Saying “I do” to the person you love is an emotional and important moment in anyone’s life. For some, it is “until death do us part” while for others, it is only a brief moment in time. Hollywood celebrities make no exception.
With all eyes on them, some public figures succeeded in finding the love of their lives while others tried to find their “forever after” by marrying more than once. Regardless of how their marriages ended, let’s take a trip down memory lane and see how the marriages of legendary Hollywood celebrities started.
From iconic singers like Frank Sinatra and John Lennon to glamorous actresses like Rita Hayworth and Marilyn Monroe, here are 28 vintage photos of celebrities on their wedding days. Enjoy!
John Lennon and Yoko Ono
The member of the famous British group The Beatles and his songwriter bride photographed while holding their marriage certificate on March 21, 1969. The happy couple married at the famous Rock of Gibraltar in southwestern Europe.
Before Yoko Ono, Lennon had been married once, while his new bride had said two “I dos” before exchanging vows with the Beatle. The pair stayed together until Lennon was tragically killed by an obsessed fan in 1980. You might also want to take a look at this post: 7 Celebrities Who Were Killed By Their Own Fans.
Robert Wagner & Natalie Wood
Rebel Without a Cause leading lady Natalie Wood and television actor Robert Wagner photographed after their first wedding ceremony at the United Methodist Church in Scottsdale, Arizona, on December 28, 1957. The marital bliss lasted until 1962, when the couple filed for divorce.
Both Wagner and Wood remarried other people only to divorce and tie the knot again in 1972. They remained married until Natalie Wood’s mysterious death in 1981.
Tippi Hedren & Noel Marshall
The Birds starlet Tippi Hedren seen sharing a piece of her wedding cake with her husband, talent agent Noel Marshall. The two exchanged vows on September 30, 1964 but decided to go their separate ways in 1982. The actress remarried three years later to steel manufacturer Luis Barrenechea.