Shhhh! 19 Celebrity Couples Who Surprised Us With Secret Weddings This Year

Every year, a new batch of celebrity couples tie the knot, but 2018 has certainly been the year of surprise weddings. From Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer to Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn and Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber, it seems like every time we blink, another couple gets married. With everything going on in the world, we're happy these celebrity duos were able to find a bright spot in 2018.


Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer

Amy and Chris tied the knot in Malibu, CA, in February after nearly three months of dating. The secret ceremony brought out Jennifer Lawrence, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Aniston, Aidy Bryant, Vanessa Bayer, Larry David, David Spade, Judd Apatow, and Chelsea Handler.

Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef
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Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef

In January, Ricky revealed that he and Jwan exchanged vows and "signed all the papers" after two years of dating. While they have yet to throw an official wedding ceremony, they are already parents to twin sons Valentino and Matteo.

Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn
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Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn

After debuting a wedding band at the Brit Awards in February, Ed confirmed in late August that he and his longtime girlfriend had already gotten married. "I never really do anything too public anyway," he said.


Emily Ratajkowski and Sebastian Bear-McClard

Emily surprised everyone in late February when she announced on Instagram that she got married to Sebastian Bear-McClard after three weeks of dating. The couple tied the knot in a courthouse wedding at City Hall in NYC.

Michelle Williams and Phil Elverum
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Michelle Williams and Phil Elverum

In July, Michelle revealed to Vogue that she tied the knot with musician Phil Elverum in a private ceremony in the Adirondack Mountains.


Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin

After much speculation, Hailey and Justin confirmed that they got married at an NYC courthouse in September. Hailey initially denied the rumors in a now-deleted tweet; however, People reported that they got married in a civil ceremony.

Laura Prepon and Ben Foster
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Laura Prepon and Ben Foster

The couple wed in a secret ceremony in June. Laura announced the news on her Instagram account, writing, "Just Married! Thank you for all the love and support. Wishing all of us the good stuff!"

Ellen Page and Emma Portner
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Ellen Page and Emma Portner

In January, Ellen revealed that she and Emma tied the knot by casually sharing a photo of their rings on Instagram. "Can't believe I get to call this extraordinary woman my wife. @emmaportner," the actress gushed.

Michael Cera and Nadine
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Michael Cera and Nadine

The actor wed his longtime girlfriend in a secret ceremony. It's unclear when they tied the knot, but Michael was spotted wearing a gold wedding band on his left hand in March.


Aidy Bryant and Conner O'Malley

The Saturday Night Live star wed her longtime boyfriend in April. Aidy shared the exciting news by casually posting a snap from her wedding on Instagram. "Aidy was a blushing bride. She was smiling from ear to ear all day," People reported. "She and Conner are an adorable couple. Laughter is a key part of their relationship and something that binds this group together, so there was a lot of that throughout. Everyone there in attendance [was] just so happy for the two of them. The entire day was really a joy. From the weather to the food to her gorgeous dress, it was all perfect."


Kevin McKidd and Arielle Goldrath

The Grey's Anatomy actor revealed on his website in March that he and the chef got married and are expecting their first child together. "Arielle and I are so happy to announce our marriage and new baby, who is soon to join our growing family," Kevin wrote. "Close friends and family came together with my Grey's family to share in our celebration day — an intimate, low key gathering culminating in a Scottish Ceilidh dance." Kevin already shares two kids, Joseph and Iona, with ex-wife Jane Parker.

Ryan Lochte and Kayla Rae Reid
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Ryan Lochte and Kayla Rae Reid

The couple secretly tied the knot at a Florida courthouse in January before getting married for the second time in a gorgeous California wedding eight months later. Ryan and Kayla welcomed their son Caiden in June 2017.

Nico Tortorella and Bethany Meyers
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Nico Tortorella and Bethany Meyers

The Younger star surprised fans in March when he announced on Instagram that he wed his longtime girlfriend after 11 years together. "Just married. For real," Nico wrote.


Robert Buckley and Jenny Wade

The iZombie star announced he tied the knot with his girlfriend by posting a Twitter selfie of them flaunting their rings. "Post-cake fight with (Borat voice) MY WIIIIFE," Robert casually wrote.


Kat Von D and Rafael Reyes

The tattoo artist tied the knot with Rafael in a surprise wedding in February. Kat announced the news on her Instagram with a photo of their wedding bands, writing, "Today, I married my soul's mate, my mind's twin, my best friend: @prayers Juntos en vida y en muerte."

Eliza Dushku and Peter Palandjian
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Eliza Dushku and Peter Palandjian

The Buffy the Vampire Slayer actress wed her CEO fiancé in August, though she didn't reveal the news until nearly a month later on Instagram. Along with snaps from their nuptials, Eliza wrote, "♥️♥️ 8.18.18."

Robin Wright and Clement Giraudet
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Robin Wright and Clement Giraudet

The House of Cards actress married the Saint Laurent VIP relations manager in a private ceremony in August. "It was very intimate and low-key," People reported. "Robin wanted it to be about them, not a big production."


Denise Richards and Aaron Phypers

Just days after getting engaged in September, Denise surprised fans when she revealed that she and Aaron got married. "I am so happy to officially be married to the love of my life," the actress said in a statement. "I can't wait for everyone to go on this incredible journey with me this season on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. It's been a wild ride so far!"

Hilary Swank and Philip Schneider
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Hilary Swank and Philip Schneider

In August, Hilary tied the knot with her boyfriend in a surprise ceremony at the Saint Lucia Preserve in Carmel, CA. "We found exactly what we were looking for at the Santa Lucia Preserve in Carmel, California," Hilary told Vogue. "It's a stunning private community surrounded by 20,000 acres of conservancy and an intimate redwood grove populated with trees that are over 800 years old."