We could probably name quite a few celebrity couples from Hollywood who were able to make their relationships last until the end of time. Barbra Streisand and James Brolin, who were married for 19 years, Meryl Streep and Don Gummer, who had been together for 39 years, Colin Firth and Livia Giuggiolli, who were married for two decades, were some of the celebrity couples who knew the secrets to a happy married life, and that’s just to name a few. However, although it seemed to belong to the list of Hollywood power couples, the list of celebrity couples who eventually fell apart was just as long, if not longer. We decided to list some of the duos of celebrities who were once married but were unable to maintain their marriage together.
Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Esposito
The timing was everything in the case of Bradley and Jennifer because they had some time and space between projects for them to know more about each other and get involved in the relationship. They were both engaged in October 2006 and agreed to get married in the south of France on December 21, 2006. However, on May 1, 2007, Jennifer Esposito filed for divorce. Irreconcilable differences were the cause.
Emmy Rossum and Justin Siegel
Emmy Rossum made an official announcement that in February 2008, she had secretly married Justine Siegel, her boyfriend who is a music producer. And though they knew how to keep their marriage a secret, there was now a public record of her divorce. When Justin Siegel filed for divorce in September 2009, the two could no longer keep their relationship status private. After the divorce was registered in Los Angeles Superior Court, the star of The Phantom of the Opera was back on the market and finalized her settlement with Justin Siegel for a meager $57,000.
James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow
From 1989 to 1991, James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow were married, and they had a friendly friendship to the extent where their work continued to be shared. After two years, the marriage between James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow is over. However, as a mentor and ally, the two of them stayed in their relationship. In their divorce agreement, it was stipulated that James Cameron would make three of her films.
Scott Foley and Jennifer Garner
In 1998, Scott Foley and Jennifer Garner first met. Jennifer was Felicity’s guest star and she played the part of Noel’s long-distance girlfriend (Foley), one of the main characters in the series. It was at that point that the two met. In October 2000, the two of them got married. In the subsequent year, Alias debuted on ABC, and Jennifer Garner quickly became a household name, but all good things soon ended. By April 2003, Scott Foley and Jennifer Garner had declared their separation.
Drew Barrymore and Tom Green
Drew Barrymore’s first husband was Tom Gray. He was an actress, comedian, director, television personality, producer, rapper, host of a talk show, and writer in Canada. Undoubtedly, he was the sort of man every mom would want to marry to have daughters. However, the duo’s marriage lasted for just five months. They had been engaged for almost a year, and that was longer than their wedding. In July 2001, they got married. However, only after five months did they file for divorce.
Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett
The marriage between a country singer, Lyle Lovett, and a well-known actress, Julia Roberts, was best described as short but intense. On June 27, 1993, the two of them agreed to get married. In Marion, Indiana, they exchanged their vows. Lyle Lovett told People magazine that they had never been with one another for more than seven days. Finally, in March 1995, the two of them agreed to apply for a divorce.
Michael Douglas and Diandra Luker
As Diandra Luker attended Georgetown University and landed a job as an intern at the White House, Diandra Luker and Michael Douglas first met. The two of them had a chat and spent two days together. The marriage proposal came two weeks later. In March 1977, the couple agreed to get married and had a son, Cameron Douglas, a year later. Soon, it all came crashing down. In 1995, Michael Douglas and Diandra Luker were divorced, but after five years, their divorce was only finalized.
Tom Cruise and Mimi Rogers
Tom Cruise met Mimi Rogers for the first time at a dinner party when he was filming Top Gun in 1985. One of his friends was dating Mimi, but the two of them ended up dating each other. On May 9, 1987, the two of them agreed to get married. In upstate New York, their ceremony took place. Tom Cruise’s best man was Emilio Estevez. The two of them, however, soon declared that they would divorce in January 1990.
Mario Lopez and Ali Landry
When he played the role of A.C., Mario Lopez attracted the hearts of teenage girls all over the world. A well-known ’90s sitcom, Slater in Saved by The Bell. For almost six years, Mario Lopez and Ali Landry, formerly Miss USA, have been dating. At the 1998 Miss Teen USA Pageant, the two of them first met. In April 2004, the two of them got married and split after just two weeks. An anonymous source for People magazine said, “He’s cheated on her for several years, and she just found out last week.
Cindy Crawford and Richard Gere
Cindy Crawford and Richard Gere first met at a barbecue that was hosted at the residence of Herb Ritts in 1988. Cindy was awestruck by the crowd, especially Richard Gere. The two agreed to marry in Las Vegas four years after this fortuitous encounter, where they exchanged aluminum foil rings at the altar. The arrival of the pair went down in the history of fashion at the 1991 Academy Awards. As for the breakup, numerous variables led to their 1995 divorce.
Madonna and Sean Penn
Due to her various hits, including Borderline, Like a Virgin, and Material Girl, Madonna rose to stardom. She even appeared in the movie Desperately Seeking Susan, and also in Speed-the-Plow, a Broadway play by David Mamet. In various films such as Colors, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, and The Falcon and the Snowman, Sean Penn starred. In August 1985, the two of them agreed to get married. The ceremony was held in California’s Malibu, and it was an ocean-bluff ceremony.
Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson
In 2001, the two of them first met and became engaged in 2002. Before getting married, they split up. However, in 2006, they got back together and got married. Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson, however, broke up for good and filed for divorce. In February 2007, it became official. Although the two of them just had a short time together, people could not help but talk about their relationship and marvel at it.
Renée Zellweger and Kenny Chesney
For months, they managed to keep their relationship a secret. The reality was discovered only when, during Kenny’s concert, Renée handed Kenny a margarita and a kiss. Just over a week later, in the Virgin Islands, they got married. There was a time when Renée was gushing about how adorable her husband was and how happy she was to meet his big family. Renée, however, applied for marriage annulment four months after they were married, alleging fraud as the reason.
Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson
Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson decided to keep their relationship secret, so we could not say for sure where and when the two first knew each other. We can be sure, however, that the two of them were already dating in 2007, and that they made an official announcement of their engagement after dating for a year. With just a few relatives and friends as guests, they had an intimate ceremony. It was disappointing that Ryan and Scarlett revealed in 2010 that they were breaking up.
Nicolas Cage and Lisa Marie Presley
In 2000, Lisa Marie Presley got engaged to John Oszajca. However after she met Nicolas Cage at a party, she broke up with the Hawaiian-born artist. Before they filed for divorce, Nicolas Cage and Lisa Marie Presley had been married for three and a half months. On August 10, 2002, the two of them got married. Yet on November 25, 2002, Nicolas Cage filed for divorce. In May 2004, the divorce was finalized.
Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes
Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes got married in the presence of three of their friends after less than two years of dating. With her son, Joe, who was born in December of that year, Kate Winslet was already pregnant. “We hadn’t been planning to do it. But we thought it was rather a good idea, so we just did it.” It was fortunate that the two of them were committed to co-parenting Joe, and yet it was also unfortunate that there were circumstances that made their marriage end.
Jennifer Lopez and Ojani Noa
After she played at the Super Bowl halftime show along with Shakira, Jennifer Lopez hit the headlines. J Lo was first married in February 1997 to a Cuban waiter, Ojani Noa. Their marriage, however, only lasted less than one year and ended in January 1998. After the divorce, the two of them had a sour friendship. Jennifer Lopez hired Ojani Noa to be her restaurant manager in 2002, even though the two of them broke up in 1998. After six months, she fired her former husband.
Shannen Doherty and Ashley Hamilton
Ashley Hamilton and Shannen Doherty made a quick trip to the florist and got married while wearing casual clothes. Two weeks after they started dating, their wedding was in October 1993. Not until the actual date did rumors about their marriage circulate. “The young bride said in January 1994, “I care about being with my husband. I take my Marriage seriously.” However on February 23, 1994, Shannen and Ashley split up. Shannen filed for divorce on April 7, 1994, and the reason quoted was “irreconcilable differences.”
Janet Jackson and René Elizondo Jr.
Janet and René were dating each other during the ’80s and were married on March 31, 1991. In 2000, however, René successfully sued Janet for ten million dollars at the Superior Court of Los Angeles due to a “flimsy prenup agreement.” In their married life, the couple had their prenuptial agreement. Even though they were living together in San Diego, where they were married, Jackson, after their split-up, bought a brand new house in West Los Angeles. When they were still married, Janet and René shared their savings, but René had no funds for himself.
Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman
Carmen and Dennis got married in Las Vegas in November 1998. Before they were separated, their relationship lasted for nine days. Carmen described their life as a couple as “getting a cheeseburger at a fast-food restaurant.” Carmen described her experience as Dennis’ girlfriend, a “definitely an occupational hazard.” As she remembered their memory together it was her love for her ex-husband.
Hank Azaria and Helen Hunt
Hank and Helen were married at a private Los Angeles ceremony in July 1999. However, the pair became separated after 17 months of their married marriage. Helen said it was incompatible with their friendship. In 2017, Hank clarified the moments that he was jealous of Matthew Perry, his ex-mate. wife’s In the interview, he said, “When your wife is Helen Hunt, and your best friend is Matthew Perry, what was this, fifteen years ago? That is some pressure.” Helen began dating Matthew Carnahan, an American actor, writer, and director, in 2001. In August 2017, however, their relationship ended.
Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton
In the year 1999, during the making of Pushing Tin, Angelina and Billy met each other. Angelina and Billy got married in Las Vegas after a year. The couple adopted their first son, Maddox, in March 2002. Angelina and Billy were, however, divorced in May of the year. Angelina and Billy were both friends after the breakup and did not bring any illness against each other. Billy said, “Angie is still a friend of mine, and she’s a great person.”
Angelina Jolie and Jonny Lee Miller
The two met each other in a thriller called Hackers, and they were married in a small civil ceremony after six months when the show ended. At the reception, Angelina wore rubber pants and a white T-shirt with her husband’s name and blood on her back. In February 1999, they were divorced, but their friendship was still’ great friends.’ Miller explained to the public that with her ex-wife Angelina, who became one of the well-known celebrities in Hollywood, he did not bear any ill will.
Brooke Shields and Andre Agassi
In 1997, Brook and Andre got married. However, because of Andre’s addiction to meth, their relationship only lasted until 1999. In the middle of their married life, Brooke was shocked when Andre told Brooke during a phone call that he was addicted to crystal meth. Brooke was married in 2001 to Chris Henchy, an American screenwriter-producer, following their divorce. They lived happily in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, New York City. On October 22, 2001, Andre Agassi married Steffi Graf, a professional tennis player.
Sophia Bush and Chad Michael Murray
These two stars met each other in the W.B. show, and later, Michael began courting Sophia in 2003. In May 2004, the two were engaged in Australia when Michael asked Sophia to marry her. They were at the tennis court with 20 bouquets of roses and 500 candles made to give Sophia a special message. In April 2005, they got married. Until September of the same year, it was the happiest moment of their lives. The two of them were split because she had never wanted to marry Michael, Sophia said.