On This Day

Musicians Married and Divorced in 1994

Weddings in Music

Jerry Garcia

Feb 14 Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia (51) weds Deborah Koons (40) in Tiburon, California

  • Apr 9 Singer Wayne Newton (52) weds attorney Kathleen McCrone (30)
  • Apr 16 American singer and piano player Harry Connick, Jr. (26) weds American model Jill Goodacre (30) at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, Louisiana

Dudley Moore

Apr 16 British actor Dudley Moore (58) weds actress Nicole Rothschild; divorced in 1998

Trisha Yearwood

May 21 American country singer Trisha Yearwood (29) weds American roots-rock bassist Robert Reynolds (32); divorce in 1999

Wedding of Interest

May 26 American King of Pop, Michael Jackson (35) weds King of Rock 'n' Roll Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie Presley (26) in La Romana, Dominican Republic

  • Jun 3 American "Pearl Jam" singer Eddie Vedder (29) weds Beth Liebling (27) in the Eternal City

Billie Joe Armstrong

Jul 2 "Green Day" vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong (22) weds Adeline Records co-owner Adrienne Nesser (24)

  • Jul 10 The "Anthrax" heavy-metal guitarist Scott Ian (31) weds Debbie Leavitt (23) in Huntington Beach, California
  • Jul 18 "The Cranberries" lead singer Dolores O'Riordan (22) weds Don Burton (32) in Ireland

David Gilmour

Jul 29 Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour marries 2nd wife writer Polly Samson

R. Kelly

Aug 30 American R&B singer R. Kelly (25) weds Aaliyah (15) illegally in Rosemont, Illinois (later annulled)

  • Sep 17 "Stone Temple Pilots" lead singer Scott Weiland 26) weds Janina Castenada

Richie Sambora

Dec 17 Actress Heather Locklear (33) weds Bon Jovi lead guitarist Richie Sambora (35) at The American Cathedral in Paris, France; divorce in 2007

Celine Dion

Dec 17 Queen of Pop Céline Dion (26) weds her manager Rene Angelil (52) at Notre Dame Basilica in Montreal, Canada


Divorces in Music

Billy Joel

Mar 26 American 'Piano Man' Billy Joel (45) and American supermodel Christie Brinkley (40) divorce after 9 years of marriage

  • Apr 14 Musician Billy Joel & supermodel Christie Brinkley announce plans to divorce
  • Jun 1 Guns N' Roses drummer Matthew Sorum files to divorce Kai