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11 Celebrities Who Were Teenagers When They Got Married



While most American women marry at around age 27, stars like Drew Barrymore, Demi Moore, and Olivia Wilde all choose to go down the aisle before reaching 20. Of course, many famous people have been engaged early, but there’s something special about getting married when still a teenager. We’ve collected some stars who got married in their teens.

1. Drew Barrymore

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Early maturity In 1991, Drew became engaged to Leland Hayward at the age of 16. She ended both that engagement and the one she had with Jamie Walters in 1993, but she continued to manage to be married before turning 20 to Welsh bartender Jeremy Thomas in 1994. It was over in two months.

2. LeAnn Rimes

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When LeAnn Rimes was 19 years old in 2002, she got married to her backup dancer, Dean Sheremet. She married Eddie Cibrian soon after their 2010 divorce from Dean.

3. Macaulay Culkin

Macaulay Culkin married Rachel Miner at the age of seventeen. The youthful romance was short-lived. After separating in 2000, the couple divorced in 2002.

4. Olivia Wilde

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Olivia Wilde married Tao Ruspoli, the son of an Italian king who was almost ten years older than her, in a secret ceremony on a school bus when she was just 19. 2011 spotted the divorce of Olivia and Tao. She later started dating Jason Sudeikis, and in 2013, the couple announced their engagement.

5. Demi Moore

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Demi Gene Guynes married the singer-songwriter, Freddy Moore, and she began using Freddy’s surname as her stage name. When she was just 17 and he was 29, the two got married in 1980 and divorced after five years.

6. Solange Knowles


At the age of 17, Solange married the knot with Daniel Smith, her high school love, in February 2004. She gave birth to their son, Daniel Jr., in October of the same year. Afterward, they got divorced.

7. Milla Jovovich

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Milla Jovovich married her 21-year-old co-star Shawn Andrews of Dazed and Confused when she was 16 years old. After just a few months, the marriage was ended.

8. Bo Derek


Bo Derek’s late husband John Derek helped her develop her popular moniker. In 1976, at the age of 18, she married the knot with a man who was thirty years older. To escape US statutory rape laws, they both went to Germany until Bo became 18 and started dating when she was 16. They stayed married until he died in 1998.

9. Melanie Griffith

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Melanie Griffith began dating Don Johnson, her mother’s 22-year-old costar when she was just 14 years old. Melanie worked as an extra in their film The Harrad Experiment. She was 18 when they were married in 1976, but they divorced after just six months. They came back together in 1989, became pregnant, and married again. Their marriage continued until 1996.

10. Kim Kardashian

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Kim Kardashian, who was 19 then, married music producer Damon Thomas in 2000. 2003 Damon filed for divorce, which was finally completed in 2004.

11. Courtney Stodden

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When Courtney Stodden married 51-year-old Doug Hutchinson, she was 16 years old. For nine years, they were married in-law. Stodden talked openly about the “abuse” and “grooming” they experienced in their marriage while writing their memoir.

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