Fast Marriage Facts - Demi and Ashton:
Wedding Date: September 24, 2005.
Separated: November 2011.
Divorce Filed: Ashton filed divorce papers in December 2012; Demi filed in March 2013.
Divorce Finalized: November 2013.
First Marriage: No for Demi. Yes for Ashton.
Did You Know?
Some believe their marriage isn't legally valid and that their Kabbalah wedding was just a symbolic ceremony.
What Can You Learn From the Marriage of Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher?You can learn that dealing positively with an ex-spouse is possible. The two-year, May-December relationship of Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher turned to marriage by their secret wedding in Beverly Hills on September 24, 2005. Read more about their relationship, wedding, and divorce.
Demi Moore aka Demetria Gene Guynes: November 11, 1962 in Roswell, New Mexico.
Christopher Ashton Kutcher: February 7, 1978 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
How Demi and Ashton Met:Demi and Ashton met at a casual dinner in New York City. They started dating in May, 2003. Demi has said that they talked all night long after they met.
Ages at Wedding:Demi Moore was 42 and Ashton Kutcher was 27 when they married.
Wedding Date and Info:
Demi and Ashton were married on the evening of September 24, 2005 in Beverly Hills at their home. The wedding was arranged at the last-minute and was a traditional Kabbalah ceremony.
The ceremony took place around 10 p.m. and was led by Rabbi Eitan Yardeni. They stood beneath a chuppah, and Demi's daughters gave tributes to the couple.
Their rings were designed by Neil Lane. Demi wore a cream Lanvin gown at their wedding. Ashton wore a a cream Brooks Brothers suit and a fedora.
About 100 friends and family attended the wedding, including Demi's three daughters, ex-husband Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Soleil Moon Frye, Jason Goldberg, and Wilmer Valderrama.
The guests were served a vanilla-bean wedding cake decorated in powder blue.
Honeymoon:Demi and Ashton combined work with pleasure on their honeymoon in Barcelona, Spain. They stayed at the Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I while Demi shot a commercial for Freixenet, a Spanish sparkling wine.
Demi has homes in Hailey, Idaho and in Los Angeles, California.
Demi has three daughters:
- Rumer Glenn Willis was born in 1988. Her father is Bruce Willis.
- Scout LaRue Willis was born in 1991. Her father is Bruce Willis.
- Tallulah Belle Willis was born in 1994. Her father is Bruce Willis.
Ashton has no children.
Ashton majored in biochemical engineering at the University of Iowa. He dropped out to pursue modeling.
Demi dropped out of school at 16 years of age.
Demi: Actress, model, and song writer.
Ashton: Actor, part owner of Dolce Enoteca Ristorante, an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles and also geisha house, a modern Japanese Restaurant, Sushi Bar and Sake Lounge in Los Angeles.
Separation and Divorce News Updates:11/17/2011: Demi Moore released a statement stating that she was divorcing Ashton Kutcher.
Demi: "It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I have decided to end my six-year marriage to Ashton. As a woman, a mother and a wife there are certain values and vows that I hold sacred, and it is in this spirit that I have chosen to move forward with my life. This is a trying time for me and my family, and so I would ask for the same compassion and privacy that you would give to anyone going through a similar situation."
Source: Lorena Blas. "Demi Moore to divorce Ashton Kutcher." USAToday.com. 11/17/2011.
Ashton: "I will forever cherish the time I spent with Demi. Marriage is one of the most difficult things in the world and unfortunately sometimes they fail."
Source: Demi Moore files for divorce; Ashton Kutcher responds on Twitter." LATimes.com. 11/17/2011.
10/11/2010: Admid rumors of marriage problems, Ashton Kutcher Tweeted: "Sharing Love & Light while in Israel. Asking 4 the energy 2 forge bonds with our similarities & find compromise in our differences."
Source: Samantha McIntyre. "Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher: Working on Marriage in Israel?" People.com. 10/10/2010.
Previous Marriages and Relationships:
Demi Moore was engaged to Emilio Estevez and had two previous marriages.
- Demi married songwriter Freddy Moore in February 1980. They divorced on August 7, 1985. Demi and Freddy collaborated on 3 songs.
Info on songs they wrote and pictures of Freddy and Demi
- On November 21, 1987, Demi married actor Bruce Willis. After separating in 1998, they divorced on October 18, 2000. Walter Bruce Willis was born on March 19, 1955 in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany, on a military base.
Bruce Willis: "I felt I had failed as a father and a husband by not being able to make it work."
Source: Jade Watkins. "So why haven't Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore filed for divorce? Exes spark rumours they were never legally married." DailyMail.co.uk. 9/27/2012.
His marriage to Demi is the first marriage for Ashton Kutcher although he did have previous relationships with Brittany Murphy and Ashley Scott.
Ashton and Demi's Quotes on Love, Family, and Marriage:
Ashton: "I hate Valentine's Day. I think every day should be a day of romance. Then, on Valentine's Day, you should get to tell whoever you hate that you cannot stand them. There would be one day of hating, and 364 days of love."
Source: Joe Bargmann. "Ashton Kutcher Hates Valentine's Day." People.com. 2/03/2010.
Bruce Willis on his relationship with Kutcher and Moore, 4/2007: "It's hard for people to understand, but we go on holidays together ... We still raise our kids together -- we still have that bond ... I'm thrilled that Ashton turned out to be such a great guy. I love Demi, and I know she loves me."
A friend, about Ashton: "Ashton just loves (Demi). He’s very loyal. He doesn’t flirt with anybody, ever. When they’re together, they look at each other and smile."
Source: People Magazine
Ashton about issues in their marriage: "We deal with issues before they become arguments. I’ve never tried to change my wife, and she has never tried to change me ... Demi told me once, ‘When you’re right, that’s all you get to be.’ And, for some reason, that made sense to me.”
Ashton, about working with Demi: "We work together on life everyday and that's the biggest job that anybody has."
Source: Ashton Kutcher Interview
Ashton about having children: “There is not a human being I could love more than those girls and their mom. If I had a daughter that was of my blood, I wouldn’t love that child any more. I feel like I have three kids, and we’ll see whether we’re given another child.”
Demi, on marriage: "The truth is you can have a great marriage, but there are still no guarantees."