Hollywood Celebrities who tied the knot way too soon! 9 Teenage Celeb-Marriages that all ended in divorce.
Media hype makes a celebrity’s wedding a huge deal. And more often than not, a number of celebrities jump the gun when it comes to marriage. There are a handful who decided to get hitched even before they turned 20. Most of these marriages ended up in failure, and recollection of the same is probably a sheepish walk down memory lane.
Here’s a compiled list of the few celebrities who walked down the aisle a little too soon.
1 Demi Moore
Prior to her two high-profile weddings to popular celebrities – Bruce Willis and Ashton Kutcher, respectively, and a few engagements that were called off, Demi married singer Freddy Moore when she was just seventeen years old. Her marriage to Freddy lasted only four years, but the surname still remains. Demi Moore derived her stage name from her first husband and decided to keep it even after the divorce.
2 Courtney Stodden
Courtney is a 21-year old reality TV show contestant and model. At the age of 16, back in the year 2011, she was subject to a lot of criticism when she married the 50-year actor Doug Hutchinson. Their relationship started off online, but Hutchinson was apparently unaware that Stodden was only 16. But following Courtney’s parents allowing her to make her own decision regarding their relationship, the couple tied the knot in Las Vegas.
Trivia: Stodden was Doug’s third wife, and her father was four years younger than Doug. Their marriage lasted only two and a half years.
3 Melanie Griffith
She is an acclaimed American actress and another of those celebrities who got married at a very young age. Melanie began dating her mother’s 22-year old co-star Don Johnson when she was only fourteen. They married when she was 18, but again, their marriage went on for just six months.
4 Olivia Wilde
This House actress had rather a thriller of a wedding at a very highly unconventional location. At the age of 19, she secretly married Tao Ruspoli, in a school bus with very few invitees. But alas, yet again, they called off the marriage around seven years later, stating the reason to be ‘irreconcilable differences’.
5 Drew Barrymore
Drew’s childhood was not only marked by drug and alcohol abuse but also, three significant relationships. At the age of 16, she was to be wed to Leland Hayward, but didn’t. Following this, she was engaged to actor Jamie Walters for a year, but this was called off too. Finally, at 19, she married her first husband, a bar owner by the name Jeremy Thomas. Sadly, their marriage hardly lasted two months.
6 Marilyn Monore
Popular actress of the 1950’s, Monroe married at the tender age of 16, back in the year 1942, to James Dougherty. This was right after Monroe dropped out of high school. Marilyn Monroe later on stated that she disliked being a housewife and had close to nothing to say to her husband and was simply dying of boredom. The marriage ended in four years.
7 Solange Knowles
Solange Knowles, sister of the acclaimed singer Beyonce Knowles, married Daniel Smith while he was 19 and she was just 17. Their marriage lasted for three years. Solange later on stated that she regrets having gotten married at that age, but was extremely grateful for the son she had with Smith. In the very year of their marriage, she gave birth to Daniel Julez Judo Smith, Jr.
8 Kim Kardashian
Have you kept up with the Kardashians well enough to be aware of Kim K’s first marriage to music producer, Damon Thomas, back when she was just 19? This was well before her 72-day long marriage to Kris Humphries and her existing marriage to rapper Kanye West. Her first marriage lasted 3 years!
9 Macaulay Culkin
Macaulay Culkin is probably the only male celebrity to make it to this list of celebrities who married too soon. Prior to his long term relationship with Mila Kunis, Macaulay was hitched at the young age of 17 to Rachel Miner, who was also 17 at that time. The couple split after two years though.