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See the stars who surprised the world by tying the knot when no one was looking

Shaun Harrison
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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux

Three years after getting engaged, Aniston and Theroux tied the knot at their home on Aug. 5, 2015. Guests included Aniston's Friends co-star Lisa Kudrow, as well as Howard Stern, Chelsea Handler, Emily Blunt and John Krasinski, and Ellen DeGeneres.

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Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac

Nearly a month after welcoming daughter Rose Dorothy, Johansson married the French journalist in Philipsburg, Mont., on Oct. 1, 2014. News didn't break until two months later when a county clerk confirmed the marriage after the actress was photographed with a wedding band.

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

Brangelina wed in a small ceremony in Chateau Miraval, France, on Aug. 23, 2014, and it was a total family affair. Their sons Maddox and Pax walked Jolie down the aisle. Daughters Zahara and Vivienne were flower girls, and daughter Shiloh and son Knox served as ring bearers. Jolie also wore a dress emblazoned with drawings by her children.

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Jeremy Renner and Sonni Pacheco

The actor confirmed in September 2014 that he had married Pacheco, an actress, who gave birth to their daughter Ava in March 2013 while they were broken up. Ten months after the nuptials, they split again.

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Vincent Kartheiser and Alexis Bledel

The uber-private couple tied the knot in June 2014, but word didn't get out until August. They met when Bledel played his mistress on Season 5 of Mad Men and got engaged in 2013.

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Naya Rivera and Ryan Dorsey

Just three months after breaking off her engagement to Big Sean, the Glee star married the actor, whom she's known for four years, on July 19, 2014, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. "True love always prevails," they said in a statement.

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Leighton Meester and Adam Brody

The erstwhile Blair Waldorf and Seth Cohen united teen drama dynasties when they tied the knot in February 2014. The secret wedding only went public after Brody was snapped with a gold band on his ring finger. He confirmed the nuptials a few days later.

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Kate Winslet and Ned Rocknroll

The Oscar winner tied the knot for the third time in early December 2012 to Richard Branson's nephew and managed to keep it hush-hush for several weeks. The couple's parents reportedly didn't know about the wedding either. One person who did know? Leonardo DiCaprio, who walked Winslet down the aisle.

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Jay Z and Beyonce

If there's one thing to know about Queen Bey and Hov, it's that they're obsessed with the number 4. So when else would they get married but April 4, 2008? The pair wed at the rapper's Tribeca penthouse before 40 guests, including Gwyneth Paltrow, but didn't confirm the nuptials -- not even after their marriage license was filed. Beyonce finally addressed it six months later when she revealed footage of the night in a montage at a listening party.

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Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively

The Green Lantern co-stars secretly tied the knot at Boone Hall Plantation in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., on Sept. 9, 2012, less than a year after they started dating. Photos from the wedding were published in Martha Stewart Weddings that December.

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Melissa Etheridge and Linda Wallem

The rocker and Nurse Jackie creator got hitched on May 31, 2014, two days after they both turned 53. They teased the nuptials on Twitter the day before.

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Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz

The Oscar winners, who first met on the set of 1992's Jamón, jamón, got married in early July 2010 at a friend's house in the Bahamas before family members. They announced the wedding a few weeks later.

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Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig

Seven months after announcing her split from Darren Aronofsky, her partner of nine years, Weisz secretly wed James Bond himself on June 22, 2011, before four guests, including her son, Henry, and his daughter, Ella.

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Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green

Just a week after getting engaged again, Fox and Green wed on a Maui beach on June 24, 2010, with only Green's son, Kassius, in attendance.

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Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr

Bloom and Kerr privately wed in July 2010, just a month after announcing their engagement. The pair, who have a son, Finn, separated in October 2013.

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Matt Bomer and Simon Halls

The super-private White Collar star revealed in the April 2014 issue of Details that he's been married to his partner, Hollywood publicist Simon Halls, for three years. Bomer publicly came out shortly after the down-low nuptials in February 2012 while giving an acceptance speech at the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards. They have three sons, Kit, Walker and Henry.

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Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard

Bell and Shepard went to the Beverly Hills County Clerk's Office on Oct. 16, 2013, to get their marriage license, but decided to tie the knot after an employee offered to officiate. Engaged in 2009, the couple vowed not to get married until same-sex couples were afforded the same right. After the Supreme Court overturned DOMA in June 2013, Bell re-proposed to Shepard on Twitter.

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Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied

Portman wed her Black Swan choreographer Aug. 4, 2012, in Big Sur, Calif., in a Jewish ceremony before such guests as Macaulay Culkin and Ivanka Trump. The couple, who kept the June 2011 birth of their son Aleph a secret as well, sent tongues wagging six months earlier when they sported matching wedding bands at the Oscars.

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Calista Flockhart and Harrison Ford

After eight years together, the couple got married in a galaxy far, far away Santa Fe, N.M., on June 15, 2010, in a ceremony presided by Gov. Bill Richardson and New Mexico Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles W. Daniels.

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Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy

The Homeland and Hannibal stars, who met in 2006 on the set of Evening, pulled off a top-secret wedding in France in September 2009 that wasn't confirmed until weeks later.

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Peter Sarsgaard and Maggie Gyllenhaal

Together since 2002 and engaged since 2006, Sarsgaard and Gyllenhaal swapped vows in a small ceremony in Brindisi, Italy, on May 2, 2009. Her brother Jake and his then-girlfriend Reese Witherspoon were among the guests.

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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon

Weeks after meeting on the set of her music video for "Bye Bye," the couple married at her estate in the Bahamas on April 30, 2008. Carey gave birth to fraternal twins, Monroe and Moroccan, exactly three years later. The couple, however, split in December 2014.

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner

What a difference a Jennifer makes. Nearly two years after his aborted, extravagant wedding to Jennifer Lopez, Affleck exchanged vows with Garner at the Parrot Cay resort on Turks and Caicos on June 29, 2005, in a ceremony officiated by Spy Daddy Victor Garber. The couple also confirmed they were expecting their first child in their wedding announcement. One day after their 10-year anniversary, they announced they had separated.

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Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick

SJP quietly wed Broderick on May 19, 1997, in a civic ceremony at a Manhattan synagogue -- and she wore a black wedding dress! What would Carrie Bradshaw think?

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Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen

The power couple swapped vows in a small Catholic ceremony at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, Calif., on Feb. 26, 2009. They had a larger celebration that April in Costa Rica.

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Anna Faris and Chris Pratt

The Mom and Parks and Recreation stars kept their July 9, 2009, nuptials in Bali on the down low for more than a month.

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Julia Roberts and Danny Moder

The Oscar winner secretly wed Moder, a cinematographer whom she met on the set of The Mexican, on July 4, 2002, at her New Mexico ranch. The couple pulled a fast one on their guests: They had told everyone they were hosting a Fourth of July bash.

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Rosie O'Donnell and Michelle Rounds

O'Donnell exchanged vows with Rounds, a consultant, in a private ceremony in New York on June 9, 2012. The talk show host didn't announce the nuptials until Aug. 27, when she explained in a blog post that they had originally planned to wed in August, but moved up the wedding after Rounds was diagnosed with desmoids tumors. The couple split in February 2015.

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Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams

The couple quietly exchanged vows in Savannah, Ga., on March 10, 2009, a month after getting engaged. Moore posted a photo of their marriage license on Instagram on their fifth anniversary in 2014, writing, "The best 5 years...." Unfortunately, the pair separated less than a year later.

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Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford

The Oscar nominee and Mumford & Sons frontman, who were childhood pen pals, tied the knot on a farm in Somerset, England, on April 21, 2012, with family and pals Jake Gyllenhaal, Colin Firth and Sienna Miller in attendance.

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Zachary Levi and Missy Peregrym

When Peregrym casually asked Levi to a "coffee date" on Twitter on June 9, 2014, little did anyone know that "coffee date" was code for "secret wedding." A week later, the couple revealed on Twitter that they had tied the knot in Hawaii -- in matching Mr. and Mrs. hoodies. They split 10 months later.

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Kerry Washington and Nnamdi Asomugha

Keeping your wedding a secret? It's handled. The ultra-private Scandal star wed the former NFL cornerback on June 24, 2013, in Hailey, Idaho, but news didn't break until more than a week later when their marriage license was filed. The couple also never announced their pregnancy or the April 21, 2014, birth of their daughter, which was revealed two weeks later after her birth certificate was filed.