Chris Pratt spoke about meeting his wife, Katherine Schwarzenegger, at church, saying it was a time in his life where he was “struggling and feeling really broken.” while he was talking to Drew Barrymore on his talk show TuesdayPratt said he was “peeping” at Schwarzenegger while in the front row of the church.
“You don’t want to be like, ‘Whoa, who’s that?’ at church, you know what I mean,” she said. “But he was taking a few sneaky glances and I was like, ‘Who is that? What am I doing anyway? Come on, I’m broke, help me.'” He said they didn’t start dating right after. they first met.
“God has a fast forward button,” he said. “When it’s right, boom. You fall in love, you get married. Now we have two beautiful daughters to add to my family.”
“My own journey, finding a higher power and leaning into that and saying, ‘please save me,’ and then feeling saved. And then, shortly after, finding the woman of my dreams,” he said, adding that you just need “faith”. .”
He said he and Schwarzenegger, whose father is actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, fit like pieces of a puzzle.
Pratt also said that his mother-in-law, Maria Shriver, loves to match up, calling her “Matchmaker Maria” and saying she could help Barrymore.
“Well, I’ve been single for seven years, maybe I should try something,” Barrymore said, adding that she’s ready for “something fun and easy.”
In an interview last week, Pratt talked about what it was like to be the son-in-law of Schwarzenegger, known for movies like “Terminator,” and to smoke cigars with him. “I want to say that there is nothing more manly than Arnold Schwarzenegger smoking a cigar,” he said in “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” “And when you’re bringing his granddaughter into the world, he comes over and brings you a cigarette and says, ‘Let’s go out and smoke them.'”
Although Pratt has asthma, he decided to treat himself. “And then I woke up the next day: massive lung infection,” she said. “There’s the peer pressure, and then there’s the Arnold Schwarzenegger peer pressure.”
Pratt married Katherine Schwarzenegger in 2019 and the couple share two daughters, Eloise and Lyla. He was previously married to actress Anna Faris, with whom he shares a son, Jack. The two divorced in 2018.