Home ShowTv Celebrities have much higher divorce rates than the rest of us, study...

Celebrities have much higher divorce rates than the rest of us, study finds

- Advertisement -

CELEBRITIES have shorter marriages than the rest of us, a study has found.

The divorce rate for famous newlyweds is two thirds higher than for other couples.

Katy Perry and Russell Brand were among those who got divorced within four years

6

Katy Perry and Russell Brand were among those who got divorced within four yearsCredit: PA:Press Association
Britney Spears and childhood pal Jason Alexander lasted only 55 hours as man and wife

6

Britney Spears and childhood pal Jason Alexander lasted only 55 hours as man and wifeCredit: Splash News

It comes from an analysis of 484 stars whose nuptials were covered in glossy magazines from 2001 to 2010.

In the first 16 years just over half the marriages ended in break-up, compared with three in ten for non-celebs.

Katy Perry and Russell Brand and Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr are among those who got divorced within four years.

Previous studies had shown that wealthy couples have greater stability but this was not found to be the case for the famous.

Musicians were most likely to back out, with a 69% divorce rate for first marriages.

Baywatch's Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman enjoyed a 9 day marriage

6

Baywatch’s Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman enjoyed a 9 day marriageCredit: Rex Features
Pamela Anderson and Rick Salomon were married for only 60 days

6

Pamela Anderson and Rick Salomon were married for only 60 daysCredit: Instagram

Harry Benson, researcher for the Marriage Foundation’s report, said “unrealistic expectations created by these fairytale weddings” were likely to be a factor in the marriages’ failures.

He said it made celebs “very poor role models”, adding: “Ego and opportunity are the main culprits.

“Being constantly told how wonderful you are is bound to boost ego, undermining the need to put your husband or wife first.”

Lisa Marie Presley and Nicolas Cage lasted only 107 days together

6

Lisa Marie Presley and Nicolas Cage lasted only 107 days togetherCredit: Reuters
Kim Kardashian and basketball player Kris Humphries were famously married for only 72 days

6

Kim Kardashian and basketball player Kris Humphries were famously married for only 72 daysCredit: Startraks

Shortest celeb marriages

  • Britney Spears and childhood pal Jason Alexander in 2004: 55 hours
  • Baywatch’s Carmen Electra and basketball ace Dennis Rodman in 1998: 9 days
  • Pamela Anderson and Rick Salomon in 2007: 60 days
  • Reality queen Kim Kardashian and basketball player Kris Humphries: 72 days
  • Lisa Marie Presley and Nicolas Cage in 2011: 107 days
  • Actress Renée Zellweger and crooner Kenny Chesney in 2005: 128 days
  • E.T. child star Drew Barrymore and Tom Green in 2001: 163 days
  • Pop star Jennifer Lopez and dancer Cris Judd in 2002: 218 days
Katy Perry calls marriage to Russell Brand a ‘tornado’

GOT a story? RING The Sun on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or EMAIL exclusive@the-sun.co.uk

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Stay Connected

16,985FansLike
2,458FollowersFollow
61,453SubscribersSubscribe

Must Read

Covid: Hancock defends ‘fair’ tier 3 offer for Greater Manchester

.css-94m6rd-HeadingWrapper{border-bottom:solid 1px #BABABA;padding-bottom:1.5rem;}.css-94m6rd-HeadingWrapper > *:not():not(style) ~ *:not():not(style){margin-top:1rem;}.css-1c1994u-StyledHeading{font-family:ReithSerif,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:500;font-size:2rem;line-height:2.25rem;color:#3F3F42;}@media (min-width:37.5rem){.css-1c1994u-StyledHeading{font-size:2.75rem;line-height:3rem;}}.css-1c1994u-StyledHeading:focus{outline-style:none;}.css-1c1994u-StyledHeading:focus-visible{outline-style:auto;}.css-11c8au8-MetadataStrip{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:400;font-size:0.8125rem;line-height:1rem;margin-top:-0.25rem;color:#696969;}.css-8d0yke-MetadataStripItem{display:inline-block;white-space:nowrap;margin-top:0.25rem;max-width:calc(100% - 1em);}.css-8d0yke-MetadataStripItem::after{content:'';display:inline-block;height:1.25em;border-left:#BABABA 1px solid;margin:0 0.5em;vertical-align:-0.25em;}.css-8d0yke-MetadataStripItem:last-child{max-width:100%;}.css-8d0yke-MetadataStripItem:last-child::after{content:none;}Published.css-1n98t8y-MetadataContent{display:inline-block;max-width:100%;}.css-1hizfh0-MetadataSnippet{display:inline-block;max-width:100%;overflow:hidden;text-overflow:ellipsis;white-space:nowrap;vertical-align:bottom;}.css-1n712b9-IconContainer{display:inline-block;width:1em;height:1em;vertical-align:-0.125em;padding-right:0.25em;}duration1 hour ago.css-2yhany-StyledTagContainer{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:400;font-size:0.875rem;line-height:1.125rem;}Related Topics.css-1emjddl-Cluster{overflow:hidden;}.css-1oubwgi-ClusterItems{display:-webkit-box;display:-webkit-flex;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-webkit-flex-wrap:wrap;-ms-flex-wrap:wrap;flex-wrap:wrap;margin:calc(0.5rem / 2 * -1);}.css-1oubwgi-ClusterItems > *{margin:calc(0.5rem / 2);}.css-dh1p3g-StyledTag{display:-webkit-box;display:-webkit-flex;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;white-space:nowrap;}.css-1sd1v8r-StyledLink{color:#3F3F42;border:1px...
- Advertisement -

Nevada's Early Vote for Democrats Complete; New Regulations on Chinese Media in US | NTD

Ntd News Today 2/19/2019 1. Nevada's Early Vote for Democrats Complete 2. New Regulations on Chinese Media in US 3. US Judge Rejects Huawei Challenge 4. US: China...

Cathay Pacific slashes 8,500 jobs and closes regional airline

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific Airways has announced it will cut 8,500 jobs, or about 24% of its workforce, and shut a regional airline...

Danish submarine killer escapes from prison after taking psychologist hostage

The Danish entrepreneur convicted of killing a journalist on board his handmade submarine briefly escaped from jail yesterday after taking a prison psychologist hostage....

Related News

Covid: Hancock defends ‘fair’ tier 3 offer for Greater Manchester

.css-94m6rd-HeadingWrapper{border-bottom:solid 1px #BABABA;padding-bottom:1.5rem;}.css-94m6rd-HeadingWrapper > *:not():not(style) ~ *:not():not(style){margin-top:1rem;}.css-1c1994u-StyledHeading{font-family:ReithSerif,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:500;font-size:2rem;line-height:2.25rem;color:#3F3F42;}@media (min-width:37.5rem){.css-1c1994u-StyledHeading{font-size:2.75rem;line-height:3rem;}}.css-1c1994u-StyledHeading:focus{outline-style:none;}.css-1c1994u-StyledHeading:focus-visible{outline-style:auto;}.css-11c8au8-MetadataStrip{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:400;font-size:0.8125rem;line-height:1rem;margin-top:-0.25rem;color:#696969;}.css-8d0yke-MetadataStripItem{display:inline-block;white-space:nowrap;margin-top:0.25rem;max-width:calc(100% - 1em);}.css-8d0yke-MetadataStripItem::after{content:'';display:inline-block;height:1.25em;border-left:#BABABA 1px solid;margin:0 0.5em;vertical-align:-0.25em;}.css-8d0yke-MetadataStripItem:last-child{max-width:100%;}.css-8d0yke-MetadataStripItem:last-child::after{content:none;}Published.css-1n98t8y-MetadataContent{display:inline-block;max-width:100%;}.css-1hizfh0-MetadataSnippet{display:inline-block;max-width:100%;overflow:hidden;text-overflow:ellipsis;white-space:nowrap;vertical-align:bottom;}.css-1n712b9-IconContainer{display:inline-block;width:1em;height:1em;vertical-align:-0.125em;padding-right:0.25em;}duration1 hour ago.css-2yhany-StyledTagContainer{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:400;font-size:0.875rem;line-height:1.125rem;}Related Topics.css-1emjddl-Cluster{overflow:hidden;}.css-1oubwgi-ClusterItems{display:-webkit-box;display:-webkit-flex;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-webkit-flex-wrap:wrap;-ms-flex-wrap:wrap;flex-wrap:wrap;margin:calc(0.5rem / 2 * -1);}.css-1oubwgi-ClusterItems > *{margin:calc(0.5rem / 2);}.css-dh1p3g-StyledTag{display:-webkit-box;display:-webkit-flex;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;white-space:nowrap;}.css-1sd1v8r-StyledLink{color:#3F3F42;border:1px...

Nevada's Early Vote for Democrats Complete; New Regulations on Chinese Media in US | NTD

Ntd News Today 2/19/2019 1. Nevada's Early Vote for Democrats Complete 2. New Regulations on Chinese Media in US 3. US Judge Rejects Huawei Challenge 4. US: China...

Cathay Pacific slashes 8,500 jobs and closes regional airline

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific Airways has announced it will cut 8,500 jobs, or about 24% of its workforce, and shut a regional airline...

Danish submarine killer escapes from prison after taking psychologist hostage

The Danish entrepreneur convicted of killing a journalist on board his handmade submarine briefly escaped from jail yesterday after taking a prison psychologist hostage....

France to create social media offence after killing of teacher

The French government said yesterday it plans to create a new offence of endangering people by publishing personal details on social media, following the...
- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here