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Comedy Icon Carol Burnett And Brian Miller Have Been Happily Married For 18 Years Despite 23-Year Age Difference

November 12, 2019 10:29

American actress Carol Burnett is a comedic icon known for her long-running CBS variety series The Carol Burnett Show. With a career that has spanned over five decades she was dubbed the Queen of Television Comedy.

Married at 68

After two divorces, Burnett didn't expect someone so bright will come into her life again. Carol and Brian have been happily married for nearly two decades.

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They dated for 3 years before tying the knot back in November 2001 when the actress was 68. The Carol Burnett Show star was reportedly single for over 20 years when she quietly married Miller.

Carol Burnett and Brian Miller’s marriage

Since 2001, Burnett has been married to her third husband, Brian Miller who is 23 years younger than she is. Before they met, Carol was previously married to her college sweetheart Don Saroyan.

Don was Carol’s first husband that also ended up as an actor. Her second ex-husband was Joe Hamilton. He also worked in the entertainment business and produced many of her works in Hollywood.

Burnett’s third attempt at marriage is going stronger by the day despite the age difference. Brian was a drummer and contractor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.

Though the two lovebirds never had children together, Burnett has three daughters, Jody, Erin, and Carrie from her previous marriage to Hamilton.

Today, when the actress and her husband reside in Santa Barbara where they enjoy spending time with friends.

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When talking about the couple’s age gap to New York Times, Burnett said,

I don't mind if he's younger. Because anybody older, usually, with the exception of people in this business, are curmudgeons, or they're chauvinists.

We wish Carol Burnett and Brian Miller many more years of love and happiness!

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