Celebrities You’ll be Shocked to Know Were Once Married
NICOLAS CAGE AND LISA MARIE PRESLEY
Lisa Presley is the only daughter of the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, and Priscilla Presley and is called the Princess of Rock. Lisa Marie was born in 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. Lisa met Nicolas Cage at the 52nd birthday party of guitarist Johnny Ramone, which she attended with her fiancé John Oszajca, a Hawaiian musician. Nicolas Cage is the famous Hollywood legend born in California in 1964. At that moment, Lisa fell in love with the actor, who caused her 16-month engagement to fiancé Oszajca. A month after, Nicolas Cage and Lisa Marie Presley went public about their relationship in 2001. It was said that they had already been in a relationship for two years before their marriage. Lisa said that they had a great connection and had left a mark in each other’s life.
The couple married in 2002, and it lasted for two years. Fans already speculated about their relationship. Lisa was Cage’s second marriage. The couple had a famous, short-lived marriage that ended in May 2004. To their credit, the split was amicable, and they remain friends to this day.
UMA THURMAN AND GARY OLDMAN
Gary Oldman was born in New Cross, England. He is a movie star who is known for being a talented actor. According to rumors, he met Uma Thurman when Sean Penn introduced them to each other while filming State of Grace in 1989, but there were also other contradictory rumors saying they met in England. Oldman broke up with his wife, actress Lesley Manville, and married Thurman the next year after the movie. They were married in 1990. It was said that while the movie was filming, they were already dating. The couple worked together in the film Henry & June in France.
Thurman and Oldman both appeared in Batman films. In 1997, Thurman played Poison Ivy in Batman and Robin, while in 2005, Oldman played James Gordon in Batman Begins. In 1992, less than two years after their wedding, the couple went their separate ways. Both agreed that, to a huge degree, their union was a mistake. Thurman shared that although she met him when she was just eighteen (he was twelve years older than her) he was truly her first love.
JENNIFER GARNER AND SCOTT FOLEY
Born in 1972, Jennifer Garner is an American actress who became famous for her films and TV shows. The actress met the American actor, director, and screenwriter on the set of the movie Felicity during filming in 1998. Garner said that, to his credit, Foley was a really good person. Garner and Folley married in 2000 but split not long after. Their split became official in March 2003.
Garner said that, for her, it seemed like they never had a chance to have a happy marriage. She told Allure that when she looked back at what happened, she realized that she should have known they did not have a shot. Garner shared that she regretted marrying in her 20s but still kept her belief in marriage.
ANGELINA JOLIE AND JONNY LEE MILLER
The American Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie was born in Los Angeles, California. She is known for her humanitarian work, and in 2001, she was named the “Goodwill Ambassador for Refugees” by the UNHCR. The actress met Jonny Lee Miller when she was 21 years old while filming the 1995 movie Hackers. Miller was born in Kingston, England. He was once said to be a shy and quiet kid in high school but was able to express his emotions well through acting,c and even had, at one point, been given credit for how well he acts. His family was also known to be into acting. Jolie and Miller fell in love after meeting on the set of the film. They became a couple and married in March of 1996 but separated eighteen months later. Though their marriage didn’t work out, Miller said that he had no regrets and bitterness towards Jolie. In fact, Miller and Jolie remain friends and still talk to each other.
ANGELINA JOLIE AND BILLYBOB THORNTON
Billy Bob was born in 1955 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He once shared that at one point, he became so poor that potatoes were all he could afford to eat. He had low nutrition because of this and became sickly. Thankfully, a doctor from Arkansas treated him despite the fact that he didn’t have medical insurance.
Thornton met Angelina Jolie during filming of Pushing Tin in 1999. They got married in the early 2000s and adopted a Cambodian baby boy. The couple separated after two years. Billy Bob Thornton shared about the split and admitted that there was a reason for their separation. He revealed that the reason they broke up was because of differences in lifestyle. Thornton said that he admired Jolie for her beliefs and will always respect her.
BRADLEY COOPER AND JENNIFER ESPOSITO
Bradley Cooper is an American actor and a filmmaker born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He and Jennifer Esposito, who was born in Brooklyn, New York, had a quiet relationship. They had been refusing to answer questions regarding their relationship. A few months after being spotted together, PEOPLE news revealed in October 2006 that they were engaged. Esposito shared that what she liked about him was his sense of humor.
Cooper and Esposito got married in late December of 2006. The couple was happy and enjoyed each other’s company at the time. However, there was no insurance that their marriage would last for long. The couple had only been married for a few months until they both decided to separate. Cooper’s representative gave a statement saying that both of them agreed to go their separate ways and have actually been separated for quite a while. Even though they are not together, they are reportedly still on good terms.
KATE WINSLET AND SAM MENDES
Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes were together for less than two years. The son of Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes was born in December. They planned to reveal it because they thought it would be a good idea, so they just did it. Kate and Sam realized the responsibility of giving their child a normal life. As a family, they also did the usual activities that other families do. They hang out and play. However, it was not enough to keep them together. In 2010 they announced their separation. Months after, they announced that they were officially separated.
Kate Winslet is a British actress who met Sam Mendes. Mendes won an Oscar award for directing American Beauty in 2002. They met each other in 2001 when Mendes wanted the actress to be cast in a play where he was working as the artistic director. Winslet and Mendes then started their relationship and married in secret 2003. The couple said they weren’t actually planning to do so, but since they thought it was a good idea, they went for it. The couple had a son named Joe, who was born in December 2003. Though they were perceived as one of British film’s power couples, they wanted to have a normal life.
After seven years of being married, they were saddened to confess that they had ended it and said that it was entirely a mutual agreement. A brief statement from their lawyer confirmed it.
CAREY MULLIGAN AND MARCUS MUMFORD
Carrey Hannah Mulligan is an English actress, who was born in 1985. She met the band Mumford and Sons’ lead singer, Marcus Mumford. Mumford is an English musician born in 1987 in Yorba Linda, California. Mulligan and Mumford’s love story was famous because of how it began. Their story started when they were young. They both went to the same church camp. They stayed in touch after that by writing to each other but later lost it. Years after, they had met once again and married the next year. The couple was blessed to have two kids. Their daughter, born in 2015, is named Evelyn Grace, and their son, born in August 2017, is named Wilfred.
In an interview with The Telegraph, Carey revealed that they would still write love letters to each other even if they were already married. They’ve been given credit for their sweetness towards each other. The couple has been married since 2012. She also said that they support each other in their careers.
TOM CRUISE AND MIMI ROGERS
Tom is an American actor and producer born in 1962. According to Cruise, he met the American actress Mimi Rogers while he was developing Top Gun in 1985 at a dinner party. Mimi was dating Tom’s friend at that time but somehow ended up with Tom. Tom and Mimi began their relationship and tied the knot in a secret ceremony in New York in May 1987. Tom shared that he didn’t think he was ready for marriage but went for it anyway. Emilio Esteves was Cruise’s best man at the said wedding. Mimi Rogers is Tom Cruise’s first wife. Their marriage still ended because of some reason. Mimi then revealed that Tom, at a certain period and degree of time, was thinking of becoming a monk. There were also spreading rumors that the reason may be because Tom became too big of a star, or maybe it was their six-year age difference. The couple announced their separation in January 1990.
MADONNA AND SEAN PENN
Madonna, the Queen of Pop, is an American singer-songwriter and actress. The singer met Sean Penn in 1985. Penn is a highly capable actor who was born in 1960, in Santa Monica, California. Madonna and Penn were shy about their mutual feelings. In spite of that, they got married months after they met, and it was on Madonna’s birthday. Their marriage lasted around four years and they got separated in 1989.
Sean Penn was asked questions about his ex-wives in The Late Show, and he admitted that he loves his first wife, Madonna, very much without comparison. That statement from Penn was still not enough insurance to make their years together last. The couple worked together at a charity event in December 2016. In the same event, Madonna confessed to Penn that she is still in love with him in front of an awed audience.