When news hit that model Agyness Deyn had wed actor Giovanni Ribisi last month, it came as quite a surprise — not only to the media outlets that reported it, but to their friends and family as well. Before being spotted “passionately kissing,” on line at the L.A. County Registrar on June 15, the couple had never been photographed together or identified as dating. And Deyn’s estranged father admitted to the British press that, “I don’t think anyone went,” to the impromptu wedding.
But Deyn and Ribisi are not the first high-profile couple to wed in an extremely private manner — by any means. Many high-profile celebs, like BFFs Beyonce and Jay-Z and Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin, have eloped. From exotic beach weddings, like Tori Spelling’s in Fiji, to quickie Las Vegas nuptials, like Britney Spears’ and Kelly Ripa’s, we’ve rounded up the best celebrity elopements here: