Famous Weddings & Divorces on April 4

Famous Weddings

Frederick Henry

1625 Viceroy Frederick Henry marries Amalia countess von Solms-Braunfels

George Mason

1750 Statesman George Mason (24) weds Ann Eilbeck (16)

Sarah Bernhardt

1882 Actress Sarah Bernhardt marries diplomat Aristide Damala in London

Sam Kinison

1992 Comedian Sam Kinison (38) weds Malika Souiri at the Candlelight Chapel in Las Vegas

  • 1992 John Tesh (Entertainment Tonight) marries actress Connie Selleca

Brooke Shields

2001 Actress and model Brooke Shields (35) weds sitcom writer Chris Henchy (37) in Catalina Island, California

  • 2004 Latina singer Joy Enriquez (25) weds Grammy-winner Rodney Jerkins (26) at the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California

Beyoncé & Jay-Z

2008 Singer-songwriter and actress Beyonce Knowles (30) weds rapper Jay-Z (43) at a 13,500-square foot penthouse apartment in New York

  • 2014 TV personality Taylor Armstrong (42) weds attorney John Bluher at the Bel Air Bay Club in Pacific Palisades, California

Travis Barker

2022 Kourtney Kardashian and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker marry at the One Love Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas (they later call it their "practice" as they didn't have a licence)

Famous Divorces

Jeff Bezos

2019 Amazon's Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos agree record-breaking $35 billion divorce settlement