The year 2017 was considered by many as the year of celebrity break-up because a number of couples ended their marriage and relationship in the same year. For instance, one of the most famous and loved celebrity couples in Hollywood, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie announced that they have decided to get a divorce. The end of the long-term marriage between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie really did shock journalists, fans, and all movie lovers.
Just a few months later, another famous Hollywood couple, Chris Pratt and Anna Faris revealed that they would also be getting a divorce. In the same year, the Pirates of Caribbean Star, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard also decided to get a divorce. So, several people assumed that the year 2017 was not good for celebrity relationships, but that is not entirely true.
Several fans failed to notice the fact that some of our favorite A-list Hollywood celebrities, fashion icons, and other iconic women got married in the same year. There are plenty of celebrity couples, who welcomed bundles of joy in 2017 by getting married to the love of their lives. Some of the famous celebrity weddings of the year are the following.
Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams
The wedding of Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams is arguably the best celebrity wedding of 2017. The stunning wedding gown worn by the legendary American tennis player, a captivating performance and dance-off by New Edition, the Beauty and the Beast wedding theme, and the star-studded guest list made the wedding ceremony an unforgettable event.
Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams started their romance when the couple first met at Rome’s Hotel Cavalieri Hilton in Rome in 2015. A year later, Alexis Ohanian, who is the co-founder of Reddit, publically announced that he wants to marry Serena Williams. He said, “I felt like a door had been opened to a person who made me want to be my best self.”
Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet
The Game of Thrones star, Jason Momoa married his long-time girlfriend Lisa Bonet in the year 2017 after being together for approximately 12 years. What surprised fans though is that they got married at their house in Topanga, California in a secret celebrity wedding. Reports indicate that only the close friends and family members of the bride and groom were present during the ceremony.
In a recent interview, Jason Momoa confessed the fact that marrying Lisa Bonet was one of his life-long dreams and he was proud to achieve that. He also added that he has been in love with Lisa ever since he saw her on TV as a child. He said he was like, “Mommy, I want that one. I was like, I’m going to stalk you for the rest of my life, and I’m going to get you. I’m a full-fledged stalker.”
Kate Upton and Justin Verlander
The supermodel and Hollywood actress, Kate Upton got married to the legendary MLB star, Justin Verlander in Italy on November 2017. The celebrity marriage happened just a few days after Justin Verlander earned a World Series ring with his team, Houston Astros. The wedding ceremony took place at the Rosewood Castiglion Del Bosco resort in an elegantly designed medieval church.
Kate Upton’s valentine gown that came with lace sleeves made her look stunningly beautiful on her special day. Even though we do not a lot about the wedding details, Kate had earlier said that she had several ideas for her wedding ceremony. She said, “I just know I want a lot of flowers. And I know I want the petals already down by the time my niece, who will be my flower girl, walks down the aisle.”
Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander
The Academy Award Winning actress, Alicia Vikander and one of the extremely talented actors in the Hollywood industry, Michael Fassbender are undoubtedly one of the most loved Hollywood couples today. Both of them rarely spoke about their on-going relationship, but reports from several reliable sources indicate that both of them started dating while shooting for the movie, The Light Between Oceans.
The couple secretly tied a knot in front of a small crowd of close friends and family members in October 2017 in Ibiza. However, the representatives of neither Alicia Vikander nor Michael Fassbender have confirmed this. The couple did spend their honeymoon in Bologna, Italia, though. Moreover, Alicia was also spotted wearing a wedding band during the opening of the Louis Vuitton “Volez, Vogez, Voyagez” exhibition in NYC.
In a recent interview, Alicia said, “I feel I’m more happy and content than I’ve ever been… the happy-and-content thing, that’s talking about my private life. It’s not about being secretive. It’s just about choosing the few things that you keep private.”