Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
Divorced

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz  

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz are divorced after a marriage of 19 years. They had 2 children.

Lucy met Cuban bandleader Desi Arnaz while filming the film version of the Rodgers and Hart stage hit Too Many Girls. Ball and Arnaz connected immediately and eloped the same year, garnering much press attention! Arnaz and Ball frequently argued, ...

Key Dates
Dating1940
Engaged1940
Married30th November, 1940
Separated1959
Divorced4th May, 1960
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Couple Comparison

Name
Lucille Ball
Desi Arnaz
Lucille Ball
Desi Arnaz
Age (at start of relationship)
28
22
Height
Female
5' 7½" (171 cm)
Male
5' 11½" (182 cm)
Zodiac
Leo
Pisces
Occupation
Comedian
Actor
Hair Color
Dyed Red
Black
Eye Color
Blue
Brown - Dark
Nationality
American
Cuban
Religion
Baptist
Roman Catholic

Children

NameGenderBornAge
Lucie Désirée
Female17th July, 195165 years old
Desiderio Alberto
Male19th January, 195363 years old

Onscreen Matchups

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Comments on Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz

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H2OJul 15, 2011

Fun couple but I think she was way too good for him. She brought way more to the relationship than he did.

kaylabug16Jul 13, 2010

were lucy and desi a copule in real life other than the show too?

alexisApr 5, 2010

heyyyyyyyyyyyyyy lucyyyyyyyyyyy

barryOct 2, 2008

Someone once said to me that nothing lasts forever. I laughed and said, "Are you forgetting I love Lucy reruns?".

KatherineJul 4, 2008

They were sooo amazing! You could tell that they loved working together.They were such a cute couple, and they`ll live on forever. Thank you for making true,clean, and un-refined comedy!!

sissyloveJun 2, 2008

lucy and desi to me is one of the greastest couples of all time.even today we never get tired of watching i love lucy.thank-you for the laughter then and now


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