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24 Unlikely Hollywood Marriages That We Forgot About

24 Unlikely Hollywood Marriages That We Forgot About

The celebrity world is always abuzz with couples hooking up and breaking up, and it’s hard to keep track of who’s dating or married to who. Or who is simultaneously married and dating who! Seriously, the bed hopping in Hollywood is out of control. Here are twenty four couples that we forgot were married for a while!

1. Nicolas Cage and Lisa Marie Presley

Nicolas Cage Lisa Marie Presley

Years married: 3 months in 2002
After wedding in a lavish ceremony in Hawaii, the actor and Elvis Presley’s daughter divorced only three months later. And while we’re at it…

2. Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley

michael-jackson lisa marie presley

Years married: 1994-1996
Lisa Marie married Michael Jackson just twenty days after her divorce to her previous husband was finalised, but the mega-couple ended their own marriage less than two years later.

3. Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds

scarlett Johansson and ryan reynolds

Years married: 2007-2011
The couple were married in a quiet ceremony in British Columbia. After two years of marriage, the couple announced they were separating. The divorce was finalized in 2011.

4. Andre Agassi and Brooke Shields

andre agassi brooke shields

Years married: 1997-1999
The supermodel married the tennis ace in 1997, after four years of dating.

5. Sean Penn and Madonna


Years married: 1985-1989
Madonna’s third studio album, True Blue, was inspired and dedicated to the actor.

6. Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Esposito

Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Esposito

Years married: 2006-2007
The couple married in 2006 and divorced after only four months. According to reports, the split was mutual and the couple had in fact been “separated for quite a while” before announcing the news.

7. Helen Hunt and Hank Azaria

Helen Hunt and Hank Azaria

Years married: 1999-2000
The actors cited irreconcilable differences when filing for divorce after only one year of marriage.

8. Drew Barrymore and Tom Green

Drew Barrymore and Tom Green

Years married: 5 months in 2001
After meeting each other on the set of Charlie’s Angels, the duo were married in July 2001. Sadly, they called it quits in December of that year.

9. Jennifer Garner and Scott Foley

Jennifer Garner and Scott Foley

Years married: 2000-2003
After meeting on the set of Felicity in 1998, the two tied the knot in October 2000. Irreconcilable differences eventually led to the couple’s separation three years later. The divorce was finalized in 2004.

10. Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman

Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman

Years married: 1998-1999
Electra and the NBA star tied the knot in Las Vegas, but had the marriage annulled only nine days later. Rodman, who filed for annulment, said he was of “unsound mind” when they wed.

11. Cindy Crawford and Richard Gere

Cindy Crawford and Richard Gere

Years married: 1991-1995
The model was only 26 when she tied the knot with the then 42-year-old actor. In a 2016 interview with People, Crawford had this to say about her past relationship with the Hollywood heartthrob: “I think part of the problem in our relationship was that we were a lot of other things, but I don’t know if we were ever friends – like peers, because I was young, and he was Richard Gere.”

12. Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett

Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett

Years married: 1993-1995
Country star Lyle Lovett met Roberts on the set of The Player. They eloped in June 1993 after a three-week romance. The couple divorced less than two years of marriage, apparently due to “career demands.”

13. Fred Armisen and Elisabeth Moss

Fred Armisen and Elisabeth Moss

Years married: 2009-2011
In a 2014 interview with New York Magazine, the Mad Men star admitted that her time with the funnyman was “extremely traumatic and awful and horrible.” Yikes.

14. Renee Zellweger and Kenny Chesney

Renee Zellweger and Kenny Chesney

Years married: 4 months in 2005
After only four months of marriage, the actress had their marriage annulled citing “fraud” as the reason for the split. This led to speculation of Chesney’s sexuality.

15. Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra

Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra

Years married: 1966-1968
The Rosemary’s Baby star was only 21 when she married the iconic singer, then 51, in the Las Vegas home of Jack Entratter. The couple remained lifelong friends after they parted ways in 1968.

16.  Jennifer Lopez and Cris Judd

 Jennifer Lopez and Chris Judd

Years married: 2001-2002
Jennifer Lopez and her backup dancer Cris Judd married in October 2001 and were together for just eight months before splitting in July 2002.

17. Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis

Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis

Years married: 1987-1990
The couple wound up starring in three movies together: Transylvania 6-5000, The Fly, and Earth Girls Are Easy. 

18. R. Kelly and Aaliyah

R. Kelly and Aaliyah

Years married: 3 months in 1994
In 1994, Aaliyah married her mentor and producer, R. Kelly, despite the fact she was only 15-years-old. The marriage certificate was faked and the ruse didn’t last. Her parents took action to have the marriage annulled 90 days later.

19. Chad Michael Murray and Sophia Bush

Chad Michael Murray and Sophia Bush

Years married: 5 months in 2005
One Tree Hill co-stars Chad Michael Murray and Sophia Bush lasted five months after walking down the aisle in April 2005.

20. Angelina Jolie and Jonny Lee Miller

Angelina Jolie and Johnny Lee Miller

Years married: 1996-2000
The couple met on the set of their 1995 film Hackers. And another one we just remembered…

21. Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton

Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton

Years married: 2000-2003
After a two-month courtship, Jolie married actor Billy Bob Thornton in Las Vegas. They had met on the set of Pushing Tin.

22. Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid

Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid

Years married: 1991-2001
After falling in love on the set of their film D.O.A., the actors married in 1991. They divorced in 2001, and share a son together, Jack Henry.

23. Catherine Keener and Dermot Mulroney

Catherine Keener and Dermot Mulroney

Years married: 1990-2007
The actors met in 1987 on the set of the action thriller Survival Quest. They filed for divorce in 2007 citing irreconcilable differences. They have one son, Clyde, born in 1999.

24. Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock

Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock

Years married: 4 months in 2006
The on-again-off-again couple finally tied the knot on a yacht in Saint-Tropez, France in July 2006. They filed for divorce that November.


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Jill Slater

Jill Slater

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