13 Celebrity Couples Who Said "I Do" on National Television

When it comes to celebrity weddings, there is no such thing as too over the top. In fact, some famous pairs even go as far as to televise their nuptials. Kate Middleton and Prince William's wedding was reportedly watched by 2 billion people worldwide, while others, like Carmen Electra and Dave Navarro and La La and Carmelo Anthony, dedicated an entire series to their big day. Here's every celebrity couple who said "I do" on national television.

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Princess Diana and Prince Charles

After only going on 12 dates, Charles popped the question to Diana in February 1981. They wed five months later in a lavish ceremony at St. Paul's Cathedral in London, and their wedding was watched by an estimated global TV audience of 750 million. They officially split in August 1992 after Queen Elizabeth II ordered them to divorce, but they welcomed two children, Prince William and Prince Harry, during their time together.

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Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries

Kim married the basketball player in a lavish Montecito, CA, ceremony in August 2011 (and divorced 72 days later). The nuptials aired over two nights in October 2011 on E!, and the pair even went on to renew their vows ahead of the TV special. Their ceremony was attended by lots of stars, including family friend Ryan Seacrest, Julianne Hough, and Eva Longoria.

Shannen Doherty and Kurt Iswarienko
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Shannen Doherty and Kurt Iswarienko

Shannen tied the knot with the film producer in October 2011 in Malibu, CA, and the two have shared plenty of sweet moments together since then. Their nuptials were captured on film for Shannen's We TV reality show Shannen Says, which premiered in 2012.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton

Will and Kate exchanged "I dos" at Westminster Abbey in 2011. The date was declared a national holiday, and according to several outlets, 2 billion people watched the royal wedding live. Nearly 23 million people in the US alone watched the nuptials on networks like CNN, NBC, ABC, Telemundo, and CBS. Will and Kate have two children together, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

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Carmen Electra and Dave Navarro

Carmen and Dave wed in LA in November 2003, and they documented their big day on MTV's Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen + Dave, which aired for seven episodes in early 2004. The pair ended up calling it quits after three years of marriage, and Carmen's rep described the split as "amicable."


La La and Carmelo Anthony

The former MTV VJ and the New York Knicks star tied the knot in NYC in July 2010. They documented their wedding on VH1's La La's Full Court Wedding, and then followed it up with a spinoff series called La La's Full Court Life, which chronicled the couple's married life. The two separated in April and are parents to 10-year-old son Kiyan.

Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett
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Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett

Kendra married the former Philadelphia Eagles star at LA's Playboy mansion in 2009. Their big day was featured on the final episode of Kendra's E! reality TV show, Kendra, and it averaged more than 2.1 million total viewers. Kendra and Hank are parents to two children, daughter Alijah and son Hank.

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Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Odom

Khloé and Lamar tied the knot in September 2009 at a private residence in LA. The reality TV star donned a strapless Vera Wang gown for the black-tie affair, which brought out several stars, including Kelly Osbourne, Ryan Seacrest, and Lamar's former Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant. Their big day was captured on E!'s Keeping Up With the Kardashians, though the two officially divorced in 2016.

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Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson

Jessica and Nick got married in Austin, TX, in October 2002. They televised their wedding on VH1's All Access Celebrity Weddings special in 2003, and fans were also treated to special footage of the entire wedding on an episode of their MTV reality show, Newlyweds, as well as on a DVD that was part of Jessica's 2004 rerelease of her album In This Skin. Jessica and Nick officially divorced in 2006, and Jessica went on to marry Eric Johnson, while Nick married Vanessa Minnillo.

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Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo

Nick and Vanessa got married in an intimate ceremony on Richard Branson's Necker Island in 2011. Vanessa chose a gorgeous Monique Lhuillier gown with an embellished lace corset and a tufted skirt, while Nick wore a Dolce & Gabbana suit. Nick and Vanessa's nuptials later aired on TLC in a program called Nick & Vanessa's Dream Wedding. The couple are now parents to three children, daughter Brooklyn and sons Camden and Phoenix.

Niecy Nash and Jay Tucker
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Niecy Nash and Jay Tucker

The comedian chronicled her 2011 California wedding to the electrical engineer on TLC's two-hour special Niecy Nash’s Wedding Bash.


Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt

Heidi and Spencer exchanged "I dos" in front of over 200 of their nearest and dearest in Pasadena, CA, in April 2009. The ceremony aired on the season finale of The Hills, and despite saying she would not go, Lauren Conrad attended the ceremony after all. The couple is currently expecting their first child together.


Mario Lopez and Courtney Mazza

The Extra host wed Courtney in a lavish ceremony in Punta Mita, Mexico, back in 2012. Their nuptials were attended by pal Eva Longoria and were featured in a two-hour TLC special called Mario & Courtney’s Wedding Fiesta. The duo has two kids together, daughter Gia and son Dominic.