I’ve scanned the annals of celebrity weddings for the past year. We of course all remember the ‘big names’ but there were also some other pretty cool celebrity weddings which you may or not have come across. So here goes.
Rocker Melissa Etheridge married her partner Linda Wallem in a star-studded ceremony on May 31 at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, Calif. People reports that Etheridge and Wallem, the creator of Showtime’s Nurse Jackie, exchanged vows in an intimate outdoor ceremony at the foot of the Santa Ynez Mountain range in front of family, friends and celebrities that included Jane Lynch, Chelsea Handler, Rosie O’Donnell, Whitney Cummings, Peter Facinelli and recording artist Sia. The event happened just two days after the pair, who share the same birthday, turned 53.
Covert Affairs actress Piper Perabo married Stephen Kay July 26 in New York City. According to Us Weekly, after their ceremony, “the newlyweds headed to a nearby reception with a New Orleans-style band” An urban chic affair by all accounts. The actress announced her engagement to Stephen Kay last September. Both Piper and Stephen work on Covert Affairs. Stephen is a director and executive producer for the USA show.
Gabriel Byrne marries long time love in Ballymaloe House
The film star wed his long term girlfriend Hannah Beth King in Cork in Ballymaloe House, the well-known Cork location run by famous Irish cook Darina Allen.
The film star has been very open about his love for Hannah in the past, listing her numerous qualities saying she is:
lovely, intelligent, and beautiful, absolutely beautiful
A fairy tale style wedding in an idyllic setting, the couple got married at the Atzaro hotel and Spa in Ibiza in a June 1 ceremony set in the orange groves and beside a pool strewn with flower petals and floating candles.
People’s Sexiest Man Alive, Adam Levine, 35, and Behati Prinsloo, 25, exchanged their vows at Flora Farms in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on Saturday, July 19. Behati wore a blush pink gown created from fashion house Marchesa.
Two-time Oscar nominee Jonah Hill officiated the wedding, but he wasn’t the only celebrity to participate in the festivities. Fleetwood Mac frontwoman Stevie Nicks performed with Levine her and Don Henley’s 1981 hit Leather and Lace.
Former How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris confirmed on Sept. 8 via Twitter that he married his longtime love David Burtka in Italy after 10 years together. “Guess what? @DavidBurtka and I got married over the weekend. In Italy. Yup, we put the ‘n’ and ‘d’ in ‘husband,'” he tweeted. Present at the ceremony were their two children and friends and family, including Elton John who also performed during the reception. Sporting custom Tom Ford tuxedos this duo deserve another photo.
The couple wed in a super secret ceremony at a private ranch in Philipsburg, Montana where they spent several days away from prying eyes on October 1st with their daughter and family.
Heres one for all you Glee fans, Glee and 30 Rock actor Cheyenne Jackson married entrepreneur Jason Landau on Saturday, September 13. Their wedding was a mixture of nature and elegance on the grounds of a friends home in Encino in California.
Hollywood’s first couple married on August 23 at their home in France in a private, nondenominational civil ceremony attended by 20 family and friends And of course, their six children who got in on the action — Jolie walked down the aisle with her eldest sons Maddox and Pax, while Zahara and Vivienne threw petals as the flower girls. Their other two kids, Shiloh and Knox, served as their ring bearers. Then there was ‘that’ Versace dress.
On May 24th, the long-awaited nuptials of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian finally transpired in a lavish ceremony in Florence, Italy. The bride and groom both wore custom Givenchy getups, and a haute couture dress was made for the couple’s daughter North West that matched her mother’s gown. There was huge interest in Ireland as they honeymooned in the Castlemartyr estate in Cork.
George Clooney married Amal Alamuddin on Saturday September 27 in front of family and friends at the Aman Canal Grande in Venice, Italy. On the following Monday, September 29, the actor and his human rights lawyer bride tied the knot legally in a civil ceremony. Alamuddin, 36, wore an Oscar de La Renta gown, and the groom, 53, wore Armani. They wed in front of celebrity guests including Matt Damon, Cindy Crawford, Bono and Anna Wintour.