These Celebrities Have Been Married A Ridiculous Number Of Times

21 Demi Moore – 3

These Celebrities Have Been Married A Ridiculous Number Of Times
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  • Partner’s name: Freddy Moore
  • Years of marriage: 1980 – 1985
  • How they met: Freddy (29 at the time) met 16-year-old Demi at a nightclub.
  • Why they divorced: Demi was only 18 when she married Freddy. Not only did she feel she was too young for the marriage, but she also realized she got into the relationship to distract herself from the death of her father.
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  • Partner’s name: Bruce Willis
  • Years of marriage: 1987 – 2000
  • How they met: Moore met Willis at a premiere party for the 1987 film Stakeout. 
  • Why they divorced: Willis ultimately felt Moore’s acting career was taking away from their family life. The resulting tension led to their divorce.
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  • Partner’s name: Ashton Kutcher
  • Years of marriage: 2005 – 2013
  • How they met: Moore met Kutcher in 2003 through mutual friends.
  • Fun fact: Kutcher and Moore had a 16-year age gap. When they met, Moore was 41, while Kutcher was just 25.
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20 Halle Berry – 3

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  • Partner’s name: David Justice
  • Years of marriage: 1993 – 1996
  • How they met: Berry met New York Yankee David Justice when the baseball player requested her autograph.
  • Why they divorced: Justice later said Berry had trust issues that led to problems in their relationship, ultimately culminating in a divorce.
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  • Partner’s name: Eric Benét
  • Years of marriage: 2001 – 2003
  • How they met: Berry met R&B singer Benét after a concert at Los Angeles’ House of Blues in 1997.
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  • Partner’s name: Olivier Martinez
  • Years of marriage: 2013 – 2015
  • How they met: Berry met Martinez on the set of Dark Tide. 
  • Fun fact: Berry and Martinez share one child together—a son named Maceo.
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19 Kate Winslet – 3

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  • Partner’s name: Jim Threapleton
  • Years of marriage: 1998 – 2001
  • How they met: Winslet met Threapleton while starring in the 1998 film Hideous Kinky, where Threapleton was the assistant director.
  • Why they divorced: After the marriage ended, Winslet said Threapleton didn’t want her to get too famous. While she looked for supporting roles for a while, she ultimately felt the relationship was a hindrance to her career.
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  • Partner’s name: Sam Mendes
  • Years of marriage: 2003 – 2011
  • How they met: Winslet met Mendes when he tried to cast her for a play he was directing.
  • Why they divorced: While the reason for their divorce isn’t known, Winslet has said she and Mendes parted on amicable terms.
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  • Partner’s name: Ned Rocknroll
  • Years of marriage: 2012 – present
  • How they met: Winslet met Rocknroll while vacationing on Necktar Island at Sir Richard Branson’s estate.
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18 Jennifer Lopez – 3

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  • Partner’s name: Ojani Noa
  • Years of marriage: 1997 – 1998
  • How they met: Lopez met Noa while he was working at a restaurant in Miami.
  • Why they divorced: While the reason for the couple’s divorce isn’t clear, Noa tried to write a tell-all about their relationship, but Lopez was able to block the book since it would violate their confidentiality agreement.
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  • Partner’s name: Cris Judd
  • Years of marriage: 2001 – 2002
  • How they met: Lopez met Judd while filming the music video for her song “Love Don’t Cost A Thing.”
  • Why they divorced: While Lopez has positive things to say about Judd, it seems their relationship wasn’t strong enough to withstand the public scrutiny that comes with being in the spotlight.
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  • Partner’s name: Marc Anthony
  • Years of marriage: 2004 – 2011
  • How they met: Lopez first met Anthony when they collaborated on the song “No Me Ames” in 1999.
  • Why they divorced: The couple cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for their divorce when they filed in 2011.
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17 Tom Cruise – 3

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  • Partner’s name: Mimi Rogers
  • Years of marriage: 1987 – 1990
  • How they met: While creating Top Gun, Cruise met Rogers at a dinner party.
  • Why they divorced: Multiple rumors have floated around over the years about why Cruise and Rogers divorced, including that Cruise was considering becoming a monk at that time and marriage wouldn’t have fit into his spiritual plan.
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  • Partner’s name: Nicole Kidman
  • Years of marriage: 1990 – 2001
  • How they met: Cruise met Kidman on the set of Days of Thunder. 
  • Why they divorced: Kidman later said she was very young when she married Cruise and things just didn’t work out as planned.
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  • Partner’s name: Katie Holmes
  • Years of marriage: 2006 – 2012
  • How they met: Holmes met Cruise for the first time in 2005 while discussing a role in Mission: Impossible 3. 
  • Why they divorced: While the exact cause of their divorce isn’t known, speculation claims Cruise’s involvement in the Church of Scientology created problems between the couple.
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16 Kim Kardashian – 3

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  • Partner’s name: Damon Thomas
  • Years of marriage: 2000 – 2004
  • Fun fact: Kardashian was just 19 when she married 29-year-old Thomas.
  • Why they divorced: After their divorce, Kardashian accused Thomas of both physical and mental abuse.
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  • Partner’s name: Kris Humphries
  • Years of marriage: 2011
  • How they met: Kardashian met Humphries on a visit to New York City.
  • Why they divorced: After just 72 days, Kardashian realized she rushed into the marriage because she was nervous about getting older, but realized on the honeymoon that it wasn’t going to work out.
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  • Partner’s name: Kanye West
  • Years of marriage: 2014 – 2021
  • How they met: Kardashian met West in 2003 through musician Brandy, a mutual friend of them both.
  • Why they divorced: While Kardashian hasn’t revealed the real cause of their divorce, West’s volatile public behavior is assumed to be the root cause of their relationship problems.
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15 Eva Longoria – 3

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  • Partner’s name: Tyler Christopher
  • Years of marriage: 2004 – 2006
  • How they met: Longoria met Christopher while starring in the soap opera General Hospital. 
  • Why they divorced: After the divorce, Longoria said she was very young when she married Christopher and that she wasn’t a very good wife because of her inexperience.
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  • Partner’s name: Tony Parker
  • Years of marriage: 2007 – 2010
  • Why they divorced: Parker later blamed media exposure for his split with Longoria, though he didn’t clarify exactly what he meant by his comments.
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  • Partner’s name: José Bastón
  • Years of marriage: 2016 – present
  • How they met: Longoria met wealthy businessman Bastón through her friends.
  • Fun fact: At first, Longoria and Bastón’s relationship went nowhere. But after meeting again a few months later, Longoria said the sparks and chemistry were undeniable.
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14 Melanie Griffith – 3

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  • Partner’s name: Don Johnson
  • Years of marriage: 1976, 1989 – 1994
  • How they met: Griffith met Johnson in 1972 on the set of The Harrad Experiment. At the time, Griffith was 14 and Johnson was 22.
  • Why they divorced: Griffith and Johnson dated for years when she was very young and got married soon after her 18th birthday. Their first marriage lasted only six months. Though they remarried in 1989, they divorced again five years later, citing irreconcilable differences.
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  • Partner’s name: Steven Bauer
  • Years of marriage: 1981 – 1989
  • How they met: Griffith met Bauer on the set of Novice Recruits in 1981.
  • Why they divorced: Melanie’s battles with addiction made their marriage difficult and ultimately led to their divorce.
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  • Partner’s name: Antonio Banderas
  • Years of marriage: 1996 – 2014
  • How they met: Banderas met Griffith at the Academy Awards in 1989, which she attended with then-husband Don Johnson. He immediately fell for her.
  • Why they divorced: The couple split in 2014 after years of problems in their relationship became insurmountable. However, they still have positive things to say about each other and continue to profess their care for one another even today.
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13 Charlie Sheen – 3

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  • Partner’s name: Donna Peele
  • Years of marriage: 1995 – 1996
  • How they met: Sheen met model Peele while shooting an advertising campaign in New York.
  • Why they divorced: Sheen filed for divorce just six months after marrying Peele, comparing their union to a broken-down vehicle.
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  • Partner’s name: Denise Richards
  • Years of marriage: 2002 – 2006
  • How they met: Richards and Sheen first met while filming Good Advice in 2000.
  • Fun fact: After filing for divorce, Richards and Sheen’s relationship quickly dissolved into angry accusations and a fierce custody battle, some of the details of which the couple is still trying to work out.
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  • Partner’s name: Brooke Mueller
  • Years of marriage: 2008 – 2011
  • Why they divorced: After problems with abuse and addiction, Mueller and Sheen made the healthy decision to go their separate ways.
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12 Janet Jackson – 3

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  • Partner’s name: James DeBarge
  • Years of marriage: 1984 – 1985
  • How they met: Jackson met DeBarge through their mutual involvement in the music industry.
  • Why they divorced: Jackson’s father was opposed to the marriage and had it annulled a year later after news of DeBarge’s cocaine addiction emerged.
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  • Partner’s name: Rene Elizondo Jr.
  • Years of marriage: 1991 – 2000
  • How they met: Elizondo was a backup dancer for Jackson’s older sister, which is how the couple met.
  • Why they divorced: The couple cited irreconcilable differences when they filed for divorce in 2000.
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  • Partner’s name: Wissam Al Mana
  • Years of marriage: 2012 – present
  • How they met: Jackson met Al Mana in 2010 at a hotel opening in Dubai.
  • Why they divorced: While Jackson and Al Mana aren’t officially divorced, they have been separated since 2017 after accusations of abuse and controlling behavior came out.
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11 Christie Brinkley – 4

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  • Partner’s name: Jean-Francois Allaux
  • Years of marriage: 1973 – 1981
  • How they met: Brinkley met French artist Allaux when she moved to Paris, France at just 18 years old. She married him at 19 after just a few months of dating.
  • Why they divorced: The couple’s divorce was kept fairly quiet, but it is said that being married at such a young age started to take a toll on Brinkley.
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  • Partner’s name: Billy Joel
  • Years of marriage: 1985 – 1994
  • How they met: In 1982, Brinkley met Joel while on vacation in the Caribbean.
  • Why they divorced: Joel was battling alcohol addiction and depression during his marriage to Brinkley, which caused an irreversible rift in their relationship.
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  • Partner’s name: Richard Taubman
  • Years of marriage: 1994 – 1995
  • How they met: Brinkley and real estate developer Taubman were introduced by friends and started dating before Brinkley’s divorce to Joel was finalized.
  • Why they divorced: The relationship was full of passion at the start, but burned out quickly. After just seven months, Brinkley and Taubman were both ready to call it quits.
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  • Partner’s name: Peter Halsey Cook
  • Years of marriage: 1996 – 2008
  • How they met: Brinkley first met Cook in 1979, when they were both working in the modeling industry.
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10 Pamela Anderson – 4

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  • Partner’s name: Tommy Lee
  • Years of marriage: 1995 – 1998
  • How they met: Lee and Anderson met during a New Year’s Eve party in 1994.
  • Why they divorced: Lee and Anderson split after Lee assaulted his wife. He served six months in jail for his actions.
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  • Partner’s name: Kid Rock
  • Years of marriage: 2006 – 2007
  • Fun fact: Anderson and Kid Rock first met in 2001 and had an on-and-off relationship before tying the knot in 2006.
  • Why they divorced: Apparently, Anderson’s role in Borat was the last straw in her tumultuous marriage with Kid Rock. He hated her performance in the movie and decided to divorce her after seeing it.
  • Partner’s name: Rick Salomon
  • Years of marriage: 2007 – 2008, 2014 – 2015
  • How they met: Salomon and Anderson met while Anderson was dating one of Salomon’s friends.
  • Why they divorced: Salomon and Anderson’s first marriage was annulled on the basis of fraud. They later reconciled, but didn’t manage to stay together for very long.
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  • Partner’s name: Dan Hayhurst
  • Years of marriage: 2021 – present
  • How they met: Hayhurst was Anderson’s bodyguard.
  • Fun fact: Hayhurst and Anderson fell in love while spending significantly more time together during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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9 Gary Oldman – 5

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  • Partner’s name: Lesley Manville
  • Years of marriage: 1987 – 1990
  • How they met: Oldman met Manville while they were both acting at London’s Royal Court Theatre.
  • Why they divorced: While neither Oldman nor Manville specifically spoke about why their marriage ended, Oldman’s pursuit of fame may have played a role. By 1989, Oldman moved to Hollywood, leaving Manville and their infant son behind, effectively ending their relationship.
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  • Partner’s name: Uma Thurman
  • Years of marriage: 1990 – 1992
  • How they met: There are plenty of rumors about how Oldman met Thurman, but Thurman has stated that she met Oldman when she was 18 in England.
  • Why they divorced: After their divorce, Thurman called her relationship with Oldman a mistake, saying she was too young when they married and the age gap (12 years) was too large.
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  • Partner’s name: Donya Fiorentino
  • Years of marriage: 1997 – 2001
  • How they met: Oldman and Fiorentino first met in 1990 while Oldman was considering a role in Alien 3, but didn’t start their relationship until years later.
  • Why they divorced: Oldman’s marriage to Fiorentino ended bitterly, with each throwing accusations of drug abuse and addiction at one another, leading up to their divorce.
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  • Partner’s name: Alexandra Edenborough
  • Years of marriage: 2008 – 2015
  • Fun fact: Oldman wasn’t proud of his many marriages, and was quoted saying that he hoped his marriage to Edenborough was his last.
  • Why they divorced: When they filed for divorce, Oldman claimed the age gap of 20 years between him and Edenborough led to their split, as they had different lifestyles and interests.
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  • Partner’s name: Gisele Schmidt
  • Years of marriage: 2017 – present
  • Fun fact: Oldman proposed to Schmidt in costume as Winston Churchill while filming The Darkest Hour. 
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8 Martin Scorsese – 5

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  • Partner’s name: Laraine Marie Brennan
  • Years of marriage: 1965 – 1971
  • How they met: Scorsese and Brennan were college sweethearts.
  • Fun fact: Scorsese and Brennan had one child together, a daughter named Catherine.
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  • Partner’s name: Julia Cameron
  • Years of marriage: 1975 – 1977
  • How they met: Cameron met Scorsese while working for Oui Magazine. 
  • Fun fact: As a writer, Cameron collaborated with Scorsese on three of his films before their divorce.
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  • Partner’s name: Isabella Rossellini
  • Years of marriage: 1979 – 1982
  • Fun fact: Isabella Rossellini was also engaged to Gary Oldman from 1994 to 1996, but the pair never actually tied the knot.
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  • Partner’s name: Barbara De Fina
  • Years of marriage: 1985 – 1991
  • How they met: De Fina, a producer, met Scorsese while making the movie After Hours. 
  • Fun fact: De Fina was considered a critical contributor to many of Scorsese’s films, including Goodfellas and The Age of Innocence. 
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  • Partner’s name: Helen Morris
  • Years of marriage: 1999 – present
  • Fun fact: Morris and Scorsese have a daughter together, Francesca, born in 1999.
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7 David Foster – 5

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  • Partner’s name: B.J. Cook
  • Years of marriage: 1972 – 1981
  • How they met: Foster met Cook through the music scene. She was the vocalist in the band Skylark, in which Foster was the keyboardist.
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  • Partner’s name: Rebecca Dyer
  • Years of marriage: 1982 – 1986
  • Fun fact: Dyer and Foster had three daughters together over the course of their relationship: Erin, Sara, and Jordan.
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  • Partner’s name: Linda Thompson
  • Years of marriage: 1991 – 2005
  • How they met: Although it’s not clear how Thompson and Foster first met, they bonded over their shared love of music.
  • Why they divorced: After their divorce, Thompson alleged that Foster was jealous and controlling, which ultimately led to the end of their relationship.
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  • Partner’s name: Yolanda Hadid
  • Years of marriage: 2011 – 2017
  • How they met: Hadid and Foster were introduced through Hadid’s ex-husband, Mohamed.
  • Why they divorced: Although Hadid suggested her divorce from Foster had something to do with her battle with Lyme disease, Foster has said that he’ll never disclose the real reason for their split.
  • Partner’s name: Katharine McPhee
  • Years of marriage: 2019 – present
  • How they met: Foster and McPhee first met during McPhee’s season of American Idol in 2006. That year, Foster was the contestants’ mentor.
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6 Rita Hayworth – 5

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  • Partner’s name: Edward C. Judson
  • Years of marriage: 1937 – 1942
  • How they met: Hayworth met Judson when she was quite young. He became her manager for a short time before they eloped.
  • Why they divorced: Hayworth and Judson’s marriage ended on a sour note after he used their relationship to take control of some of her money and property.
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  • Partner’s name: Orson Welles
  • Years of marriage: 1943 – 1947
  • How they met: Welles, a director and actor, pursued Hayworth after seeing a photograph of her.
  • Why they divorced: Although Hayworth called Welles the great love of her life, she felt he didn’t truly want to settle down. His inability to fully commit to her led to their divorce.
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  • Partner’s name: Aly Khan
  • Years of marriage: 1949 – 1951
  • How they met: Hayworth met Aly Khan, the son of Sultan Mahommed Shah, when she fled to Europe after a bad relationship with Howard Hughes. 
  • Why they divorced: Hayworth accused Khan of extreme mental cruelty when she filed for divorce in 1951.
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  • Partner’s name: Dick Haymes
  • Years of marriage: 1953 – 1955
  • How they met: While it’s unclear how exactly Hayworth met Haymes, it is known that he was still married at the time and struggling with crippling financial debt, much of which Hayworth paid off.
  • Why they divorced: Haymes’ relationship with Hayworth was abusive, and the pair broke up when he snapped and struck her across the face in public.
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  • Partner’s name: James Hill
  • Years of marriage: 1958 – 1961
  • Why they divorced: Hayworth again cited extreme mental cruelty when filing for divorce from Hill.
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5 Nicolas Cage – 5

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  • Partner’s name: Patricia Arquette
  • Years of marriage: 1995 – 2001
  • How they met: Cage first met Arquette at a restaurant, where he tried to get her to marry him immediately.
  • Fun fact: While the exact cause of their divorce isn’t known, Cage and Arquette were rumored to have issues for years before finally ending their relationship.
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  • Partner’s name: Lisa Marie Presley
  • Years of marriage: 2002 – 2004
  • How they met: Cage met Presley at a party in 2000.
  • Why they divorced: Presley and Cage first filed for divorce three months after getting married, but continued separating and getting back together until they finally called it quits for good in 2004.
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  • Partner’s name: Alice Kim
  • Years of marriage: 2004 – 2016
  • How they met: Cage met Kim while dining at the Los Angeles restaurant where she worked as a waitress.
  • Why they divorced: While the cause of their separation isn’t known, Cage later said the divorce came as a complete shock to him.
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  • Partner’s name: Erika Koike
  • Years of marriage: 2019
  • Why they divorced: After marrying in Las Vegas, Cage filed for an annulment, claiming he and Koike were too intoxicated to understand the impact of their decision.
  • Fun fact: In filing for divorce, Cage also said Koike had a relationship with another person and claimed he wasn’t aware of her unspecified criminal history.
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  • Partner’s name: Riko Shibata
  • Years of marriage: 2021 – present
  • How they met: Cage met Shibata while visiting Japan.
  • Fun fact: Cage and Shibata got married in Las Vegas and seem very happy together.
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4 Billy Bob Thornton – 6

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  • Partner’s name: Melissa Lee Gatlin
  • Years of marriage: 1978 – 1980
  • Why they divorced: Thornton and Gatlin couldn’t manage to get along. In her divorce petition, Gatlin cited incompatibility as one of the reasons why she wanted to separate from Thornton.
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  • Partner’s name: Toni Lawrence
  • Years of marriage: 1986 – 1988
  • How they met: Thornton met fellow actor Lawrence as they each moved through the entertainment world.
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  • Partner’s name: Cynthia Williams
  • Years of marriage: 1990 – 1992
  • Fun fact: Williams was also an actress and Thornton cast her in writing debut film One False Move. 
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  • Partner’s name: Pietra Dawn Cherniak
  • Years of marriage: 1993 – 1997
  • Fun fact: Cherniak and Thornton welcomed two children together during their marriage: William and Harry.
  • Why they divorced: When Cherniak filed for divorce, she accused Thornton of spousal abuse.
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  • Partner’s name: Angelina Jolie
  • Years of marriage: 2000 – 2003
  • How they met: Thornton met Jolie on the set of 1999’s Pushing Tin. 
  • Why they divorced: The couple’s three-year marriage was highly publicized, and Thornton later revealed that he blew the marriage because he thought Jolie was too good for him.
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  • Partner’s name: Connie Angland
  • Years of marriage: 2014 – present
  • How they met: Shortly after ending things with Jolie, Thornton met Angland on the set of Bad Santa in 2002. The pair have been together ever since and officially tied the knot in a small ceremony in 2014.
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3 Larry King – 7

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  • Partner’s name: Freda Miller
  • Years of marriage: 1952 – 1953
  • How they met: King and Miller were high school sweethearts.
  • Why they divorced: Unfortunately, King and Miller’s parents didn’t approve of the marriage, and the union was annulled at their request.
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  • Partner’s name: Annette Kaye
  • Years of marriage: 1961
  • Fun fact: Though Kaye and King were married for less than a year, the marriage produced King’s first child, Larry King Jr. However, King didn’t meet his son until nearly 30 years later, when Kaye revealed Larry Jr.’s existence to his father while she was dying of lung cancer.
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  • Partner’s name: Alene Akins
  • Years of marriage: 1961 – 1963, 1968 – 1971
  • Fun fact: When King married former Playboy Bunny Akins the first time, he adopted her son, Andy. During their second marriage, the couple welcomed a daughter named Chaia.
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  • Partner’s name: Mickey Sutphin
  • Years of marriage: 1964 – 1967
  • How they met: King met Sutphin while working at a radio station in Miami and married her between his two marriages to Alene Akins
  • Why they divorced: Although the couple had a daughter together, Sutphin ultimately filed for divorce from King.
These Celebrities Have Been Married A Ridiculous Number Of Times
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  • Partner’s name: Sharon Lepore
  • Years of marriage: 1976 – 1983
  • How they met: Lepore was a production assistant when she met King, suggesting their paths crossed through their careers.
  • Why they divorced: King and Lepore’s marriage was very private, and they both refused to reveal the reason why they eventually divorced.
These Celebrities Have Been Married A Ridiculous Number Of Times
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  • Partner’s name: Julie Alexander
  • Years of marriage: 1989 – 1992
  • How they met: King met businesswoman Alexander at a charity event in 1989.
  • Why they divorced: King and Alexander married in Washington, but the relationship was short-lived. They separated in 1990, but didn’t finalize their divorce until two years later.
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  • Partner’s name: Shawn Southwick
  • Years of marriage: 1997 – 2019
  • How they met: King met his last wife after bumping into her in a Tiffany’s in Los Angeles.
  • Why they divorced: After a marriage plagued with nasty rumors and conflicts, King filed for divorced from Southwick in 2019. However, they were still legally married when King passed away in 2021.
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2 Elizabeth Taylor – 7

These Celebrities Have Been Married A Ridiculous Number Of Times
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  • Partner’s name: Conrad “Nicky” Hilton
  • Years of marriage: 1950 – 1951
  • How they met: Taylor met Hilton, the son of famous hotelier Conrad Hilton, at the Mocambo nightclub in Los Angeles.
  • Why they divorced: Taylor realized Hilton had a serious problem with alcohol and anger, so she divorced him after just eight months of marriage.
These Celebrities Have Been Married A Ridiculous Number Of Times
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  • Partner’s name: Michael Wilding
  • Years of marriage: 1952 – 1957
  • How they met: Taylor first met Wilding while filming The Conspirator in England in 1948. Their relationship began when she returned to London in 1951 to film Ivanhoe. 
  • Why they divorced: As Taylor’s career began to skyrocket and her fame continued to grow, Wilding grew jealous, which eventually led to the couple’s divorce.
These Celebrities Have Been Married A Ridiculous Number Of Times
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  • Partner’s name: Mike Todd
  • Years of marriage: 1957 – 1958
  • Fun fact: Taylor was pregnant with her first child with Todd when she married the Oscar-winning producer.
  • Why they divorced: Just over a year after their wedding, Todd died in a plane crash, leaving Taylor a widow.
These Celebrities Have Been Married A Ridiculous Number Of Times
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    • Partner’s name: Eddie Fisher
    • Years of marriage: 1959 – 1964
    • How they met: After Todd died, Taylor sought solace from the best man at their wedding, Eddie Fisher. Although Fisher was married, he and Taylor started a relationship and he eventually divorced his wife to marry Taylor.
    • Why they divorced: When the couple divorced after just five years together, Taylor admitted she married Fisher to get over her grief after Todd’s death.
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    • Partner’s name: Richard Burton
    • Years of marriage: 1964 – 1974, 1975 – 1976
    • How they met: Although Taylor met Burton at a party in the 1950s, she reconnected with him on the set of Cleopatra. 
    • Why they divorced: The couple was very passionate, but their passion often turned into ugly fights. The conflict between them became so great that they divorced in 1974. Although they tried to give their relationship another go in 1975, Burton’s alcoholism and the couple’s generally volatile relationship led to another divorce.
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    • Partner’s name: John Warner
    • Years of marriage: 1976 – 1982
    • How they met: Now a big star, Taylor was invited to a dinner in Washington D.C. for Queen Elizabeth II, where she met Warner.
    • Why they divorced: Though Taylor and Warner connected, she soon grew bored of life in Washington, which lead to a worsening problem with drugs and pills that eventually led to their divorce.
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    • Partner’s name: Larry Fortensky
    • Years of marriage: 1991 – 1996
    • How they met: While in rehab at the Betty Ford Clinic in 1988, Taylor met construction worker Fortensky, who was also at the clinic for an alcohol problem.
    • Why they divorced: Unfortunately, Fortensky could never adjust to Taylor’s life in the spotlight. It eventually became too much for him, and the pair divorced in 1996.
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    1 Zsa Zsa Gabor – 9

    These Celebrities Have Been Married A Ridiculous Number Of Times
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    • Partner’s name: Burhan Asaf Belge
    • Years of marriage: 1935 – 1941
    • Fun fact: Burhan Asaf Belge was a Turkish politician. He was a great figure among young intellectuals during the early days of the Republic of Turkey and served as a deputy of Muğla province during the 11th Parliament in the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.
    • Partner’s name: Conrad Hilton
    • Who was he: Conrad Hilton was the founder of the Hilton hotel chain. He was the great-grandfather of the rich heiress Paris Hilton.
    • Years of marriage: 1942 – 1947
    • Why they divorced: In her biography, Gabor wrote, “Conrad’s decision to change my name from Zsa Zsa to Georgia symbolized everything my marriage to him would eventually become. My Hungarian roots were to be ripped out and my background ignored. […] I soon discovered that my marriage to Conrad meant the end of my freedom. My own needs were completely ignored: I belonged to Conrad.”
    • Partner’s name: George Sanders
    • Years of marriage: 1949 – 1954
    • Why they divorced: She commented on her life with Sanders, “We were both in love with him. I fell out of love with him but he didn’t.”
    • Partner’s name: Herbert Hutner
    • Years of marriage: 1962 – 1966
    • Why they divorced: In her biography, Gabor wrote, “Herbert took away my will to work. With his kindness and generosity, he almost annihilated my drive. I have always been the kind of woman who could never be satisfied by money—only excitement and achievement.”
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    • Partner’s name: Joshua S. Cosden Jr.
    • Years of marriage: 1966 – 1967
    • How they met: Gabor and Cosden met at a party 6 weeks before Gabor’s divorce from Hutner was finalized. The day after the divorce, she picks up a license in Santa Monica to marry her 5th husband, Cosden.
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    • Partner’s name: Jack Ryan
    • Years of marriage: 1975 – 1976
    • How they met: Gabor and Ryan met 8 years before they got married at a dinner party organized by Ryan, when Gabor lived only three doors away.
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    • Partner’s name: Michael O’Hara
    • Years of marriage: 1976 – 1983
    • How they met: Gabor and O’Hara met while O’Hara was her divorce lawyer when she divorced Jack Ryan.
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    • Partner’s name: Felipe de Alba
    • Years of marriage: 1983
    • Why they divorced: The wedding was declared invalid and annuled the day after its celebration because her marriage to Michael O’Hara had not been properly dissolved. A second wedding was planed, but Gabor cancelled it, saying, “He bored me. […] He’s a playboy and I’m a hard-working actress.”
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    • Partner’s name: Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt
    • Years of marriage: 1986 – 2016
    • How they met: Gabor and von Anhalt met when Anhalt rented a white Rolls-Royce Corniche convertible and two students to play his drivers and bodyguards. He then went to a black-tie party at the estate of writer Sidney Sheldon and his wife, actress Jorja Curtright, in Holmby Hills, where he luckily got in because of the epaulets he was wearing. Gabor was there, and they got to know each other.
    • She had finally found the one: Gabor stayed with her 9th husband for 30 years, until her death on December 18, 2016, at the venerable age of 99.

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