I'm not sure, I definitely know couples that are very similar in those areas, but the majority of couples I know are different in big ways. My brother and sister in law are opposite ends of the political spectrum, and my parents' close friends are also completely opposite politically. My husband and I share some core political views, but some of the hot button topics we have very different stances on. I'm also friends with some couples where either the husband or wife is very overweight and the other is more active and works out or runs.
I do see where the influence could either help or hinder happiness. For example, if you are the overweight spouse and your active spouse influences you positively to become more active and lead a healthier lifestyle, that's a positive influence that could lead to more happiness in your life. But, on the other hand, if you are the active spouse and you let the less active spouse influence you to lead a more stagnant lifestyle and gain weight, that could negatively influence your life in an unhealthy way.
But, like jeanniet says, if you focus on trying to inspire each other, rather than let the negative spread, then it would lead to a happier life for both.