Special Report

Shortest Celebrity Marriages of All Time

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Eddie Murphy and Tracey Edmonds
> Duration of (not legalized) marriage: 14 days

Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy met model Tracey Edmonds in 1988. They held a wedding ceremony in Bora Bora, in French Polynesia, in 2008, which technically was not legal in the U.S. They planned to make it official in the U.S., but the couple split two weeks later.

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Dennis Hopper and Michelle Phillips
> Duration of marriage: 9 days

On Oct. 31, 1970, actor Dennis Hopper, fresh from the success of “Easy Rider,” and singer Michelle Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas tied the knot. A mere eight days later they announced their split, amid charges that Hopper was abusive toward Phillips.

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Catherine Oxenberg and Robert Evans
> Duration of marriage: 9 days

Famed film producer Robert Evans and “Dynasty” star Catherine Oxenberg wed in July 1998. Less than two weeks later, the pair agreed to an annulment. At the time, he was 68 and she was 36.

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Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman
> Duration of marriage: 9 days

Basketball star Dennis Rodman and actress Carmen Electra wed in Vegas on Nov. 14, 1998. Nine days later, Rodman filed for annulment, saying he wasn’t of sound mind when the two married.

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Nicolas Cage and Erika Koike
> Duration of marriage: 4 days

In another short-lived marriage, Nicholas Cage tripped down the aisle with makeup artist Erika Koike in March 2019. Though the two had dated for a year, Cage filed for an annulment before the week was out.

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