20 Celebrity Couples Who Got Married on the Down-Low

Madison Breaux | Sep 19, 2018 Celebrities
20 Celebrity Couples Who Got Married on the Down-Low
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Celebrity weddings often involve massive amounts of flowers, hundreds of guests, and unbelievable designer gowns. But once in a blue moon, there's a celeb couple that really isn't into all of the pomp and frills that come with a public wedding. It's refreshing, honestly, to see celebrity couples that really only care about marrying each other in front of thousands of people, and don't mind keeping the ceremony low-key. Some couples have even gone so far as to keep the wedding and marriage a secret for months after it took place.

In a world where barely anything is private anymore, it's nice to have the special day be just that ... special. (We totally get it.) We can only imagine the number of celebrity couples that want their wedding day to be the one day that they don't have to deal with paparazzi or media gossip. Certain celeb couples have had a lot of rumors and speculation surrounding their relationships, and a lot of times, it's the pair themselves fueling the gossip. 

Gotta keep them guessing, right?

It's hard to imagine that celebrity couples like this exist, because we're so inclined to believe that they all love the spotlight. But, TBH, it's surprising at how many A-list celebs kept their wedding under wraps. Here are 20 celebrity couples whose weddings were so low-key, that everyone barely knew they got married.

After all, it's all about the love, people!

  • Hailey Baldwin & Justin Bieber

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    Justin and Hailey's relationship has been a whirlwind for sure. The two announced their engagement in July 2018, and reports of their courthouse marriage on September 13 quickly stirred up. However, Hailey tweeted shortly after saying that she wasn't married yet ... but then she deleted the tweet. Her uncle, actor Alec Baldwin, recently confirmed Justin and Hailey's marriage, so we guess there's nothing left to say except congrats!

  • Beyonce & Jay-Z

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    Now, there's isn't much about this couple that is low-key -- like at all. But their wedding ceremony was surprisingly intimate. Word is Beyonce and Jay-Z invited 40 guests to their wedding, and all devices were kept at home.

  • Megan Fox & Brian Austin Green

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    These two eloped back in 2010, and word is Megan Fox's mom didn't even know that her daughter tied the knot until the press spilled the beans.(Wowzer.)

  • Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds

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    Though Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds like to share here-and-there deets about their marriage on social media, the wedding itself was pretty low-key. The pair got married at Boone Hall Plantation in South Carolina, but the rest of the details are all hearsay.

  • Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher

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    It was months after Mila and Ashton's secret summer wedding before the press found out about their nuptials. And even then, it took longer for the couple to own up to the marriage themselves.

  • Alison Brie & Dave Franco

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    Alison and Dave weren't spotted out in public together until a year after they met, so it really makes sense that they kept the wedding ceremony under wraps. The private ceremony took place in 2017, and well, that's about all we know.

  • Amanda Seyfried & Thomas Sadoski

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    These two decided to skip the pomp and circumstance by eloping in the country. Apparently, after the ceremony, the two ate dinner and took her dog for a walk.

    Such perfection.

  • Jessica Alba & Cash Warren

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    Jessica Alba and Cash Warren got married inside a Beverly Hills courthouse in 2008, and the whole process took about 40 minutes.

    In and out -- as they say.

  • Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos


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    These two were so low-key, they never even had an engagement. Kelly and Mark had a quickly planned wedding in Las Vegas, and the rest is history.

  • Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard

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    Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard know how to wed on a budget -- that's for sure. It's reported that they only spent $142 on their ceremony, and the best part? They don't even remember their wedding date.

    (LOL.)

  • Leighton Meester & Adam Brody

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    Leighton and Adam were supposedly married in secret in California in 2014, just three months after the news of their engagement broke. The former Gossip Girl star and her OC alum hubby are so hush-hush about their relationship, the finally acknowledged they're married in 2017!

  • Penn Badgley & Domino Kirke

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    Here's another Gossip Girl wedding for ya! Penn Badgley tied the knot with Domino Kirke inside of a Brooklyn courthouse. The couple had a very intimate reception at restaurant Maison-May with a gluten-free cake to top off the celebrations, which honestly ... is as Brooklyn as it gets.

    Dan Humphrey would be so, so proud.

  • Jennifer Aniston & Justin Theroux

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    This marriage, that unfortunately ended after three years, began with a super small Bel-Air wedding with just a few dozen guests in attendance.

  • Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick

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    Honestly, we had forgotten these two were a happily married couple, and the marriage started with a surprise wedding. SJP and Matthew invited 100 people to their special day, but none of them knew that they were all gathered for a wedding ceremony. Sarah Jessica Parker wore a black dress -- which is kind of unusual, but oh so lovely.

  • Winona Ryder & Keanu Reeves

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    Huh? Winona recently revealed that she thinks she and Keanu Reeves may have actually gotten married while filming Bram Stroker's Dracula in 1992. She told Entertainment Weekly, "We actually got married in 'Dracula. No, I swear to God I think we're married in real life."

    OK -- so does an accidental marriage count? Who knows.

  • Rachel Weisz & Daniel Craig

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    These two managed to pull of a secret wedding, and only invited a grand total of four people to the ceremony.

  • Ellen Pompeo & Chris Ivery

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    This couple got married in Manhattan's City Hall with former New York Major Michael Bloomberg serving as a witness. Not too bad.

  • Emily Ratajkowski & Sebastian Bear-McClard

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    No one knew these two got married until the model announced it on her Instagram Story. The couple had a small civil ceremony with just a few close friends present. "Everyone wore suits or sweatsuits," Emily told Jimmy Fallon about her wedding to the Good Time actor.

    Now that's the way to go.

  • Keira Knightley & James Righton

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    Romantic, low-key wedding in the south of France? Yup -- sounds OK to us!

    Keira and James tied the knot in 2013, inviting just 11 people. The actress wore a sleeveless tulle dress that she had been spotted wearing a couple of times before, because why go through the fuss of buying an actual wedding dress?

  • Margot Robbie & Tom Ackerley

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    Apparently, Margot and Tom's wedding was such a secret that the guests didn't even know the location. There were 50 invitees in total, and phones were strictly forbidden. Margot subsequently confirmed the marriage on her Instagram, but for a while, things were kept very hush hush.

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