Ryan Reynolds Adorably Reveals His Favorite Gift From Blake Lively

Actors Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively arrive at the 74th Golden Globes awards
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Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are a real power couple in Hollywood. Both of them are successful actors who have starred in popular shows and movies, and their combined net worth is almost $100 million.

The fact that Reynolds and Lively are this wealthy means that the two of them can afford to buy some very interesting gifts for one another. In fact, Reynolds recently shared his favorite present that he received from Lively, and it is a truly heartwarming one.

When did Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively get married?

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively met in 2010 on the set of the movie Green Lantern, where Lively played Reynolds’ love interest. The two of them quickly became friends with each other. About a year after filming, when they were both single, they went on a double date where they each were on the date with someone else. According to the pair, sparks were flying making it a very awkward date for the other parties involved.

“I’m like, ‘Oh hey, wait. Hold on. We could date,'” she said on The Jess Cagle Interview. “That’s what I appreciate about our relationship is that he’s my friend first and foremost.”

Reynolds and Lively then got married in September 2012. Their wedding was planned by Martha Stewart, though it was very intimate and private. Only 70 guests were present, and photos of Reynolds and Lively at the event have never been released.

The couple currently have two daughters together: James (b. 2014) and Inez (b. 2016). They are also expecting another child, but Lively’s exact due date is still unknown.

How do Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively make their marriage work?

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have been together for almost 10 years now, which is quite impressive for a Hollywood couple. There definitely are some things that Reynolds and Lively try to do in order to keep their marriage as strong as possible.

For example, despite the fact that both Reynolds and Lively are popular Hollywood stars, they have a rule to not film movies at the same time. Reynolds shared:

“If she is doing a movie in Thailand and I am doing a movie in Vancouver we would just never see each other. We operate as a unit, and that works really well for us. The kids stay with us, and the family stays together, and that is where home is. So if we are in Spain or Utah or New York, as long as we are together, we’re home.”

This seems to be something that Reynolds may have learned from his previous marriage to Scarlett Johansson. Johansson once revealed that the two of them broke up after just a few years together because they both had such busy schedules that they could not spend time together. Reynolds and Lively are working hard to not let the same problem occur in their relationship.

What is the ‘greatest present’ that Ryan Reynolds received from Blake Lively?

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively seem to still be going strong. Lively recently decided to get her husband a very meaningful gift: a painting about his childhood.

Reynolds shared the painting with his Instagram followers. The painting was commissioned by Lively and done by artist Danny Galieote. It is an image of a young boy delivering newspapers in front of a house.

“My first job was delivering newspapers for the Vancouver Sun,” Reynolds wrote. “The house in the painting is my childhood home. My brothers and I spent years trying to kill each other on that lawn. There are a lot of Easter eggs in the painting, including my idol, John Candy on the front page of the newspaper. The house no longer stands but it’s a living, breathing thing in my head.”

Reynolds also noted that this is “the greatest present my wife has ever given me.” And, as always, he made sure to troll Lively as well by saying: “If there’s ever a fire, I’m grabbing this first. I’ll come back for Blake.”