In addition to being a friend of Taylor's, Gwyneth has achieved success in her career as an actress, having won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her 1998 film Shakespeare in Love. She's also starred in various other films such as Emma (1996), Proof (2005), Country Strong (2010), and even gained more attention for her portrayal of Pepper Potts in the three Iron Man films as well as 2012's The Avengers.
Gwyneth even won an Emmy Award in 2011 for her portrayal of substitute teacher Holly Holliday on the hit Fox show Glee. She's also written two cookbooks and is even a spokeswoman for Estee Lauder's Pleasures perfume.
Gwyneth was married to Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin from 2003 to 2014. The couple had two children, daughter Apple and son Moses. Chris was the one who introduced Gwyneth and Taylor to each other. She is now reported to be dating Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk.
- She parodied Taylor Swift on Saturday Night Live, on Season 36 Episode 12.