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15 Celebrities Who Got Divorced Before They Turned 30

15 Celebrities Who Got Divorced Before They Turned 30


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    Hillary Duff

    Last week, 26-year-old Duff announced her split from her husband of three years, Mike Comrie. The couple say they will remain "best friends," for the sake of their son Luca.  

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    Avril Lavigne

    Lavigne married fellow canadian pop-punker Deryck Whibley (of the band Sum 41) when she was just 23, but divorced from him three years later. She's currently married to (gulp) Nickleback singer Chad Kroeger.

    Photo: Jeff Schear/Getty Images for Clear Channel
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    Ashlee Simpson

    Simpson married Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz when she was 24 and divorced him just two years later. She's now engaged to Evan Ross.

    Photo: EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ashlee Simpson, wearing Jessica Simpson Collection, attends a Jessica Simpson Collection event at Dillard's on November 23, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Jessica Simpson Collection
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    Jessica Simpson

    Before her current relationship with baby daddy Eric Johnson, Simpson was in a rather public marriage to Nick Lachey. That ended after just three years, when she was 25.

    Photo: EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jessica Simpson, wearing Jessica Simpson Collection, attends a Jessica Simpson Collection event at Dillard's on November 23, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Jessica Simpson Collection
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    Britney Spears

    Oh, Britney. First, there was her quickie marriage to childhood friend Jason Alexander. Then there was that time she married Kevin Federline. She divorced him when she was just 24 after two years of marriage.

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    Drew Barrymore

    Former wild child Drew married Jeremy Thomas  at 20, and divored after a few months. She later went on to wed Tom Green when she ws  26. They divorced after a year. She's currently married to agent Will Kopelman.

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    Olivia Wilde

    Wilde married Italian prince Tao Ruspoli when she was 19, and divorced him at 27. She's currently engaged to comedian Jason Sudeikis and expecting their first child.

    Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images
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    Scarlett Johansson

    Scarlett married fellow Sexiest Person Alive Ryan Reynolds when she was 24, but they divorced two years later. She's now engaged to French journalist Romain Dauriac.

    Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images
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    Kate Hudson

    Hudson married Black Crows frontman Chris Robinson when she was just 21 and divorced him six years later. She's now engaged to Muse's Matthew Bellamy.

    Photo: John Parra/Getty Images for Columbia
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    Katy Perry

    Perry had a whirlwind romance with Russell Brand but their marriage only lasted a year and they divorced when she was 27.

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    Jamie-Lynn Sigler

    Sigler divorced her husband/manager A.J. DiScala when she was 24, after two years of marriage. She's now engaged to baseball player Cutter Dykstra.

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    Angelina Jolie

    Before there was Brangelina, a young Jolie married Johnny Lee Miller at 20. They were divorced when she was 23, and promptly fell into the arms of Billy Bob Thornton. But it wasn't meant to be: They divorced when Jolie was 26.

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    Kim Kardashian

    Kimmie was married for four years to Damon Thomas. They divorced when she was 24.

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    Uma Thurman

    Believe it or not, Uma was married to Gary Oldman when she was 20. They were divorced two years later.

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    Christina Aguilera

    Christina married agent Jordan Bratman in 2005, but divorced him in 2011, after six years, when she was 29.

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Ah, marriage. A lovely institution, but one that also comes with risks nobody likes to think about, namely divorce. The potential for things not turning out happily ever after for folks who tie the knot at a young age is especially strong —there’s always a chance that as they age, they’ll grow apart from their spouse, and generally want different things.

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Take, for example, Hilary Duff, who earlier this year announced that her marriage to retired hockey player Mike Comrie would be ending after just three years. The 26-year-old actress maintains that she and Comrie  will stay friends, but that the “spark” was no longer in the relationship.

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Of course, Duff isn’t the first famous young woman to go through a public divorce at a young age, and she definitely won’t be the last.Click through the gallery above to see 15 stars who got divorced before they turned 30, and let us know: Did you think any of these marriages were made to last? 
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