Famous Weddings & Divorces on May 13

Famous Weddings

Pearl S. Buck

1917 American missionary and writer Pearl Sydenstricker (24) weds fellow American missionary and economist John Lossing Buck (26), becoming Pearl S. Buck; divorce in 1935

Rudolph Valentino

1922 "Latin Lover" silent actor Rudolph Valentino (27) weds film costume and set designer Natacha Rambova (25) in Mexicali, Mexico; divorce in 1925

Dmitri Shostakovich

1932 Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich (25) weds Russian physicist Nina Varsar (23), mostly until her death in 1954

Bruce Springsteen

1985 American rock singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen (35) weds American actress Julianne Phillips (25) at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Oswego, Oregon; divorce in 1989

Dennis Rodman

2003 NBA star Dennis Rodman (42) weds his third wife, Michelle Moyer in a small civil ceremony in Newport Beach, California, on his birthday; divorce in 2012

  • 2006 American actress Sara Bakker (32) weds Sloan Alexander at the United Church on the Green in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 2006 British football star player Gary O'Neil (22) weds Donna Guerin in Highclere Castle, Hampshire

Jim Parsons

2017 American "Big Bang Theory" actor Jim Parsons (44) weds American graphic designer Todd Spiewak (40) at the Rainbow Room in New York City

  • 2017 Country music vocalist Dan Smyers (29) weds longtime love Abby Law in Nashville, Tennessee

Diana Taurasi

2017 Former WNBA player Diana Taurasi (34) weds teammate Penny Taylor (36) in Phoenix, Arizona