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Tom Cruise has been divorced from Katie Holmes since August 20, 2012. They had been married for 5.8 years. Tom Cruise is currently dating Emily Thomas.

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Tom Cruise

Entertainment - Actor

Why Famous: Top Gun, film

Age: 54 (b. 7/3/1962)

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Katie Holmes

Entertainment - Actress

Why Famous: Joey Potter on Dawson's Creek

Age: 37 (b. 12/18/1978)

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Relationship Timeline

Event Start Date Length
Dating 4/4/2005 2.4 months
Engaged 6/17/2005 1.4 years
Married 11/18/2006 5.8 years
    Separated 12/15/2011 --
    Filed for Divorce 06/28/2012 --
Divorced 8/20/2012 --
 Total7.4 years

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Name Born Age Gender Type
Suri Cruise4/18/200610 yrs.FemaleBiological

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Where and/or how did Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes meet?

In April 2005 Tom Cruise called Katie into his L.A. office to read for a part. it became clear that she was meant to be his off-screen leading lady. After a whirl of dates, including motorcycle rides and flights on his private jet, they went to Europe to promote their separate movies.

Why did Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes break up?

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Other Relationship Information about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes:

Tom proposed to Katie by candlelight in the Jules Verne restaurant, an elegant eatery located on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower.

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Classic Quotes by Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes about their relationship:

"It happened quickly, but I was certain it was what I wanted. I never felt overwhelmed. I thought, 'Okay, good. Here we go.'" Katie Holmes 12/13/2007
"I still get like that 'Whew' when you fall in love it's as though time stops. It's all encompassing." Katie Holmes 12/13/2007
"I try every day to let him know how much I love him. It gets better and better. It has made my life." Katie Holmes 12/13/2007
"Tom likes me in a suit and a mini every now and then. I like it when he likes it." Katie Holmes 1/2008
"When I met Tom, it was like, 'Right on, let's do it!' So I've always felt very comfortable and happy with everything." Katie Holmes
"There are a lot of benefits that go along with being married to one of the most successful people that has ever lived, but there's an obvious and unending downside." Katie Holmes
"When you have a child it feels like you're reading an encyclopedia a day. And you're always behind because children grow so fast." Katie Holmes
"I'd love to have more children. But I'm in no particular rush. We're enjoying our time right now." Katie Holmes 1/30/2008
"That was a moment, and it was real, and I don't know if I would [do it differently]. I really don't." Tom Cruise 5/2/2008
"I've had a lot of books written about me. When someone compares your daughter to Rosemary's baby...it's one thing to come after me. Say stuff about me, but when it comes to my family, my children, that's when I went, 'This is off the chart.'" Tom Cruise 5/2/2008
"I've got surprises [for Valentine's Day]. I'm not gonna share them with you, because that would ruin it." Tom Cruise 2/2009
"There's a misperception about me that I just became this wallflower, this woman who doesn't have any control of her life. And that's pretty wrong." Katie Holmes 12/22/2008
"At one point, I thought she was going to ask me to marry her first and I put her off by changing the subject." Tom Cruise
"I'm here to deliver whatever she needs or wants." Tom Cruise
"If I'm worried about anything, it's if she can keep up with me. I'm very active." Tom Cruise
"I planned it so that when she comes out for the standing ovation, John [Lithgow] would get the whole audience to wish her a happy birthday." Tom Cruise 1/5/2008
"We've got the teenagers and I've got the two-and-a-half-year-old, and to have that I feel lucky." Tom Cruise 1/5/2009
"I think every little girl dreams about [her wedding]. I used to think I was going to marry Tom Cruise." Katie Holmes 2004
"She is an extraordinary woman. Oh, I'm more than enamored...Do you see the smile on my face?" Tom Cruise 4/29/2005
"I don't want to disappoint her." Tom Cruise 4/29/2005
"I love this woman. She's magnificent. I've got to tell you something, I'm not going to hide it. I am so happy, and I am not going to pretend or hide it or be shy. This woman is magnificent. I'm having the best time...I'm really, really happy and I can't contain it. We go scuba diving together...She likes all the stuff that I love to do, she's funny and smart. I was looking at her [like], 'Man, you are so cool'...I've always seen how talented she was. I've seen her in films, and I've seen 'Dawson's Creek.' I've seen her work and you go, 'Man, that girl is really talented.'" Tom Cruise 5/19/2005
"I'm in love. And it's one of these things, where it's like, you know, you wanna be cool...That's not me...I admired her and I thought I wanted to meet her. And I called her...She's an extraordinary woman...I gotta discuss [getting married] with her...[I admire her] generosity. She cares about other people...and she has a real joy about life." Tom Cruise 5/23/2005
"[He] cast a spell on me...I have never been so happy in my whole life. It's truly so thrilling. He's the most amazing man I have ever met...Dreams come true, and I'm so in love with him...You know what? When you know, it's so exciting. It's like, 'Wow!' We have to talk about [getting married], but I love that rumor...He is so amazing." Katie Holmes 6/3/2005
"Most of us first met this man when he was dancing in his underwear and feeling the need for speed." Katie Holmes 6/4/2005
"If I've been able to entertain you at all [by kissing her], then, I thank you for allowing me to do so." Tom Cruise 6/4/2005
"Things like articles, whatever, I don't care. If you're not on board, then fine. Fine. I'm so happy. I truly feel like the luckiest woman in the world...I just feel so lucky to know him. It's such a privilege to love him. That's how I feel...I'm learning about [his faith, scientology]. And I'm excited...There are so many people who are so happy for us. And we're so happy. We're really enjoying each other. I miss him when he leaves the room. I miss him right now. I love being with him every second of the day...Look, I can't lie. We have to talk about that, Tom and I...but...It just makes me smile when you say that." Katie Holmes 6/6/2005
I really like [Scientology]...I feel like I'm bettering myself...You'll be the first to know [if we get married]." Katie Holmes 6/9/2005
"It's great. She's lovely." Tom Cruise 6/8/2005
"She digs [Scientology]. I've always been passionate about it." Tom Cruise 6/10/2005
"[Our relationship is] hot...I'm smiling, aren't I?...[A wedding] would be beautiful." Katie Holmes 6/9/2005
"[Marriage is] gonna happen, man. It'll happen...It's amusing at first. It's funny. But then you sit back and realize how sad it is that there are people who can't even imagine feeling like this. But my friends are happy for me. The people who know me are happy. My mom is happy. My family is happy...If they don't like it, fuck them." Tom Cruise 6/13/2005
"Yes, I am [taking Scientology lessons], and I'm really excited about it...It doesn't hurt me at all [what the media is saying]. There are a lot of people really, really happy for us. It's really exciting. We are so happy. I don't really care about the critics...There's nothing official [about marriage] to report." Katie Holmes 6/13/2005
"Listen, the thing you've got to know about Katie is that she's an incredibly bright and self-determined woman. She makes her own decisions." Tom Cruise 6/13/2005
"I have to laugh [at the rumors]. It's just ridiculous. Something magnificent has happened to me and something extraordinary, and I'm so happy I can't restrain myself." Tom Cruise 6/14/2005
"Yes, I proposed to her...It was early this morning at the Eiffel Tower, so I haven't slept at all. Today is a magnificent day for me, I'm engaged to a magnificent woman. [I chose to propose on the Eiffel Tower because] I've never been to the Eiffel Tower. It's Paris, it's a beautiful city, it's very romantic...[I bought her ring] a while ago...We have to discuss [a wedding date]. We're taking it one step at time. It's definitely love and France. I've never felt like this before. She's an extraordinary woman and I love her very much. My family is doing well and I'm just very happy. Then you come to Paris...But it's definitely Katie. I'll be jumping on couches for a very long time." Tom Cruise 6/17/2005
"I'm really happy. I think it's going to be a great summer...[I'm] totally in love. He's amazing, he's kind, he's generous. He made me laugh like I've never laughed...He's the epitome of romance: flowers, love notes, everything...[My parents] couldn't be happier." Katie Holmes 6/6/2005
"Obviously I would be honored to work with Tom. But right now, I just love loving him." Katie Holmes 6/20/2005
"She's really such a special girl - strong and funny!" Katie Holmes 2/2009
"I'd love it [if Suri became an actress]!" Tom Cruise 2/14/2009
"[Raising Suri] is the most important job in the world. In an instant, you become strong. During the first couple of days, we would just sleep right next to her to make sure she was breathing. And I was constantly learning on the job, but Tom was very helpful and supportive. We play 'The Three Little Pigs,' and Suri is the Big Bad Wolf. [Tom] reads storybooks to Suri, and we all laugh. When a good song comes on, he'll break into a dance. We'll watch movies in bed, recently 'Madagascar' and 'Cinderella.' I don't really cook that much, [but] eventually I will. He knows exactly how to do it: a pinch of this, a pinch of that. When 'Top Gun' came out...I very confidently said, 'I'm going to marry him one day'...I'm not pregnant. Right now." Katie Holmes 2/2009
"She does [know that Tom and I are famous]...[If] Tom or I are on TV, we'll watch it. And when we were in New York, we would see a lot of 'Valkyrie' posters. She goes, 'Look! There's 'Valkyrie' movie!'" Katie Holmes 3/2009
"I love spending time with [Tom's kids Isabella and Connor]. They call me Mom! [They are] incredible, really smart and kind." Katie Holmes
"She is so smart and bright...and really magical." Katie Holmes
"It's been quite an amazing five years because of her. She's an incredible woman. She's everything to me." Tom Cruise

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