She was critically acclaimed for her roles in Volver (2006) and Nine (2009), receiving Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for each.

She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2008 for playing volatile painter María Elena in Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

Penélope and Javier first met in 1992 when they appeared in Jamon, Jamon together, but they didn't start a romantic relationship until 2007.

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The 48-year-old actor told GQ, his wife's on set passion both drew him to her and also made him worried for their future. There are those scenes where we are arguing, she's throwing plates and so on.'I had to wonder, ''Do I really want this? Passion for everything.'But Javier in the end fell for her after deciding that Penelope's passionate personality is what makes her both beautiful and sexy.

The Pirates Of The Caribbean star-told the magazine Penelope boasts the same firey personality as her on-screen character Maria Elena and that led Javier to question whether the actress was right for him. He told GQ magazine: 'That's what I find attractive. Penelope has both.'Penelope, 43, won an Academy Award for playing Javier's emotionally unstable love interest in the movie, which also starred Scarlett Johansson and Rebecca Hall.

Keep scrolling to see all the best snaps of Penélope and Javier's love!

When we heard about Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem's top secret Bahama's wedding earlier, we couldn't contain our excitement!

Signed by an agent at age 15, she made her acting debut at 16 on television and her feature film debut the following year in Jamón Jamón (1992) to critical acclaim.

Her subsequent roles in the 1990s and 2000s included Open Your Eyes (1997), The Hi-Lo Country (1999), The Girl of Your Dreams (2000) and Woman on Top (2000).Here's a look at some of our fave moments of Penelope and Javier's courtship over the years.Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem first met on the set of the 1992 film Jamon, Jamon.She was born in the working-class town of Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain, to Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser and personal manager, and Eduardo Cruz, a retailer and car mechanic.She has two siblings, Mónica, an actress, and Eduardo. Cruz commented on the experience, "I was very extroverted as a kid....The Skyfall star - whose signature nose was created after being broken in a bar fight - said that after being involved in a horrible fight during his youth he struggles to watch violence play out on screen.'But you should have seen me off camera, playing Anton on that movie ...