them opted for Prada outfits for the event. Emily wore a custom green gown, on the other hand, John looked handsome in a blue tuxedo. The couple posed together for the paps at the event.
March 2017: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski team up for their first film together
After years of separate acting projects, John and Emily announced their first film together. At that point, they revealed they were working on a new horror film called A Quiet Place together.
Krasinski also shared the great news on Instagram. He penned a cute caption alongside a picture of the pair. He wrote, “Question: ‘John, who’s the one actor you’ve been wanting to work with?’ Answer: (see above).”
January 2018: John Krasinski raves about his wife Emily Blunt’s acting skills
In January 2018, John had nothing but good things to say about his wife Blunt’s acting skills. In an article published by Vanity Fair, Krasinski talked about his experience working with his wife on set. He said, “The air changes in the room when she starts doing what she does. It’s so honest and so pure and so powerful. It’s like a superpower that she can just unlock and do so specifically with not many attempts.”
The A Quiet Place actor also compared his own acting skills to his wife Emily and stated that he loves his profession and that his wife Blunt is on ‘another plane’. He further added, “This weird intersection happened while filming where I totally forgot I was her husband. I was just watching her performance and was lucky enough to be in the front row.”
April 2018: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski’s first movie together hits the theaters
Emily and John’s first film together, A Quiet Place got released in April 2018. Prior to the premiere of the film, John explained his experience working alongside his wife Emily Blunt to People magazine. He joked around and said, “We could be announcing our divorce right now if it did go the wrong way.”
John not only directed the film but also starred in it. He disclosed how the pair’s marriage benefited from collaborating on the project together. He told the media outlet, “I’ve never have loved my wife more than after we did this movie. For me, it was a trust thing. We trust each other in day-to-day life for sure, but when you trust each other in this way it’s different.”
January 2019: Emily Blunt shares her SAG award with her husband John Krasinski
At the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Blunt won the best supporting actress honor for her brilliant performance in the horror movie A Quiet Place. In her award acceptance speech, she gushed over her husband John.
Emily said, “I am going to share this completely with my husband, John Krasinski because the entire experience of doing this with you has completely pierced my heart directly. You are a stunning filmmaker. I am so lucky to be with you and to have done this film with you.” John who was in the audience got a bit emotional as he applauded his wife’s achievement.
July 2019: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski announce their second film together
After the big success of their first film together, the pair confirmed in July 2019 that they were working on Quiet Place Part II together. Later on, Emily told Variety that the couple was first hesitant to make a sequel.
Blunt said, “We were both really reluctant and unnerved at the idea of trying to do another one. A lot of people came into the studio and tried to pitch ideas and we were both like, ‘We’re not going to do it.'” Soon after John came up with the idea to have Millicent Simmond, who played the role of the couple’s daughter in the first film, take on the lead role in the sequel, both Krasinski and Blunt were sold.
May 2020: Emily Blunt speaks about her pandemic life with John Krasinski
To celebrate the 10th wedding anniversary of the couple, Emily spoke to People magazine about their partnership. She said, “Having John’s support is everything because we are each other’s confidant. That shared understanding has really been a very vital anchor for me.”
The Mary Poppins actress stated that the pair’s two daughters Hazel Grace and Violet were their lifelines during the Covid-19 pandemic. She further added, “Being around little ones during the pandemic was such a saving grace because they would just be bouncing around the house, and your job is to protect them from what is happening and make sure their life remains joyful.”
May 2021: ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ is released after many
delays due to the Covid-19 pandemic
Emily and John’s highly anticipated sequel to A Quiet Place saw the light of the day in May 2021. For those of you who are unaware let us tell you, the movie starring Emily Blunt and Cilian Murphy with John as director was the first movie to cross the $100 million mark in U.S. ticket sales during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ahead of the debut of the movie, Emily made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and talked about how the movie’s theme of “needing your neighbor” was more relevant than ever. She said, “It has even more prominence now. It’s sort of surreal.”
October 2021: Emily Blunt discloses she made “engagement chicken” for John Krasinski
In an October 2021 episode of iHeartMedia’s River Cafe Table 4 podcast, Emily revealed that she made John Ina Garten’s famous “engagement chicken” recipe before the couple got engaged. Then, she said, “I guess I just made something that I knew he would love. A roast chicken, who doesn’t love roast chicken?”
It seems like the recipe apparently has a great success rate of bringing couples together. Let us share an interesting fact with all of you, in November 2017, it was reported that Meghan Markle also prepared the same dish for Prince Harry before the pair walked down the aisle. The pair got married at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor in 2018. The couple shares two children, a son named Archie Mountbatten-Windsor and a daughter whose name is Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor.
July 27, 2022: John Krasinski and Emily Blunt allow their kids to watch them on the big screen for the first time
John has not acted in many kid-friendly films or TV shows. So when DC League of Super-Pets was released, it was the very first time that the pair’s daughters Hazel and Violet were allowed to see their dad on the big screen.
While having a chat with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, John said, “They loved it. They were laughing very very hard. I think up until now they didn’t actually believe I was in the business, because they’ve never seen anything I’ve done.”
Nearly a year before, Blunt revealed that her daughters had never been impressed by one of her films until Jungle Cruise. During an appearance on Live with Kelly and Ryan, Blunt said, “They are usually disinterested in seeing me on screen, but they’re really into Jungle Cruise. They love the jaguar, they love DJ [costar Dwayne Johnson], they love the dynamic, they love the whole world.”
November 9, 2022: Emily Blunt tells John Krasinski and their daughters went horseback riding in Spain
Emily talked about the filming of The English at the show’s New York City premiere. She disclosed that her husband John and their kids joined her on location in Spain and she also went on to say that the whole family got lessons in horseback riding. She told People magazine, “They learned how to do the horse and buggy.”
Blunt also discussed her more extensive training for the film. She further added, “I rode for three months before we started and that helped me feel more at ease because people back then they were like one with the horse. So you had to kind of know your stuff.”
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