Famous Weddings & Divorces on February 20

Famous Weddings

John Cleese

1968 British future Monty Python comedian John Cleese (28) weds American actress and writer Connie Booth (27); divorce in 1978

Arthur Ashe

1977 American world No. 1 tennis player Arthur Ashe (33) weds Indo-Guadeloupean-African-American photographer Jeanne Moutoussamy at the Church Center for the United Nations in New York City in ceremony officiated by US Ambassador to the UN Andrew Young

  • 1980 American "LA Law" and "The Partridge Family" actress Susan Dey (27) weds American television producer Bernard Sofronski

Rodney King

1989 Future police violence victim Rodney King (23) weds Crystal Lynnette Waters; divorce in 1996

  • 1998 American warrior monk "Kung Fu" actor David Carradine (61) weds actress Marina Anderson (45) on the Laramie Street set on the back lot of Warner Bros. Studio in Hollywood; divorce in 2001

Bobby Flay

2005 American "Iron Chef America" host Bobby Flay (40) weds former "Law and Order: SVU" actress Stephanie March (30) at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in New York City; divorce in 2015

  • 2009 "Dog The Bounty Hunter" actress Lyssa Chapman (21) weds Brahman Galanti (35) at Lanikuhonua at Ko Olina in Oahu, Hawaii
  • 2016 American R&B singer Ne-Yo (36) weds Crystal Renay Williams (29) at the Terranea Resort, overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Rancho Palos Verdes, California; divorce in 2023

Hayley Williams

2016 Paramore's lead vocalist Hayley Williams (27) weds New Found Glory's lead guitarist Chad Gilbert in Franklin, Tennessee; divorce in 2017

  • 2016 TV personality and actress Casey Reinhardt (30) weds longtime beau Sean Brown in California

Famous Divorces

Cher & Sonny Bono

1974 American singer and actress Cher (27) files for separation from husband singer-songwriter Sonny Bono (38)

Carmen Electra

2007 "Baywatch" actress Carmen Electra (34) divorces rocker Dave Navarro (39) due to irreconcilable differences after less than three years of marriage