Studies have indicated that the likelihood of an affair turning into a long-lasting relationship is about one in a hundred.

In celebrity circles, however, that number appears to be higher. Click through the slideshow below for 7 stars who married their mistresses after divorce.

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  • Eddie Cibrian and LeAnn Rimes

    Eddie Cibrian and LeAnn Rimes' affair reportedly began in 2009 after they met on the set of the <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/InTheSpotlight/leann-rimes-affair-actor-eddie-cibrian/story?id=12032482">Lifetime movie "Northern Lights." </a>At the time, Cibrian was married to<a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/InTheSpotlight/leann-rimes-affair-actor-eddie-cibrian/story?id=12032482"> reality star Brandi Glanville</a> and Rimes was married to <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/InTheSpotlight/leann-rimes-affair-actor-eddie-cibrian/story?id=12032482">dancer-turned-food blogger, Dean Sheremet.</a> After <a href="http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00035772.html">divorcing their respective spouses</a>, the actor and the country singer <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20485029,00.html">tied the knot</a> in April 2011.

  • Ethan Hawke

    Ethan Hawke and <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505270_162-57444573/ethan-hawke-life-is-good/">wife of six years,</a> Uma Thurman, <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,1212898,00.html">divorced in 2004</a> amid rumors of his <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2012/feb/08/ethan-hawke-interview">affair with the couple's nanny, </a>Ryan Shawhughes. The "Gattaca" actor, however, claims that his relationship with Shawhughes did not begin until <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1034692/Yes-married-Ethan-Hawke-admits-tied-knot-childrens-nanny.html">after he and Thurman had split.</a> In June 2008, Hawke and an <a href="http://www.eonline.com/news/57349/ethan-hawke-impregnates-former-nanny">already pregnant</a> Shawhughes <a href="http://www.eonline.com/news/2856/ethan-hawke-a-twice-married-man">got married. </a>

  • Eddie Fisher

    While crooner Eddie Fisher was married to <a href="http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2010/09/24/scandalous-love-triangle-time/">America's sweetheart, Debbie Reynolds,</a> he <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1268158/Debbie-Reynolds-losing-husband-Eddie-Fisher-Elizabeth-Taylor.html">began an affair</a> with Elizabeth Taylor. The pair got together after <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-20046190-10391698.html">bonding over the mutual loss of Mike Todd</a> -- Fisher's dear friend and Taylor's late husband. <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-20017578-10391698.html">Fisher divorced Reynolds </a>and eventually <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-20046190-10391698.html">tied the knot</a> with Taylor in 1959. The pair <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-20046190-10391698.html">split up five years later </a>when the actress left him for Richard Burton.

  • Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

    Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-20046841-10391698.html">began their affair on the set of "Cleopatra"</a> while both actors were <a href="http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/books/furious_love_the_love_letters_taylor_3RREnDd0ABuOMWMFVNDcGO">married to other people</a>. They <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-20046841-10391698.html">divorced their respective spouses</a> -- Eddie Fisher and Sybil Burton -- so they could be together. The couple <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-20046841-10391698.html">tied the knot</a> in 1964, but <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/marriages-liz-taylor/story?id=13202596">divorced ten years later</a> in 1974. They <a href="http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-body/pictures/elizabeth-taylors-many-marriages-2011233/13636">gave marriage another go</a> in 1975, but <a href="http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-body/pictures/elizabeth-taylors-many-marriages-2011233/13636">split again</a> less than a year later in 1976.

  • Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra <a href="http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20102763,00.html">began getting close</a> with Ava Gardner in 1948, after <a href="http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20102763,00.html">meeting the screen siren</a> on the MGM studio lot. The crooner, however, was <a href="http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20102763,00.html">married and had three children</a> with his wife, Nancy, at the time. The Rat Pack member eventually <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music-arts/frank-sinatra-love-marriages-article-1.329594">divorced his wife in 1951</a> and went on to marry Gardner <a href="http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20102763,00.html">just three days later. </a> But their <a href="http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20102763,00.html">passionate union</a> didn't last. Gardner <a href="http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20261652,00.html">filed for divorce</a> in 1954.

  • Woody Allen

    Woody Allen was <a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/pbs-woody-allen-documentary-spotlights-263275">twice divorced</a> when he began his <a href="http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/99100/Allen-urges-court-to-ban-Farrow">12-year relationship with Mia Farrow</a> in 1980. After more than a decade together, Farrow discovered that Allen was being unfaithful when she <a href="http://www.cnn.com/SHOWBIZ/9712/24/woody.weds/">found naked pictures of Soon-Yi Previn</a> -- her adopted daughter <a href="http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19920818&slug=1508089">from a previous marriage</a> -- in Allen's apartment. In 1997, Allen <a href="http://www.cnn.com/SHOWBIZ/9712/24/woody.weds/">tied the knot</a> with Previn -- who is <a href="http://www.cnn.com/SHOWBIZ/9712/24/woody.weds/">35 years his junior.</a>

  • Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott

    Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott were both <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,1117511,00.html">married to other people</a> -- she to Charlie Shanian and he to Mary Jo Eustace -- when they met on the set of the <a href="http://www.today.com/id/19254737/site/todayshow/ns/today-entertainment/t/mary-jo-was-tori-deans-other-woman/#.UPneh6HIN4U">Lifetime movie "Mind Over Murder"</a> in 2005. According to People magazine, Spelling realized her <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,1117511,00.html">marriage was not working</a> and was <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,1117511,00.html">developing feelings for McDermott</a> during the three-week shoot. After <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,1117511,00.html">splitting with their respective spouses</a>, they <a href="http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20175757,00.html">tied the knot</a> in an intimate ceremony in Fiji in May 2006. The pair now have <a href="http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-moms/news/tori-spelling-on-raising-four-children-its-overwhelming-2012512">four children together</a>.

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