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By Emily Marcus

Hollywood’s Shortest Marriages! (1)


From Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries to Britney Spears and Jason Alexander, revisit the shortest celebrity marriages of all time.

See why these former flames called it quits so soon:

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Revisit Hollywood’s Shortest Marriages: Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries, and More!

From Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries to Britney Spears and Jason Alexander, revisit the shortest celebrity marriages of all time.

See why these former flames called it quits so soon:

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Billy Ray Cyrus and Firerose

The pair got married in October 2023, but Cyrus filed for an annulment just seven months later. He cited irreconcilable differences and inappropriate marital conduct as the reason for the split.

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Chris Appleton and Lukas Gage

Kim Kardashian’s hairstylist filed to end his marriage to Gage in November 2023 after six months of marriage. Before their split, the pair got engaged two months after going public with their whirlwind romance.

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Pamela Anderson and Jon Peters

The former Playboy model and the movie mogul split on February 1, 2020, less than two weeks after tying the knot in a secret wedding. “I have been moved by the warm reception to Jon and my union. We would be very grateful for your support as we take some time apart to re-evaluate what we want from life and from one another,” the Anderson said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter at the time. “Life is a journey and love is a process. With that universal truth in mind, we have mutually decided to put off the formalization of our marriage certificate and put our faith in the process. Thank you for respecting our privacy.”

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Nicolas Cage and Erika Koike

The National Treasure actor filed for an annulment of his marriage to Erika Koike just four days after tying the knot with the makeup artist in Las Vegas. According to court documents obtained by Us Weekly, Cage alleged to be too intoxicated to fully “recognize or understand the full impact of his actions.”

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Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham

The couple called it quits in May 2018 after only six months of marriage. A source toldUsat the time that theArrowstar and the celebrity florist “have been having issues since a couple months after the wedding. Since Colton stopped talking to a lot of his old friends, he was getting really depressed and didn’t feel like himself.”

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Luann de Lesseps and Tom D’Agostino

Short-lived love. TheReal Housewives of New York Citystar and the businessman announced they were divorcing in August 2017 after seven months of marriage. Despite their split, de Lesseps toldUsin April 2018 that she and D’Agostino still keep in touch and he supported her after her December 2017 arrest.

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Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi and Shalom Yeroushalmi

Over and out. Gharachedaghi and Yeroushalmi ended their marriage in March 2017 one month after tying the knot. A rep for theShahs of Sunsetstar toldUsat the time that, “During the past few weeks, certain facts have come to GG’s attention that have made her realize her marriage can no longer continue and, in fact, it should have never happened. She is hoping to end the relationship as amicably and respectfully as possible.”

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LeToya Luckett and Rob Hillman

The former Destiny’s Child member split from her husband of two months in August 2016. According to documents obtained by TMZ, the exes entered a clause in their divorce settlement noting that neither party can speak publicly about the breakup or post about it on social media.

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Keshia Knight Pulliam and Ed Hartwell

Hartwell filed for divorce in July 2016 after nearly seven months of marriage. The news came one week after the pair announced their first pregnancy. According to TheYBF.com, Hartwell had confirms that he wasn’t the child’s biological father. “Right now, the only thing I want is a paternity test for the baby,” the former NFL star reportedly told the website at the time.

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Nicollette Sheridan and Aaron Phypers

On the outs. TheDesperate Housewivesalum filed for divorce from Phypers in July 2016 after six months of marriage. TMZ reported at the time that Sheridan asked the judge to deny spousal support.

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Chad Johnson and Evelyn Lozada

Lozada broke off her 41-day marriage to Johnson in August 2012 shortly after he was arrested and charged with a domestic violence misdemeanor. (The formerDancing With the Starscontestant allegedly head-butted Lozada during an argument.)

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Sinead O’Connor and Barry Herridge

O’Connor and Herridge broke it off 18 days after exchanging vows in December 2011. According to a statement O’Connor released via her website at the time, “Within three hours [after] the ceremony being over, the marriage was kyboshed by the behavior of certain people in my husband’s life.”

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Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries

Their fairytale August 2011 wedding was televised in a two-part special on E!, and Kardashian filed for divorce in October of that year. " I hope everyone understands this was not an easy decision. I had hoped this marriage was forever," she said in a statement.

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Renee Zellweger and Kenny Chesney

The actress and the country singer wed in a small ceremony on the Caribbean island of St. John in May 2005. At the time of their split, a joint statement from the couple said, "The miscommunication of the objective of their marriage at the start is the only reason for this annulment."

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Britney Spears and Jason Alexander

The pop star wed her childhood sweetheart in Las Vegas in January 2004. A few days later, the marriage was annulled.

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Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman

The actress and former basketball star said "I do" in November 1998.

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Jennifer Lopez and Cris Judd

They wed in September 2001 and called it quits in January 2002. "His love is what I need most of all," the singer said just a few weeks before their marriage ended.

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Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Esposito

The Samantha Who? actress and the actor were married in a low-profile ceremony in December 2006. Cooper's publicist called the breakup "mutual" and said the couple had "been separated for quite a while."

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Mario Lopez and Ali Landry

The couple, who had had been together for six years, wed at the Las Alamandas resort outside Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, in April 2004. But the marriage came to an end when Landry said she discovered "really strong evidence"? of cheating.

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Chris Kattan and Sunshine Tutt

After meeting at a birthday party, Kattan and the model wed in June 2008 in Yosemite Valley, California. "She is so kind, sweet and very beautiful. She's also very funny which, always is a great thing. She's also very much like me," the Saturday Night Live alum blogged on his website in 2005.

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Chad Michael Murray and Sophia Bush

"I can't say there are no hard feelings... I feel hurt, humiliated and broken hearted," Bush, who exchanged handwritten vows with her former One Tree Hill costar in April 2005, said of their split.

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Shannen Doherty and Ashley Hamilton

Doherty, then 22, wed her beau of one month in 1993. "I care about being with my husband," the 90210alum said at the time. "I take my marriage seriously."

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Drew Barrymore and Tom Green

"We got a divorce," the comedian, who exchanged vows with Barrymore in July 2001, told USA Today. "That's basically where it stands. I'm not going to lie about it; it's upsetting to me. I wanted it to work."

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Lisa Marie Presley and Nicolas Cage

"I'm sad about this, but we should not have been married in the first place," Presley said after their split. "It was a big mistake." She was also wed to Michael Jackson for just nine months.

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Paula Abdul and Brad Beckerman

"I've loved you from the day we met," the American Idol judge gushed during her 1996 wedding to the L.A. clothing manufacturer. "You are my best of times." But soon after, she filed for divorce.

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Helen Hunt and Hank Azaria

After dating for five years, the twosome wed in July 1999 in a ceremony which combined Jewish, Buddhist and Hawaiian traditions.

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Hollywood’s Shortest Marriages! (2024)


Who has the shortest marriage in Hollywood? ›

What is the shortest celebrity marriage? Well, Jason Alexander and Britney Spears were married for only 55 hours, making it the shortest celebrity marriage that we know of. The two childhood friends decided to tie the knot in Las Vegas, impulsively getting married at the Little White Wedding Chapel in January 2004.

What was the shortest marriage in 3 minutes? ›

A couple in Kuwait got divorced 3 minutes after getting married because of what the groom did as they were about to leave. They didn't even get out the door of the courthouse before the bride decided to call it quits. After the couple said "I do," they were walking out of the courthouse.

What celebrity marriage lasted 55 hours? ›

Britney Spears & Jason Alexander: 55 Hours

Just 55 hours later, the pop princess ditched her then-husband, filing annulment papers that stated, "Plaintiff Spears lacked understanding of her actions to the extent that she was incapable of agreeing to the marriage."

What celebrity has been married 7 times? ›

Hollywood actress Lana Turner was married eight times. Singer Jerry Lee Lewis was married seven times, as was comedy actor Richard Pryor, while actor Tony Curtis tied the knot six times.

What celebrity pair hold the Guinness world record for shortest Hollywood marriage 20 minutes? ›

Valentino and Acker married in 1919 but barely was the service over before the bride began to regret to have second thoughts and decided to lock her new husband out of their honeymoon suite. After knocking for 20 minutes Valentine simply went home.

Has anyone been married for 100 years? ›

The record for the world's longest marriage goes to Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher, who were married for an astonishing 86 years, 9 months, and 16 days as of February 14, 2024.

Who is the shortest married couple in the world? ›

Paulo Gabriel da Silva Barros measures 90.28 cm (35.54 in) and Katyucia Lie Hoshino measures 91.13 cm (35.88 in).

Which celebrity has been married the longest? ›

What is the longest celebrity marriage? Gloria and Emilio Estefan have been married for 45 years, making this the longest Hollywood marriage that we know of. The musical icons met at a jam session with mutual friends in 1975, when she was 17 and he was 22.

What's the quickest someone has gotten married? ›

1 Kuwaiti Couple – 3 Minutes

For this Kuwaiti couple, the first three minutes of the marriage showed that they were incompatible. According to reports on the event, the couple had been married in front of a judge, and after they left, something unfortunate happened. The bride tripped and fell on the cold hard floor.

What is the youngest marriage ever recorded? ›

Agnes of France was betrothed at age 8 and is reported to have been 9-years-old when she married Alexios II Komnenos (aged 10) in 1180.

What Hollywood actress was married 8 times? ›

Elizabeth Taylor might be the most famous example of a celebrity who married multiple times. She had eight weddings and seven husbands. Taylor was married to seven men: Conrad Hilton Jr.

What actor was married six times? ›

Actor Billy Bob Thornton has been married six times. He married Melissa Lee Gatlin (1978 to 1980); actress Toni Lawrence (1986 to 1988), actress Cynda Williams (1990 to 1992), model Pietra Thornton (1993 to 1997); and famed actress Angelina Jolie (2000 to 2003).

What was the shortest marriage of the Kardashians? ›

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' wedding was one of the most luxurious weddings in Hollywood with an estimated $10 million ceremony. The event was televised and became one of the most-watched episodes in reality TV. The socialite and her NBA player husband married on October 31, 2011 and divorced after 72 days.

Who has the longest marriage in Hollywood? ›

What is the longest celebrity marriage? Gloria and Emilio Estefan have been married for 45 years, making this the longest Hollywood marriage that we know of. The musical icons met at a jam session with mutual friends in 1975, when she was 17 and he was 22.

Who has the lowest marriage rate? ›

New Mexico now is the state with the lowest marriage rate. In 2022, about 21 women married per 1,000 unmarried women in New Mexico, a rate half as high as that among those in Utah.

What is the world record for the shortest wedding ceremony? ›

According to the release, the claimed record for the world's shortest wedding was set in 2007 in 6 minutes, 36 seconds in Westminster, Colorado. The pair split time between homes in Hot Springs and Mount Ida, the release said.

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