Famous Breakups: The 10 Most Popular Celebrity Divorces
All good things must come to an end. This saying has never been truer than it is with Hollywood divorce.
The tabloids bombard us with rumors of love connections that transform into magical fairy tale weddings. What happens next, in what seems like minutes later, is divorce.
Here’s a list of the top 10 most famous celebrity divorces.
10. ANGELINA JOLIE AND BRAD PITT
After rumors of infidelity during the filming of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt became a couple pretty quickly after Pitt officially divorced Jennifer Anniston.
The couple was together for 15 years but only married for five. Pitt and Jolie have six children together.
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9. JENNIFER ANNISTON AND BRAD PITT
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Anniston were married from 2000 to 2005. This divorce became famous after Angelina Jolie became the rumored “woman on the side.”
8. MARIAH CAREY AND NICK CANNON
Mariah Carey was Nick Cannon’s childhood crush which made it even more heartbreaking when they announced their break up. The couple continues to co-parent their twins as friends.
7. KRIS AND BRUCE (CAITLYN) JENNER
Before transitioning from Bruce to Caitlyn, the Jenners enjoyed decades of marriage while raising six children together. Caitlyn Jenner famously came out as a transgender woman shortly after their divorce.
6. JENNIFER GARNER AND BEN AFFLECK
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have three children together. The couple was married for ten years before finally divorcing due to Affleck’s substance abuse issues.
5. HEIDI KLUM AND SEAL
Heidi Klum and Seal started out as best friends before things went south. During the divorce, Klum accused Seal of anger management issues while Seal argues that Klum is involved with one of her bodyguards.
4. USHER AND TAMEKA FOSTER
Usher fell in love with his hairstylist and her children only to have their marriage end in a messy divorce. Before the custody battle over their son was complete, one of Foster’s children was killed in a jet ski accident.
3. HEATHER MILLS AND PAUL MCCARTNEY
One of the most expensive celebrity divorces of all time happened between Heather Mills and Paul McCartney. The divorcee received a $50 million settlement after just six years of marriage.
2. ELIN NORDEGREN AND TIGER WOODS
Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren were an unlikely pair who met while Elin worked as a nanny. Woods was involved in a sex scandal involving more than ten women.
The allegations led to a house in divorce for the Woods family.
1. KATIE HOLMES AND TOM CRUISE
Tom Cruise is known for shouting out his love for Katie Holmes on national TV. The couple was engaged after dating for just two months.
RUMORED CELEBRITY DIVORCES
There are far more rumored celebrity divorces than actual breakups. Reading the tabloids is an unreliable way to keep up with your favorite celeb couple.
But curiosity often gets the best of us as we look for more detail into the lives of well-known couples. For more news and lifestyle information, check our blog for updates.