Rob Pattinson made headlines when he married his longtime girlfriend, Rosamund Pike, in an intimate beach wedding in June 2017. Fans were curious to know more about the English actor and musician, who played bass for the rock band Placebo.
The wedding came less than a year after the couple’s engagement, which was confirmed in March 2016. Their first date was actually spent picking figs together while watching the sunset. The singer and songwriter, Katie Melua even wrote a song about the couple, titled “Wedding Season.”
Rob Pattinson and Rosamund Pike: An Engagement To Forever
In the years that followed, the media spotlight followed the newlyweds, particularly in the UK. Rosamund later dished on their wedding day in a candid interview with HELLO! Magazine. “It was absolutely beautiful,” she said. “There were a lot of old family friends there, and it was a very emotional moment.”
The singer revealed that their wedding was a celebration of their 17 years together, as well as a nod to her Greek heritage. “He is an amazing drummer—he’s played in all the major bands. He’s played in so many amazing bands. So we wanted to celebrate that. But it also has a sort of Greek feel to it, with lots of family and friends there. I have lots of really good Greek cousins, and we wanted to celebrate that, too.”
Although Rob has been in the public eye since he was just 12 years old, his wedding has thrust him into the role of celebrity son-in-law. Many have wondered who Rosamund’s brother, Stephen, will marry next. In addition to his film and music career, Stephen works as a financial consultant. In 2017, he founded a firm, which provides money management services for singers and musicians. The couple’s adorable baby girl, Matilda Maeva, was born in January 2018.
An Affair To Remember
The wedding of the year arguably took place in 2017 when Harry Styles married Alexa Grasso in a private ceremony in Monte Carlo. It is arguably one of the most romantic weddings of all time. The couple, who met on social media, saved money to travel to Monte Carlo, where they could exchange vows in front of friends and family. They chose to marry abroad due to domestic restrictions in the UK. Styles proposed to Grasso on a rainy day in London. They had been dating since September 2016 and had been spending most of their time apart honing their professional ties and establishing a family. Their wedding cake was a three-tiered affair, which featured the emblematic silhouette of Monaco’s famous yacht, the SSherlock Holmes, on its icing.
According to British newspaper, The Sun, Styles’ former bandmates, the legendary Led Zeppelin, attended his wedding. The newspaper wrote: “The British rock band Led Zeppelin were among the famous guests who dropped by the Harry Styles’ wedding on Saturday. According to the report, the band’s guitarist, Jimmy Page, was even spotted at the wedding.”
It wouldn’t be wrong to call Styles’ wedding one of the most memorable events of the year. The ceremony was attended by celebrities from all over the world, who came to wish the couple well. Among them were supermodel, Christy Beckwith; Olympic gold medallist, Kelly Holmes; TV personality, Fern Britton; fashion icon, Grace Coddington; and, of course, Jimmy Page. And let’s not forget about the groom’s amazing dress!
An Alt-Rock Royal Wedding?
The nuptials of Harry Styles and Alexa Grasso were followed by a star-studded bash in March 2017. One of the most prominent alt-rock musicians of the 21st century, Mike Shinoda, tied the knot with his partner, Kelly. The former Linkin Park singer and guitarist married the interior designer, in a secluded New York City vineyard, surrounded by family and friends. Many of Shinoda’s bandmates, including Mike, were in attendance at the wedding, along with special guests, including rapper, 50 Cent.
The groom’s outfit was inspired by a traditional Filipino wedding dress. Shinoda wore a white suit with blue accents and a blue shirt with white print. The ceremony, which marked the first time married couples participated in a joint album, was attended by several hundred people. Kelly’s dress was designed by the renowned Marjan Coles. The couple chose to wed in New York City, because they believed that it was the most exciting city in the world. Their invitation-only reception at Shinoda’s vineyard was an extravagant affair. One guest, Anna Winger, who worked with Shinoda on his most recent album, called it “a real coming-out party.”
Elton John’s Nephew Celebrates Funeral With Engagement
Elton John’s nephew, Elijah John, got engaged to Megan Melton, the daughter of his late brother, Tony, in December 2017. It was revealed that the couple had been dating for several years. They attended Elon College, where they studied business administration. Following their graduation, they headed to Los Angeles to pursue their careers. Elijah is currently a realtor, while Megan works as a social media influencer. The wedding took place in a stunning London church. The officiant was none other than Rabbi Laura Horowitz. Megan wore a dress made by the renowned Christian Dior, while Elijah sported a suit by the British designer, Savile Row. After the ceremony, the happy couple headed to a five-star restaurant for a wedding cake and a wedding feast.
The wedding came just a few weeks after Elton’s 70th birthday celebration, which was headlined by his performance at the Los Angeles sports arena, the Hollywood Bowl. Many of the special guests, including the bride, attended that show as well.
A Princess And A Prince
In April 2018, Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, tied the knot. The couple announced their engagement in 2015 and eventually got engaged at a private residence in London in 2016. Since their wedding day was private, fans were able to take a peek at the ceremony and wedding dress, which was designed by the renowned Sarah Burton. The duchess wore a dress made by the renowned designer, Eugenie Bouchard, while the duke sported a tuxedo. One of the couple’s favorite engagement rings is a custom made diamond encrusted in platinum. The wedding cake featured an elaborate bride and groom portrait, surrounded by children from the Duchess’ three previous marriages. The wedding ceremony and reception were held at Windsor Castle. The couple’s firstborn, Archie, turned 10 the day of the wedding, so his parents got to celebrate a milestone birthday with their first child. The duke and duchess also have a son, George, and a daughter, Charlotte. Their pet dogs, Biscuit and Willow, served as the godparents of the couple’s firstborn.
A Beach Wedding To Remember
In August 2018, Priya Nelson, the daughter of legendary musician, George, got hitched to her long-time partner, Jack Groberman. The couple tied the knot at a beachfront reception in Santa Monica, surrounded by their closest family and friends. The reception was followed by a private beach wedding ceremony, which was attended by 100 guests. The couple chose the venue, because it had the perfect view of the ocean and it is where Priya, who is originally from England, met Groberman, who is from New York City. Priya’s dress was designed by the renowned designer, Nicole Miller, and was made out of lace, sequinned chiffon and satin. She wore a diamond tiara, which was a gift from her father, as well as a flower crown. Groberman sported a shirt designed by the British artist, Grayson Perry, featuring a scene from Samuel Coleridge’s, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, on its front and a portrait of Nelson on its back. His suit was by the highly regarded, Brioni.
The wedding reception was followed by an intimate family dinner, which groomsmen and bridesmaids served, as guests arrived. Those who attended the dinner, which was held at the couple’s home, described it as “intimate” and “hushed,” according to The New York Times. It was also reported that there was a five-course meal, as well as an open bar, with live music provided by the couple’s band, Two Rings.
The Most Romantic Marriages In History
From scandals to spectacle, celebrity weddings offer a fascinating insight into the way the public and the media perceived relationships in popular culture. From Marilyn Monroe to Lady Gaga, from Marjorie Merriweather Post to Michael J. Fox, these famous couples reveal a common trait: their incredible passion for one another.