Marriage is a very pious institution that demands complete trust and understanding between the partners. As the world is progressing, so is the marriageable age of an individual is slowly shifting forward. A recent study depicted that most women today are getting married by the age of 26 years with their partners being slightly older than them. However, it has also been noticed that individuals opting for marriage at a very early age are more likely to get divorced. There was a time when many of our favorite celebrities decided to tie the marital knot before even completing their teens and faced the subsequent consequences. Let’s take a look at 6 celebs that got married before turning 20.
6. Macaulay Culkin
Our very favorite Home alone star Macaulay Culkin stunned his fans by getting married to the famous actress Rachel Miner in the year 1998. They were both 17 at the time of their marriage. They finally separated in the year 2000 and got divorced in 2002, though the reason behind their split remains unclear. Some reports suggest that Rachel wanted a family but Culkin wanted to re-start his career. Soon after, he started dating Mila Kunis however both of them broke up in 2010.
5. Solange Knowles
Solange Knowles is the younger sister of Beyonce. She got married in the year 2004, at age of 17 when she discovered that she was pregnant with her high school sweetheart Daniel Smith’s child. Later in October, the same year she gave birth to their son Daniel Jr. They together raised their son for three years before getting divorced in 2007. Solange admitted in an interview that they both were impulsive teenagers at the time when they decided to get married.
4. Milla jovovich
Milla Jovovich was only 16 years old when she married her Dazed and Confused co-star Shawn Andrews, in 1992 who was 21 years old at that time. Their marriage lasted for only a couple of months before Milla’s mother got their marriage annulled. Milla later got married in the year 1998 to the French director Luc Besson who was 17 years senior to her, but even they split a year later. Thereafter she got married for the third time to writer and director Paul W S Anderson in the year 2009 after a six year engagement period and they have since remained together.
3. Olivia Wilde
The star of O.C. and Cowboys & Aliens, Olivia Wilde got married at the age of 19 to Tao Ruspoli, the son of an Italian Prince who was more than a decade older than her. They got married in 2003 in a secret ceremony on a school bus in Virginia. After staying together for a period of 8 years, they finally announced their divorce in February 2011. She later admitted that the divorce made her feel a big failure. She soon went on to date Jason Sudeikis and the couple announced their engagement in 2013.
2. Drew Barrymore
It was in the year 1994 that Drew Barrymore got married at the age of 19 to a British born bar owner Jermy Thomas, who was 31 at that time. They had only spent about six weeks dating each other when they finally decided to settle down and get married. However, their marriage lasted for only two months before Drew filed up for a divorce. Later Drew married the comedian actor Tom Green in the year 2001 and again got divorced in the year 2002.
1. Demi Moore
Born as Demi Guynes, the future movie star got her last name from her first husband Freddy Moore. Freddy was a singer and songwriter. When the couple decided to get married Demi was only 16 and Freddy was already married to his first wife. In was later in the year 1980, when Freddy got divorced that he married Demi, when she had turned 17. But after five years of courtship, the pair separated their ways and got amicably divorced in the year 1985. Demi then later got married to actor Bruce Wills and gave birth to three daughters but unfortunately her second marriage also failed and they soon split up. Demi had another troubled affair with her third husband Ashton Kutcher with whom she had her third divorce in 2011.