Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1993

Famous Weddings

Kim Alexis

Jan 2 Supermodel Kim Alexis (32) weds ice hockey player Ron Duguay (35)

  • Jan 12 MTV hostess Martha Quinn marries longtime boyfriend Jordan Tarlow

Mitch McConnell

Feb 6 US Senator Mitch McConnell (51) weds economist Elaine Chao

Tony Curtis

Feb 28 Tony Curtis weds Lisa Deutsch as his 4th wife

Eddie Murphy

Mar 18 Eddie Murphy marries Nicole Mitchell in NYC

  • Mar 20 Talk show host Morton Downey Jr (59) weds producer Lori Krebs (29) in Bellmore, New York

Larry David

Mar 31 Actor and writer Larry David (45) weds environmental activist Laurie Lennard (35)

  • Apr 1 American actress Stefanie Powers (50) marries Frenchman Patrick de la Chenais (41); divorce in 1999
  • Apr 17 "The Bangles" lead singer Susanna Hoffs (34) weds "Austin Powers" director Jay Roach (35)
  • Apr 18 Beirut-hostage Terry Anderson marries Madeleine Bassil
  • Apr 21 Rolling Stone's bassist Bill Wyman (56) weds American actress Suzanne Accosta on French Riveria
  • Apr 24 ABC news analyst Jeff Greenfield (49) weds Karen Gannett
  • May 15 British-American actress Jane Seymour (42) weds American actor James Keach (45); divorce 2015

Mariah Carey

Jun 5 American pop singer Mariah Carey (24) weds Sony Music CEO Tommy Mottola (43), at St. Patrick's cathedral in New York City; divorced 1998


Jun 9 Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito weds Masaka Owada

  • Jun 10 Abdullah II of Jordan (31) weds Rania Al-Yassin (22) in Amman, Jordan
  • Jun 19 Mandy Smith (Bill Wyman's ex-wife) weds Pat van den Hauwe

Mario Lemieux

Jun 26 NHL scoring champion Mario Lemieux (27) weds longtime girlfriend Nathalie Asselin at Notre Dame Basilica in Canada

Julia Roberts

Jun 27 American actress Julia Roberts (25) weds American singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett (36) at St. James Lutheran Church in Marion, Indiana; divorce in 1995

  • Jul 3 Prince Alois of Liechtenstein weds Duchess Sophie of Bavaria
  • Jul 24 American "Night Court" actor Richard Moll (50) weds Susan Brown (32); divorce in 2005
  • Jul 25 Designer Claude Montana (44) weds his model Wallis Franken (44)

Roger Waters

Jul 28 Pink Floyd musician Roger Waters (49) weds (his third time) Priscilla Phillips; divorce in 2001

  • Aug 8 California state senator Tom Hayden (54) weds American actress Barbara Williams (40); divorce in 2016
  • Aug 14 Dr William Masters (78) weds college sweetheart Geraldine Oliver (76)
  • Aug 14 Shari Beadley weds Christopher Martin (Kid 'n Play)

Alec Baldwin

Aug 19 Actress Kim Basinger weds actor Alec Baldwin

  • Aug 21 British-American lyricist Bernie Taupin (43) weds Strephanie Haymes; divorce in 1998
  • Aug 29 Actress Elke Sommer (52) weds Wolf Walther (46)

Marlee Matlin

Aug 29 Actress Marlee Matlin (28) weds Kevin Grandalski (28) in New York City

  • Sep 4 Five-time U.S. national champion figure pair skater Jerod Swallow (26) weds his partner Elizabeth Punsalen
  • Sep 5 "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" actress Nia Vardalos (30) weds "Felicity" actor Ian Gomez (28)

Ralph Fiennes

Sep 5 Actor Ralph Fiennes marries actress Alex Kingston (divorced 1997)

  • Sep 5 Robocop Richard Eden (36) weds actress Shannon Hile (30)

Loretta Young

Sep 10 Actress Loretta Young (80) weds costume designer Jean Louis (85)

Merle Haggard

Sep 11 Country singer Merle Haggard (56) weds (fifth and final time) Theresa Ann Lane at his ranch near Redding, California

  • Sep 16 Singer Karen Akers (48) weds businessman Kevin Powers (41)

Shannen Doherty

Sep 24 Beverly Hills 90210 star Shannen Doherty (Brenda) weds Ashley Hamilton

Spike Lee

Oct 2 Filmmaker Spike Lee weds attorney Tonya Lewis

  • Oct 3 Evangelist Tammy Faye Bakker (52) weds Roe Messner (58)
  • Oct 8 Queen Elizabeth's nephew Viscount Linley (32) weds Serena Stanhope (24) at St. Margaret’s Church in London
  • Oct 10 Ted Kennedy Jr (32) weds psychiatrist Katherine Gershman (34)

Don Shula

Oct 16 NFL coach Don Shula (63) weds second wife Mary Anne Stephens at St Joseph's Catholic Church in Miami Beach

  • Oct 22 Actor James Coburn (65) weds Paula Murad (37)
  • Nov 6 Actress Allison Angrim (32) weds Robert Schoonover (44)
  • Nov 13 "Ladyhawke" actress Michelle Pfeiffer (35) weds television writer and producer David E. Kelley (37) in Santa Barbara, California

Luke Perry

Nov 20 Actor Luke Perry (27) weds Minnie Sharp (24) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills

  • Nov 26 Political strategist for President Clinton's campaign and political commentator James Carville (49) weds Republican political pundit Mary Matalin (40) in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 27 Actress Teri Garr (44) weds building contractor John O'Neil (42) at the Twin Dolphins Hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Darryl Strawberry

Dec 3 Baseball player Darryl Strawberry (31) weds Charisse Simon (26)

  • Dec 5 American actor William Sanderson (47) weds Sharon Wix (39)

Boris Becker

Dec 17 Tennis star Boris Becker (26) weds designer Barbara Feltus (27); divorce in 2001

  • Dec 18 General Hospital co-stars Kristina Malandro & Jack Wagner wed

Wedding of Interest

Dec 20 Businessman Donald Trump (47) weds former model Marla Maples (30) at Trump Plaza Hotel

Rodney Dangerfield

Dec 26 Comedian Rodney Dangerfield (72) weds Joan Child (41) at Silver Bells Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas

Shania Twain

Dec 28 Canadian country singer-songwriter Shania Twain (27) weds South African record producer Robert "Mutt" Lange (45); divorce in 2010

Billy Ray Cyrus

Dec 28 Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus (32) weds Leticia "Tish" Finley (26)

  • Dec 30 Singer Deni Hines (22) weds INXS guitarist Kirk Pengilly (35)

Wayne Brady

Dec 31 Actor and host Wayne Brady (21) weds Diana Lasso in Orlando

  • Dec 31 Loveboat actress Jill Whelan (27) weds Brad St John (33)

Famous Divorces

Salman Rushdie

Mar 2 Novelist Salman Rushdie (Satanic Verses) divorces Marianne Wiggins

  • Mar 5 Former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry divorces his wife Effi

Björn Borg

Apr 22 Tennis great Björn Borg divorces Loredana Berte

  • Apr 23 Motley Crue's Mike Mars files for divorce from Emi-Canyn
  • Jun 23 Lindsay Wagner (Bionic Woman) files for divorce from Lawrence Mortorff
  • Jul 20 Joe Petruzzi files for divorce from Annabella Sciorra (Jungle Fever)

Oliver Stone

Aug 11 American filmmaker Oliver Stone files for divorce from Elizabeth Cox, after 12 years of marriage

Darryl Strawberry

Oct 15 Baseball player Darryl Strawberry (31) divorces Lisa Andrews after more than 8 years of marriage

  • Oct 15 Guardian Angel Lisa Evers Sliwa files for divorce from Curtis Sliwa
  • Nov 4 Nia Peeples files for divorce from Howard Hewett

Jim Carrey

Nov 16 Actor Jim Carrey files for divorce from Melissa Womer after 6 years of marriage