HOLLYWOOD—You would think celebrities are rich. Well, the truth of the matter is, some are. After all, you can’t appear on the red carpet, star in shows and movies, and produce hit records without having at least some money. So you ask yourself, how do I marry a celebrity? It’s all about luck and being at the right time at the right place. Marrying your favorite actor, actress, singer or superstar athlete sounds like a dream come true. Celebrities really love a partner that showers them with endless adoration. Lets look at some fairy tale endings, while others unfortunately have ended up in divorce.
Like most girls who were born in the late 40s and 50s, they grew up to fall in love with Elvis Presley. Why wouldn’t they? He was tall, rich, handsome and charismatic. It was fangirl Priscilla Beaulieu that captured the heart of Elvis. The pair met in Germany, while the crooner was serving his term in the army. Although she was only 14 years old at the time, the two remained an item. They got married on May 1, 1967 in Las Vegas. Elvis and Priscilla separated on February 23, 1972, and filed for legal separation on July 26. Elvis filed for divorce on January 8, 1973 (his birthday) and it was finalized on October 9, 1973.
When hairstylist and makeup artist Jillian Fink saw that she had an appointment with actor Patrick Dempsey at her Delux hair salon, she thought it was a joke. Imagine her huge surprise when he (Patrick Dempsey) walked in for a haircut. Divorce rumors circled for years, and finally last year after a 15-year-marriage, they called it quits. The couple, who wed in 1999, reportedly do not have a prenup and Dempsey is estimated to be worth $40 million.
Conan O’Brien married Elizabeth Ann “Liza” Powel in 2002. After meeting her in an interview/comedy skit segment on the show. Powel had been a representative of one of the show’s advertisers. The pair have two children together after 14 years of marriage. O’Brien purchased a $10.5 million mansion in Brentwood, California.
Actor Matt Damon met his wife, Miami bartender Luciana Barroso, while filming “Stuck On You,” of all movies, as the two have been stuck on one another ever since. The couple have three daughters, and Luciana has a daughter from a previous marriage. Since 2012, the couple have lived in Pacific Palisades, California.
Actor, comedian Kelsey Grammer has a long history of failed marriages, from exotic dancer Leigh-Anne Csuhany to Playmate, Camille Donatacci. His current wife, Kayte Walsh, 25 years his junior was a British flight attendant. The pair have a daughter and a son together. They were married at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on February 25, 2011, two weeks after the finalization of Grammer’s third divorce.
Nicholas Cage is known for two things: terrible judgement in movie roles, and terrible judgement in how he spends his money. He has been lucky thus far in love, he has been married to former waitress Alice Kim for over a decade. Kim gave birth to the couple’s son, Kal-El ( yes, named after Superman), in late 2005.
Actress and model Katie Holmes has gone on record in interviews stating that she grew up with a major crush on Tom Cruise thanks to his movies like “Cocktail,” and “Risky Business.” Although the couple officially signed their divorce papers in 2012, for a time, the pair were evidence that the wildest dreams can come true. Remember his bizarre jumping up and down on Oprah’s couch when he professed his love for Katie. TomKat was the celebrity name for them.
Not everyone in Hollywood is rich and famous. Danny Moder met Julia Roberts in 2000, about five years later after her divorce from Lyle Lovett. The couple met on the movie set of “The Mexican.” He was a cameraman. The couple have three children together, including twins.
Then we have actress and SNL fan Jackie Titone, who converted to Judaism in 2000 and married Adam Sandler in 2003, Titone started as a fashion model, eventually hooking up with Sandler through Rob Schneider, landing her first acting role in” Deuce Bigalow.” The couple has two daughters. Titone usually appears in some of his movies.
Last but not least, you get set up on a blind date, expecting a real loser to show up….and it turns out to be Tom Brady. Yes, that’s how Tom Brady met Brazilian model Gisele Bunchden in 2006. The couple married in 2009 and have two children.
Rose’s Scoop: Not-so-shocking split is Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and wife Talulah Riley are divorcing for a second time. Riley filed for divorce this past Monday.