50 Celebrities Who Eloped
July 2, 2012
July 2, 2012
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos met on the set of ABC's long-lived soap 'All My Children' in 1995 and eloped one year later in Las Vegas. They now have three children.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin eloped in December 2003 at the San Ysidro Ranchin Montecito, Californi with no guests present.
Beyonce and Jay-Z
The music power couple’s 2008 wedding ceremony included over 200 guests, yet no one breathed a word of the details of the event, held on the roof of Jay-Z’s Tribeca penthouse. It wasn’t until three years later that the first photos of the event, of Beyonce's gown, surfaced.
Salma Hayek and Francois Pinault
After having daughter Valentina with French billionaire Francois Pinault, Salma Hayek eloped with him in a civil ceremony Paris on Valentine’s Day in 2009.
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon were always very public about their affections and engagement. When it came to the wedding, however, they had a secret ceremony in 2008 on the Bahamian island of Eleuthera. After 4 years and the birth of their twins, the couple renewed their vows in Paris.
Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem
Considering how secretive the two Oscar winners had always been about their relationship, it came as no surprise that Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem privately wed in the Bahamas.
Agyness Deyn and Giovanni Ribisi
Agyness Deyn and Giovanni Ribisi were quietly dating for months before someone spotted them in line to be married at the L.A. County Registrar's office in early June.
Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr
Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr kept their 2010 engagement quiet, as well as their secret wedding, a month later.
Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green
Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green avoided media attention in 2010 with a simple ceremony on the beach at The Four Seasons Hotel resort on the main island in Hawaii with only a handful of guests
Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott
In May 2006, Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott wed at the Wakaya Club in Fiji. There were no guests except for a wedding planner. Afterwards, back in Los Angeles, the two hosted a party for family and friends who weren't in Fiji.
Sasha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher
'Borat' star Sasha Baron Cohen married actress Isla Fisher after six years of dating in Paris, among close family in March 2010.
Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart
Calista Flockhart and Harrison Ford dated for 8 years before finally tying the knot in New Mexico in 2010. The ceremony, which took place at the governor’s mansion, was a surprise even for the guests, who had no idea the couple was getting married.
Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds
Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds dodged the public eye when they exchanged their vows at a remote wilderness retreat in Vancouver in 2008.
Mel B. and Stephen Belafonte
In June 2007 former Spice Girl Mel B. married music producer Stephen Belafonte in a secret Las Vegas wedding. The two initially got together while Mel B was pregnant with former boyfriend, Eddie Murphy's child.
Jewel and Ty Murray
Singer Jewel and bull-rider Ty Murray eloped in the Bahamas in 2008, without even immediate family members or friends. The couple invited only two guests -- Jewel's former keyboard player Jason Freese, who officiated the ceremony, and his wife Amy.
Ricki Lake and Christian Evans
Actress and former talk show host Ricki Lake secretly wed her second husband Christian Evans in Southern California in April 2012.
Adriana Lima and Marko Jaric
Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima wed NBA guard Marko Jaric on Valentine’s Day with only their closest family and friends present.
Shannen Doherty and Rick Salomon
In 2003 90210 star Shannen Doherty and film producer Rick Salomon dated for two days before tying the knot. The couple split seven months later in what Doherty described as "heart-crushing."
Jack Black and Tanya Haden
Although they met in high school, actor Jack Black and wife, musician Tanya Haden didn’t become a couple until years later. The two wed in 2006 in a private ceremony the Big Sur in California.
Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter
Very few people even knew that 'Dexter' co-stars Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter were dating when they eloped on New Year’s Eve in 2008.
Britney Spears and Jason Alexander
In what may be the shortest celebrity marriage on record, Britney Spears married her Louisiana hometown honey Jason Alexander at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas in January 2004. The two were wed for all of 55 hours before Britney’s handlers had it annulled.
Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen
Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen dated for only 9 months before marrying at Los Angeles City Hall in 2008. No guests were present.
Bette Midler and Martin Rochus Sebastian von Haselberg
After knowing each other for just a few weeks, Bette Midler married artist Martin Rochus Sebastian von Haselberg
Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder Civil
As rocky as their relationship was, Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder Civil eloped in Miami in 2007.
Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt
'The Hills' most-hated couple, Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag hopped off to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico in November 2008 for a secret ceremony.
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