19 Surprising Former Celeb Couples Who You Forgot Or Never Realized Tied The Knot

Some of these couples still work together.😱

1.

Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Esposito (m. 2006–2007):


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The actors tied the knot in 2006, but Jennifer filed for divorce just four months later. Today, Jennifer is married to fitness trainer Jesper Vesterstrøm, and Bradley is single.

2.

Jennifer Lopez and Ojani Noa (m. 1997–1998):


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When the pair decided to get married, J.Lo was on the verge of becoming a star singer. Their union lasted a month short of a year, and a few years later, J.Lo went on to marry actor Cris Judd and then singer Marc Anthony. Ojani remains unmarried.

3.

Fred Armisen and Elisabeth Moss (m. 2009–2011):


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Just a year after meeting on Saturday Night Live, the comedian and actor tied the knot in 2009. The couple filed for divorce less than a year later. After the divorce, Fred explained that his behavior played a large role in their separation: “I think I was a terrible husband.” Meanwhile, Elisabeth called the whole experience “extremely traumatic and awful and horrible.”

4.

Will Arnett and Penelope Ann Miller (m. 1994–1995)


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Will and Penelope dated for a year before getting married in December 1994. Their marriage only lasted 23 days, into January 1995. Both actors went on to remarry. Will married and divorced comedian Amy Poehler, while Penelope married actor James Patrick Huggins.

5.

Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman (m. 1998–1999):


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After meeting in a nightclub and dating for some time, the NBA star and actor eloped in 1998. Carmen called their relationship wild and passionate, but later acknowledged that “we had a lot of hard times, too.” The couple filed for an annulment just nine days after getting married, but reconciled before ultimately divorcing in 1999. 

6.

John King and Dana Bash (m. 2008–2012):


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The CNN journalists got married in 2008 and have one child together. After nearly four years of marriage, the couple divorced. Neither Bash nor King have remarried.

7.

Drew Barrymore and Tom Green (m. 2001–2002):


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The actor and comedian decided to marry one year after meeting each other on the set of Charlie’s Angels. The couple divorced just a year later, but Tom and Drew recently reunited on her talk show to reminisce about their relationship.

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Paula Abdul and Emilio Estevez (m. 1992–1994):


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Emilio got down on one knee in 1992 after pursuing the singer for months. Paula filed for divorce a couple years later because Emilio did not want to have anymore children. In an interview after the divorce, she said, “It was heartbreaking for us both.” Paula got married and divorced again a few years later, while Emilio has remained unmarried.

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Chad Michael Murray and Sophia Bush (m. 2005–2006):


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After acting together on One Tree Hill in 2003, the actors fell for each other and got married two years later. Their romance didn’t last for long, however, and the couple split after just five months together. Chad remarried in 2015, while Sophia has stayed single.

10.

Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett (m. 1993–1995):


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The actor and musician met through mutual friends and decided to get married in their first month of dating. After two years together, Julia and Lyle called it quits. In an interview, Lyle said the pair rarely got to spend time together, especially at the beginning of their relationship. “We’ve never gone more than a week without seeing each other since we got married, but before that we’d never spent more than seven days together.”

11.

Sandra Oh and Alexander Payne (m. 2003–2006):


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The Grey’s Anatomy star and Sideways director started dating in the early 2000s and eventually tied the knot in 2003. The couple separated in 2005 and divorced in 2006, but they stayed on friendly terms. Alexander remarried in 2015, while Sandra has remained unmarried.

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Cindy Crawford and Richard Gere (m. 1991–1995):


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After meeting at a mutual friend’s barbecue, the model and esteemed actor began dating and eventually married in 1991. The couple filed for divorce four years later. Cindy has said their age gap made the relationship difficult: “I don’t want to just follow — I want to lead sometimes and I want to walk side by side sometimes.” Both celebrities remarried.

13.

Angelina Jolie and Jonny Lee Miller (m. 1996–1999):


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After acting together in the film Hackers in 1995, the pair quickly fell in love and married a year later. The marriage only lasted for a year, but in a 2004 interview, Angelina said she regretted getting divorced. Both Jonny and Angelina remarried and divorced other people several years later.

14.

Mario Lopez and Ali Landry (m. 2004):


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After dating for six years, the actors decided to get married in 2004, but their union lasted just two weeks. The pair called it quits after allegations of Mario’s infidelity surfaced. Currently, Mario is married to actor Courtney Mazza, and Ali is married to director Alejandro Monteverde.

15.

Nicolas Cage and Patricia Arquette (m. 1995–2001):


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The actors initially met in the late ’80s when Nicolas tried to win Patricia over. She refused him, but when they ran into each other in 1995, they decided to pursue a relationship. The couple mutually agreed to divorce a few years later. Nicolas entered his fifth marriage earlier this year, while Patricia married and divorced actor Thomas Jane in the mid-2000s.

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Jenna Fischer and James Gunn (m. 2000–2008):


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After being introduced by James’s brother, the couple began dating and eventually married in 2000. However, six years later, Jenna and James decided to end their marriage, saying, “We have been each other’s cheerleader and friend during the past six years and continue to be so now and in the future.” Two years after that, they officially divorced. Fischer married screenwriter Lee Kirk a few years later, while James has remained unmarried.

17.

Eddie Murphy and Tracey Edmonds (m. 2008):


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Though the couple wasn’t legally married in the US, they exchanged vows and tied the knot in a ceremony in French Polynesia. Tracey filed for divorced just two weeks after the wedding, citing a change in Eddie’s behavior.

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Eva Longoria and Tyler Christopher (m. 2002–2004):


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The two actors tied the knot in 2002 but kept their relationship extremely private. After their split, Eva married and divorced NBA star Tony Parker, and she is currently married to businessman José Bastón. Tyler also remarried, but his wife, a sports journalist, filed for divorce in 2019.

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And finally, Meghan Markle and Trevor Engelson (m. 2011–2013):


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The Suits actor and Remember Me producer dated for six years before getting hitched in Jamaica in 2011, but called off their marriage just two years later. Some reports say their relationship became long-distance due to work, which eventually caused the split. Meghan went on to marry Prince Harry in 2018, and Trevor remarried in 2019.

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