Isla Fisher reveals it was 'love at first sight' when she met husband Sacha Baron Cohen - and says she's 'so lucky' to be married to the comedian

Isla Fisher has revealed that she fell head over hells for her husband, Sacha Baron Cohen, the very first time they met. 

The Australian actress, 45, appeared on Australia's The Project on Friday, where host Lisa Wilkinson informed her that the British comedian, 50, had recently claimed it was love at first sight for him, but not for her. 

'I don't know why [he said that], he was joking!' the Wedding Crashers star replied, laughing. 

First sight: Isla Fisher has revealed that she fell head over hells for her husband, Sacha Baron Cohen, the very first time they met. Pictured together

First sight: Isla Fisher has revealed that she fell head over hells for her husband, Sacha Baron Cohen, the very first time they met. Pictured together 

'I totally loved him right away. I mean I knew it was definitely love at first sight,' she added. 

Elsewhere in the interview, Isla reflected on the couple having been together for two decades - a rarity in the fickle world of show business.  

'I think by Hollywood standards it's probably 200 years!' she joked. 'I feel like it's a Golden Jubilee or something. Everyone was congratulating me'. 

Sweet: The Australian actress, 45, appeared on Australia's The Project on Friday, where host Lisa Wilkinson informed her that the British comedian, 50, had recently claimed it was love at first sight for him, but not for her

Sweet: The Australian actress, 45, appeared on Australia's The Project on Friday, where host Lisa Wilkinson informed her that the British comedian, 50, had recently claimed it was love at first sight for him, but not for her

'I don't know why [he said that], he was joking!' the Wedding Crashers star replied, laughing. 'I totally loved him right away. I mean I knew it was definitely love at first sight,' she added

'I don't know why [he said that], he was joking!' the Wedding Crashers star replied, laughing. 'I totally loved him right away. I mean I knew it was definitely love at first sight,' she added

'It is a fun ride. I feel so lucky to have Sacha in my life. Now we have this beautiful family and we survived lockdown together, which you know, it is not easy for any couple,' Isla added.   

The pair celebrated their 20th anniversary in December. 

Isla and UK-born Sacha met at a party in Sydney in 2002 and married eight years later.

Long time: Elsewhere in the interview, Isla reflected on having been together for two decades - a rarity in the fickle world of show business. 'It is a fun ride. I feel so lucky to have Sacha in my life. Now we have this beautiful family and we survived lockdown together,' Isla said

Long time: Elsewhere in the interview, Isla reflected on having been together for two decades - a rarity in the fickle world of show business. 'It is a fun ride. I feel so lucky to have Sacha in my life. Now we have this beautiful family and we survived lockdown together,' Isla said

The couple are parents to three children, Olive, 12, Elula, eight, and Montgomery, four. 

In 2020, Isla told Marie Claire that meeting Sacha was like 'winning the lottery'.

She said their relationship was built on 'a shared sense of humour and a willingness to be married'.

Love: Isla and UK-born Sacha met at a party in Sydney in 2002 and married eight years later

Love: Isla and UK-born Sacha met at a party in Sydney in 2002 and married eight years later 

The Confessions of a Shopaholic star, who relocated to America early in her career, also admitted that 'juggling' a family in LA wasn't easy.

'There's not really a culture of bringing your kids to dinner parties or to restaurants past 6pm. I tend to entertain at home because I want to be with my family - it's easier to put your kids to bed and have a wine with friends,' she said. 

Isla and Sacha, along with their children, moved to Sydney in 2020, and have since relocated to Perth, Western Australia.  

Locals: Isla and Sacha, along with their children, moved to Sydney in 2020, and have since relocated to Perth, Western Australia

 Locals: Isla and Sacha, along with their children, moved to Sydney in 2020, and have since relocated to Perth, Western Australia

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Isla Fisher reveals it was 'love at first sight' when she met husband Sacha Baron Cohen

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