It’s not all sunshine and roses. Jessica Alba and Treasury opened up about how they’re trying to keep their spark alive while raising three kids — and it’s not always easy.
The pair met while working on 2004’s The Fantastic Four, in which Alba played the role of Susan Storm and Warren was a production assistant. After dating for nearly four years, the duo married in May 2008.
The Pair of Thieves co-founder reflected on his impulsive decision to marry in 2019 while honoring his wife on their 11th birthday. Warren noted that the choice to marry came a month before they welcomed their first child, daughter Honor, in June 2008.
“Before that day, none of us thought marriage was important…it seemed outdated and we weren’t going to fall into the trap of an antiquated social construct,” Warren wrote via Instagram in May 2019 about the last minute wedding. “But something changed in us that morning.”
The father-of-three – the couple also share daughter Haven and son Hayes, born in 2011 and 2017 respectively – added that their quick marriage suits them perfectly as a family.
“11 years and 3 children later, we continue to learn, grow, laugh and love,” he added. “Here’s a life of pushing each other to be the best versions of ourselves and catching up when we fall.”
Over the years, the In the blue The actress and her longtime love have made parenthood a priority, but they’ve also focused on keeping their love together.
“After we had Honor, we definitely scheduled date nights, which doesn’t seem to be romantic. But our lives are so hectic that we thought, ‘Every Wednesday, it’s going to happen,'” the actress said. Refinery29 in August 2019. “Now we have blocked out Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights where we don’t do any type of work. We can go to the movies one night, we have a family dinner where everyone helps out, and usually one of those nights is just me and Cash.
Two years later, the The best of LA The star revealed that her husband “sometimes gets the short end of the stick” when it comes to his time. “And it’s not even him, I’d say it’s us,” Alba explained during a July 2021 appearance on Catherine Schwarzeneggerthe Instagram show of , Before, during and after baby. “When I see him and hang out with him and we really have fun, it’s a ‘we’ thing and it feeds me too. It’s hard. It’s impossible.”
The Honest Company founder noted that her marriage is a “journey of life” that she and Warren are committed to working on, no matter how difficult things can get.
“If you two decide to do it every day, it will work, no matter the drama, no matter what happens. If you’re both like, ‘I want to figure this out’, nothing can really break that,” Alba added. “The second of you is controlled, so it’s a one-sided relationship. Because you won’t always be on the same wavelength and you won’t always progress at the same pace.
Scroll down to see Alba and Warren’s most telling quotes about their dynamic: