Celebrities may thank god for their popularity, but there are occasions when they like to be left alone. Their wedding would be one such. As a result, some celeb couples decide to hide from the public glare and tie the knot in complete secrecy, with barely family present. Singer Britney Spears married dancer Kevin Federline in 2004 in a private home in L.A. Reports say that between the bride and the groom, there was a total of 27 guests.
Pop singer Beyonce and rapper Jay-Z have been a couple for a while, and rumour has it that the two tied the knot in April 2008, though they have still not made any official statement.
Latino singers Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony got married in the ultimate hush hush way, surprising even the closest family members. The couple, who got married in 2004, have recently had twins.
Oscar winning actress Julia Roberts married Danny Moder in a quiet midnight wedding in a ranch in New Mexico.
Soon after his broken engagement with Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck tied the knot with Jennifer Garner in a very small, very secret ceremony.
Singer Mariah Carey broke all norms and married Nick Cannon at home. The couple got married in April 2008, apparently after mere weeks of seeing each other.
Acclaimed actress Scarlett Johansson married Ryan Reynolds in a quiet ceremony in Canada. Unfortunately the media got wind of the impending marriage and were all over the villa. The couple just about managed to keep them out of the ceremony.
Chicago star Renee Zellweger married Kenny Chesney in what is referred to as 'a top secret' ceremony in 2005.
Actress Jessica Alba married long-time boyfriend Cash Warren in a courthouse. How they managed to keep this under the wraps is anyone's guess.
Another wedding on a ranch was that of Sandra Bullock and Jesse James. Given the name of the groom, it sort of figures!