Here are Hollywood star couples who managed to make their marriages last until the end of time. Any of the celebrity partners on this list who learned the tricks of a happily married marriage were married for 19 years or even 39 years. While the number of Hollywood power couples appeared to connect, the list of actors that finally broke apart was as long, if not longer. We wanted to list some of the celebrity duos once married but unable to hold their union intact.
Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Esposito
Bradley Cooper was well-known for Alias and was Rachel McAdams’ douchebag fiancé in Wedding Crashers. He was still sober because the Hangover occurred for many years. Both Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Esposito appeared in TV shows ending after a season that year. In Bradley and Jennifer’s situation, the timing was all because they had some time and distance between tasks for them to know more about each other and get involved in the relationship. The two became engaged in October 2006 and agreed to marry in southern France on December 21, 2006. Jennifer Esposito filed for divorce in 2007.
Emmy Rossum and Justin Siegel
Emmy Rossum made a formal declaration that she secretly married Justine Siegel, her boyfriend music director, in February 2008. And though they knew how to keep their marriage private, their divorce was now on record. The two will no longer remain private after Justin Siegel filed for divorce in September 2009. The Opera’s Ghost star had been back on the market since the divorce was registered in Los Angeles Superior Court, finalizing her settlement with Justin Siegel for a modest $57,000.
James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow
From 1989 to 1991, James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow were married and were working together. James directed The Terminator. It was a low-budget, high-earning sci-fi adventure and Aliens space-horror sequel. In B-pictures like The Loveless and Near Dark, Kathryn Bigelow was a toiler. She settled on Blue Steel in December 1989. It was Jamie Lee Curtis’ police drama. The James Cameron-Kathryn Bigelow marriage ended after two years. The two, however, stayed in their friendship as tutor and ally. In their divorce deal, James Cameron will make three of her films.
Scott Foley and Jennifer Garner
Scott Foley and Jennifer Garner met in 1998 and married in October 2000. During Felicity’s early years, they were modest actors, and all was romantic and thrilling. The good stuff soon stopped, though. They split in April 2003. Jennifer said she and Scott “really were the victims of Hollywood. Everything is speeded up here — it is a fast-lane life, and if something is not working, it is considered best to end it without much thought. If we lived where I was brought up, we would probably still be together.”
Drew Barrymore and Tom Green
Drew Barrymore’s first partner, Tom Gray was the kind of man every mom would like daughters to marry. However, the duo’s marriage only lasted five months. Drew Barrymore and Tom Green were together in Charlie’s Angels, when they hit it off. Drew remained with her husband while battling testicular cancer. They were engaged for almost a year, which was longer than their marriage. They married in July 2001. They only filed for divorce after five months.
Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett
The marriage between country singer Lyle Lovett and well-known actress Julia Roberts was best described as short but intense. They wanted to get married after just three weeks after they began to date. Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett first met Robert Altman’s 1992 film set, The Player. The two agreed to wed on June 27, 1993. They exchanged their vows in Marion, Indiana. In all honesty, they didn’t have much love during the 21 months they were together. And from the outset, their marriage was already destined to fail.
Michael Douglas and Diandra Luker
Diandra and Michael met when Diandra secured a White House internship position. Michael was in the city, promoting a film. The two of them had a chat, marriage proposal arrived two weeks later. Then got married a year later. Michael and Diandra lived in Los Angeles, then relocated to New York. Michael’s career as an actor began to start, and Diandra claimed L.A.’s environment wasn’t suitable to raise their son. Michael Douglas and Diandra Luker were divorced in 1995, she received a $45 million payout plus some assets and alimony.
Tom Cruise and Mimi Rogers
Tom Cruise met Mimi Rogers at a dinner party in 1985. Mimi dated one of his colleagues, but both ended up marrying. The two agreed to marry on May 9, 1987. Their ceremony was upstate New York. Tom’s best man was Emilio Estevez. Mary Lee South, Tom Cruise’s mother, told People magazine that her new daughter-in-law was “top-notch.” It was claimed this was why Tom Cruise switched to faith. Th e two quickly declared that they would divorce in January 1990.
Mario Lopez and Ali Landry
Mario Lopez attracted teenage girls’ hearts worldwide when he played A.C’s part. Mario Lopez and Ali Landry, a former Miss USA, dated nearly six years. The two first met Miss Teen USA Pageant in 1998. They had a Mexican wedding in April 2004 with 50 guests. Ali Landry had some reservations, however, she hesitated to cancel because most of their guests had already made arrangements to attend the ceremony. Many flew from different parts of the globe. Two weeks later, however, she learned her assumptions about cheating were right.
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. Four years later, the two decided to marry in Las Vegas, where they exchanged aluminum foil rings at the altar. The couple divorced in 1995, and it was speculated that both were gay. Cindy denied the rumors by saying, “Considering the number of women he’s associated with, when does he have time to be gay?” The two of them decided to get married in August 1985 in Malibu, California, in an ocean-bluff ceremony. The arrival of the duo at the 1991 Academy Awards went down in fashion history.
Madonna and Sean Penn
On January 5, 1989, Madonna filed for divorce and cited the reason as irreconcilable differences. It was rumored that Sean Penn was violent to Madonna. Pamela Anderson started to gain fame at a B.C. Lions Football game, and it was her stepping stone to become an actress, animal rights activist, model, and writer. Kid Rock was known for being outspoken and even caused a controversy when he used Confederate flags, but said he “never flew the flag with hate in my heart” The two of them first met in 2001 and were engaged in 2002; they broke up before getting married.
Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson
Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson split up for good and filed their divorce in February 2007. The couple had not spoken since they separated ways. Kid Rock recalled what happened with the two of them, especially when they got back together and married. Renée Zellweger and Kenny Chesney first met at NBC’s Concert of Hope tsunami aid telethon in January 2005. They managed to keep their relationship a secret for months before the truth was revealed. Renée filed for marriage annulment four months after they had gotten married.
Renée Zellweger and Kenny Chesney
Renée and Kenny value and respect each other and are saddened that their different objectives prevent the success of this Marriage. It was speculated that Ryan was too competitive with how their careers were going. Scarlett explained to Glamour, “I don’t profess to know anything about Marriage that anybody else doesn’t know, or how to make it right” The two of them had gotten married at a wilderness retreat outside Vancouver, B.C. There were no details leaked to the press, and they managed to keep the wedding ceremony a secret.
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. However, we could be sure that the two of them were already dating in 2007, and after dating for a year, they made an official announcement of their engagement. They had an intimate ceremony with only a few family and friends as guests. The two of them had gotten married at a wilderness retreat outside Vancouver, B.C. There were no details leaked to the press, and they managed to keep the ceremony a secret. As for the reason they wanted privacy, Scarlett explained to Glamour, “I would never ask somebody about their Marriage if I didn’t know them. I don’t profess to know anything about Marriage that anybody else doesn’t know, or how to make it right. I don’t want to read about somebody who’s giving me relationship advice. So, I try to keep some things for myself to have a private life. Because that’s kind of all you have isn’t it? When it comes down to what separates you from the next person. You don’t go to work and talk about your Marriage. Why should I?” It was unfortunate that in 2010, Ryan and Scarlett announced that they were splitting up. There were many factors why they chose to end their Marriage. One reason could be that Scarlett was only 23 years old when they had gotten married, and she might have been still unsure of what she wanted from the Marriage. There were also some rumors that the two had occasionally fought. It was also speculated that Ryan was too competitive with how their careers were going. And last but not least, it might just be a matter of privacy. It was apparent that Scarlett desperately wanted to keep things private, while Ryan did not mind sharing so much.
Nicolas Cage and Lisa Marie Presley
Nicolas Cage and Lisa Marie Presley had been married for three and a half months before they filed for divorce. Presley was already praising Cage shortly after their divorce and even referred to him as a friend. Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes married after less than two years of dating in May 2003 at the Caribbean Island of Anguilla. The two shared the same opinion that it was essential to raise their kids by letting them have a normal childhood. The couple had a son in December 2003 and are still friends. The divorce was finalized in May 2004.
Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes
Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes married after less than two years of dating. The two shared the same opinion that it was essential to raise their kids by letting them have a normal childhood. The split is entirely amicable and is by mutual agreement, their legal counsel said. It was fortunate that the two were committed to co-parenting Joe.
Jennifer Lopez and Ojani Noa
Jennifer Lopez made the headlines after she performed at the Super Bowl halftime show with Shakira. J Lo was first married to a Cuban waiter, Ojani Noa, in February 1997. Their marriage lasted less than a year and ended in January 1998. The two of them had a sour relationship after the split and J Lo hired Ojni Noa to be her restaurant manager in 2002. After she fired him, he decided to have revenge since she had no reasonable grounds to fire him.
Shannen Doherty and Ashley Hamilton
Shannen Doherty and Ashley Hamilton started dating two weeks after they started dating. Their wedding happened last October 1993. Shannen and Ashley split up on February 23, 1994. The reason cited was “irreconcilable differences,” according to their divorce papers. The couple decided to fly to New York so that Shanna would be able to host Saturday Night Live.
Janet Jackson and René Elizondo Jr.
René Elizondo Jr. was a Mexican dancer, songwriter, and music video director. Janet and René dated in the 80s, and on March 31, 1991, they were married. In 2000, René successfully sued Janet for ten million dollars because of a “flimsy prenup agreement” Janet also married the R&B singer James DeBarge when she was only 18 years old. The couple had their prenuptial agreement in their married life, but René had no funds for himself.
Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman
Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman were married in November 1998 at Las Vegas. Their relationship lasted for nine days. “I saw all these different sides of Dennis. He was very emotional at times, and then there was the sweet romantic side and the fun, eccentric guy who loved to go out and drink and wear feather boas,” she said. She also recalled how Dennis settled for a plane to bring her to Las Vegas and how they celebrated by “drinking shots.
Hank Azaria and Helen Hunt
Hank Azaria was born on April 25, 1964. He was one of the voice actors in The Simpson. He appeared in films like The Birdcage, Godzilla, Mystery Man, and many more. Helen Hunt was a well-known American actress and filmmaker. She made a name for herself when she played a role in the sitcom Mad About You.
Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton
Angelina Jolie was a famous American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She received many different awards like Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. Billy Bob Thornton was known as an American actor, writer, director, and musician. Angelina and Billy met each other in the year 1999 during the making of Pushing Tin. They married in Las Vegas and adopted their first son Maddox in 2002.
Angelina Jolie and Jonny Lee Miller
Jonny Lee Miller was the first husband of Angelina Jolie and they were married for three months. They met in a thriller film called Hackers. They were divorced in February 1999, but their relationship was still “great friends” Miller was remarried to Michelle Hicks while Angelina previously married Brad Pitt, but they were separated in September 2016. He supported Angelina in the 2011 premiere of her first film being a director in her movie In the Land of Blood and Honey.
Brooke Shields and Andre Agassi
Brooke Shields was an American actress and model. She was married to retired American tennis player Andre Agassi in 1997. Their relationship ended because of Agassi’s addiction to crystal meth. After their divorce, Brooke married Chris Henchy, an American screenwriter, and producer. Agassi married Steffi Graf, a professional tennis player on October 22, 2001, at a Las Vegas home. The couple had children and were happily living in Las Vegas Valley.
Sophia Bush and Chad Michael Murray
Sophia Anna Bush was an American actress who played a role in One Tree Hill. Chad Michael was a well-known American actor, spokesperson, writer, and model. The two stars met each other in the W.B. show, and later, Michael began courting Sophia in 2003. In February 2006, Sophia decided to file an annulment. However, her petition was denied by the court. The invalidation of their Marriage was granted in December 2006 instead. She was also an active philanthropist and social activist.