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10 Celebrity Couples Who Tied the Knot in France

Apr 16 2016 - 9:00am

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married [1] in France in August 2014, but while their ceremony may be the most memorable (remember her adorable dress?! [2]), they certainly aren't the only famous couple to make things official there. From Paris to Provence, the charming country brims with natural beauty, forward fashion, and stunning architecture, and its romance is popular with lovers, famous or not. Keep reading to see all the Hollywood couples who have said "I do" in France, then check out these themed celebrity weddings [3]!

Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Esposito

Bradley and Jennifer wed in December 2007 in a small ceremony in the South of France. Their honeymoon stage didn't last long, though, and the actress filed for divorce just five months later.

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beats

Alicia married the rapper on the French island of Corsica [4] on July 31, 2010. The singer was pregnant with their first child, son Egypt, who was born in October of that year.

Salma Hayek and Francois-Henri Pinault

Salma married the French billionaire and Kering CEO in a small ceremony on Valentine's Day [5] 2009 in Paris. Two months later, they had a second ceremony in Venice [6] with a large group of family and friends.

Tom Hardy and Charlotte Riley

While it's never been confirmed, Tom and Charlotte were rumored to have tied the knot in a secret ceremony in the South of France [7] in July 2014.

Eva Longoria and Tony Parker

On July 7, 2007, Eva married the French-born NBA player in a civil ceremony in Paris on Friday, following by a religious ceremony at the Church of Saint Germain l'Auxerrois on Saturday. The reception was held at Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte, a 17th century castle outside the city. Before their divorce in 2011, Tony and Eva often enjoyed time in his native country, [8] but the fairy tale came to an end in part due to his infidelity [9].

Eva arrived to the Paris City Hall the day before her religious ceremony.

Mark Ronson and Josephine de la Baume

Music producer Mark Ronson married Josephine in September 2011 in Aix-en-Provence, France. Many of Mark's famous relatives came out, including his sisters Samantha, Charlotte, and Annabelle.

He was decked out in a red and white seersucker suit for the ceremony, while Josephine's dress was made by pal Zac Posen.

There were other well-known guests at the event, including models Irina Lazareanu and Charlotte Kemp Muhl and her boyfriend, Sean Lennon. Kate Moss [10] and Lily Allen [11] apparently turned out, too.

Keira Knightley and James Righton

Keira Knightley married James Righton in France [12] in May 2013. They wed in the small village of Mazan at the town hall with just a small group of family and friends there to witness. Later that evening, they hosted a party at Keira's family's farmhouse in Provence. Keira wore a short dress paired with a chic jacket for the nuptials. In fact, Keira's Chanel dress was first seen on her in 2008! She polished off the look with a headpiece made of flowers.

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger [13] tied the knot in the South of France on July 1, 2013, after a few days of festivities with friends and family. Although the ceremony took place abroad, the couple chose to marry on Canada Day, July 1, in honor of their native country. Avril wore a flowing white dress and flower crown for the prewedding event, while Chad was dressed up in a suit. For the nuptials, however, Avril changed into a strapless black gown.

Over their destination wedding [14] weekend, Chad and Avril also spent an afternoon in the sun lounging on a yacht, where Avril enjoyed one of France's best pleasures: Rosé wine. While the couple announced their plans to divorce in September 2015 [15], they've recently been spending a lot of time together [16], leading some fans to believe they've reconciled.

Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez

The two actors made things official in July 2013, tieing the knot in a 4 p.m. civil ceremony, followed by a larger bash at a chateau located in Burgundy. Halle was expecting their son, Maceo, who was born in October of that year.

Halle was spotted wearing a white gown with bejeweled straps when she arrived at the Chateau des Condé in a vintage white car. Sadly, the pair announced their split in October 2015 [17], but have remained civil and often get together with their kids [18].

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

Brad Pitt [19] and Angelina Jolie [20] were secretly married [21] at their chateau in Correns, France, on Aug. 23, 2014. The couple revealed the news a few days later, when Brad showed off his wedding [22] ring at a press event.


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