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How Cameron Daddo and Alison Brahe made their marriage last through 30 years of highs and lows after meeting by chance

Having survived infidelity, bankruptcy and living abroad, the couple bring a whole new meaning to rock-solid.

By Bella Brennan
Whether you fell in love with him as the host of popular dating show Perfect Match, or you're a newfound fan after his stint on Home And Away, there's no denying Cameron Daddo's appeal stands the test of time.
But the Logie award-winning actor credits his long-running career to his ultimate secret weapon, his wife of nearly 30 years and widely successful personality in her own right - model Alison Brahe.
They were considered the ultimate Aussie 'It Couple' back in the 90s and their whirlwind romance reads like something out of a rom-com.
Their first fateful encounter was when they locked eyes on an escalator in a shopping centre in 1991.
Both up-and-coming stars at the time, the pair knew exactly who the other person was and the spark was instant.
Eventually, they were set up through a mutual friend and the rest as they say, was history!
Cameron popped the question after just three months of dating and they tied the knot in 1992.
"He was just very easygoing, very charming, very goofy. Like, he had stupid dad jokes before he even became a dad.
"I kind of felt like he was the one for me before I met him," Alison has reflected of her husband.
Cameron and Alison recreated one of their wedding portraits after 30 years of marriage in 2021. (Image: Instagram)
Shortly after tying the knot, they relocated to LA so Cameron could pursue his acting career.
The gruelling nature of the entertainment industry meant that at times, money would be very tight.
"It got very tense for a while on several occasions," the father-of-three told the No Filter podcast in 2017.
Then something would open up and suddenly you forget there was a moment where we had $100 in the bank because now we're doing okay."
With 30 years of marriage under their belts, the couple are now living a happy life in Sydney's Northern Beaches with their three kids, daughters Lotus, 25, and Bodhi, 15, and son River, 21.
WATCH: Cameron Daddo hilariously surprises daughter Lotus for her birthday. Stroy continues after video.
Despite their seemingly picture-perfect life, the A-list couple have faced their fair share of struggles over the years.
In early 2019, Cameron revealed he was unfaithful to his wife when he was working in the US early on in his career in 1994.
"I was the one who left the marriage," the Aussie actor said, revealing when it came to overcoming his transgressions. "Honesty was the best policy".
The pair sought marriage counselling and were able to repair their relationship, then grow even stronger as a couple.
As for how they keep the spark alive, Cameron says he's all about loving gestures. "I find it very sexy when someone asks you a question and listens, and actually pays attention," he said.
Keep scrolling as we take a look back at the ups and downs of Cameron Daddo and Alison Brahe's long-lasting love

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