On This Day

Musicians Married and Divorced on June 1

Weddings in Music

Merle Haggard

1985 Country singer Merle Haggard (48) weds fourth wife Debbie Parret; divorce in 1991

Kenny Rogers

1997 Grammy Award-winning pop-country singer Kenny Rogers (59) weds Wanda Miller (31) at his ranch in Athens, Georgia

  • 2005 "The White Stripes" guitarist, pianist and lead vocalist Jack White (29) weds British model Karen Elson (26) in Manaus, Brazil
  • 2006 Korean "My Sassy Girl" actor-singer Cha Tae-Hyun (30) weds pop lyricist Choi Suk-eun at the Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Hotel in Seoul City

Tony Bennett

2007 Legendary crooner Tony Bennett (80) weds his longtime girlfriend Susan Crow (47) in New York City

Diana DeGarmo

2013 Singer Diana DeGarmo (26) weds singer Ace Young (33) at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard hotel in Los Angeles

  • 2013 Napster founder Sean Parker (33) weds singer-songwriter Alexandra Lenas at the Ventana Inn in Big Sur, California

Divorces in Music

  • 1994 Guns N' Roses drummer Matthew Sorum files to divorce Kai