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Celebrity couples you might not realize are married – Yardbarker


Celebrities are under constant scrutiny. Some can handle it. For others, it’s too much of a weight to bear. Consequently, many celebs choose to keep their personal life private — from their beliefs to their kids to their marriages. So we’ve compiled a list of 20 celebrity couples you may not have realized tied the knot. Check it out. 
Although Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling’s relationship has been fairly private since their initial meeting in 2011, we know the couple secretly married sometime between then and 2022 when Eva confirmed the public’s speculation with an Instagram post of her tattoo that reads, “de Gosling.” The pair have two children, Esmeralda Amada, 8, and Amada Lee, 7.
Kerry Washington, primarily known for her powerful performance in ABC’s Scandal, married former NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha in June 2013. The couple’s relationship has been very lowkey; however, they sometimes share snippets about their personal lives. They have three children together, and since Asomugha’s retirement, they have continued in the entertainment industry: Washington as an actress and director and Asomugha as a producer.
Margot Robbie and Tom Ackerly secretly married in 2013 after meeting on the set of Suite Française a few years prior. Since then, they’ve joined forces in the entertainment industry when they opened their production company, LuckyChap Entertainment, producing Robbie’s latest project and Blockbuster hit, Barbie
Clash of the Titans and Days of Our Lives stars Harry Hamlin and Lisa Rinna have been married since 1997. Despite Hamlin’s more reserved personality and demeanor, fans were given quite a glimpse into their marriage from 2014-22 during Rinna’s reign on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Talk about love at first sight. Halloween’s Jamie Lee Curtis married Little Shop of HorrorsChristopher Guest in 1984 after stumbling across his picture. “I met my husband by seeing his picture in a magazine and saying out loud to a friend of mine, ‘I’m going to marry that dude,’ and married him … months later,” Curtis told Hoda Kotb in 2021. After struggling with infertility, the pair adopted their two children, Annie and Ruby Guest, in 1986 and 1997, respectively. 
Adrienne Bailon from The Cheetah Girls, 3LW, and co-host of The Real, married Grammy winner and gospel artist Israel Houghton in Paris in November 2016. Their love story is quite interesting, as Adrienne initially tried setting him up with some friends. However, true love will always win. “I genuinely just feel so blessed and grateful. I’ve honestly never been happier in my entire life,” Bailon revealed to People after getting married. “I’ve never felt what I feel right now. I can’t even describe what it is, but it’s such a peace mixed with total excitement.”
Another co-host of The Real, Tamera Mowry, married her husband and former Fox News journalist Adam Housley in 2011 after meeting in the early 2000s as students at Pepperdine University. Their relationship has been showcased on Tia and her sister’s reality show, Tia & Tamera. Tamera and Adam welcomed their first child, Aden, in 2012 and their second, Ariah, in 2015. 
Felicity Huffman and Bill Macy dated on and off for several years before tying the knot in 1997. Before saying “I do,” Felicity revealed to the Tribune News that her partner had popped the question many times, but the last time around, she knew she had to say yes or risk losing him forever. “I was finally smart enough to go, ‘I’m going to marry this guy or really lose him for good.’ … I knew I couldn’t say no,” she said. 
Kourtney Kardashian married Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker in a private and intimate ceremony in Italy in 2022. Kardashian, who’s already a mother to Mason, Reign, and Penelope Disick, will welcome her fourth child and first with Travis later in 2023. 
After 10 long years of love and romance, actor and singer Neil Patrick Harris wed his partner, David Burtka, in Italy in 2014. The couple welcomed a set of twins, Harper and Gideon, via surrogate in 2010. 
Elton John and David Furnish first met in Windsor, England, in 1994 through Elton’s friends. He proposed to Furnish in 2005, and they married in 2014. The pair welcomed their first child on Christmas Day in 2010, named Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, and their second son, Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John, in 2013.  
Gabourey Sidibe, known for her role in the critically acclaimed film Precious, married her husband Brandon Frankel in 2021 after meeting on the members-only dating app Raya. The pair disclosed that their first date lasted over seven hours and became engaged in November 2020. In an Instagram post, Frankel boasted about his partner, adding that he was beyond excited “to spend the rest of my life with the most amazing, hilarious, beautiful, and inspiring woman I’ve ever known.” 
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez had a pretty public relationship between 2001 and 2004 before reconnecting in April 2021. The following year, the pair were engaged (again!) after Affleck popped the question while the star-studded actress was at her “favorite place on earth” — the bathtub. They married in July 2022 in Las Vegas before having a second wedding in August in Georgia. 
The Mean Girls actress revealed she was a Mrs. in an Instagram post published in 2022. The caption read, “I am the luckiest woman in the world. … I am stunned that this is my husband. My life and my everything. … Every woman should feel like this every day.” The pair welcomed their first child, Luai, on July 17, 2023. 
Buzz regarding Issa Rae’s engagement started to happen in April 2019 after the Barbie actress was spotted wearing an engagement ring on the cover of Essence. Despite her relationship with banker Louis Diame being mostly private, the couple did share some behind-the-scenes pics from their destination wedding in the South of France in July 2021. However, that’s likely the only exclusive tea we’ll get regarding this couple’s union. She told Marie Claire in 2018, “I get so much feedback about everything. The one thing I don’t need feedback on is who I’m sleeping with.”
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost go way back to when the pair first met in 2006 on the set of Saturday Night Live. However, the two weren’t romantically linked until 2017 and engaged in May 2019. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the couple married in a small and private ceremony in October of the following year. They welcomed their first baby, Cosmo, in 2021. 
Despite John Cena’s continued claims that he didn’t want to remarry during his relationship with WWE Diva Nikki Bella, the wrestler married his current wife, Shay Shariatzadeh, in a lawyer’s office in Tampa, Florida, in 2020. They had a second wedding in Vancouver in 2022, nearly 22 months after tying the knot. 
The Claws actress, Niecy Nash, married her wife, Jessica Betts, in August 2020 in the backyard of their California home. Like many others on this list, the pair chose to keep their relationship private, only going public after saying, “I do.” 
Since then, the duo has been out and about at several Hollywood events, including the NAACP Image and SAG Awards. 
Disney icon and Hollywood legend Raven-Symoné announced her marriage to her partner Miranda Maday in an Instagram post in 2020. Their special day took place in the backyard of actress and choreographer Debbie Allen's home, and per the pair’s interview with People, was filled with laughs, food, and positive vibes. 
Debby Ryan, from Disney’s Suite Life on Deck, and Josh Dun, from Twenty One Pilots, secretly married in Austin, Texas, in 2019 after dating for six years. They confirmed their marriage to Vogue several months later, sharing how they planned their special day in only 28 days. 
Regarding the big day, Josh shared, "I felt like it was game night at our house, and this was the ultimate game, and boy, did I win! I remember every detail from how it felt to be walking down the aisle to the full-body chills I got watching Debby walk down toward me."
Jacquez is a freelance entertainment writer. He is passionate about pop culture, reality tv, and Beyoncé. You can follow him on Twitter @jprintup1
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