Famous Weddings & Divorces on February 14

Famous Weddings

Louis XI

1451 Louis, dauphin of France (later Louis XI) (27) marries Charlotte of Savoy (9) without the consent of King Charles VII

  • 1613 King James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik

Carl Jung

1903 Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung (27) weds Swiss watch heiress Emma Rauschenbach (19), until her death in 1955

Douglas MacArthur

1922 Soldier Douglas MacArthur (42) marries 1st wife heiress Louise Cromwell Brooks (32)

Sam Walton

1943 Walmart founder Sam Walton (24) weds Helen Robson (23)

  • 1952 Comedian Joey Adams marries gossip columnist Cindy Heller

Agnes Moorehead

1953 Actress Agnes Moorehead (52) weds actor & film director Robert Gist (35)

Willie Mays

1956 MLB center fielder Willie Mays (24) weds Margherite Wendell Chapman in NYC, New York

Bettie Page

1966 American pin-up model Bettie Page (43) weds lineman Harry Lear; divorce in 1972

Raquel Welch

1967 American actress Raquel Welch (26) weds American film producer Patrick Curtis (27) in Paris, France; divorce in 1972

Roger Miller

1978 American country singer Roger Miller (42) weds Mary Arnold

Elton John

1984 British singer Elton John (36) marries Renate Blauel at Darling Point, New South Wales, Australia; divorce in 1988

  • 1988 American "General Hospital" TV star Jackie Zeman weds Glenn Gorden

Buzz Aldrin

1988 American astronaut Buzz Aldrin (58) weds Lois Driggs Cannon

Courtney Love

1989 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (24) weds vocalist James Moreland

Meg Ryan & Dennis Quaid

1991 Actress Meg Ryan (29) weds actor Dennis Quaid (37)

Jerry Garcia

1994 Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia (51) weds Deborah Koons (40) in Tiburon, California

Roseanne Barr

1995 Actress-comedienne Roseanne Barr (42) weds bodyguard Ben Thomas (28) at Caesars Tahoe, Nevada; divorce 2002

Prince Rogers Nelson

1996 American singer Prince Rogers Nelson (37) weds belly dancer Mayte Garcia (22) in Minneapolis; divorce in 1999

  • 1996 Secretary of Defense and former US Senator William Cohen of Maine (56) weds Black Entertainment Television host Janet Langhart (54) at United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Sharon Stone

1998 Golden Globe Award-winning actress Sharon Stone (40) weds San Francisco Examiner executive editor Phil Bronstein (47) in Beverly Hills, California

Keith Hernandez

2005 Retired baseball player Keith Hernandez (51) weds Kai Thompson in Miami Beach, Florida

Henry Hill

2006 American mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill (62) weds 3rd wife Lisa Caserta

  • 2007 Former Atomic Kitten member Kerry Katona (26) weds Mark Croft in Gretna Green

Keri Russell

2007 Former Felicity actress Keri Russell (30) weds longtime boyfriend Shane Deary (30) in NYC, New York

  • 2008 Oasis singer Liam Gallagher (35) weds All Saints singer Nicole Appleton (33) at Westminster Register Office in London

Martin Crowe

2009 Cricketer Martin Crowe (46) weds former Miss Universe Lorraine Downes (44) in an intimate ceremony

Salma Hayek

2009 Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek (42) weds French billionaire and PPR CEO Francois-Henri Pinault (46) in Paris

  • 2009 Victoria's Secret Angel model Adriana Lima (31) weds NBA player Marko Jaric (33) in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • 2013 Wedding planner to the stars Preston Bailey (63) weds Theo Bleckmann (47) at Empire State Building

Benedict Cumberbatch

2015 British actor Benedict Cumberbatch (38) weds opera director Sophie Hunter (36) at the 12th century Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Mottistone, England

  • 2016 Model and actress Liberty Ross (37) weds producer Jimmy Iovine (62) in Malibu, California
  • 2017 Fast and the Furious star Tyrese Gibson (38) weds Samantha Lee in a secret ceremony

Amy Schumer

2018 Comedian Amy Schumer weds chef Chris Fischer in Malibu

Famous Divorces

Albert Einstein

1919 German theoretical physicist Physicist Albert Einstein (39) divorces Serbian physicist and mathematician Mileva Marić (43) after 16 years of marriage

Mike Tyson & Robin Givens

1989 Robin Givens is granted a divorce from Mike Tyson in the Dominican Republic

Prince Rogers Nelson

1999 American singer Prince Rogers Nelson (40) divorces belly dancer Mayte Garcia (25) after 2 years of marriage