Wedding receptions

30th June 2019


8 celebrity couples who had unusual wedding celebrations

There was nothing traditional about these nuptials


While many celebrity couples have opted for a classic white wedding, not all have chosen to go the traditional route for their big day. When it came to tying the knot, these 8 famous couples have exchanged vows in unconventional ways, opting for rebellious and unique ceremonies.

1. Kristen Bell and Dax Shepherd

The couple kept things strictly low-key for their 2016 wedding, choosing to get hitched in a small Beverly Hills courthouse and spending a total of $142 in court fees, both wearing a black tux and a simple black dress, respectively.

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2. Nicole Ritchie and Joel Madden

Lionel Ritchie’s daughter married her husband back in 2010 at her father’s home, featuring a garden theme with a live elephant that supposedly brought good luck to the marriage, and a horse and carriage.

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3. Dianna Agron and Winston Marshall

This Hollywood couple had a Moroccan-themed and destination wedding, where they rode into the ceremony held at the Beldi Country Club on camels’ backs. Agron also opted for a nude embroidered Valentino gown instead of traditional white.

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4. Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick

SJP and her hubby surprised their family and friends in 1997 with an unexpected ceremony. They reportedly invited 100 guests to a supposed cocktail party but it was actually a full-on wedding. SJP defied tradition and opted for a black gown.

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5. Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos

Kelly and Mark’s Sin City escapade resulted in them exchanging vows at the Chapel of the Bells in Vegas. What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas!

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6. Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux

While the two got divorced a few short years after getting hitched, the couple’s wedding is still talked about till this day. In August 2015, the couple tied the knot at their Bel Air home in their backyard, where they planned a private bash for close family and friends.

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7. Solange Knowles and Alan Ferguson

Solange Knowles changed into a stunning ivory jumpsuit and bike-rode her way to the reception venue alongside her new hubby.

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8. Jessica Alba and Cash Warren

Jessica Alba wore a simple blue dress and a ponytail to their super intimate wedding which included the bride, her soon-to-be hubby and the wonderful staff at the Beverly Hills courthouse.

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Wedding Directory