11 Celebrities Marriages That Lasted Less Than A Year
Celebrity marriage is one touchy subject; they love real quick and intensely, get married and have everyone happy for them, then get divorced before the blink of an eye.
Not all celebrity marriages end up this way. Some are very successful and still going strong, while some and not so successful, like the following :
- Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus ( 8 Months)
Their love story started right from their teens, although it was on and off for ten years. Notwithstanding, the duo decided to tie the knot in a low-key wedding on 23 December 2018.
Unfortunately, less than a year, precisely August 2019, Miley Cyrus announced that her marriage with Liam had ended. According to the singer, her marriage to Liam was with too much conflict that could not reconcile.
Liam Hemsworth filed for a divorce that same month.
- Jennifer Lopez and Cris Judd (9 Months)
Jennifer Lopez’s news to Cris Judd was met with a raised eyebrow because many felt that the singer was too hasty in settling down. The high-profile actress and singer got married to Cris after they dated for few months. However, nine months later, they called it a quit. According to Cris, it was hard always being in the limelight due to his marriage to the singer.
- Chad Michael Murray & Sophia Bush (5 Months)
They met on the set of The WB’s ‘One Tree Hill’ and fell in love, which eventually led to them being married. Their wedding ceremony was romantic in an oceanfront ceremony in Malibu, California, in April 2005. Unfortunately, Micheal and Sophia’s romance was short-lived. Five months later, Sophia Bush filed for an annulment of their marriage on the ground of fraud.’ They were divorced officially in 2006.
- Drew Barrymore and Tom Green (5 Months)
Comedian Tom Green and Actress Drew Barrymore were once a couple in 2001. The couple married briefly on 7 July 2001 and got divorced on 15 October 2002. According to the divorce papers from Drew Barrymore to Tom Green, ‘irreconcilable difference’ was the reason for the divorce. The couple, however, had just good things to say about each other and cleared the air that they were still on good terms.
- Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Esposito (4 Months)
It was one couple fans had high expectations for; many thought their marriage would be quite successful. However, it ended just after four months of them being together. Jennifer filed for the divorce citing ‘irreconcilable differences.’ They both kept the actual reason for the divorce to themselves, but later, the actress insinuated that a former relationship was toxic and that her partner was mean and manipulative. Although she mentioned no name, many assumed this partner to be Copper.
Celebrities Marriages That Lasted Less Than A Year
- Nicolas Cage and Lisa Marie Presley (3 Months)
It is one of the most infamous marriages of Hollywood. While fans were still coming to terms with this couple being married, news of their divorce was announced. Nicolas Cage and Lisa Presley got married on the day of Presley’s father, Elvis Presley’s anniversary, and just three months later, they had split up already. The marriage remains a misery. According to Marie Presley, they shouldn’t have been married in the first place.
- Kris Humphries & Kim Kardashian (72 Days)
The then wedding of the century marriage, unfortunately, lasted just 72 days. Kris Humphries’s wedding to reality show star Kim Kardashian was one of the most talked-about weddings in 2011.
Why wouldn’t it be?
It was fancy, almost royal, with cameras and light everywhere. Unfortunately, after all these, less than three months later, the couple announced their divorce.
Many assumed that the wedding was just a publicity stunt, which is very much possible.
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- Mario Lopez and Ali Landry (2 Weeks)
Not many women can be forgiving, especially after being cheating on their wedding eve. It was the case of model Ali Landry, who discovered that her then-husband Mario Lopez cheated on her at his bachelor party.
Although it was already two weeks into the marriage, the model filed for a divorce. I guess this news was something she couldn’t come to terms with after dating Mario for six years.
- Eddie Murphy and Tracey Edmonds (2 Weeks)
Although the news of their separation was announced two weeks into the marriage, an inside source revealed that the couple had already called it quit just after ‘three days’ of being married. However, the reason for the divorce was not disclosed by the couple.
2 . Pamela Anderson and Jon Peters (12 days)
Another of Hollywood’s infamous marriages is Pamela Anderson and John Peter, whose marriage lasted less than two weeks. Their split soon turned ugly as Jon Peter accused the actress of being broke, and referring to himself as a fool, revealing that he had to pay off some of the actress’s debts. In response, Pamela accused Jon of being too controlling, stating that she realized her mistake of being married to him within a day and a half into their marriage.
- Britney Spears and Jason Alexander (55 hours)
The shortest celebrity marriage record holder goes to American singer Britney Spears. The singer got married to her childhood friend from back home after meeting him up with some other friends in Las Vegas. The pair were not even dating and haven’t seen each other for a year but got married on new year’s Eve of 2004. However, the next day, Britney Spears filed for an annulment, claiming that she lacked understanding of her actions, so she could not agree to the marriage.