Famous Weddings & Divorces on July 4

Famous Weddings

Margaret Mitchell

1925 American writer ("Gone With The Wind") Margaret Mitchell (24) marries 2nd husband John Marsh (29)

James Joyce

1931 Irish writer (Ulysses) James Joyce and Nora Barnacle finally marry in London registry office after meeting in 1904.

Gertrude Lawrence

1940 Actress Gertrude Lawrence (42) weds theater owner Richard Aldrich

David Lean

1960 Film director David Lean (52) weds fourth wife Leila Matkar

  • 1973 British Army officer Andrew Parker Bowles (33) weds Camilla Rosemary Shand (26) at Guards Chapel in Birdcage Walk in London, England

Barry White

1974 American soul singer Barry White (29) weds R&B singer Glodean James (28) at a private ceremony in Las Vegas, Nevada; Separate in 1988, but never divorce

Ozzy & Sharon Osbourne

1982 Former Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne (33) weds music manager and concert promoter Sharon Arden (29) in Maui, Hawaii

  • 1992 American actress Bobbie Eakes marries author David Stone
  • 1997 "Beverly Hills 90210" actor Ian Ziering (34) weds model-actress Nikki Schieler (26) in Beverly Hills, California

Bill Murray

1997 Actor Bill Murray (46) weds costume designer Jennifer Butler (30); divorce in 2008

Victoria Beckham & David Beckham

1999 Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star player David Beckham (24) weds Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham (25) at the 560-acre Luttrellstown Castle outside Dublin, Ireland

Julia Roberts

2002 Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts (34) weds L.A. cameraman Danny Moder (33) at her 82-acre ranch in Taos, New Mexico

  • 2003 Screenwriter and producer Dean Devlin (40) weds "Another World" actress Lisa Brenner (29)

Dennis Quaid

2004 Actor Dennis Quaid (50) weds real estate agent Kimberly Buffington (32) at his 500-acre Montana ranch in Paradise Valley, Montana

Samantha Power

2008 Journalist and Diplomat Samantha Power (37) weds law professor Cass Sunstein (53) at Church of Mary Immaculate in County Kerry, Ireland

  • 2010 "Survivor: Thailand" star Tanya Vance weds Joseph Luczaj in Maui, Hawaii
  • 2012 "Grey's Anatomy" actress Sara Ramirez (36) weds TIMEC's business analyst Ryan Debolt in a private beachside ceremony in New York; separate in 2021
  • 2012 NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson (34) weds "Basketball Wives" TV personality Evelyn Lozada in Saint Martin

Tina Turner

2013 American singer Tina Turner (73) weds German music executive Erwin Bach (57) in Kusnacht, Switzerland

  • 2014 Reef band guitarist Jesse Wood (37) weds TV presenter Fearne Cotton (32) in London
  • 2014 Star Trek actor Tom Hardy (36) weds actress Charlotte Riley (32) in a secret ceremony

Ashton Kutcher

2015 American "That 70s Show" actor Ashton Kutcher (37) weds Ukranian-American "That 70s Show" actress Mila Kunis (31) in Los Angeles

Vanessa Williams

2015 American actress and singer Vanessa Williams (52) weds Jim Skrip in Buffalo, New York

Billy Joel

2015 American music legend Billy Joel (66) weds American equestrian Alexis Roderick (33) at NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's Long Island home