09/13/2012 05:21 pm ET

Celebrity Marriage: Stars Whose Careers Skyrocketed After Saying 'I Do'

The health benefits of marriage have been being demonstrated in scientific studies, but there might be another positive side effect of saying "I do:" fame.

Though their meteoric rises in popularity can't be tied strictly to their marriages, these five celebrities did see their careers take flight after they tied the knot. Click through the slideshow to see which stars became famous after marriage and let us know in the comments: was it a change in marital status that affected these stars' careers?

Stars Whose Careers Skyrocketed After Marriage

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