The Shortest Marriages of Celebrities in History

A celebrity marriage is 50 percent more likely to end in divorce than it is for a normal person. In other words, it’s not looking good for them. Whether it’s their high-pressure life in front of the bright lights of Hollywood, or drama behind the scenes, a lot of these glamorous relationships simply don’t last.

  1. 1 Ojani Noa and Jennifer Lopez

    J Lo married her first husband, Cuban actor Ojani Noa, in February 1997, but their marriage lasted less than a year. Jennifer Lopez's first husband was Ojani Noa, who was a waiter when they started dating. Since their split in 1998.

  2. 2 Mario Lopez and Ali Landry

    Baby-faced Saved by the Bell star Mario Lopez married model and actress Ali Landry in April 2004, but the marriage ended before the honeymoon could even begin. Now she spills how she found out he was cheating and how it led her to her true love. Now, almost seven years later, Lopez fessed up to at least one major recklessness that took place during a wild bachelor party weekend.

  3. 3 Jeremy Thomas and Drew Barrymore

    Barrymore is another star who had her share of brief marriages. When she was 19, she married Thomas, in March 1994. But Drew filed for divorce less than two months later. In March 1994, when Barrymore was only 19, she said "I do" to the then-31-year-old bar owner during a night of partying, after just six weeks of dating. "Everything about us is like fate," Barrymore told people of her improvised marriages. Fatefully enough, a little over a month later, they officially split up.

  4. 4 Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian

    Kim Kardashian has a good sense of humor about her short-lived marriage to NBA player Kris Humphries. Kim Kardashian's relationship with Kris Humphries back in 2010 gave us some great comedy moments. The 34-year-old athlete opened up about his 2011 marriage to the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star as he announced his retirement from the NBA.

  5. 5 Kenny Chesney and Renee Zellweger

    The 50-year-old actress recently gave an interview to Vulture and made note that both Judy and her daughter Liza Minnelli married gay men. Renée Zellweger spoke candidly about her split from ex-husband Kenny Chesney in a new interview with The advocate opens a new window. Renee had the marriage annulled a mere 128 days after the private beachfront ceremony at Chesney’s Caribbean hideaway.

  6. 6 Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman

    Lopez married Chris Good after a quick and engaging relationship in September 2001, but he split up after less than a year. They got married after a reported late-night bender in Las Vegas. The couple usually resolves to divorce in case of disagreement, but the remarkable fact that there are some celebrities who did not keep their marriage for hours, so they did not travel to the honeymoon.

  7. 7 Tom Green and Drew Barrymore

    The Hollywood couple enjoyed the thought of marriage much more than the action. Their yearlong engagement far outlasted the couple's nuptials, and the July 2001 wedding was quickly followed by Christmas divorce papers. Not long after her first quickie wedding, Barrymore took the plunge yet again. This time around, in July 2001, she and the comedian eloped after a year-long engagement. But in December 2001, they called it quits. "Drew is a wonderful woman. I love her very much. I wish our marriage could have worked out. I wish her much happiness," Green said in a statement at the time.

  8. 8 Sophia Bush and Chad Michael Murray

  9. 9 Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Esposito

    Thirteen years ago, Bradley and Jennifer were the talk of the red carpet as Jennifer was an in-demand actress that had starred in Crash, which won Best Picture Oscar and helped raise her stock. Before Cooper's star had really been born, and he married the NCIS star in a low-key ceremony.  On May 1, 2007, Esposito filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences; in a statement of his own, Cooper opened up about the rapid-fire breakup, saying, "It was just something that happened...The good thing is, we both realized it."

  10. 10 Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock

    Despite the on-again, off-again status of their mid-aughts relationship, the Baywatch star, and country singer went ahead and got married on a yacht in July 2006. Their marriage lasted for about four months before Anderson filed for divorce in November of that year. In 2018, she revealed that she hadn't spoken to Kid Rock since their breakup.

  11. 11 Amelia Warner and Colin Farrell

  12. 12 Tracey Edmonds and Eddie Murphy

    Eddie Murphy and Tracey Edmonds went from marriage to breakup in just 14 days. “After much consideration and discussion, we have jointly decided that we will forego having a legal ceremony as it is not necessary to define our relationship; further. “He was insisting she change her name,” just known by a source. “It was a huge issue. They were arguing about it before they left for the wedding.”

  13. 13 Nicolas Cage and Erika Koike

    According to court documents, Entertainment Tonight is reporting that actor Nicolas Cage has filed for a divorce, four days after getting married. Cage and wife Erika Koike began dating last April and applied for a marriage license and tied the knot on Saturday. The actor has requested a divorce if dissolution isn't possible. Nicolas Cage is officially divorced from Erika Koike two months after their 4-day Vegas marriage

  14. 14 Britney Spears and Jason Alexandworkinger

    In the U.S., the average divorce comes after eight years of marriage. That's 24 times longer than Renee Zellweger and Kenny Chesney lasted; 40 times longer than Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries; and 324 times longer than Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra. JASON Alexander, the childhood friend Britney Spears married for 55 hours after a "wild, crazy" night in Las Vegas in 2004, believes that Spears' recent engagement to former agent Jason Trawick is "fake."

  15. 15 Elisabeth Moss and Fred Armisen

    Long before her success in “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Moss was married to “Saturday Night Live” alumni Fred Armisen. They got married on October 25, 2009, only to break up eight months later. In what seemed like a match made in prestige TV heaven, Moss and Armisen married in October 2009, only to break up in September 2010, just a few weeks shy of their first anniversary. Several years later, Moss said of the marriage, "Looking back, I feel like I was too young, and at the time I didn't think that I was that young." She added: "It was extremely traumatic and awful and horrible."

  16. 16 Jim Carrey and Lauren Holly

    Carrey's first marriage officially ended in 1995 and then he married Holly in 1996. Sounds pretty whirlwind. Quickly after Carrey and his first wife, Melissa Womer, filed for divorce in 1993, the comedian went public with his relationship with his Dumb & Dumber costar Holly. In September 1996. Less than a year later, however, in July 1997, they filed for divorce, as Holly began not-so-secretly dating another of her costars, Edward Burns; Carrey soon moved on with Renee Zellweger.

  17. 17 Elisabeth Moss and Fred Armisen

  18. 18 Tom D’agostino and Luann de Lesseps

    To even the most casual fan of The Real Housewives of New York, the news that Tom D'Agostino and Luann de Lesseps' marriage didn't work out shouldn't come as a big shock. After saying "I do" just as it turned 2017, the Real Housewives of New York City star and her businessman beau have called it quits and announced their divorce a mere seven months later. "It's with great sadness that Tom & I agreed to divorce," the mother of two announced on Twitter Thursday. "We care for each other very much, hope you respect our privacy during this sad time!

  19. 19 Corey Bohan and Audrina Patridge

    New Beginnings, but last year she had a new beginning of her own when she split from husband Corey Bohan. The Hills star married the BMX biker in 2016, but two years later they broke up and battled in a fierce divorce. The two have been wed for less than a year and they have a child together, daughter Kirra Max, aged 15 months.

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