Many secret celebrity marriages have taken place throughout the years. Stars are rarely known for their secrecy, but that special day was enough to warrant some extra privacy for some of Hollywood's most famous faces. OK has got the scoop on 19 of the most memorable secret celebrity marriages.
Celebrity weddings tend to generate loads of buzz, and celebs typically crave the attention. But these 19 celebrities aimed for something different. While Kim Kardashian may have televised her wedding, the following celebs kept theirs quiet.
Harrison Ford & Calista Flockhart
It took eight years of dating, but Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart finally tied the knot in 2010. The secret wedding took place at the Governor’s Mansion in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The couple decided to have a low-key wedding with a close group of friends in attendance as well as their son, Liam Flockhart Ford.
Penelope Cruz & Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz first met in 1992 on the set of the Spanish film Jamón Jamón. Yet the two Oscar winning actors didn't begin a romantic relationship until 2007. The two were eventually wed in 2010 in complete secrecy. Only close family were invited to their wedding in the Bahamas.
America Ferrera & Ryan Piers Williams
Actress America Ferrera married her college sweetheart Ryan Piers Williams in secret in 2011. Despite the secrecy, the wedding was rather large and star studded with 100 guests overall. In fact, it took place at Vanessa Williams' estate in Chappaqua, NY in 2011. Guests included Blake Lively and Jerry O'Connell.
Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively made sure no one knew about their wedding in 2012. In fact, Ryan and Blake told their wedding planner to treat their wedding like a bank heist.
Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka dated for 10 years and adopted two adorable children before finally tying the knot in 2014. The two kept their nuptials secret before revealing their secret marriage to their fans on Twitter. Neil Patrick and David had their low-key wedding in Italy, and it was officiated by How I Met Your Mother producer Pam Fryman. The reception included a performance by none other than Elton John.
Ginnifer Goodwin & Josh Dallas
Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas started out as costars and ended up married. The two Once Upon A Time costars had an intimate wedding of only 30 people in 2014. Ginnifer and Josh welcomed a baby boy that same year and another son in 2016.
Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher's relationship itself was a surprise. The two had known each other for years since starring in That '70s Show, but it wasn't until 2012 that the two became romantic. Mila and Ashton became engaged in 2014 before welcoming a baby girl later that year. They finally married in 2015 at a ranch outside L.A.. The wedding was such a secret that guests didn't know the location until the day before the wedding!
Jodie Foster & Alexandra Hedison
Jodie Foster has been incredibly private throughout her illustrious career. In fact, her sexuality was a big secret up until the 2013 Golden Globes where she seemingly came out during her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille award. She married her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison in 2014 after only a year of dating.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Tasha McCauley
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been one of Hollywood's most low-key leading men. His wedding reflected that. He married Tasha McCauley — founder and CEO of Fellow Robots — a NASA-based robotics company at his home in 2014. The couple welcomed a son in 2015 and another in 2017.
Ashley Tisdale & Christopher French
High School Musical fans were surprised when Ashley Tisdale married Christopher French in a secret wedding in 2014. The couple wed in a private estate in Santa Barbara. According to Radar Online, "All the guests went to a secret location and shuttled to the estate." The secret wedding also acted as a reunion for the High School Musical cast. Most of Ashley's costars were there and Vanessa Hudgens even acted as her maid of honor.
Michael C. Hall & Morgan MacGregor
Michael C. Hall went for his third marriage in 2016. The actor first began dating novelist Morgan MacGregor in 2012 before marrying four years later in a private ceremony.
Alexis Bledel & Vincent Kartheiser
Zooey Deschanel & Jacob Pechenik
Zooey Deschanel had an eventful 2015. Not only did the actress give birth to her first child, but she also married Jacob Pechenik in a quiet wedding before welcoming their baby girl.
Ellen Page & Emma Portner
Ellen Page'swedding to Emma Portner was so secret that fans didn't find out about it until she posted about it on Instagram.
Jim Parsons & Todd Spiewak
It took 14 years but Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons finally married his partner, Todd Spiewak. The couple married at the Rainbow Room in New York City. According to costar and wedding guest Mayim Bialik, cell phones weren't allowed at the wedding.
Jason Momoa & Lisa Bonet
Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet dated for over a decade before officially tying the knot. While the two were believed to have married in 2007, it wasn't until 2017 that the two became legally married. The intimate wedding took place at their home in Topanga, California and included guests, Zoë Kravitz and former costars Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender.
Cardi B & Offset
Fans were excited when Offset proposed to Cardi B in October of 2017. However, the outspoken rapper admitted that that she and Offset had already married the month before. The wedding was so off the radar that Cardi didn't even wear makeup or a wedding dress, as she admitted in a tweet.
Ricky Martin & Jwan Yosef
After years of dating and fathering twin boys, Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef finally got hitched in 2018. The pop star and actor admitted in an interview that he was "a husband,"when asked if he was a fiancé or a husband.
Miranda Lambert & Brendan Loughlin
Miranda Lambert moved on from a messy divorce from Blake Shelton and onto a secret wedding with Brendan Loughlin in 2019. The marriage caught many by surprise as the two had been dating just three months.