- Several celebrity couples got married in 2021 or revealed their weddings this year.
- This includes Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez, who wed during an intimate ceremony in May.
- "The Voice" costars Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton got married in Oklahoma.
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"My wife, my best friend, the future mother of my children, my everything," the "Hunger Games" alum captioned a photo from their wedding day that was posted on January 3.
The pair, who revealed their engagement in November 2021, exchanged vows at The Lodge at Blue Sky's private mountain retreat, They had a small ceremony that included an officiant and their dog named Yam, who Ludwig thanked for being their "witness."
"It has been such a crazy year but it certainly put things into perspective," the "Heels" star said. "Life is too short And i didnt want to spend another day without calling this beautiful woman my wife."Oscar-nominated "Sound of Metal" actor Riz Ahmed secretly married author Fatima Farheen Mirza in 2020, but fans didn't learn until 2021.
The "Venom" star revealed the news casually during an interview for the podcast called "Grounded With Louis Theroux," released in January. Ahmed mentioned staying in California after filming a movie so he could spend time with his "wife's family."
At the time, the actor said that he wasn't married too long.
"I guess I don't really feel it's generally that relevant, so I don't delve into my personal life or my dating history or even family life much," he said.
Ahmed didn't divulge the name of his wife until a virtual appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" a few days later. He also explained the "modern" way they met while he was in New York preparing for his role in "Sound of Metal."
"We just both sat down at the same table in a café, where we both turned up to write," he said. "We were both jostling over the same laptop plug points, like a very modern way of meeting. And we struck up a friendship, and then we reconnected down the line."
The couple then made their first red-carpet appearance together at the 2021 Oscars.
During an interview for "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in April 2021, he recalled proposing to the novelist during lockdown when they went to a park for a picnic.
"She loves a bit of Scrabble," he said. "So we were actually playing Scrabble and I did that corny thing where I stole all the correct letters up and spelled out 'Will you marry me?'"Pamela Anderson wed her bodyguard Dan Hayhurst.
The "Baywatch" star told Daily Mail UK that they got married on Christmas Eve in Vancouver Island, Canada.
"I'm exactly where I need to be — in the arms of a man who truly loves me," Anderson told the publication.
She added: "I was married on the property I bought from my grandparents 25 years ago, this is where my parents were married and they are still together. I feel like I've come full circle."
The model was previously married to Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee from 1995 to 1998. The stars share two sons named Brandon Thomas and Dylan Jagger.
Anderson went on to marry musician Kid Rock, and later, producer Rick Solomon.
In 2020, she married producer Jon Peters, who she has known for decades, in Malibu. Days later, they ended their relationship.
Anderson later told the New York Times that they were never married.
"I think I'm an easy target," she told the publication. "And I think people just live in fear. I don't know what all that was about, but I think fear really played a lot into it."
"It was just kind of a little moment," she said. "A moment that came and went, but there was no wedding, there was no marriage, there was no anything. It's like it never even happened. That sounds bizarre.""Wonder Woman 1984" star Kirsten Wiig confirmed that she and her partner, Avi Rothman, got married.
"Besides the fact that we are where we are — it's hard to not feel so much of the s--- and struggle that's going on — in my home, I'm very lucky about having these two babies and my husband," Wiig said of her experience during the pandemic in an interview for "The Howard Stern Show."
"They make it all better, and it's changed my life," she added.
Not much is known about the couple's relationship, but they've been linked since 2016.
This is Wiig's second marriage. She was previously married to actor Hayes Hargrove from 2005 to 2009.Nicolas Cage married his girlfriend, Riko Shibata, in Las Vegas.
A rep for the "National Treasure" star told People and Us Weekly that the couple wed during a "very small and intimate wedding at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas."
"It's true, and we are very happy," Cage told the publications in a statement.
This is the "Pig" star's fifth marriage. Cage was previously married to Patricia Arquette from 1995 to 2001, followed by Lisa Marie Presley from 2002 to 2004. Cage was married to Alice Kim from 2004 to 2016 and the couple share a son named Kal-El.
In 2019, the actor made headlines for filing for annulment four days after marrying Erika Koike in Las Vegas."American Horror Story" alum Chloë Sevigny got married to Sinisa Mackovic in March 2020, but didn't reveal the news until their first anniversary.
"Married on a Monday March 9th 2020 Happy one year anniversary my love," she captioned a post that was taken on their wedding day.
The actress, who was then pregnant with their first child, wore a black dress and white veil. The groom wore a black-and-white suit.
Gadsby shared the news with a post on Instagram in April, writing: "I would like to introduce all y'all to Jenney Shamash. She is a producer extraordinaire. She is very funny and is really talented at reciting facts. It is a joy to behold."
The comedian also said that they wed in January and "are very chuffed about it.""You" star Elizabeth Lail married a pediatric dentist named Nieku Manshad in April.
In a feature for Brides, the actress said that they met at a mutual friend's party in Williamsburg and got engaged in August 2020 while in Montauk, NY.
The couple's wedding took place on April 24 at Hasbrouck House in Stone Ridge, NY, and was planned "with COVID in mind," Lail told the outlet.
"We could have easily invited 200 people had it been another time," she said. "We decided not to wait, and just invite family to keep it safe for everyone. We were also the only guests on property, which gave us peace of mind to be in our own little bubble."
The bride wore a custom-made silk dress from UK designer Andrea Hawkes and the groom chose a navy suit from Freemans Sporting Club.
"Our wedding was so small and intimate we couldn't help but have every aspect reflect a part of us," Lail said. "It was primarily our two families coming together for the first time. We laughed and cried the whole way through."Aubrey Plaza shocked fans when she revealed that she married her longtime boyfriend, Jeff Baena.
The "Parks and Recreation" star casually shared the news on Instagram while gushing about Baena's upcoming film, "Spin Me Round." The script was cowritten by Baena, who will direct it. Meanwhile, Plaza will star in the film alongside Alison Brie.
"So proud of my darling husband @jeffbaena for dreaming up another film that takes us to italia to cause some more trouble," Plaza wrote.
"He's a creative person and we understand each other on that level," the actress said. "When we're together we like hanging out at home. We're happy having people over and playing Settlers of Catan or Battlestar Galactica. We're kind of dorks."
Throughout their relationship, the pair have teamed up on several projects. Plaza starred in the 2014 movie "Life After Beth," which marked Baena's directorial debut. She also had roles in his films "Joshy" and "The Little Hours."Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez exchanged vows during an intimate ceremony held in May.
The couple began dating in January 2020 and confirmed their relationship in Grande and Justin Bieber's music video for "Stuck With U." Grande and Gomez got engaged in December of that year.
Grande and the real-estate agent got married at the Grammy-winning singer's home in Montecito, California.
"It was tiny and intimate — less than 20 people," Grande's rep told People. "The room was so happy and full of love. The couple and both families couldn't be happier."
Grande's home was decorated with flowers hanging from the ceiling and candles on the floor, as seen in photos from the couple's Vogue feature.
Among the small number of guests were the bride's parents, Joan Grande and Ed Butera, who gave her away.
Grande wore a custom-made silk gown from Vera Wang while Gomez sported a Tom Ford suit.
According to E! News, the groom worked with Solow & Co to create a handmade diamond-and-platinum wedding band for Grande."This Is Us" star Justin Hartley married actress Sofia Pernas.
It's unclear when exactly the actors began dating, but they previously costarred on the soap opera "The Young and the Restless."
Fans suspected that the pair quietly got married after they were photographed wearing wedding bands on their left hands in early May 2021. The rings were again seen on the stars weeks later when they attended the MTV Movie and TV Awards.
This is Hartley's third marriage. He was previously married to "Passions" costar Lindsay Korman, with whom he shares a daughter named Isabella Justice Hartley. Hartley and "Selling Sunset" star Chrishell Stause broke up in 2019 after two years of marriage.Marvel star Elizabeth Olsen secretly married her fiancé, Robbie Arnett.
It's unclear when the low-key couple got married, but Olsen called the musician her husband during a conversation with Kaley Cuoco as part of Variety's "Actors on Actors" series. The interview was released in June 2021.
"dreams do come true !!!" Stefani captioned a series of wedding photos that she shared on Instagram.
Stefani wore two Vera Wang dresses for her big day, and the reception outfit featured cowboy boots. The singer's veil also included the names of Shelton and her three sons that she shares with ex-husband Gavin Rossdale. The groom wore blue jeans.
"you need a party dress when u get to marry @blakeshelton," Stefani captioned a black-and-white photo of herself.
"The Voice" host Carson Daly, who's known the couple for years, officiated the wedding. Stefani's sons — Kingston, Zuma, and Apollo — were also in attendance. For his vows, Shelton performed a song that he wrote just for Stefani, Daly told NBC's "Today" show.
Stefani and Shelton met when the No Doubt frontwoman joined "The Voice" for season seven. The couple announced their engagement in October 2020.
They also collaborated on several songs together, including "Go Ahead and Break My Heart" and "Nobody But You."
This is Shelton's third marriage. He was previously married to Kaynette Gern from 2003 to 2006. Shelton and country-music star Miranda Lambert announced their split in July 2015 after four years of marriage and a decade together.Spice Girls member Emma Bunton married longtime partner Jade Jones.
The couple announced their wedding with posts shared on Instagram. Bunton wore a white minidress and accessorized with a floral headband, while the groom wore a brown fedora and patterned Gucci blazer.
According to Metro, Bunton and Jones began dating in 1998. They welcomed two children together, Beau Lee and Tate Lee, and got engaged in 2011."Mom" star Anna Faris revealed that she and cinematographer Michael Barrett eloped.
Faris shared the news in July on her podcast "Anna Faris Is Unqualified," but didn't give away too many details.
"It was at a local courthouse up in Washington state," the actress told Top Chef judge and guest Gail Simmons. "It was great."
The couple met through her film "Overboard" and began dating in 2017. Faris confirmed their engagement in early 2020.
Faris was previously married to Chris Pratt. They share a son named Jack."Glee" star Jenna Ushkowitz married David Stanley on July 24 during an outdoor ceremony in LA.
"The MOST magical day getting to marry this man," the actress captioned a photo of the newlyweds.
In a feature for Brides, Ushkowitz said: "We were elated and so grateful that we didn't have to push our wedding and that we got to have the day of our dreams. It was such a gift that we were able to share it with our friends and family."
According to the publication, the pair met through the dating app Hinge. They announced their engagement in August 2020."Ginny & Georgia" star Brianne Howey married lawyer Matt Ziering in Palos Verdes, California.
"It was the most beautiful feeling to be surrounded by so many people we love," Howey told People. "The night was more magical than I could have ever imagined."
"I wish all of my nights could end with a Son of a Gun fried chicken sandwich and a Spice Girls dance party," she added.
The couple met at a bar approximately five years ago. At the time, Ziering was celebrating finishing the bar exam and Howey was hanging out with friends.
"We ran into each other three nights in a row at a couple bars in LA," Howey told Los Angeles Magazine in a video posted in early 2021.
"Wasn't totally random, but we had some mutual friends and now we're here!" Ziering added.In late July, Issa Rae announced that she and fiancé Louis Diamen got married in the South of France.
The "Insecure" star shared plenty of photos from her wedding day on Instagram and revealed that she wore a custom Vera Wang dress.
Rae and Diamen have remained relatively quiet about their relationship, but their engagement was revealed in 2019."To All the Boys" star John Corbett and longtime partner Bo Derek got married during a private ceremony in 2020 after two decades together.
"We're pretty private people, we didn't make an announcement, all our friends and family knew but this is the first time either one of us has said anything publicly about it because really we haven't had an opportunity," he told cohost Jerry O'Connell.
The "Sex and the City" actor added: "After 20 years we decided to get married, we didn't want 2020 to be that thing that everybody looks back at and hated. We thought, 'Well, let's get one nice thing out of it.'"