All The Celebrities That Came Down With Wedding Fever In 2014
From lavish ceremonies like Kim Kardashian and Kanye West”s Italian event to top-secret nuptials like Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka”s, there were many envy-inducing, high-profile celebrity weddings this year — which pair of newlyweds was your favorite? Lauren Conrad, Angelina Jolie, and Gabrielle Union have all tied the knot in recent months, and eternal bachelor George Clooney wed his love, Amal Alamuddin, in multiple overseas ceremonies. Keep reading to see all the big days that happened so far, and don”t worry: we”re sure there will be much more where these came from in 2015.
High School Musical star Ashley Tisdale wed musician Christopher French in CA in September. The actress announced the exciting news via Instagram on Tuesday with a gorgeous snap captioned, “Best day of my life! Introducing Mr. and Mrs. French Sept 8, 2014.”
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie tied the knot in August after getting engaged in 2012. They wed in secret at a small chapel in Chateau Miraval in France, and their six children were part of the ceremony: “Angelina was walked down the aisle by her eldest sons Maddox and Pax. Zahara and Vivienne threw petals, gathered from the garden. Shiloh and Knox were the ring bearers,” said a statement from the couple”s rep.
Solange Knowles and music video director Alan Ferguson tied the knot in a picture-perfect New Orleans ceremony in November. Solange and Alan said “I do” at Holy Trinity Church after arriving on white bicycles, and the singer had multiple outfit changes, from a pantsuit by Stéphane Rolland to a Humberto Leon for Kenzo gown and cape. The bride”s sister and brother-in-law, Beyoncé and Jay Z, were in attendance with their daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, as was singer Janelle Monae and J.Crew creative director Jenna Lyons. Following a celebration with about 200 friends and family members, Bey and Jay Z made their way outside to dance in the streets with Solange, Alan, and other wedding guests. During the reception, Solange and her son Julez Smith performed a special choreographed dance to Rae Sremmurd”s “No Flex Zone.”
Comedienne Fran Drescher married email inventor Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai in an intimate ceremony attended by very close friends and family in September. Fran announced the news on Twitter with a sweet photo of herself and Shiva and the announcement of, “Surprise! We got married!” The couple met a little over a year ago during an event hosted by Deepak Chopra.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West”s May wedding was nothing short of spectacular; they tied the knot at the Forte di Belvedere in Florence, Italy, in front of friends, family, and loads of celebrities, including John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, and LaLa Anthony, and fashion fixtures like Riccardo Tisci and Carine Roitfeld. The actual wedding was just one part of a whirlwind weekend around Europe.
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After 10 years and two children together, Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka tied the knot in Italy in September. The couple has been engaged since 2006 and are parents to twins Harper and Gideon, who were at the altar with their famous parents during the ceremony.
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade got married in late August in Miami, in front of a small crowd of family and friends, including John Legend, who performed during the ceremony. Also present in the wedding party were Dwyane”s boys Zaire, Zion, and Dahveon.
Broadway veteran Cheyenne Jackson married Jason Landau in LA in September. The couple”s ceremony was attended by celebrity friends like Leah Remini, Rebecca Romijn and husband Jerry O”Connell, Alicia Silverstone, Jane Lynch and designer Kenneth Cole.
Former The Hills star Holly Montag married Richie Wilson in her hometown of Crested Butte, CO, in September. Holly”s famous little sister, Heidi Montag, was on hand as the maid of honor.
Eternal Hollywood bachelor George Clooney went off the market this year when he and lawyer Amal Alamuddin tied the knot at Hotel Aman in Venice, Italy, in late September. The ceremony was attended by famous pals like John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, Matt Damon and his wife Luciana, Anna Wintour, Bono, Cindy Crawford, and more. Following George and Amal”s nuptials, they shared some official wedding pictures, including a gorgeous shot for the cover of People and beautiful portraits of Amal in her Oscar de la Renta dress that were featured in Vogue.
After getting engaged in October 2013, Lauren Conrad and William Tell tied the knot along the California coastline in September. What a perfect way to start our lives together; surrounded by the people we love most,” Lauren and William said in a statement they shared with Us Weekly. The bride wore a Badgley Mischka couture gown for her nuptials, which she described as “rustic-chic” and featured Pinterest-perfect details like vintage decor and homemade apple pies.
Naya Rivera secretly married actor Ryan Dorsey in July. They tied the knot in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, in front of close friends and family.
The Vampire Diaries star Candice Accola married The Fray”s Joe King in a romantic New Orleans ceremony in October. The couple was joined by Candice”s costars — including Paul Wesley, Michael Trevino, Kat Graham, and Claire Holt — for the nuptials.
Adam Brody and Leighton Meester secretly got married in February, just three months after they announced their engagement.
Olivia Palermo and her longtime partner, model Johannes Huebl, tied the knot in Bedford, NY, in June. Olivia announced the happy news on her style blog, saying, “We really wanted to keep this beautiful day very private and special to us and enjoyed the whole day with our family and two friends. Bedford is such an amazing and romantic countryside.” Johannes popped the question after six years of dating during a January 2014 vacation in St. Barts.
In May, interior designers Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent wed in front of 200 friends and family members in NYC.
Poppy Delevingne and her longtime partner, James Cook, tied the knot twice; in May, they wed in a church ceremony in London, and a week later, they had a fun follow-up event in Morocco. Poppy”s sister, model Cara Delevingne, served as the maid of honor in both ceremonies.
Scarlett Johansson secretly married her fiancé, French journalist Romain Dauriac, in October. A clerk from Granite County confirmed that Scarlett and Romain tied the knot during a quiet ceremony in Philipsburg, MT, just a month after welcoming their daughter, Rose.
In November, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi married her fiancé, Jionni LaValle, at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in East Hanover, NJ. The ceremony, which had a Great Gatsby theme, brought out Snooki”s Jersey Shore costar Pauly D, as well as Jenni “JWoww” Farley, her Jersey Shore and Snooki & Jwoww counterpart, who served as a bridesmaid. Snooki and Jionni got engaged in March 2012 and welcomed their first child, son Lorenzo LaValle, five months later. The pair welcomed a daughter, Giovanna LaValle, in September 2014.
Former Bachelorette Emily Maynard wed fiancé Tyler Johnson in a secret ceremony in June. They told guests they would be at an engagement party.
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Once Upon a Time costars Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas secretly married in April after getting engaged in October 2013. They welcomed their first child, son Oliver, the next month.
After four years and two kids together, Jessica Simpson married Eric Johnson over the Fourth of July weekend in Montecito, CA. “We are overwhelmed with complete happiness and love, having made our eternal commitment,” the couple told People in a statement. “To say “I do” in front of family, friends, and most importantly, our children has been the happiest moment of our lives.” The couple”s wedding photos were featured in the magazine days later.
Sia tied the knot with her fiancé, Erik Anders Lang, in August. According to reports, the singer-songwriter and filmmaker got married at her home in Palm Springs, CA.
Chuck star Zachary Levi and Rookie Blue“s Missy Peregrym kept their relationship under wraps for the whole time they were dating, then had a surprise wedding in Hawaii in June.
Source: Twitter user mperegrym
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross got married in August at the Greenwich, CT home of his mother, Diana Ross. Ashlee”s sister, Jessica Simpson, was a bridesmaid while her daughter, Maxwell, acted as a flower girl.
In July, Dave Coulier and his longtime love, Melissa Bring, tied the knot in a low-key Montana ceremony that basically became a Full House reunion.
Katie Couric married financier John Molner in East Hampton, NY, in June. She tweeted a photo of them on the big day, saying, “So excited to make my debut as Mrs. John Molner!”
British radio DJ Fearne Cotton married her partner, Jesse Wood, in London in July.
Stacy Keibler”s five-year friendship with Jared Pobre blossomed into something romantic after her whirlwind relationship with George Clooney ended in July 2013. The couple tied the knot on the beach in Punta Mita, Mexico, in March, and the photos were featured in People magazine later that month.
In July, Adam Levine tied the knot with Behati Prinsloo in a large wedding in Los Cabos, Mexico. The couple was surrounded by about 275 family members and friends — including Jonah Hill, Jason Segel, Robert Downey Jr., Coco Rocha, Candice Swanepoel, and Erin Heatherton — when they said “I do.” As for the reception, the Victoria”s Secret model and Maroon 5 frontman were treated to a special performance by Stevie Nicks.
In June, singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge got married to TV producer Linda Wallem. They wed at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, CA, in front of family and friends including Jane Lynch, Peter Facinelli, Chelsea Handler, and Rosie O”Donnell.
Nick Carter and Lauren Kitt tied the knot in April in Santa Barbara, CA, and yes, all of his Backstreet Boys bandmates were in attendance.
Actress Piper Perabo married director and producer Stephen Kay in NYC in July. After the ceremony, the couple walked to their reception with a New Orleans-style brass band playing music behind them.
In May, Casey Wilson tied the knot with fiancé David Caspe at the Ojai Valley Inn in Ojai, CA. The couple got engaged over the Labor Day weekend in 2013 after meeting on the set of Happy Endings two years earlier, and their nuptials were attended by Casey”s former costars Elisha Cuthbert, Eliza Coupe, Adam Pally, Zachary Knighton, and Damon Wayans Jr.
Jodie Foster secretly married her girlfriend, actress Alexandra Hedison, in April.
Rapper Eve tied the knot with her longtime beau, Maximillion Cooper, during an evening ceremony in Ibiza, Spain, in June.
After two years of dating, Cheryl Hines married Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at his family”s beachfront Cape Cod compound in Hyannis Port, MA, in August.
Jamie Lynn Spears wed Jamie Watson in New Orleans back in March in front of her family, which included daughter Maddie, mom Lynn, and, of course, big sister Britney.
Jessa Duggar”s nuptials with Ben Seewald took place in Arkansas in November. The duo tied the knot at the First Baptist Church of Bentonville in front of 1,000 guests, including actor Kirk Cameron. Jessa”s walk down the aisle came just four months after her older sister, Jill, married Derrick Diller in June.
Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg made it official in early September at the Hotel Baker in St. Charles, IL. Donnie”s brother Mark Wahlberg missed the wedding due to his daughter Ella”s 11th birthday, but he congratulated the couple in a sweet video he shared via Facebook.
Matthew Morrison made it official with his fiancée, Renee Puente, in October. The longtime couple tied the knot in an intimate wedding in Maui, Hawaii, surrounded by family and friends. Matthew and Renee, a model, have been together since 2011. The actor and musician asked for Renee”s hand in marriage in June 2013, popping the big question at the star-studded White Tie & Tiara Summer Ball in London.
In December, former Greek costars Amber Stevens and Andrew J. West tied the knot in LA after getting engaged in August 2013. The duo shared many adorable photos from their nuptials via Instagram; Andrew, who now stars on The Walking Dead, posed a sweet snap of the two, writing, “Ladies and gentlemen, my wife!”