You've all heard the rumors: if you don't get married before you turn 35, you'll never get hitched! Sorry, but that's just not true! New studies suggest that more and more Americans are opting to delay marriage until they're older....especially more women. Chicas everywhere are opting to go to college and work on their careers before they walk down the aisle.
Take some inspiration from these beautiful celebrities, who waited until after they turned 35 to tie the knot:
1. married slide 01 salma
Stunning and intelligent Salma Hayek could have any man she wants -- but the actress decided to wait for the perfect man! The Mexican waited until 2009, when she was 48 years old, to settle down with French billionaire François-Henri Pinault. The two are now happily married, and have a child, Valentina.
2. married slide 02 Mariah Carey
After Mariah Carey’s married to music exec Tommy Mottola fizzled out in 1998, the “Hero” singer remained single for ten years! In 2008, at the age of 38, she tied the knot with Nick Cannon.
3. married slide 03 roselyn sanchez
Devious Maids star Roselyn Sanchez was 35-years-old when she married actor Eric Winters. The two have been happily married for five years, and have a beautiful daughter, Sebella Rose Winter.
4. married slide 04 penelope
Sultry Spanish actress Penelope Cruz married fellow actor Javier Bardem in 2010 when she was 36-years-old. The gorgeous couple have two children together, Leo and Luna.
5. married slide 05 rosie perez
49-year-old Rosie Perez married artist Eric Haze earlier this year in a super-secret Las Vegas wedding. “He is the best guy ever,” she gushed about her new husband, “I’m so in love, it’s disgusting.”
6. married slide 06 sara ramirez
Grey’s Anatomy star Sara Ramirez was 37-years-old when she tied the knot with her longtime partner, Ryan Debolt. The two married at a private beachside ceremony in New York. Que romantico!
7. married slide 07 zoe saldana
Star Trek actress Zoe Saldana stunned everyone when she revealed she secretly married Marco Perego earlier this year! The 35-year-old actress, who was previously linked to Kevin Britton and Bradley Cooper, recently showed off her gorgeous emerald wedding ring.
8. married slide 08 talisa
Model and actress Talisa Soto tied the knot with Hollywood hunk Benjamin Bratt in 2002, when she was 35-years-old.
9. married slide 09 eva larue
CSI: Miami star Eva LaRue has been married twice before, but she decided to take a chance on love and try one more time. She married her beau Joe Cappucio in 2010, when she was 43-years-old.
10. married slide 10 kiele
Our hearts skipped a beat when we found out that kiele sanchez wed zach gilford (a.k.a. #7 from friday night lights) in a beautiful napa valley ceremony in 2012! The glades actress was 36-years-old when she married her 30-year-old hubby.