50 years is a long time to be married to someone. Over the years you and your body start to change, but that doesn’t stop this couple from loving the heck out of each other.

After being together for so long, Jo and Kevin received the makeover of their lives on Ambush Makeovers, a reality segment on the Today show. You won’t believe the incredible transformation they made!

See how this couples live were changed and what it took to get there.

 

Together Forever

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Jo and Kevin can’t imagine spending their lives with anyone else. They take comfort in each other’s presence and enjoy each other’s company. So much so, that they put the way they look aside. Over the years, things kind of got out of hand. Jut look at that beard on Kevin.

First Married

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Joe and Kevin met when they were just 14 and 16 years old. They’ve been married for 49 years now and have gone through everything together. When you’re that close with someone, you put your looks on the backburner.

Kevin the Heartthrob

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According to Jo, Kevin looked similar to the Hollywood hottie Patrick Swayze when he was younger. It’s hard to imagine that under his enormous beard.

Adventure Lovers

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One hobby the couple shares is adventure. They love seeking out adrenaline rushes and riding on the back of Kevin’s motorcycle.

More to Life

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The couple knows that there is more to life than their looks. They decide to let other, more important things worry them. Over time though, this mentality really took a toll on their appearance.

The Beard

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Jo claims that Kevin hasn’t shaved his beard in almost 20 years! Would the stylists let Kevin keep his mane?

Expectations

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Jo was most excited out of the two for the makeover. While they still love each other and looks don’t necessarily matter, she was looking forward to seeing themselves as a whole new couple.

Timid Kevin

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Kevin wasn’t such a fan of the idea of getting a makeover. He loved his beard and didn’t want it to be taken away from him. He was also worried that he wouldn’t like what he would come out to be.

The Stylists

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Louis Licari is a renowned hairstylist that would be taking part in Jo and Kevin’s transformation. He loved working with the couple and the fact that they have been married for so long.

The Old Jo

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The old Jo had long, thin hair that lay flat on her head. She would wear bagging clothing and brightly colored t-shirts. The old Jo was about to say goodbye.

Jo’s Transformation

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After Jo’s transformation, you can see just how happy she is with the results. She now sports a shorter haircut with some blonde highlights and clothes that fit her body.

Different Person

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Jo’s confidence shined through after her transformation. Just think how you would feel after going from this to fabulous.

Comparing

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While walking on stage, Jo hadn’t seen her reflection just yet. She was going to be shocked when she finally did.

Jo’s Reaction

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When Jo finally did see herself in the mirror, she was shocked! She barely recognized herself. She couldn’t wait to see what her husband looked like.

Waiting for Kevin

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The suspense was intense as they waited for Kevin to come out on stage and show off his new look. Was he able to keep some of his beard? Did he look like Patrick Swayze?

Kevin’s Transformation

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A completely unrecognizable Kevin strutted out from behind the stage and shocked everyone, including his wife. He looked decades younger with a bald head and trimmed beard.

Flowers for Jo

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Jo almost didn’t recognize her husband of 50 years when he walked out. The sweet husband he was, he brought her a bouquet of roses to remind her that he loved her no matter how she looked.

Loved By All

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Jo couldn’t contain her excitement about their new looks. Kevin, who is usually a man of few words, joined her excitement.

Love Shines On

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The show ends with the newly transformed couple hugging each other tightly. Jo and Kevin can’t believe how they turned out. Who knew all that beauty was under those baggy clothes and long beard?

It’s What They Do

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The Today show was ecstatic to see Jo and Kevin’s reactions. They love helping couples find their beauty and fall in love with each other all over again. It’s just what they do!