32 Celebrities Who Married the Same Person Twice
This is a list of celebrities who married the same person twice, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous people have been married multiple times to the same person. Some people took only a short break between marriages, and other Hollywood couples were separated for decades before they reconnected. This list includes many celebrities with the most marriages. One famous comedian even married two different wives two different times each.
Who is the most famous celebrity who married the same person twice? Pamela Anderson announced that she remarried her ex-husband Rick Salomon in 2014. The couple were previously married from 2007-2008. Rodney Dangerfield married, divorced, and remarried Joyce Indig between 1949 to 1970. They share children Melanie Roy-Friedman and Brian Roy. They weren't the only celebrities who were remarrying their exes though.
Comedian Richard Pryor gave love a second chance two times. Pryor first married Jennifer Lee from 1979–1982. The couple remarried in 2001 and were together until Pryor's death in 2005. He first married Flynn Belaine from 1986–1987 and then again from 1990–1991. He was married a total of seven times in his life. Other famous people who married the same person after divorce include Elizabeth Taylor, Melanie Griffith, Marie Osmond, and Eminem.
You might be surprised by the number of divorces that turn into remarriages. Scroll on below for some true Hollywood romantic history.
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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk dated English actress Talulah Riley in 2008, and the couple married in 2010. In 2012, they ended their relationship.
In July 2013, Musk and Riley remarried, but later divorced again in December 2014.
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Elizabeth Taylor was first married to Richard Burton from 1964-1974, and then again from 1975-1976. He adopted her daughters, Liza and Maria Burton.Taylor was married a total of eight times in her life, to seven different husbands. Burton was married five times to four wives.
Marshall Mathers was first married to his wife, Kim Scott, from 1999–2001. The couple got remarried and re-divorced in 2006.These are the only marriages for both parties, and their daughter, Hailie, was born in 1995. They also have custody of Kim's daughter, Whitney, and her niece, Alaina.
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Melanie Griffith was first married to Don Johnson for six months in 1976, and then again from 1989–1996. Their daughter, Dakota Johnson, was born in 1989.
Griffith was also married to Steven Bauer (1982–1987), and she has been married to Antonio Banderas since 1996. Johnson has been married to Kelley Phleger since 1999.
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Natalie Wood was first married to Robert Wagner from 1957–1962, and then again from 1972 until her death in 1981. Their daughter, Courtney Wagner, was born in 1974.Wood was also married to Richard Gregson (1969–1972). Wagner was also married to Marion Marshall (1963–1971), and he has been married to Jill St. John since 1990.
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Larry King was first married to Alene Akins from 1961–1963, and then again from 1967–1972. He adopted her son, Andy, in 1962, and they had a daughter, Chaia, in 1969.
King has been married a total of 8 times – with most marriages lasting less than 10 years. He has been married to Shawn King since 1997.