By April Littleton
Many celebrities are known for their numerous, infamous marriages to other stars who are in the spotlight. Cupid has come up with a list of the top five celebrities who’ve had the most marriages. Check it out here:
Billy Bob Thornton
This 58-year-old has been married a total of five times. Thornton married Melissa Lee Gatlin, with whom he has a daughter with, in 1978. The couple divorced in 1980. Six years later, he married actress Toni Lawrence. The separated the following year and divorced in 1988. The Sling Blade actor was married to Cynda Williams from 1990 to 1992. A year later, Thornton became involved with Playboy model Pietra Dawn Cherniak. They have two sons together, Harry James and William. However, the wedded bliss didn’t last long. The lovebirds divorced in 1997. The next lady to come into Thornton’s life was none other than Angelina Jolie. At the time, the Tomb Raider actress was 20 years his junior. The duo married in 2000 and were known for their eccentric public displays of affection. They reportedly walked around with vials of each other’s blood around their necks. The newlyweds separated two years later and divorced in 2003. Currently, Thornton is in a relationship with makeup effects crew member Connie Angland. The pair have one daughter together, Bella. The couple have no plans to marry in the future.
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The beautiful Elizabeth Taylor married eight times to seven husbands. Her first marriage was to Conrad “Nicky” Hilton from May 6, 1950 to Jan. 29, 1951. Taylor’s next husband was Michael Wilding, who was 20 years her senior. The couple stayed together from 1952 to 1957. Her next marriage to Mike Todd was the only one not to end in divorce. The lovebirds were married from Feb. 1957 up until Todd’s death in 1958. Eddie Fisher, Todd’s best friend, became Taylor’s fourth husband. The pair began an affair while Fisher was still married to Debbie Reynolds. The duo divorced Mar. 1964. The Cleopatra actress married Richard Burton Mar. 15, 1964 and divorced June 26, 1964. They remarried in a private ceremony in Kasane, Botswana, but soon re-divorced in 1976. Taylor married Republican United States Senator John Warner Dec. 1976, but the couple separated in 1982 because of Taylor’s unhappiness with the political lifestyle. Larry Fortensky was Taylor’s last husband. They met at the Betty Ford Center and married at the Neverland Ranch. The duo were together from 1991 to 1996.
The television and radio host has been married a total of eight times to seven different women. In 1951, he married his high school sweetheart Freda Miller at the age of 18. The marriage was annulled a year later. Next, King was briefly married to Annette Kaye, whom he has son, Larry Jr. with. His third wife, Alene Akins, was a Playboy bunny. The couple married in 1961 and divorced two years later. Mary Francis “Mickey” Stuphin, who divorced King, married him in 1963. He remarried Akins in 1969, but they divorced again in 1972. King was involved with math teacher and production assistant Sharon Lepore for seven years. Julie Alexander became his sixth wife in 1989. However, the couple lived in different cities, resulting in a divorce in 1992. King married Shawn Southwick in 1997 three days before he underwent heart surgery. The couple have two children together, Chance and Cannon and are currently still together.
The Beetlejuice actress has been married four times. She married Richard Emmolo from Mar. 25, 1982 to Feb. 26, 1983. Her next marriage was to actor Jeff Goldblum from 1987 to 1990. Film director Renny Harlin became her third husband in 1993. The couple divorced in 1998. Davis married Reza Jarrahy Sept. 1, 2001. They welcomed their first child, daughter Alizeh Keshvar Apr. 10, 2002. At 48-years old, Davis welcome twin boys, Kian William Jarrahy and Kaiis Steven in 2004. The lovebirds are still married.
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Walters has been married four times to three different men. Her first marriage was to Robert Henry Katz in 1955. The marriage was annulled 11 months later. Lee Guber became her second husband in 1963. The couple adopted a daughter, Jacqueline Dena Guber, in 1968. The pair divorced in 1976. Walters married the CEO of Lorimar Television, Merv Adelson in 1981. The couple divorced three years later only to remarry in May 10, 1986. They divorced again in 1992.
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