Meet Real-Life Spouses of the 'Blue Bloods' Cast
“Blue Bloods” grew to become a crowd favorite series with many viewers turning into fans of the actors and actresses who play their favorite characters.
The popular CBS show "Blue Bloods" tells the fictional Reagan family's story, an Irish Catholic family with a long-standing history in law enforcement.
The show has a stellar cast, including Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg, Will Estes, Len Cariou, and Sami Gayle. Here is a look at the cast's real-life spouses.
Donnie Wahlberg & Jenny McCarthy
The pair first met in 2012 on "Watch What Happens: Live" and crossed paths again in 2013 when Wahlberg made a guest appearance on her VH1 show. Wahlberg and McCarthy dated for a year before tying the knot and have been married for five years.
Bridget Moynahan & Andrew Frankel
Tom Brady's ex, Bridget Moynahan, married businessman Andrew Frankel in 2015 and held a super secretive ceremony in the Hamptons.
Moynahan has a son from a previous relationship with Tom Brady, while Frankel, the co-president of a Wall Street institutional brokerage firm is also a proud father of three boys from an ex-partner.
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Will Estes landed a starring role on the prime-time television series CBS drama "Blue Bloods." The part was his return to TV acting and became one of the most recognized faces on television. Still, the actor is notoriously private, and there are no credible records of him being in any relationships.
Len Cariou & Heather Summer Hayes
Len Cariou is currently married to Heather Summerhayes. They have been married since 1986. Before that, the star was married to Susan Kapilow from 1975 until 1978.
He also has a daughter, Laurel Cariou, with Patricia Otter. On the other hand, Heather famously wrote "Sixtyfiveroses: A Sister's Memoir", and she has no children.
Tom Selleck & Jillie Mack
The pair have been married for over thirty years. Selleck spotted Jillie on stage in the show "Cats" and continuously went back to watch the show until eventually landing a date with her. Selleck had a son from a previous relationship, but the couple also has a daughter of their own.
Amy Carlson & Syd Butler
Amy Carlson has been married to Syd Butler since May 22, 2004, after meeting years earlier in 1997 at a "Saturday Night Live" party. They have two children, a daughter named Lyla, born in October 2006, and a son named Nigel, born in August 2009.
Jennifer Esposito & Louis Dowler
Jennifer Esposito fell in love with Louis Dowler, and in a half year of romance, the pair got engaged in May 2014. They tied the knot in November the same year. Her previous marriage was with Bradley Cooper, which ended in May 2000.
Marisa Ramirez & Nathan Lavezoli
Marisa Ramirez and Nathan Lavezoli got married in 2002 but had a divorce in 2011. In 2016, Ramirez welcomed her daughter, Violet Rae, into the world. She has not revealed who is the father of her baby, and this has caused massive suspicion.
Vanessa Ray & Landon Beard
Vanessa Ray and Landon Beard dated for six years before they tied the knot in June 2015. The couple had gotten engaged in January the same year.
"Thinking about it now, I could feel his heart pounding even through the many layers of clothing we had on out there," Ray said about their engagement. "He pulled out the ring, we cried."
Abigail Hawk & Bryan Spies
Abigail Hawk started her career as an actress and simultaneously completed her college degree. When she wasn't attending voice and theater classes at the University of Maryland in College Park, she was acting in real life. Abigail ended up starring in "Reality Check" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."
She remains private about her personal life, but we know that Hawk has actual ties to the NYPD off-screen, too, through her husband, FDNY Lieutenant Bryan Spies. The couple was engaged in 2009 and got married a month later in April.
Gregory Jbara & Julie Jbara
Gregory Jbara is an American actor and singer who's most popularly known for his role as NYPD DCPI Garrett Moore in the series. Starring in the show since the first series in 2010, we can safely say that Jbara is a "Blue Bloods" veteran. He is a class act in his own league!
Not many details have been revealed about Jbara's personal life, but we know that the actor has a wife named Julie and two sons, Zachary and Aidan. The family currently resides in Los Angeles and seems to live a relatively normal life despite the fame.
Steve Schirripa & Laura Lemos
Steve Schirripa first appeared on "Blue Bloods" in 2015, as Det. Anthony Abetemarco. Schirripa's character is an investigator who works alongside assistant district attorney Erin Reagan.
The American actor has been married to Laura Lemos since 1989, and together they have two daughters, Bria and Ciara.
John Ventimiglia & Melinda Ventimiglia
John Ventimiglia is an American actor, composer, and writer who is famous for his role as Artie Bucco in "The Sopranos" and his recurring role in this series. In "Blue Bloods," he portrayed NYPD Chief of Department Dino Arbogast in seasons two, three, and four.
Nick Turturro & Lissa Espinosa
Nick Turturro, an American actor, writer, and producer, played a recurring role in the series as Detective James Martinez. He starred in the show on and off from season 1 to season 6.
After meeting flight attendant Lissa Espinosa in 1995, they tied the knot a year later. The couple had their first child, daughter Apollonia, in 1997.
Peter Hermann & Mariska Hargitay
During his time on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," Peter Hermann met lead actress Mariska Hargitay. The two got along well and tied the knot in 2004.
Later, they welcomed a son, Miklos, born in 2006 and adopted a baby girl, Amaya, in 2011, followed by a baby boy named Andrew a few months after
LaTanya Richardson & Samuel L Jackson
LaTanya Richardson is a famous Atlanta-born actress and producer and appeared in numerous movies, including "Fried Green Tomatoes," "Malcolm X," "Sleepless in Seattle," and "When a Man Loves a Woman."
Her other appearances include "Losing Isaiah," "Lone Star,' 'U.S. Marshals," "The Fighting Temptations," and many others. In 1980, LaTanya married longtime partner Samuel L. Jackson. They've been together for over 47 years.
Holt McCallany & Nicole Wilson
American actor, writer, and producer Holt McCallany is best known for his role as Bill Tench in "Mindhunter." In "Blue Bloods," he played District Attorney Robert McCoy in the fourth and fifth season. The actor has been with his partner, Nicole Wilson, for over 11 years.
Andrea Roth & Todd Biermann
Andrea Roth is a Canadian-born actress who started her career by playing Sally Field's daughter in the 1995 film "A Woman of Independent Means." Ever since, Roth continued working in the industry and has appeared in almost 100 movies, TV shows, and stage projects.
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Tamara Tunie & Gregory Generet
Tamara Tunie is an actress, producer, and director, who starred in shows such as "Flight," "The Devil's Advocate," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." Her role in "Blue Bloods" was Monica Graham in seasons seven and eight.
Tunie has been married to jazz musician Gregory Generet for 20 years, until their recent separation. The two tied the knot in 1995 and do not have any children together. This was her second marriage; her first one, to Greg Bouquett, also ended in divorce in 1991. It seems they were just unlucky in love.
Robert Clohessy and Catherine Erhardt
In the CBS show, Robert Clohessy plays Sidney Gormely, an NYPD Lieutenant and a Special Assistant to the Commissioner Frank Reagan. In the series, Gormely is quite the family man despite his hard-headed nature. He is happily married to his wife Sheila, with whom he shares a son named Brendan.
In the same vein, Clohessy is all for family, regardless of his fame. Unlike most celebrities, he keeps a low profile with his wife of 32 years, Catherine Erhardt.
They are proud parents to two sons Byron Clohessy and Myles Clohessy, who followed their dad's footsteps in the entertainment industry.
Myles is, however, the more prominent one as he has featured in movies such as "Instinct," "Quantico," and "Blue Bloods."