Gary Coleman and Shannon Price by Todd Williamson/WireImage.com
is married, and secretly has been for many months.
In an interview with
, the 40-year-old actor reveals that on Aug. 28, he tied the knot with Shannon Price, whom he met on the
set of a movie. The Nevada mountaintop ceremony coincided with Price's 22nd birthday. Calling it his first "romantic relationship" ever, Coleman says, "I wasn't saving myself; she just happened to be the one."
Price, who at 5-foot-7 is two heads taller than her hubby, says Coleman "was
feet tall to me because he was sweet and I really liked his personality." Aww. My prom date from the volleyball team said the same thing.