Famous Weddings & Divorces on May 16

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

1770 Marie Antoinette (14) marries future King Louis XVI (15) of France

Queen of France Marie Antoinette
Queen of France
Marie Antoinette

HeartWedding of Interest

1836 US writer Edgar Allan Poe (26) marries his 13-year-old cousin Virginia Clemm

  • 1880 British writer Mary Anne Evans, (pen name George Eliot), aged 60 marries John Cross, 20 years her junior
  • 1981 Pretenders' Martin Chambers weds Tracy Atkinson
  • 1987 Rocker David Crosby weds Jan Dance in LA

HeartWedding of Interest

1989 MLB player Moises Alou (22) weds Austria Melo

MLB Outfielder Moises Alou
MLB Outfielder
Moises Alou
  • 2006 "Korn" bassist Fieldy (36) weds Deena Beber at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California
  • 2009 Actress Jennifer Freeman (23) weds NBA guard Earl Watson (29) in Beverly Hills, California
  • 2010 British comedian David Walliams (38) weds supermodel Lara Stone (26) at Claridge's Hotel in London
  • 2015 Glee singer/actress Heather Morris (28) weds high school sweetheart Taylor Hubbell at Old Canyon Ranch in Topanga, California

Famous Divorces

  • 2008 "24" actor Kiefer Sutherland (37) divorces former model Elizabeth Kelly Winn (42) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 8 years of marriage