Skip Nav
Celebrity Couples
Famous Friends Who Also Share Exes
Madonna
Who's That Girl? Look Back on All of Madonna's Many, Many Looks
Celebrity Couples
When You're Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, There's No Such Thing as a Casual Friday

Michelle Williams and Phil Elverum Married

Surprise — Michelle Williams Is Married!

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Michelle Williams attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/MG18/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)Source: Getty / Kevin Mazur

Michelle Williams is married! The actress recently confirmed to Vanity Fair that she tied the knot with musician Phil Elverum in a private ceremony in the Adirondack Mountains earlier this month. Michelle currently graces the September 2018 cover of the magazine and shared the personal news in the cover story, which was published on Thursday. She and Phil first met through a mutual friend and exchanged "I dos" in front of "only a handful of friends and their two daughters."

"I never gave up on love," Michelle said. The actress's ex-boyfriend Heath Ledger died 10 years ago when their daughter, Matilda, was only 2 years old. "I always say to Matilda, 'Your dad loved me before anybody thought I was talented, or pretty, or had nice clothes.'" She and Phil have each lost a partner; Phil's wife, Geneviève Castrée, died of pancreatic cancer in July 2016, 18 months after their daughter was born.

Source: Collier Schorr exclusively for Vanity Fair

"Ultimately the way [Phil] loves me is the way I want to live my life on the whole. I work to be free inside of the moment. I parent to let Matilda feel free to be herself, and I am finally loved by someone who makes me feel free." Michelle mentioned she's (understandably) hesitant to share too many details about her personal love life, but she opened up with a willingness to help others. "Don't settle," she advised. "Don't settle for something that feels like a prison, or is hard, or hurts you. If it doesn't feel like love, it's not love." Michelle was reportedly previously engaged to Andrew Youmans back in January, though it's unclear what went wrong.

From Our Partners
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Lunch in NYC August 2018
When Should You Arrive at a Wedding?
Crazy Rich Asians Cast Interview
Who Are Jack Brooksbank's Parents?
Kelly Ripa Quotes About Falling For Mark Consuelos 2018
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez in NYC August 2018
Jennifer Lopez's Pink Feather Dress
Jessica Biel Quotes About Marriage on the Today Show 2018
Pete Davidson's Quotes About Ariana Grande GQ 2018
Johnny Bananas Interview About The Challenge 2018
Harry and Meghan's Wedding Halloween Costume Ideas
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's Age Difference
From Our Partners
Latest Celebrity & Entertainment
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds