Famous Weddings & Divorces in 2002

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 1 Legendary guitarist Eric Clapton (56) weds Melia McEnery (25) at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Surrey, London

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton
  • Jan 5 Former Atomic Kitten member Kerry Katona (21) weds "Westlife" member Brian McFadden (21) at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Rathfeigh, County Meath, Republic of Ireland

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 12 TV Host Conan O'Brien (38) weds Liza Powel (31) at St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington

TV Host Conan O'Brien
TV Host
Conan O'Brien
  • Feb 2 Crown Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (38) weds Argentinean born Maxima Zorreguieta (34) at the Beurs van Berlage
  • Feb 17 Actress Joan Collins (68) weds theater company manager Percy Gibson at Claridge's Hotel in London
  • Feb 23 "Blue" country and pop singer LeAnn Rimes (19) weds backup dancer Dean Sheremet (21) at Perkins Chapel in Dallas, Texas

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 16 Oscar-winning entertainer Liza Minnelli (56) weds producer David Gest (48) at the Marble Collegiate Church in New York City

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli
  • Apr 13 "Law & Order" actor Benjamin Bratt (38) weds actress-model Talisa Soto (35) in San Francisco, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 20 MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski (62) weds Nancy Benson

MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski
MLB Outfielder
Carl Yastrzemski

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 20 MLB player Mark McGwire (38) weds Stephanie Slemer (26) in Las Vegas, Nevada

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
  • May 24 Princess Martha Louise of Norway (30) weds author Ari Behn (29) in Trondheim
  • May 31 "NYPD Blue" actress Sharon Lawrence (30) weds doctor Thomas Apostle at Saint Sophia Cathedral in Los Angeles
  • Jun 6 Former "Survivor" contestant and talk show host Elisabeth Filarski (25) weds former Boston College quarterback Tim Hasselbeck (24) at St. Mary
  • Jun 8 Teen rock star Taylor Hanson (19) weds Natalie Bryant (18) at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 8 Five-times Wimbledon champion Bjorn Borg (46) weds real estate broker Patricia Ostfeldt (35) near Stockholm

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • Jun 9 "In Your Eyes" singer Peter Gabriel (51) weds Meah Flynn at Li Capanni Hotel in Italy
  • Jun 10 1988 and 1994 Olympic Champion skater Ekaterina Gordeeva (31) weds 1998 Olympic Champion figure skater Ilia Kulik (25) in San Francisco

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 11 Musician Paul McCartney (59) weds former model and anti-landmines campaigner Heather Mills (34) at Castle Leslie in County Monaghan, Ireland

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Jun 15 "American Pie" actress Shannon Elizabeth (28) weds actor Joe Reitman (34) in Jalisco, Mexico

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 15 Actor Charlie Sheen (36) weds actress Denise Richards (31) under a rose arch dotted by over 1000 blooms in Brentwood, California

  • Jun 21 "Tuck Everlasting" actor Jonathan Jackson (20) weds "General Hospital" actress Lisa Vultaggio (29)
  • Jun 29 Actor-comedian Tom Arnold (43) weds Shelby Roos (29) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 4 Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts (34) weds L.A. cameraman Danny Moder (33) at her 82-acre ranch in Taos, New Mexico

Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts
  • Jul 5 "Smallville" actor Tom Welling (25) weds model Jamie White in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
  • Jul 20 ABC's World News Tonight co-host Elizabeth Vargas (39) weds singer-songwriter Marc Cohn (43) at the Council on Foreign Relations

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 10 Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) weds "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii

Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley
Actor Nicolas Cage
Actor
Nicolas Cage
  • Aug 10 "Baywatch" actress Angelica Bridges (28) weds Canadian hockey player Sheldon Souray (26) at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Aug 24 Journalist Bryant Gumbel weds model Hilary Quinlan at Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida
  • Aug 25 "Baywatch" actress Yasmine Bleeth (34) weds strip club owner Paul Cerrito at Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 1 Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar (35) weds actor Freddie Prinze Jr. (36) at El Careyes Resort in Mexico

  • Sep 1 "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" actress Terry Farrell (38) weds actor Brian Baker (35) at Paris Las Vegas in in Paradise, Nevada

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 14 No Doubt lead vocalist Gwen Stefani (42) weds lead singer and rhythm guitarist "Bush" Gavin Rossdale (46) at St. Paul's Church in London, England

Singer Gwen Stefani
Singer
Gwen Stefani
  • Sep 20 "Matrix" actor Laurence Fishburne (41) weds actress Gina Torres (33) at The Cloisters museum in New York City
  • Sep 20 "The Monkees" lead vocalist Micky Dolenz (57) weds Donna Quinter in Calabasas, California
  • Oct 5 "Angel" actress Charisma Carpenter (32) weds Damian Hardy

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 26 American singer-songwriter and TV personality Jessica Simpson (22) weds singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (28) at Riverbend Church in Austin, Texas

Pop Star Jessica Simpson
Pop Star
Jessica Simpson
  • Nov 9 Eighties pop princess Sheena Easton (43) weds Beverly Hills plastic surgeon John Minoli (44) at Las Vegas City Hall

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 26 Los Angeles Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal (30) weds Shaunie Nelson at The Beverly Hills Hotel's Crystal Garden

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal
  • Dec 31 Actress Rachel Griffiths (34) weds Australian artist Andrew Taylor (35) at Star of the Sea Chapel in Gardenvale, Australia

Famous Divorces

  • Mar 1 "12 Angry Men" actor Edward James Olmos (55) divorces "Sopranos" actress Lorraine Bracco (47) after 8 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Oct 15 Comedian Tom Green (30) divorces actress Drew Barrymore (26) due to irreconcilable differences after less than a year of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 25 Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) divorces "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 months of marriage

Actor Nicolas Cage
Actor
Nicolas Cage
Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley