From royals to reality stars, we’ve witnessed some celeb weddings (literally) broadcasted for the world to see. But there are others who chose to keep their “I Do’s” much more private.
Famous folks like Karlie Klossand Cardi B are among those who have opted for more confidential ceremonies. After dating for more than six years, Kloss and her entrepreneurial husband hosted a gathering of less than 80 people for their intimate ceremony in upstate New York. The supermodel was pictured in a stunning custom Dior gown and captioned her Instagram post “10.18.2018 she tied the knot with her husband Offset in September 2017, nine months before their marriage was confirmed to the public.
Pulling off a secret wedding can’t be easy, especially for people in the limelight as much as these famous personalities, but they have proven it can be done.
Check out the gallery below to see who else has been hush-hush to the public about matrimony.
Karlie Kloss & Joshua Kushner
The supermodel and her main man hosted an intimate ceremony in upstate New York just three months after announcing their engagement.
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Hilary Swank & Philip Schneider
The Oscar-winning actress and her new husband celebrated with friends and family at a secret wedding in Saint Lucia Preserve in Carmel, Calif. Swank called the ceremony “timeless” and “a dream come true.”
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Robin Wright & Clement Giraudet
The Golden Globe-winning actress married her longtime beau in August, according to Vogue Paris. The House of Cards star and Saint Laurent VIP relations manager reportedly tied the knot in a low-key ceremony at an unknown location.
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Michelle Williams and Phil Elverum
The Golden Globe winner secretly married Mount Eerie frontman Phil Elverum in early July in the Adirondacks.
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Cardi B and Offset
The Migos rapper publicly proposed to the “Bodak Yellow” performer in October 2017, but it was revealed nine months later that the pair had actually tied the knot in a no-frills ceremony in September.
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Who saw this one coming? The comedian reportedly married Carly Hallam in 2016.
Emily Ratajkowski and Sebastian Bear-McClard
The Gone Girl actress and star of Robin Thicke‘s “Blurred Lines” music video married the actor at a New York courthouse in February 2018. The news came just weeks after it was reported she was no longer living with her then-boyfriend, music producer Jeff Magid.
Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer
The Trainwreck actress and comedienne married her beau, a chef, at a private home in Malibu in February 2018 and just two days after she went public with their relationship.
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Jordin Sparks, Dana Isaiah
The singer and actress announced on Nov. 14 that she’s married to Dana Isaiah and she’s pregnant! The couple eloped while on vacation in Hawaii.
Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet
The longtime couple tied the knot in a wedding ceremony held at their house in Topanga, California, near Los Angeles.
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Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski
The actor said in mid-March 2017 the two had eloped the previous weekend. E! News had confirmed in September that the two were engaged. Two months later, Seyfried’s rep said the actress is pregnant with their first child.
RuPaul and Georges LeBar
The TV personality said in March 2017 he and his longtime partner had wed in January.
Tyrese Gibson and Samantha Lee
The Fast & Furious star announced in February 2017 he had tied the knot on Valentine’s Day, posting a pic of him and his wife, who he did not name. He later confirmed a report that said she is Samantha Lee, a New Jersey social worker.
Penn Badgley and Domino Kirke
The Gossip Girl alum married the actress, Jemima Kirke‘s sister, in a courthouse in Brooklyn in February 2017.
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds
Despite their now (relatively) public romance, the two actors were über private about their 2012 wedding. Thanks to a collab with Martha Stewart Weddings, we do know Lively wore a Marchesa dress and that it happened on a plantation in South Carolina.
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Leighton Meester and Adam Brody
The actors said “I do” in a secret ceremony back in 2015. Later that year they welcomed their first child together, daughter Arlo.
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Beyonce and Jay Z
The pair have allegedly tied the knot in secret twice! Their initial top secret nuptials occurred in 2008, but it is rumored that they also secretly renewed their vows in 2014 while on a European vacation.
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Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied
After meeting on the set of Black Swan, the duo welcomed son, Aleph, before exchanging vows in 2012.
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Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen
Despite their very public romance, the supermodel and NFL star tied the knot in a super secret ceremony in 2009.
Kerry Washington and Nnamdi Asomugha
In 2013 these two had a hush-hush ceremony so secretive that even Olivia Pope would be impressed!
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Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego
These lovebirds knew they wanted to spend forever together after only a few months of dating! Three weeks after Perego proposed, the two got married in 2013. They also now are parents to two adorable twin boys.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Tasha McCauley
These two finally made it official (well, legally, that is) in December 2014.
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Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher
After announcing their first pregnancy, everyone was buzzing about the potential for a real life Jackie and Kelso wedding. But the That 70s Show lovebirds kept their 2015 nuptials well under wraps.
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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux
This adorable couple officially tied the knot in August of 2015 after much speculation. Their wedding was kept a secret from the majority of the world though, as they held it at their Bel Air home and only invited close friends—telling everyone that they were simply throwing Justin a birthday party. What a way to celebrate!
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Mary-Kate Olsen and Oliver Sarkozy
This duo surprised everyone with their engagement in 2014, and again with a secret wedding on Black Friday 2015.
Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell
It’s no secret that these two are in love, but the full details of their wedding were a secret for a long time. The duo just recently came out to discuss their wedding, and shared this adorable photo of their nuptials, which were done at the Beverly Hills courthouse back on October 17, 2013.
Congrats to the lovely couples!
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