You’d be forgiven for not knowing Jude Law and psychologist Phillipa Coan are going strong after some seven-odd years together. After all, privacy appears to be one of the keys to their success.
That said, the first time Jude Law and Phillipa Coan caught the attention of the public was when they attended a literary event together in Wales. Daily Mail reported seeing the Alfie star with “a ravishing 29-year-old doctor of psychology who accompanied him to last week’s prestigious Hay Festival.”
According to the tabloid, the lovebirds “were introduced by mutual friends.”
That was all the way back in May 2015. Let’s catch up with the couple.
Jude Law and Phillipa Coan Going Strong
Phillipa Coan — actually, Dr. Phillipa Coan — has a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology and Behavior Change from the University of Leeds. According to her Twitter account, she is “applying psychology to tackle climate change.” She also founded her own consultancy firm, called Stride.
There was no big fancy wedding for Phillipa and Law. Instead, the psychologist married the celeb in a private civil ceremony at Old Marylebone Town Hall in central London. According to Evening Standard, The Holiday star’s son Rafferty is believed to have served as best man.
Details are hazy, as no pics were taken of the event.
Two years ago, the couple welcomed their first child together — and Law’s sixth — People.
“We feel pretty blessed that we were in a time where we could, as a family, just nest and enjoy each other’s company and every day as it came,” Law said.
Privacy: The Tie That Binds Law and Coan?
In an interview published in early 2017, Law told Modern Luxury that privacy was one of the reasons his relationship with Coan succeeded.
“She’s mine and no one else’s. I’m very, very happy,” he said. “A large part of that is the fact that she’s a very private person. And our relationship is a very private thing, and I think part of the fact it works so well is exactly because of that.”