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15 Celebrities Who Left Their Spouses For Younger And Famous People After Finding Fame

By KK Angus, 17 March 2018


6Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise famously left his first wife Mimi Rodgers for the superstar Nicole Kidman. When Tom was married to Mimi, he found fame pretty quick but Mimi's career was lagging behind. Just four years after their marriage problems began to surface as Tom was very into Nicole Kidman who was a far bigger star than Mimi. Eventually, Tom left Mimi and married Nicole the same year he got divorced from Mimi.

Tom Cruise Mimi Rogers

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7Eddie Cibrian

Eddie Cibrian's affair with LeAnn Rimes, while he was still a married man, made major headlines. The worst part was that they never really tried to hide it and it was embarrassing for Eddie's wife Brandi. Eventually, Eddie Divorced his wife and married LeAnn.

Eddie Cibrian's affair with LeAnn Rimes

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8Sylvester Stallone


Stallone has a fascination for women who are way younger than him. He had been married for 11 years when he burst forth in Hollywood with Rocky films. And left his wife Sasha for his co-star Brigitte Nielson who was just 22 at that time. He married Brigitte but their marriage lasted only two years. He then moved on to a 19-year-old woman named Jennifer Flavin who worked on the sets of Rocky.

Sylvester Stallone

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9Billy Crudup

Billy Crudup left his pregnant girlfriend to pursue a relationship with Claire Danes. In fact, that kind of left him with a terrible reputation. Billy opened up about the breakup a few years back and said how sorry he was but even then he came out looking like a bad guy. 

Mary-Louise Parker, Billy Crudup

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10Will Smith

Did you know Will Smith was married when he met Jada Pinkett Smith? He was married for three years to a woman named Sheree Zampino. But obviously left her when he fell for the more famous Jada on the sets of Fresh Prince of Bel Air. 

Will Smith Sheree Zampino

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