43 Years In The (Love) Life Of Paul McCartney

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Sir Paul McCartney got married for the third time this weekend.

His bride: Nancy Shevell — American, 51, a transportation company executive and 10-year MTA board member.

McCartney’s love life is such a media spectacle, it’s actually outlived the Beatles.

Before Paul: Linda McCartney (then Linda Eastman) was a photographer who snapped such icons as Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, and The Who.

Linda and Paul met at a concert in London, where Linda was on an assignment. After several chance run-ins, they began dating in September 1968.

The pair married in a small civil ceremony in 1969. They raised a family of four kids -- three from their marriage together, and one from Linda's first union.

After beating breast cancer once, Linda died from a second bout with the illness in 1998, months shy of the couple's 30th anniversary.

Wife #2, Heather Mills, was a successful model in the 1980s (in case you couldn't tell this photo was from the 80s). Her first husband accused her of being a compulsive liar.

In 1993, Mills was hit by a police motorcycle and lost her leg. After her accident, she focused most of her time on charity work for organisations like PETA and anti-landmine causes.

McCartney met Mills at the Pride of Britain Awards event in April 1999, where they were both presenters. McCartney agreed to provide background vocals on a track for Mills' organisation.

Just four years after Linda's death, McCartney and Mills were married in an extravagant ceremony on June 11th, 2002. They have one daughter together.

Nancy Shevell is from New Jersey and is the daughter of a trucking executive. She is 51 years old (18 years McCartney's junior) and has served on the board of the MTA for 10 years. Shevell was married once before and has a son. Fun fact: she's also the niece of Barbara Walters.

Shevell and McCartney began dating in 2007, before his and Mills' divorce was finalised. (The two had met years ago in Hamptons' social circles.)

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