We rarely see or encounter the high school sweethearts going really strong with the passage of time. The Virgin Suicides actress A.J. Cook and her husband Nathan Andersen have every possible reason to celebrate their wonderful married life and their lasting relationship. The couple who first met while studying at Utah Valley University is living a happy married life since 2001.

The heavenly pair is blessed with two adorable kids; both made an acting debut with their mother in Criminal Minds. It's pretty sure to say Andersen also helps his wife in all possible ways, both in the family as well as profession.

Vanished Actress A.J. Cook's Blissful Married Life With Nathan Anderson

We barely encounter lovebirds being in a relationship for a long time and still, going very strong with it.

Nathan Andersen and Criminal Minds actress have been together for so long that many get inspired by their togetherness.

They first met at Utah Valley University and became inseparable since then. Later, Cook moved to Salt Lake City, Uta to be with her love.

A.J. Cook with her loving husband Nathan Andersen
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After years of being together, the couple tied the knot in August 2001. The Canadian beauty and her actor husband who have been married for 16 years currently live in Los Angeles.

They are proud parents to Mekhai Allan Andersen in September 2008. Mekai made a brief appearance in Criminal Minds as Henry LaMontagne alongside his mom as JJ's son.

Cook announced her pregnancy the second time via Instagram writing:

'Miracles do happen and don't believe anyone who tells you otherwise. #Blessed bump'

Additionally, she revealed the baby's gender saying,

'Since @ajcook announced we are expecting a new addition to the clan, I guess it's my responsibility to inform everyone it's a boy!'

Their second son, Phoenix Sky on 23 July 2015. He also made his Criminal Minds debut as JJ's second son, Michael.

As everything is going on perfect between the lovely pair, we wish the two live happily as ever.

A.J. Cook's Impressive Career

Cook first worked in a McDonald's commercial in 1997. Soon after that, she appeared in guest roles in TV series including Goosebumps, Elvis Meets Nixon, and In His Father's Shoes.

In 1999, she received a major role in the TV series Higher Ground playing the role of Shelby Merrick.

She performed lead roles in some movies including Out Cold, Dead Like Me, I'm Reed Fish, Ripper, and Final Destination 2.

Starred in Criminal Minds as Jennifer "J.J" since September 2005. Apart from her amazing acting career, she was hired as a spokeswoman for Proactiv in 2013.

She was ranked 88th on the Maxim Hot 100 2014 list. 

Most recently, she's busy filming movie Back Fork in 2018. We are heading forward to see her in more contracts.

A.J. Cook: Quick Facts

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  • Born on 22 July 1978 in Oshawa. Ontario, Canada.
  • Her birth sign is Cancer.
  • She studied at Anderson Collegiate Vocational Institute.
  • She took jazz, ballet, and tap lessons for some years.
  • She was declared legally blind when she was in 2nd grade. She wore contacts and thick glasses to correct her vision.
  • She underwent a lens implant surgery in 2007.
  • She is best known for the role as Supervisory Special Agent Jennifer "JJ" Jareau in the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds alongside Mandy Patinkin, Lola Glaudini, Shemar Moore, and Matthew Gray Gubler.
  • Also performed in The Virgin Suicides, Final Destination 2, and Out Cold.
  • She has an estimated net worth of about $4 million.