"Guest marriage" as a formula for the happiness of Elizaveta Boyarskaya and Maxim Matveyev: Why 10 spouses did not live together
"Guest marriage" as a formula for the happiness of Elizaveta Boyarskaya and Maxim Matveyev: Why 10 spouses did not live together

They are called one of the most beautiful and harmonious acting couples. Elizaveta Boyarskaya and Maxim Matveev have been together for 10 years and admit that they have never even quarreled. True, all this time they lived in different cities and only recently moved in. What made them decide on a "guest marriage" - and change their minds after 10 years?

Actress in her youth and today

Elizaveta Boyarskaya first felt herself an object of male attention only in her student years - at school age she considered herself unattractive and ordinary, all the young people she knew saw her exclusively as a friend, and built relationships with other girls. While studying at the St. Petersburg State Academy of Theater Arts, Boyarskaya had her first fans. She was credited with novels with actors Danila Kozlovsky and Sergei Chonishvili, but she herself did not comment on these rumors.

Theater and film actress Elizaveta Boyarskaya

They first met with Maxim Matveyev in 2006 at a screen test. "", - the actress admits. Although feelings arose immediately, she took no action. Although Boyarskaya believes that she always chose men herself, it was important for her that the initiative came from a partner. As it turned out later, Matveyev also felt sympathy for her, but then she had not yet grown into anything.

Elizaveta Boyarskaya and Maxim Matveev in the film I Will Not Tell, 2010

Boyarskaya and Matveev met again only after 3 years, again at screen tests. This time both of them were approved for the role and for the first time together appeared on the set of the film "I Shall Not Tell." At first, they were very shy of each other, because it turned out that mutual sympathy had not disappeared anywhere. The more they talked during rehearsals, the more they got to know each other, the stronger the interest became. By the end of filming, Liza Boyarskaya admitted to herself that she could not imagine her future life without this person, but she did not take the first step, because Matveyev was married at that time. A year before that, he had married actress Yana Sexte.

Elizaveta Boyarskaya and Maxim Matveev Elizaveta Boyarskaya and Maxim Matveev at Kinotavr-2010

After filming, they left for their cities: Maxim - to Moscow, Liza - to Petersburg. They continued to communicate, but their romance happened only after the actor divorced his wife. "" - explained the actress.

Actors' wedding

A year later, in 2010, Matveev and Boyarskaya got married. They came to the registry office in jeans and T-shirts, and later arranged a wedding celebration in dresses with friends and relatives. Almost immediately after that, they again dispersed to different cities. Matveev performed at the Moscow Art Theater. A. Chekhova, Boyarskaya was an artist of the Maly Drama Theater in St. Petersburg. The spouses' film careers developed very rapidly, both filmed a lot, and therefore, even if they lived in the same city, they would still have to part often. However, this did not become a problem for them - after each performance, after filming, as soon as free time appeared, they rushed to spend it together. In 2012, they had a son, Andrei, in 2018, another son, Grigory. Due to the fact that their marriage was “guest” and the spouses lived in two cities for many years, they were “bred” more than once in the press, and they never tired of denying these rumors.

One of the most beautiful acting couples Elizaveta Boyarskaya and Maxim Matveev on the set of the film Contribution, 2015

Elizaveta Boyarskaya never claimed the leading role in the family, and left the right to make responsible decisions to her husband. She also had no ambitions for creative self-realization - the actress did not strive to achieve more in the profession than her husband.At the same time, her friends say that she has a very strong character, and that Boyarskaya is a leader by nature. But the closest people know her from a completely different side. Maxim Matveev says that his wife still has an inner child, defenseless, cheerful, touching and sometimes helpless. With her family, she can afford not to hide her own weaknesses and, in difficult moments, seek help.

Elizaveta Boyarskaya and Maxim Matveev in the film Contribution, 2015 One of the most beautiful acting couples

The actress calls herself a conflict-free person and claims that it is very difficult for anyone to quarrel with her. From childhood, her parents tried to protect her and her older brother from family quarrels. When the children were young, their father, actor Mikhail Boyarsky, was at the peak of popularity, often disappeared on the set and rehearsals, and often had a feast with friends. Of course, this led to conflicts in the family, but his wife Larisa Luppian tried to make sure that the children never witness their quarrels. They sorted out the relationship in a whisper, while the mother always repeated to the children that they had the best dad in the world. And since then, Liza could not imagine how she could raise her voice to someone, and she herself could not stand screaming. From her mother, she learned patience, restraint and dedication, which she considers the key to a strong family.

Elizaveta Boyarskaya and Maxim Matveev Elizaveta Boyarskaya and Maxim Matveev

From her youth, she tried to smooth out any conflicts, and this skill was very useful to her in family life. It's hard to believe, but in 10 years of family life, Maxim Matveev and Liza Boyarskaya never quarreled, and both spoke about this more than once in interviews. At the same time, both of them are very temperamental and quick-tempered, but both know how to extinguish the outbreak of emotions in time. The actress believes that this is helped by their mutual inclination to introspection and articulation of problems. Over the years together, they have learned to discuss all the difficulties that arise in their relationship. They agreed never to raise their voices to each other, and so far they have been able to comply with this agreement.

One of the most beautiful acting couples

There is no creative jealousy in their family. Boyarskaya believes that it was very important that they both started from scratch together, achieved success together, and their creative paths developed in parallel. The two of them appeared on the set more than once and rejoiced at every such opportunity, because it was very comfortable for them to play together. In 2017, they starred in the TV series Anna Karenina. Later, the actress admitted that she can only present herself in this way on the screen. Boyarskaya within herself did not justify the heroine, who experienced passion as an obsession that destroys everything around her and herself. The actress herself is not a man of passions, her rationality never allowed her to decide on recklessness, so her heroine in this film was not close to her.

Elizaveta Boyarskaya as Anna Karenina, 2017 Elizaveta Boyarskaya and Maxim Matveev in the TV series Anna Karenina, 2017

Elizaveta Boyarskaya was born and raised in St. Petersburg and considers herself a one hundred percent Petersburg woman. She never ceases to admire the beauty of her hometown and cannot imagine her life outside of it. Only here does the actress feel at home, all her dearest people live here. Of course, she always wanted her family to be there too. After 10 years of marriage, life in two cities finally stopped: Matveyev and Boyarskaya acquired an apartment in the center of St. Petersburg and moved there this year. The time for self-isolation during the pandemic became a real happiness for them, because they were finally able to be at home with each other and with their children.

Spouses in 2020

Today, the actress acts less in films, but she is still not going to give up work. She says: "".

Spouses with son

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