For every celebrity who talks publicly about their split (Kim Kardashhian, Seal, we're looking at you), there's another who you never even realized had been married, let alone divorced.

Click through the slideshow to learn about five celebrities with surprising divorce histories.

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  • George Clooney

    Who knew Hollywood's favorite bachelor was actually a husband once? Years before he gained a <a href="http://socialitelife.com/georgies-girls-a-look-back-at-george-clooneys-girlfriends-photos-11-2011" target="_hplink">reputation as a serial dater</a>, George Clooney <a href="http://www.okmagazine.com/news/george-clooneys-ex-wife-doubts-hell-remarry" target="_hplink">was married to "Mad Men" actress Talia Balsam</a> from 1989 to 1993. Balsam has been married to "Mad Men" co-star <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/mad-men-stars-real-life-loves/story?id=15997065#5" target="_hplink">John Slattery since 1998</a>, but don't count on Clooney to follow suit. Balsam herself has said that another marriage isn't likely in the cards for her ex. "You'd have to ask him that, but I doubt it," <a href="http://www.okmagazine.com/news/george-clooneys-ex-wife-doubts-hell-remarry" target="_hplink">she told reporters in February 2010</a>. "It doesn't look that way."

  • Will Smith

    Will Smith is celebrating <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20598147,00.html" target="_hplink">15 years of marriage</a> to Jada Pinkett-Smith this year, but their union isn't the actor's only marriage. His first, to Sheree Zampino, <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2002209/Will-Smith-watches-son-Trey-collect-High-School-diploma.html" target="_hplink">ended in 1992, after three years </a> and one son, Willard "Trey" Smith III. In 1999, <a href="http://www.people.com/people/will_smith/biography/0,,,00.html" target="_hplink">Smith rapped about the split</a> in his song "Just the Two of Us," which he dedicated to Trey: "It didn't work out with me and your mom/But yo, push come to shove/You was conceived in love." Smith, who has two kids with Pinkett-Smith -- Jaden and Willow -- seems to get along fine with his ex. Last July, the whole family came together for Trey's <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2002209/Will-Smith-watches-son-Trey-collect-High-School-diploma.html" target="_hplink">high school graduation</a>.

  • Jessica Paré

    Jessica Paré made a splash on "Mad Men" as Don Draper's second wife, Megan, but it's a little-known fact that the actress was once married herself. Paré reportedly wed producer Joseph M. Smith in 2007, but in May 2012 she straightforwardly told <a href="http://nymag.com/arts/tv/upfronts/2012/jessica-pare-2012-5/index1.html " target="_hplink"><em>New York </em>magazine that the marriage was over</a>. "I was married, I'm not married now," she said.

  • Bradley Cooper

    Bradley Cooper has been linked to everyone from <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/18/bradley-cooper-renee-zellweger-split-breakup-_n_837832.html?" target="_hplink">Renee Zellwegger</a> to <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20481541,00.html" target="_hplink">Jennifer Aniston</a>, and most recently, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/11/jennifer-lopez-bradley-cooper_n_957670.html" target="_hplink">Jennifer Lopez</a>. But for a brief period -- just four months -- Cooper was married to actress Jennifer Esposito. The pair married in late December 2006 but, by May 2007, <a href="http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-body/news/bradley-cooper-explains-4-month-marriage-to-jennifer-esposito--2011153#ixzz1wZl9oEQH" target="_hplink"><em>Us Weekly </em>reported that Esposito had filed for divorce</a>. Cooper <a href="http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-body/news/bradley-cooper-explains-4-month-marriage-to-jennifer-esposito--2011153" target="_hplink">opened up to Howard Stern</a> about the short-lived marriage in a March 2011 interview. "It just wasn't right," he said. "It's interesting...things happen!"

  • Emmy Rossum

    "Shameless" star Emmy Rossum split from music executive <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20308812,00.html" target="_hplink">Justin Siegel in fall 2009</a> after a year and a half of marriage, but few realized that the two had even wed. Rossum recently discussed <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/05/emmy-rossum-divorce-shame_n_1406738.html" target="_hplink">the short-lived marriage in an interview with <em>InStyle Hair</em></a>. "Everyone messes up in relationships and has peaks and valleys in their personal lives," the actress said. "When I realized it wasn't the end of the world and I would keep on standing, I knew it was going to be OK." <em><strong>CORRECTION:</strong> A previous version of this slide misspelled Emmy's Rossum's first name as Emme.


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