Number of Marriages
The late Mickey Rooney was married eight times. His first marriage to actress Ava Gardner lasted only a year. Rooney had a total of nine children: two sons with his second wife, singer B.J. Baker, one son with his third wife, actress Martha Vickers, three daughters and a son with his fifth wife, Barbara Ann Thomason, and a daughter and a son with his seventh wife, Carolyn Hockett. At the time of his death, Rooney had been married to singer Jan Chamberlain since 1978. —XFINITY Entertainment Staff
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