Julia Roberts and Danny Moder Relationship Timeline, Photos

Spring 2000: Roberts and Moder met on the set of his movie “The Mexican.”

Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts in “The Mexican”.

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Directed by Gore Verbinski and starring Roberts and Brad Pitt, the drama was released in March 2001.

Moder was working as a cameraman on the film when he met Roberts, but at the time the two were romantically involved with different people. Roberts was dating actor Benjamin Bratt, while Moder was married to makeup artist Vera Steimberg.

Eventually, the two couples separated, and Moder’s divorce from Steimberg was finalized in 2002.

July 4, 2002: The couple get married at Roberts’ ranch in New Mexico.

Julia Roberts, in an all-black outfit, steps out of a film screening holding hands with her husband Danny Moder, in a gray jacket, white shirt and brown pants, in this photo from 2002.

Julia Roberts and Danny Moder in October 2002.

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According to Us Weekly, the ceremony (held at an 82-acre property in Taos) was top-secret, and guests were just invited to come “celebrate Independence Day” with Moder and Roberts.

November 2004: Roberts gave birth to twins Hazel Patricia and Phinnaeus Walter.

Hazel Moder poses with her father Daniel Moder on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet.

Hazel and Daniel Moder in 2021.

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On November 28, Roberts and Moder welcomed their first two children together in Los Angeles. As People noted at the time, two of Roberts’ cousins, as well as the actress’ great-grandmother, are twins.

June 2007: Roberts and Moder welcomed their third child, son Henry.

Danny Moder, Julia Roberts and Kelly Slater smile and pose with Roberts and Moder's children.

From LR, back row: Danny Moder, Julia Roberts and Kelly Slater. Front row: Henry, Phinnaeus and Hazel Moder, in 2015.

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As with Hazel and Phinnaeus, Roberts gave birth in Los Angeles. People reported that Henry weighed 8 pounds and 8 ounces. when he was born.

2013: The couple collaborated on another film together, HBO’s ‘The Normal Heart’.

Dr. Emma Brookner smiles at someone off-screen in this HBO image

Julia Roberts in “The Normal Heart”.


Based on Larry Kramer’s award-winning play, the film follows a passionate AIDS activist in the early days of the disease. Roberts plays Dr. Emma Brookner, one of the few doctors shown in the film who is not only compassionate to AIDS patients, but also determined to help research and raise awareness of the disease.

Mark Ruffalo, Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer and Taylor Kitsch also star in the film, which features cinematography by Moder.

July 4, 2017: Moder commemorated the couple’s 15th wedding anniversary with a cute Instagram post.

Julia Roberts, in a polka dot dress and white blazer, smiles at her husband Danny MODer, in a dark jacket and white shirt, in this photo from 2012.

Julia Roberts and Danny Moder in 2012.

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“This lovely lady and I have been following each other for a while,” Modern captioned a photo of Roberts strolling through a grassy field with a hat in hand.

“Look how green our garden is still!!! I love you,” the cinematographer added.

October 28, 2017: Moder shared a family vacation snapshot to celebrate Roberts’ 50th birthday.

Julia Roberts, in a white blazer, and her husband Danny Moder, in a dark jacket and holding an award, are pictured in this candid photo from a 2012 event.

Julia Roberts and Danny Moder in 2012.

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“No Lovers birthday weekend is complete without a surprise dropping on your kids at a surf shop,” Moder captioned the photo of Roberts and their three children. “50 is better with 5.”

November 2018: Roberts described the “seismic shift” that happened when she met Moder.

Julia Roberts at the Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2022.

Julia Roberts at the Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2022.

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“It was the first time that my life will never be the same again in the most incredible, indescribable way,” Roberts said, speaking to Gwyneth Paltrow on her Goop podcast, about meeting Moder. .

“He really is, to this day, to this minute, just my favorite human. I’m more interested in what he has to say or his perspective than anyone,” the ‘Mona’ actress continued. Lisa Smile”. “Really, we’re so lucky that way. We really, really love each other and we just enjoy each other’s company.”

January 2019: Roberts posted a photo of her and Moder enjoying In-N-Out on Instagram after the Oscars.

Julia Roberts, in a bright pink one-shoulder dress, stands on stage at the 91st Academy Awards with an envelope in her hand.

Julia Roberts presented at the Oscars in 2019.

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In the blurry photo, Roberts and Moder share a kiss while holding burgers and an In-N-Out bag in their hands.

The ‘Pretty Woman’ actress congratulated everyone involved in the evening’s festivities and wrote, “Happy (burger) evening everyone.”

Feb. 14, 2019: The couple paid tribute to their relationship on Valentine’s Day with sweet Instagram posts.

Danny Moder, in a gray suit jacket holding a drink, poses with his wife Julia Roberts, in a black shirt and glasses.

Danny Moder and Julia Roberts in 2013.

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“My very funny valentine…Always pinching me,” Moder captioned a photo of Roberts pulling a face for the camera.

The ‘Notting Hill’ actress, on the other hand, shared a striking black-and-white photo of herself gazing lovingly at Moder, with only a string of heart-shaped emojis as the caption.

July 2021: Moder and Roberts took to Instagram to celebrate another year of marriage.

A side-by-side image of a smiling Julia Roberts with her hair slicked back, and Danny Moder, dressed in a dark shirt and looking straight at the camera.

Julia Roberts in 2022; Danny Moder in 2021.

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In the caption of her photo (showing her and Moder kissing on a beach), Roberts wrote that the couple was “just getting started!”

Moder shared a throwback photo of him and Roberts (which appears to have been taken just before their 2002 wedding) and captioned it: “Today we begin our 20th year of marriage. This photo was on a dusty road ahead of this big idea…just hold on to this beautiful girl one day at a time. One epic day at a time.”

Roberts’ post drew several supportive comments from celebrities, including Rita Wilson, wife of Tom Hanks and director Sam Taylor-Johnson.

Early 2022: Roberts posted a photo for Moder’s birthday, and another a few weeks later for Valentine’s Day.

Danny Moder, dressed in a dark shirt, sits on stage during a panel at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.

Danny Moder in 2021.

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“You make my world go round,” Roberts captioned a birthday photo of Moder holding a surfboard.

For her Valentine’s Day post, the actress shared a photo of her and Moder kissing on the lips, with just a smiling emoji as the caption.

July 4, 2022: Roberts shared a throwback photo of her and Moder kissing to celebrate 20 years of marriage.

Danny Moder, in a gray suit and blue shirt, poses with his arms around Julia Roberts' smiling waist in this photo from 2014.

Danny Moder and Julia Roberts in 2014.

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On their 20th wedding anniversary, the “Erin Brockovich” star posted an older photo of her and Moder locked in a passionate kiss, their faces turned towards each other.

“TWENTY,” Roberts wrote in the caption. She also included several cheeky hashtags, including “can’tstopsmiling” and “can’tstopkissing.”

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