The 76-year-old rock & roll and country singer Jerry Lee Lewis is keeping it in the family again because he just had his 7th wedding in Mississippi.
Lewis was once famously known for marrying his 3rd wife who happened to be his cousin, Myra Gale Brown, which was also only 13 years old at the time. He was just 22 years-old at the time.
This time Lewis has married 62-year-old Judith Brown, who just happens to be one of Lewis’s cousins ex-wives. The cousin that Judith use to be married to is Rusty, who is Myra Gale’s brother. They reportedly married on March 9th.
Lewis was first married at the age of 14 to a 17-year-old Dorothy Barton, which lasted less then 2 years before ending in divorce. Two of Lewis’s marriages have ended as result of his wives dying, the first was to 4th wife Jaren Elizabeth Gunn Pate, which died when she drowned in the family pool. The second was fifth wife, Shawn Stephens, who died from a methadone overdose.
Lewis has at least 4 children with more claiming that he has fathered them, but have no proof.
Twice Lewis has been remarried before his divorces to former wives were final.
Inducteded into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986, Lewis had his greatest success in the 60’s with songs such as, “Great Balls of Fire,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Breathless” and “High School Confidential.”