Young love is intense and fickle, and Hollywood stars often get swept up in love. Let's take a look back at the celebrities who got married while still in their teenage years, starting with these Hollywood veterans. Melanie Griffith met Don Johnson when she was just 14 and he was 22. They tied the knot when she was 18, but the marriage only lasted six months. Thirteen years later, they remarried and had a child together, actress Dakota Johnson. In 1995, they split again. Keep reading to see more stars who got hitched before they hit 20.
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It was love at first date. LeAnn Rimes has said she knew pretty much immediately that then-backup dancer Dean Sheremet (who's now a professional chef) was the one for her. They married when LeAnn was 19 and the union lasted for seven years. They famously split following her affair with now-husband Eddie Cibrian.
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Everyone knows about her current marriage to Kanye West and her failed 72-day marriage to Kris Humphries, but most people forget that Kim Kardashian West got married for the first time when she was 19. The reality TV star eloped in Las Vegas with music producer Damon Thomas. They stayed together for three years.
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Solange Knowles was 17 when she tied the knot with high school sweetheart Daniel Smith, who was 19. Just a few months later, she gave birth to their son, Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr. The couple didn't last, and she was a divorcée by 21. In late 2014, Solange remarried, saying "I do" to music video director Alan Ferguson.
Ava Gardner was an up-and-coming actress when, at 17, she married bona fide movie star Mickey Rooney. Despite their two-year age gap, MGM studios was worried that their marriage would diminish his status as a ladies' man. The marriage only lasted a year and was allegedly plagued with his infidelities and affairs.
Olivia Wilde seems to always be on top of it, but when she was 19, she secretly married Italian prince Tao Ruspoli in an abandoned school bus — a venue chosen because nobody was around. There were only two witnesses. Olivia filed for divorce in 2011 and is now engaged to Jason Sudeikis, the father of her two kids.
This probably comes as news to a lot of people, but yes, Demi Moore was married to another man before she ever became Bruce Willis or Ashton Kutcher's bride. She was 17 when she wed rocker Freddy Moore, then 29, and took his last name, which she continues to use professionally. The marriage lasted about four years.
Milla Jovovich was just old enough to legally drive a car when she tied the knot at age 16 with Shawn Andrews, 21, her on-screen love in "Dazed and Confused." Her mother had the marriage annulled two months later.
He was a rock star and she was a fan. Hanson musician Taylor Hanson met wife Natalie Bryant backstage at one of his band's concerts. The teens made it official after two years together when he was 19 and she was 18. They are still married and have five children.
Stop us if you've heard this one: Courtney Stodden was 16 when she married… wait for it… a 51-year-old man in 2011! Courtney and her hubby, actor Doug Hutchison, later forged a career in reality television. After years of breakups and makeups, they split in 2017 and she filed for divorce in 2018.
Macaulay Culkin was already emancipated from his parents when he decided to make another adult decision and get married at 17. It didn't last between the "Home Alone" actor and his bride, actress Rachel Miner, who was also just 17 at the time. They split after two years. Macaulay would later date Mila Kunis for eight years.
Loretta Lynn knew 21-year-old Oliver Vanetta Lynn for only a month before she married him as a 15-year-old girl. The couple ended up having six children together, three of them before she even turned 20!
There's a bit of disagreement among biographers over how Marilyn Monroe's first marriage came to be, but one thing is certain: The teen then known as Norma Jeane Baker was a bride for the first time at 16 when she wed a neighbor's son, a 21-year-old factory worker. What's unclear is if she was dating him before they exchanged vows, or if it was arranged by her then-guardian. They stayed together for four years.
By the time Drew Barrymore was 20, she'd been engaged three times! In 1994, she went through with one of the engagements and married Los Angeles bar owner Jeremy Thomas when she was just 19. The marriage lasted a mere two months before she filed for divorce.
At the age of 17, "Home Improvement" star Taran Noah Smith married Heidi Van Pelt, 33 — who was 16 years his senior. The couple stayed wed for six years and ultimately ended up divorced in 2007.
The bond between Elizabeth Taylor and her mother was so broken that there was only one way out: to get married! As legend has it, Elizabeth reportedly walked down the aisle with Conrad Hilton Jr. at age 18 to escape her mom's control. It certainly wouldn't be her last time tying the knot. She was married eight times before her death.
With so many teen marriages not working out, it's refreshing to see one go the distance. Bo Derek and John Derek caused a major stir when they got together: She was 18 and he was in his mid-40s. They were wed until he died at 71.
John Luke Robertson and Mary Kate McEacharn were 19 when they got engaged and got married in 2015! The "Duck Dynasty" star and his beloved had met in 2010 at a Christian summer camp and began dating in 2013.