Marriage Fast Facts - Marie and Steve
Met: Abt. 1978.
First Marriage: June 26, 1982.
Divorced: October 1985.
Second Marriage: May 4, 2011.
Did You Know?
Steve and Marie dated secretly for two years prior to their second wedding. She also wore the same wedding dress at both of their weddings.
Stephen (Steve) Craig: Abt. 1956.
How Stephen and Marie Met:
Andrew Springer: "When asked how she fell back in love, she simply replied, 'Well, you don't plan those things.' She said Craig helped her move into their Las Vegas home and their rekindled relationship began soon after."
Source: Andrew Springer, Ashleigh Banfield. "Marie Osmond Kept Relationship With Ex Secret for Two Years Before Remarrying." ABCNews.go.com. 5/09/2011.
First Wedding Date -- June 26, 1982:
Marie wore a wedding dress made of 35 yards of silk taffeta with a 16-foot train designed by Ret Turner. Her wedding dress was described as glittering. They reportedly had 4,500 guests at their wedding reception.
Stephen and Marie had a short honeymoon that lasted just three days.
Divorce -- October 1985:
Second Wedding Date -- May 4, 2011:
"Not only did the entertainer, 51, remarry her first husband Stephen Craig -- she also wore the same wedding dress she donned a their first trip down the aisle back in 1982! A new pic reveals Osmond resplendent at her do-over wedding with Craig (father to her son Stephen, now 28), which took place at the Las Vegas Mormon temple on Wednesday."
Source: "Marie Osmond Recycles Wedding Dress to Remarry 1st Husband." UUSMagazine.com. 5/5/2011.
Marie: Singer, author, actress, producer, talk show host, and owner of the "Marie Osmond Fine Porcelain Collector Dolls" multimillion-dollar business. Marie is also a co-founder and co-host of Children's Miracle Network.
Quotes About the Marriage of Marie Osmond and Stephen Craig:
Source: Elizabeth Leonard. "Marie Osmond Remarries Her First Husband." People.com 5/4/2011.
Marie about marrying Steve the first time: "I know I'll never find anyone I love or respect more than Steve."
Source: The Chronicle Telegram. 6/26/1982.
Marie about Steve Craig: "Steve is the father of my son, and we'll always have a relationship. I have no reason to say anything about him. The things that happened are between us ... Divorce is sad, but sometimes it's necessary."
Source: The Daily Intelligencer. 3/10/1987.