Midway through 2017, many celebrity couples have already tied the knot. Some ceremonies were lavish; some couples quietly said “I do” out of the public spotlight. Here is a brief round-up of all the 2017 celebrity weddings that have taken place in 2017 so far.
2017 Celebrity Weddings
Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski
Just six months after announcing their engagement, Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski tied the knot in a secret ceremony. Appearing on The Late Late Show in March, Thomas referred to the Mean Girls actress as his wife. He also admitted on the late night talk show that he and Seyfried “eloped. We just took off into the country with an officiant and just the two of us, and we did out thing.” Seyfried is pregnant with the couple’s first child.
Dave Franco and Alison Brie
On March 13th of this year, it was revealed that Dave Franco of Now You See MeMad Men fame) had wed in a private ceremony. The pair met in 2011 in New Orleans during Mardi Gras.
Ali Fedotowsky and Kevin Manno
She’s off the market! Former Bachelorette star married her fiance’ Kevin Manno on March 3, 2017. Their beautiful beachside wedding took place at the Terranea Resort in Los Angeles. While the wedding was not a huge event, some huge names were present at the nuptials: Kaley Cuoco, Haylie Duff, Lacey Chabert, and Andi Dorfman, to name a few. Daughter Molly served as the flower girl.
Chris Chalk and Kimberley Dalton Mitchell
A Southern wedding with Southern flair was the order of the day for the nuptials of Chris Chalk and his bride Kimberley Dalton Mitchell. The Gotham star married his fiance’ at the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville, North Carolina – Chalk’s hometown. The 135 guests were invited to party afterward with the newlyweds. Yellow school buses were employed to cart the guests to and from the reception held at the Grand Bohemian Hotel near the wedding site. Chalk ordered the DJ to make the playlist reflect what would be played at a club. Guests were served traditional Southern food such as shrimp fried grits, and a bacon and waffle bar was also available.
Julie Johnston and Zach Ertz
U.S. Women’s Soccer Team member Julie Johnston wed Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz said “I do” on March 26, in Santa Barbara, California. The two were married in a lavish ceremony at the Bacara Resort. The couple’s first dance was to Sam Smith’s Latch, a song from Ertz and Johnston’s dating days.
Nicky Whelan and Kerry Rhodes
Australian actress Nickey Whelan and former NFL player Kerry Rhodes wed on April 15, 2017, at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The star-studded guest list included Brenda Song and AnnaLynne McCord; their cake was made by a personal friend Cake Boss Buddy Valastro. Storming the Internet is a video of their first dance, Keith Urban’s The Fighter, in which the bride and groom can be seen in casual clothes with the bride mouthing the words to the song.
Frankie Ballard and Christina Murphy
March 12, 2017 was the wedding date for country singer Frankie Ballard and Christian Murphy, owner of Old Smokey Boots in Nashville. Married at the Star Hill Ranch in Bee Cave, Texas, Ballard and Murphy chose the wedding locale in order for her family to be present at the wedding. Murphy’s father, who recently passed away, was honored at the wedding as Murphy carried a handkerchief made from one of her father’s shirts.
David Henrie and Maria Cahill
Former Wizards of Waverly Place star David Henrie married Maria Cahill, one-time Miss Delaware on April 21 in front of a crowd of 170 guests. Close friends Selena Gomez and the rest of the “Wizards” cast attended the traditional wedding. The couple’s first dance was Michael Buble’s Hold On. The bride and groom were escorted to the ceremony in a Rolls Royce, where guests were served a multi-course meal.
Tyrese and Samantha Lee Gibson
Fast and Furious star Tyrese wed New Jersey native Samantha Lee Gibson in a secret ceremony on Valentine’s day.
Dan Smyers and Abby Law
Dan Smyers of the country music duo Dan + Shay wed longtime partner Abby Law at sunset on May 13, 2017. The ceremony, set in Nashville, was attended by Dan’s musical partner Shay Mooney as well as the couple’s three dogs, who were decked out in doggie tuxes and dresses.
Omarosa Manigault and John Allen Newman
Former Apprentice winner and current Trump presidential staffer Omarosa Manigault wed John Allen Newman at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. on April 8.
Celebrity Weddings 2017 – Pippa Middleton and More
On May 20, Pippa Middleton said “I do” to her sweetheart James Matthews at St. Mark’s Church in Englefield, Berkshire. The Princess of Wales’ younger sister wowed guests in a custom Giles Deacon gown, a simple, yet beautiful high-necked lace gown. A simple veil dotted with pearls along with a glittering tiara and Manolo Blahnik satin pumps completed the look, which, of course, is reminiscent of her sister Kate’s wedding attire.
St. Mark’s Church was filled with pale pink and white roses filled the windows and sat atop pillars while white blooms lined the aisle of the church. A reception was held following the ceremony at Carole and Michael Middleton’s Georgian property in nearby Bucklebury. The bride herself carried a small bouquet of white flowers adorned with simple greenery.
The ceremony, which lasted almost an hour, included readings by members of the wedding party. Pippa’s brother James read Love is an Adventure by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Spencer Matthews, the brother of the groom, read a passage from The Alchemist.
The bride’s royal niece and nephew looked adorable as they played the role of young bridesmaid and page boy, respectively.
While 2017 is halfway over, there are still plenty of celebrity weddings to look forward to!
Kate Upton is scheduled to marry fiance Justin Verlander sometime in 2017. While there is not a definitive date set, we do know that Kate will ask her sisters to serve as co-maids of honor and that the couple plans to party at the reception afterward (Upton told Sports Illustrated that there will be tequila). There is also the possibility of “tons of flowers” and multiple wedding gowns.
Fast and Furious 7 actor Jason Statham and his fiance Rosie Huntington-Whiteley announced their engagement last year. Statham presented Rosie with a five-carat diamond ring reportedly worth $350,000. The couple is expecting their first child together.
Although it has been rumored before, gossip columns are hinting at a definite ceremony for Miley Cyrus and beau Liam Hemsworth. Her engagement ring recently came out of retirement!
Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr and Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel, engaged since summer 2016, tied the knot in May. The couple wed at their home in Brentwood. Fifty close friends attended the nuptials, including Kerr’s son Flynn. Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat performed at the ceremony. Kerr herself sang a rendition of Shania Twain’s Still the One.
Tennis phenom Serena Williams, pregnant with her first child, is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. While the couple has been very secretive about the wedding date, we do know there was a wedding shower in May. Perhaps the couple will do as they did with the engagement announcement and post it to Reddit.
Julianne Hough keeps teasing gossip columnists about her upcoming nuptials. She recently posted pics of her bachelorette party held in Cabo San Lucas in March, and she told Entertainment Tonight that the wedding was “happening… not necessarily soon-soon, but it is coming up.”
Keep your eyes and ears open – more celeb weddings are coming up!