20 Of The Shortest Celebrity Marriages Of All Time

When celebrities we appreciate get married, we always hope they’ll enjoy a happy marriage for a lifetime. Unfortunately, their relationships sometimes are not as sweet as we’d expected. Here are some shockingly ephemeral celebrity marriages. Read on to learn their stories.

1. Gregg Allman & Cher – 9 Days

Cher, the famous American singer, started her second marriage in 1975 with Gregg Allman who was regarded as a suitable spouse due to their equal status in the music industry. However, their marriage only lasted 9 days before Cher filed for divorce because of Gregg’s unhealthy living habits. Besides this, they also had a lot of different views in many other aspects, which was another reason for their breakup.

2. Kenny Chesney & Renee Zellweger – 4 Months

Actress Renee Zellweger married the country singer Kenny Chesney in 2005. Their romance started surprisingly, but also ended very soon afterwards. Only 4 months later, Renee filed for divorce and cited fraud in court papers. She thought she had found her dream man, but the reality left her disappointed, and she hasn’t married anyone since then.

3. Jim Carrey & Lauren Holly – 9 Months

Jim Carrey and Lauren Holly were co-stars in the film Dumb and Dumber, which connected them together and made them fall in love with each other. In September 1996, they got married, but soon after they separated in June 1997. Holly filed for divorce and cited irreconcilable differences. Luckily, although their marriage has failed, they still keep in touch and get along well with each other. 

4. Cris Judd & Jennifer Lopez – 9 Months

Cris Judd is a talented choreographer who was invited to be a dancer in Jennifer Lopez’s music video for Love Don’t Cost A Thing. Then, they fell in love with each other and got married in September 2001. Unfortunately, Cris grew quickly tired of the relationship and called their marriage a circus. Finally, they split after 9 months.

5. Jason Allen Alexander & Britney Spears – 55 Hours

In January 2004, superstar Britney Spears eloped with her childhood friend Jason Allen Alexander after getting drunk. However, only after 55 hours, the legal and career representatives of the music star annulled their marriage because there was no prenup. The annulment claimed that Britney lacked understanding of her actions, so she was incapable of agreeing to the marriage.

6. Dennis Rodman & Carmen Electra – 9 Days

The famous NBA superstar Dennis Rodman had a crazily and shockingly short marriage with the American model Carmen Electra. Their marriage was unique and wild since they eloped at Chapel of the Flowers in November 1998. However, the unusual beginning of their marriage seemingly predicted its sad ending. As expected, they filed for annulment only 9 days later.

7. Fred Armisen & Elisabeth Moss – 8 Months

Fred Armisen and Elisabeth Moss met each other on the TV show Saturday Night Live in 2009. They then got married in October of the same year. However, Fred was seemingly not ready for this relationship. He said he was not willing to be tied to anyone and preferred to freely date with anyone he wanted. Hence, they finally ended their marriage in June 2010.

8. Nicolas Cage & Lisa Marie Presley – 3 Months

The famous Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage and Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis Presley, met each other at a party after Lisa’s divorce from Michael Jackson. They quickly got married in August 2002, but Cage filed for divorce in November of the same year. Despite all this, they’re still friends.

9. Kris Humphries & Kim Kardashian – 72 Days

The reality TV star Kim Kardashian and the NBA player Kris Humphries wed in August 2011. However, Kim had reservations about the marriage. Due to those doubts, she finally filed for divorce only 72 days after their lavish nuptials. Kris also has remained relatively tight-lipped to the public about his short-lived marriage.

10. Kid Rock & Pamela Anderson – 4 Months

The American singer Kid Rock surprisingly married the famous model Pamela Anderson in 2006. Pamela was pregnant with Rock’s child, and the singer believed they’d be together forever. However, only after 4 months, Kid filed for divorce because he found Pamela partying just hours after she had supposedly miscarried with what would have been their first child together.

11. Bradley Cooper & Jennifer Esposito – 4 Months

Actor Bradley Cooper and actress Jennifer Esposito wed in December 2006. They had a quiet wedding and kept a low profile but decided to separate after 4 months, citing irreconcilable differences. Giving a more specific reason, Jennifer admitted that she actually wasn’t attracted to Bradley, although she was willing to enjoy his sense of humour and nonsense for a while.

12. Russell Brand & Katy Perry – 14 Months

The renowned American singer Katy Perry got married to British comedian Russell Brand in October 2010. Nevertheless, both of them were too busy, and their schedules were always conflicted. Understandably, their relationship was difficult to maintain. In December 2011, Russell filed for divorce.

13. Todd Meister & Nicky Hilton – 85 Days

Hotel heiress Nicky Hilton and New York businessman Todd Meister eloped in Las Vegas, the city of desire, in 2004. However, their crazy decision was destined to end prematurely. Sadly, less than three months later, the newly-weds announced that their marriage had been annulled. Thankfully, they both ended the marriage amicably and remained good friends.

14. Ashley Hamilton & Shannen Doherty – 6 Months

When this couple got married, Ashley Hamilton was only 19 years old, while Shannen Doherty was just 22. They had only known each other for just two weeks before tying the knot. However, an impulsive decision is often a bad one. Shannen filed for divorce in April 1994, citing irreconcilable differences.

15. Mario Lopez & Ali Landry – 18 Days

In April 2004, longtime loves Mario Lopez and actress Ali Landry got married. Nevertheless, only two weeks later, they annulled their marriage because of the rumors of Lopez’s rampant cheating. Seven years later, Mario finally admitted to his indiscretions and dishonesty in his marriage, which took place during a wild bachelor party weekend in Mexico. 

16. Eddie Murphy & Tracey Edmonds – 15 Days

This couple broke up even before they established a legal relationship. Eddie Murphy and Tracey Edmonds had a wedding ceremony in January 2008. However, during the honeymoon, they frequently argued with each other, which made them forego having a legal ceremony. After two weeks, they issued a joint statement about the decision and utterly ended their relationship.

17. Hank Azaria & Helen Hunt – 11 Months

Actress Helen Hunt started dating with The Simpsons star Hank Azaria in 1994. After being together for 5 years, they got married in July 1999. Unfortunately the union didn’t last long, and they decided to separate only after 11 months of marriage. Helen filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.

18. Johnny Depp & Amber Heard – 15 Months

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard met in 2009 on the set of The Rum Diary where they were romantically attracted to each other. In February 2015, they got married and started their tumultuous relationship. In this marriage, they had numerous conflicts, and Amber filed for divorce a year later.

19. Tom Green & Drew Barrymore – 5 Months

Interestingly, this couple spent one year spreading rumours that they’d eloped in July 2000. Actually, they didn’t get married until July 2001. Drew was a fan of Tom’s show, and she invited him to appear in Charlie’s Angels, which Drew starred in and produced. Sadly, Tom filed for divorce just 5 months after their wedding, citing irreconcilable differences. 

20. Chad Johnson & Evelyn Lozada – 41 Days

In July 2012, Former NFL star Chad Johnson and reality TV star Evelyn Lozada got married. During their relationship, Chad assaulted Evelyn several times. Chad admitted that he headbutted Lozada and was arrested for battery in 2012. In August of the same year, Evelyn filed for divorce, citing that it had become irrevocably broken.

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