Special Report

Shortest Celebrity Marriages of All Time

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LuAnn “The Countess” de Lesseps and Tom D’Agostino Jr.
> Duration of marriage: 216 days

“Real Housewives of New York City” star Luann de Lesseps, known as “the Countess,” and businessman Tom D”Agostino Jr. got hitched on New Year’s Eve 2016. After just seven months of marriage, de Lesseps filed for divorce amid allegations D’Agostino cheated on her.

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Elizabeth Taylor and Conrad “Nicky” Hilton
> Duration of marriage: 205 days

In 1950, Elizabeth Taylor wedded her first husband, Hilton Hotels heir Conrad “Nicky” Hilton. Both were quite young — she was 18, he was 24 — which perhaps doomed their union after eight months.

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Nicky Hilton and Todd Andrew Meister
> Duration of marriage: 186 days

Brief marriages apparently run in the Hilton family. Hilton heiress and socialite Nicky Hilton — who was named in honor of her grand-uncle Conrad “Nicky” Hilton (see above) married money manager Todd Andrew Meister in August 2005. Two months later, Hilton checked out of the marriage by having it annulled.

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Shannen Doherty and Ashley Hamilton
> Duration of marriage: 182 days

Actress Shannen Doherty and actor-musician Ashley Hamilton (son of actor George Hamilton) married in October 1993, when he was only 19. A divorce followed in February of the next year.

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Aaliyah and R. Kelly
> Duration of marriage: 182 days

Controversial singer R. Kelly married singer Aaliyah in August of 1994, when she was only 15. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn later charged Kelly with bribing an Illinois official to allow him to marry Aaliyah with false ID claiming she was 18. The marriage was annulled the following February. Tragically, Aaliyah died in a plane crash in 2001.

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