Veiled Vows: Couples Who Married On The Low…
In the world of the rich and famous, not much is kept secret. With constant cameras and paparazzi following their every move, few celebrities can even finish a meal in peace, let alone something as personal as a wedding. However, these sneaky couples have underminded the system and were able to pull off 100% secret weddings.
Check out these 9 couples that wed in peace.
1. Janet Jackson and Rene Elizondo
Janet Jackson announced her divorce and marriage, in the same breath. Jackson was together with long-time “boyfriend” René Elizondo, Jr. from the mid-1980s until around 2000, when it was revealed that Elizondo filed for divorce from Jackson, simultaneously letting the world know that the two were even married. Nobody knew of Jackson’s eight-year marriage to Elizondo, including Jackson’s own father.
2. Jeff Probst and Lisa Ann Russell
In the paparazzi-crazed world of Hollywood, some stars still manage to slip away and have their special day in private. The ‘Survivor’ host Jeff Probst and Lisa Ann Russell tied the knot on December 5 this year in Los Angeles. This is both the bride and groom’s second marriage – Russell was previously married to ‘Saved by the Bell’ star Mark-Paul Gosselaar.
3. Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz
Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz tied the knot in a small ceremony in upstate New York, on June 22, 2011. The wedding guests? Just four people, including their children: his daughter from his first marriage, Ella, 18, and her son with longtime boyfriend, ‘Black Swan’ director Darren Aronofsky, Henry, 4. The ‘James Bond’ star 43, and Oscar-winning actress, 41, have been together since last year after they played husband and wife in the thriller ‘Dream House’.
4. LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian
Grammy winner LeAnn Rimes and actor Eddie Cibrian had quite a surprise for their 40 closest friends and family who thought they were going to an engagement party on April 22. It was a wedding instead. The duo tied the knot at a private home in California.
5. David Schwimmer and Zoe Buckman
David Schwimmer, who played Ross on ‘Friends,’ secretly wed his British girlfriend back in June, his rep confirmed to People.com. Schwimmer and part-time photographer Zoe Buckman reportedly met in 2007 when she was working at the Cuckoo Club in London’s West End. Schwimmer was in the city directing the romantic comedy flick ‘Run, Fat Boy, Run.’
6. T.I. and Tameka Cottle
Rapper T.I. had to do something to make his ‘I Do’s’ stand out, so he said them twice! One day after the ‘Live Your Life’ hit maker quietly tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Tameka (Tiny) Cottle at a Miami Beach courthouse on Friday, the couple exchanged vows again on July 31. T.I. and Cottle dated on and off since 2001 and have two children together
7. Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr
Just one month after they announced their engagement, Orlando Bloom, 33, and Miranda Kerr, 27, got hitched. The British heartthrob and the Victoria’s Secret model reportedly wed in a small Los Angeles ceremony in July 2010. Kerr and her leading man reportedly began dating in late 2007 but spent the better part of their relationship denying engagement rumors.
8. Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem
Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem have gotten married. Cruz’s representative Amanda Silverman confirms the couple was married in the beginning of July at a friend’s house in the Bahamas. She said in an e-mail to the AP on Tuesday the ceremony for Cruz and Bardem was a small one that only family members attended.
9. Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green
Megan Fox quietly exchanged marriage vows with her long-time beau, actor Brian Austin Green, in a secret ceremony in Hawaii in mid-June. The couple first met on the set of the TV sitcom ‘Hope and Faith.’ The couple reportedly spent their honeymoon at the Four Seasons Hualalai hotel, where the wedding took place.