Frieda Pinto, Issa Rae, Ariana Grande and more celebrities who’ve had surprise weddings

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Issa Rae and Louis Diame (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images for Essence)
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Some people love a big and lavish wedding but these celebrities chose to celebrate their big day in private. Many decided to reveal the news of their nuptials on social media after the fact. Here we list the top 10 surprise celebrity weddings.

Freida Pinto and Cory Tran

During an appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show, Freida Pinto reveals that she tied the knot with Cory Tran during the Covid-19 lockdown.

"I should clear the air. I wasn't planning a big fat Indian wedding. It was just going to be something pretty and simple… But then Covid happened and it's still happening and we just realised we were going to be planning this for the rest of our lives and probably never doing it," she says on the show.

Sarah Snook and Dave Lawson

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 15: Sarah Snook attends
Sarah Snook. Image by Getty Images.

Australian actress Sarah Snook and Dave Lawson got married in February 2021 in the middle of the pandemic. Sarah reveals to Vogue in October 2021 that she got married.

“At the beginning of the pandemic last year, I got locked down in Melbourne with one of my best mates and we fell in love,” she told Vogue.

Uzo Aduba and Robert Sweeting

Uzo Aduba took her fans by surprise when she dropped a wedding picture on her Instagram. She posted the photo in September 2021, on their one-year anniversary.

According to Drum magazine, sources confirmed that she in fact got in 2020 and decided to only share the news with her fans on their anniversary.

Rami Chuene

Rami Chuene surprised everybody by revealing she got married over the heritage long weekend in September 2021. The actress shared a portrait of herself on social media in a classic white wedding gown.

Issa Rae and Louis Diame

The Insecure star revealed to her social media followers that she got married to Louis Diame in July 2021, sharing multiple photos of herself in a Vera Wang wedding gown on Instagram. The couple tied the knot at a plush commune in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, in the South of France

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Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez

Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez married in a secret at-home ceremony on the weekend of 15 May 2021. According to TMZ, the wedding went down at her home in Montecito with less than 20 guests.

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost

Scarlett Johansson (L) and Colin Jost
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost. Image by Getty Images.

Scarlett Johansson privately married Colin Jost. The couple got married in October 2020 in a small private ceremony in line with Covid-19 social distancing restrictions.

Niecy Nash and Jessica Betts

Niecy Nash and singer Jessica Betts both revealed via Instagram on 31 August 2020 that they got married. Niecy captioned her post: “Mrs. Carol Denise Betts.”

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzzi surprised the world with the news of their secret wedding at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Windsor Great Park in Berkshire, England, in July 2020. This was after postponing their wedding due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Raven-Symoné and Miranda Maday

Raven-Symoné and Miranda Maday tied the knot in June 2020 in a low-key backyard ceremony. The couple revealed that they are married on Instagram.

Additional information: TMZ, Drum Magazine, US magazine, Vogue

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