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Talk about taking the plunge! This list contains information about celebrities who married people they barely knew, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, and reality stars married people that they barely knew. Some of these celebrities' marriages lasted for over a decade, while others quickly divorced. One famous actress got married only a few days after meeting a famous drummer.

Who is the most famous person who married someone they barely knew? Julia Roberts tops our list. Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett eloped in June of 1993 after only dating for three weeks. The couple divorced in 1995. Muhammad Ali only knew his first wife, Sonji Roi, for one month before their shotgun wedding on August 14, 1964. The couple divorced on January 10, 1966.

Pamela Anderson married Tommy Lee on February 19, 1995, just four days after they met. They divorced in 1998, but they continued to date on-and-off until 2008. KhloƩ Kardashian married Lamar Odom on September 27, 2009, only one month after meeting him at a party. Kardashian filed for divorce on December 13, 2013.

Do you think that it is a bad idea to marry someone you barely know? These quickie weddings sure don't let themselves to that happily ever after storyline we want from our biggest stars. Check out the stories of fast and furious celebrity love, and share your thoughts in the comments section.

Julia Roberts is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 7 Celebrites Who Married People They Barely Knew
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Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett eloped in June of 1993 after only dating for three weeks. The couple divorced in 1995.

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Age: 49

Birthplace: Smyrna, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Notting Hill, Closer, Erin Brockovich, My Best Friend's Wedding

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Pamela Anderson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 7 Celebrites Who Married People They Barely Knew
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Pamela Anderson married Tommy Lee on February 19, 1995, just four days after they met. They divorced in 1998, but they continued to date on-and-off until 2008.

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Age: 49

Birthplace: Ladysmith, Canada

Profession: Activist, Television director, Nude Glamour Model, Television producer, Model, + more

Credits: V.I.P., Scary Movie 3, Baywatch, Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson

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Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 7 Celebrites Who Married People They Barely Knew
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Mariah Carey eloped on April 30, 2008, with Nick Cannon after only dating for one month.

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Age: 47

Birthplace: Huntington, New York, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Film Producer, Model, + more

Credits: Oz the Great and Powerful, Love Actually, Rush Hour, Men in Black

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Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 7 Celebrites Who Married People They Barely Knew
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Muhammad Ali only knew his first wife, Sonji Roi, for one month before they got married on August 14, 1964. The couple divorced on January 10, 1966.

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Age: 75

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Profession: Professional Boxer, Philanthropist, Social activist

Credits: When We Were Kings, Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee, A.k.a. Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story

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