Celebrity Weddings of 2018: Priyanka Chopra, Meghan Markle and Others That Got Hitched This Year

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2018 was quite a year for celebrity weddings. Although they were all inevitably overshadowed by the big, fat, royal marriage between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in May, a number of them came close to that level of public hysteria—most notably, the Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas nuptials in November.

In contrast with these huge, much-hyped weddings, a number of celebs made sure their nuptials flew under the radar. Comedian Amy Schumer announced her surprise Malibu wedding on Instagram by posting a picture of herself in a white dress with the abrupt caption “Yup”.

Just a week later, Schumer’s friend, actress and model Emily Ratajkowski, married her new love Sebastian Bear McClard in New York Town Hall in a secret ceremony. She told Vanity Fair that she had hoped her mustard suit and decoy actor would throw the tabloids off, but in the end, news of the marriage became public in just a few hours after the ceremony.

While the Chopra-Jonas nuptials were likely the most lavish of the year, they faced some stiff competition. Game of Throne stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie threw a wedding that rivaled their show’s production values, ending the day in a real-life 12th-century castle (Leslie is actually descended from Charles II, while Harrington is the son of a baronet).

We’ve run down the year’s celebrity weddings, from Ellen Page and Emma Portner’s secret ceremony in January to Jonas and Chopra’s lavish Indian wedding in December.

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Ellen Page and Emma Portner—January 3
Actor Page announced her marriage to dancer Portner on Instagram, writing: “Can’t believe I get to call this extraordinary woman my wife.”

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Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef—January 10
Singer Martin married Swedish artist Yosef in January, saying that he planned to celebrate later with an extravagant three-day party.

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John Stamos and Caitlin McHugh—February 3
The 51-year-old actor married his pregnant fiancee in California before a reception at his home. McHugh wore a white ball gown and diamond earrings.

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Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer—February 15
Schumer married the 37-year-old chef in Malibu, just two days after going public as a couple. She memorably announced her subsequent pregnancy by burying it in a reminder for Americans to vote in the upcoming primaries.

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Emily Ratajkowski and Sebastian Bear McClard—February 23
Instagram star Ratajkowski married actor McClard in New York City Hall wearing a suit from Zara and a hat with a black veil. Although they were long-time friends, the pair had only dated for a matter of weeks before the ceremony.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry—May 19
The wedding of the year was watched live by almost 30 million Americans, as TV actress Markle married into the British royal family amid wedding hysteria on both sides of the Atlantic. The dress was designed by Clare Waight Keller, accessorized with Cartier diamonds.

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Hugh Grant and Anna Eberstein—May 25
Despite once saying he was "not a massive believer in marriage," Grant married his 39-year-old Swedish girlfriend—and mother of his three children—in Chelsea, London.

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Kit Harington and Rose Leslie—June 23
Game of Thrones stars Harington and Leslie married in Scotland, surrounded by their co-stars, holding their reception at a nearby castle owned by Leslie’s father.

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David Hasselhoff and Hayley Roberts—July 31
Hasselhoff met the 38-year-old Welsh sales assistant when she asked him for an autograph. Five years later he proposed, and the couple married in Italy.

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Hilary Swank and Philip Schneider—August 18
Swank married her social venture entrepreneur fiancee in California woodland wearing an Elie Saab Couture wedding dress. Their reception was held in a 100-year-old barn decorated with globe string lights.

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Neil Young and Daryl Hannah—August 25
72-year-old singer-songwriter Young married actress Hannah in an intimate California ceremony. The pair began dating in 2014.