Engaged & Underage: 20 Stars Who Put a Ring on it When They Were Young AF
July 11, 2018
With all the failed relationships in the world of celebrities, it’s hard to believe that some consider tying the knot at all, let alone thinking about it in their late teens/early twenties (
a la ). Nevertheless, whether the stars were in it for the long haul or not, they all provided their shares of entertainment for the public at, sometimes, the expense of their own feelings. Here’s 20 celebrities who at least attempted to put a ring on it when they were young: Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards
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In summer 2013, when the
Teen Wolf star was still 21, he popped the question to longtime girlfriend Seana Gorlick. They've had been together for 10 years! Later that year, however, they sadly broke off their engagement.
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At the tender age of 21, the
Glee guy got engaged to fellow New Directions member Melissa Benoist (25)! But sadly, after they tied the knot in 2015, they divorced after only one year.
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Zayn Malik & Perrie Edwards
Both Brits were only 20 years old when they were planning on spending the rest of their lives together. Yet, we all know it didn't work out and
Zayn went on to date model Gigi Hadid.
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In 2012, the
I Am Number Four stud (who was 21 at the time) was reportedly engaged to none other than Elvis Presley's granddaughter, Riley Keough. However, they have since called off the nuptials. Oh well.
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The world was shocked to learn that
Liam Hemsworth had popped the question to Miley Cyrus, who was only 19. But we all know how that's turned out.
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In 2012, new-to-the-scene singer
Cher Lloyd was 18 when she announced her engagement to hairdresser Craig Monk. And everything seems to have gone to plan as the two took the plunge and got married! In May, they had their first child together.
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Bonnie Wright & Jamie Campbell Bower
It was a YA book lover's dream — we learned in 2011 that
Harry Potter's Ginny Weasley (20) and Twilight's Caius were to wed. However, by the time Jamie started filming The Mortal Instruments, things were already kaput.
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The moment we all learned that Lizzie McGuire was all grown up — when she announced her engagement to
Mike Comrie in 2010 when she was 22.
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Prior to her relationship with Big Time Rush's
Carlos Pena, the Spy Kids actress was engaged — and married! — to Sean Covel. She was 21.
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Things seem to be going well for the Jonases, who announced their engagement back in 2009 when he was 21. And now, almost 10 years later, they're still going strong!
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Before she hooked up with
Brody Jenner and, you know, the guy from Nickelback, the pop-rock singer was all about Sum 41's Deryck Whibley. In 2005, when she was 20, they got engaged, and soon married. At least for a little while.
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In 2002, just a year before the gem that was MTV's
Newlyweds, Jessica Simpson was a 22-year-old woman engaged to Nick Lachey.
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In case you didn't know, Kim was married even before
Kris Humphries! In 2000, at the age of 20, she pretty much skipped the engagement stage and eloped with some guy named Damon Thomas.
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You may know her from getting sassy with
Lea Michele on Glee, but years ago, back in 2000, she was a big deal 21-year-old with a big deal fiance-turned-husband, rocker Chris Robinson.
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Legally Blonde actress and Ryan Phillippe met on Reese's 21st birthday in 1997, and tied the knot (slash had a baby) not too long after. It's a real shame this didn't work out.
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Long before the days of
Modern Family — in 1991 to be more accurate — the beauty married her high school sweetheart at the ripe age of 18. 18! They divorced two years later.
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We were all shook when we found out that
Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas got engaged but, tbh, we're so happy for them! Sophie was 21 when Joe popped the question.
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Jamie Lynn Spears
We're still not over that fact that
Zoey 101 was cancelled after Jamie Lynn Spears announced her pregnancy. She got engaged shortly after in 2008 but sadly, it didn't work out.
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At only 16 years old,
Drew Barrymore got engaged to Leland Hayward. It only lasted a few months.
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Can you believe that
Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber are engaged!? Hailey is 21.