It’s only the first few months of 2023, and there have already been a slew of new celebrity marriages. Will this year top 2022? Last year, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck finally tied the knot; so did Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker. There is still some work this year needs to put in to catch up to those high profile unions, but we’re off to a good start.
Here are some of the celebrity weddings kicking of 2023.
Kanye West and Bianca Censori
Kanye West came in hot on January 12, secretly marrying designer Bianca Censori. Censori has known the rapper for a long time and worked with him on his Yeezy designs and other projects. They reportedly exchanged vows and rings, but they never filed for a marriage certificate.
Sean Stewart and Jody Weintraub
Rod Stewart’s son Sean Stewart eloped with his bride Jody Weintraub. The pair went to Las Vegas on Valentine’s Day, heading to a little chapel on the strip. Weintraub is the daughter the late producer Jerry Weintraub. The couple celebrated in Malibu at Nobu restaurant with Rod Stewart after their big day.
Lady Amelia Spencer and Greg Mallett
Young royal Lady Amelia Spencer is the niece of Princess Diana, and she certainly looked like a princess when she and longtime boyfriend Greg Mallett were married in March. The couple dated for 14 years before getting engaged in 2022. The ceremony was in Cape Town, South Africa, on a gorgeous mountainside.
The couple shared exclusive pics of the day with Hello! magazine, and Lady Amelia explained the location.
“It means so much to get married here,” she said. “Growing up here together for the last 14 years, all of mine and Greg’s happiest times as a couple are here. It’s even more special now.”
Buzz Aldrin and Dr. Anca Faur
On January 20, the same day he celebrated his 93rd birthday, Buzz Aldrin married Dr. Anca Faur. Falling in love never gets old!
The longtime couple were married in Los Angeles, and Aldrin announced the moment on his social media, writing, “On my 93rd birthday & the day I will also be honored by Living Legends of Aviation I am pleased to announce that my longtime love Dr. Anca Faur & I have tied the knot.”
He added, “We were joined in holy matrimony in a small private ceremony in Los Angeles & are as excited as eloping teenagers.”
Shane Dawson and Ryland Adams
YouTuber Shane Dawson and new husband Ryland Adams were married in Colorado on January 12 and, as is traditional, posted a vlog about the day on their channels.
They included some of their wedding vows and their jettisoned plans for getting tattooed rings. Apparently, they were told the ring finger location was vulnerable and would eventually wear off. They finished off the day with a sweet treat at Voodoo Doughnuts. Dawson came out as bisexual in 2016, and started dating Adams soon afterwards. They got engaged in 2019.
Taylor Hasselhoff and Madison Fiore
The daughter of Baywatch star David Hasselhoff, Taylor Hasselhoff married her fiancé Madison Fiore on February 4 at Ethereal Gardens in Escondido, California.
Clare Crawley and Ryan Dawkins
Bachelor franchise star Clare Crawley married Ryan Dawkins on February 1 in her hometown of Sacramento, California. In her post about the special day on Instagram, she called them, “Mr. and Mrs. Dawkins” in the caption.
Abigail Breslin and Ira Kunyansky
Little Miss Sunshine star Abigail Breslin and boyfriend Ira Kunyansky got married on January 28, after debuting their relationship in 2017. They shared quite a few candid photos of the night on Instagram in which they seem to be having the time of their lives.
Marc Anthony and Nadia Ferreira
Musician Marc Anthony married Nadia Ferreira, also on January 28. Anthony and the former Miss Universe contestant started dating in 2022, and were engaged soon after. The event was held at the Perez Art Museum in Miami, and had a star-studded guest list, including David Beckham, Salma Hayek, and Lin Manuel Miranda.
Ferreira announced during Valentine’s Day week that they are expecting a child together.
Robyn Dixon and Juan Dixon
Star of The Real Housewives of Potomac, Robyn Dixon remarried Juan Dixon in their second time down the aisle together. They first married in 2005, divorcing seven years later. They share two sons, Corey and Carter, and announced they were getting engaged again in 2019. Their sons were by their sides for the second ceremony. It was all caught on camera.
Aimée Lutkin is the weekend editor at ELLE.com. Her writing has appeared in Jezebel, Glamour, Marie Claire and more. Her first book, The Lonely Hunter, will be released by Dial Press in February 2022.