Famous Weddings & Divorces on June 14

Famous Weddings

  • 1541 William, Duke of J├╝lich-Cleves-Berg marries Jeanne d'Albret, daughter of King Henry II of Navarre - against her will, she has to be carried to the altar (marriage annulled 1545)

Camille Pissarro

1871 Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro (40) weds Julie Vellay in London

Scott Joplin

1904 Ragtime composer Scott Joplin (35) weds Freddie Alexander (19) in Arkansas

  • 1936 Singer and cowboy actor Roy Rogers (24) weds Arlene Wilkins in Roswell, New Mexico
  • 1950 American sci-fi writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 2nd wife Kleo Apostolides

Ted Cassidy

1956 Actor Ted Cassidy (23) weds Margaret Helen

Nelson Mandela

1958 Nelson Mandela weds Winnie Madikizela

Betty White

1963 "The Golden Girls" actress Betty White (41) weds "Password" game show host Allen Ludden (45) at the Sands Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Louis Jordan

1966 Musician Louis Jordan (58) weds singer and dancer Martha Weaver


1977 English model Twiggy Lawson (27) weds actor Michael Witney (45)

Danielle Steel

1981 Novelist Danielle Steel (33) weds John Traina

Ernie Banks

1984 MLB baseball player Ernie Banks (53) weds Marjorie Wardlawholm


1999 Rapper Eminem marries Kimberly Anne Scott for the 1st time

  • 2008 Country singer Sara Evans (37) weds former University of Alabama quarterback Jay Barker (35) in Franklin, Tennessee
  • 2013 90210 actor Matt Lanter (30) weds longtime girlfriend Angela Stacy at the Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California
  • 2014 Grammy Award-winning rapper Eve (35) weds entrepreneur Maximillion Cooper at Cala Jondal Beach in Ibiza, Spain

Famous Divorces

  • 1941 American stage and screen actress Tallulah Bankhead (39) divorces American actor John Emery (36) in Reno, Nevada after less than 4 years of marriage

Leo Durocher

1960 Actress Laraine Day (39) divorces manager Leo Durocher (53) due to incompatibility after 12 years of marriage

  • 2012 New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton (48) divorces Beth Shuey due to conflict of personalities after nearly 20 years of marriage
  • 2018 American "Glee" actress and singer Naya Rivera (31) divorces American actor Ryan Dorsey (34) after almost 4 years of marriage