Marriages, Divorces, and Children
Getty was married and divorced five times. He had five sons with four of his wives:
- Jeanette Demont (married 1923 – divorced 1926); one son George Franklin Getty II (1924–1973)
- Allene Ashby (1926–divorced 1928) no children
- Adolphine Helmle (1928–1932); one son Jean Ronald Getty (born 1929)
- Ann Rork (1932–1936); two sons Eugene Paul Getty, later Jean Paul Getty Jr (1932–2003) and Gordon Peter Getty (born 1933)
- Louise Dudley Lynch (1939–1958); one son Timothy Ware Getty (1946–1958)
He was quoted as saying "A lasting relationship with a woman is only possible if you are a business failure".
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