Who are Celeb Couples Wed or Engaged During the Christmas Holidays ?

Who are Celeb Couples Wed or Engaged During the Christmas Holidays ?

Updated on December 17, 2022 11:47 AM by Anna P

Eddie Cibrian- LeAnn Rimes

Eddie Cibrian and LeAnn Rimes enjoyed a Lifetime-perfect engagement over the holidays in 2010, which was appropriate given that they first met on the set of one of the network's original movies.

The couple "had relatives and close friends in town who helped them celebrate," her spokesman said at the time, adding that "yes, they got engaged over the holidays and are very pleased."

Camila Alves - Matthew McConaughey

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On Christmas Day 2011, the Dallas Buyers Club star proposed to his model girlfriend of five years, spreading holiday cheer.

Regarding the engagement, McConaughey told PEOPLE, "It was the last gift to be opened and I put it in seven separate boxes so Camila would have to keep unwrapping." "When she accepted the ring, I got down on one knee and proposed marriage, asking her to adopt my name. Eventually, she gave up, which was fortunate."

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Michael Jordan- Yvette Prieto

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Over the 2011 holiday season, Michael Jordan proposed to Yvette Prieto, his girlfriend of three years.

The couple wed two years later in a spectacular ceremony at the Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Florida. Their reception, which was attended by 300 people, was held the following day at the Bears Club in Jupiter, Florida.

Benjamin Millepied - Natalie Portman

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Natalie Portman experienced great excitement in the final days of 2010, as her then-boyfriend Benjamin Millepied proposed to her while she was carrying their first child. Portman at the time told EW, "I am indescribably delighted and feel really grateful to have this opportunity.

Two years later, they were married in a private Jewish ceremony in Big Sur, California, in front of just their closest relatives and friends. They had a daughter named Amalia in 2015 and a son named Aleph in 2011.

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John Legend & Chrissy Teigen

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend met when she appeared in his "Stereo" music video in 2006. The two have been together ever then, despite a brief split in 2007.

The "All of You" singer proposed to Teigen after five years of dating while they were on holiday in the Maldives over the Christmas season in 2011. They were married in September 2013 and have two children together, Miles, 4, and Luna, 5, as well as a third child on the way.

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Josh Kelley - Katherine Heigl

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Just before Christmas, former Grey's Anatomy star Katherine Heigl married her musician husband Josh Kelley in Park City, Utah.

Heigl's appearance in the music video for Kelley's single "Only You" introduced the two. Since then, they have welcomed three children: daughter Adalaide Marie Hope, 10, son Joshua Bishop, 5, and twins Naleigh Mi-Eun, 14.

"This man, this day, this union...

I truly appreciate it "In 2019, Heigl wrote to mark their 12-year wedding anniversary. "that I was located. I discovered him. that we have somehow outperformed one another. Happy anniversary, my life's love."

Dan Hayhurst- Pam Anderson

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During the pandemic, Pamela Anderson and her bodyguard, former builder Dan Hayhurst, fell in love, and things quickly became serious. The two got hitched on Christmas Eve 2020 at the Baywatch actress' Canadian residence, according to the DailyMail.

Unfortunately, the couple's marriage only lasted a year until they decided to call it quits in January 2022.

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Jim Toth - Reese Witherspoon

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From the beginning of their relationship until their private engagement over the 2010 Christmas holidays, Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth kept their romance under wraps.

Sources told PEOPLE at the time that Toth was madly in love with the Legally Blonde actress. The insider at the time claimed, "Jim knows Reese is the one for him. "He has been waiting for it. For them, getting engaged is a logical next step."

The couple wed on March 26, 2011, and in September 2012 welcomed a son they named Tennessee James.

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Alexis Ohanian - Serena Williams

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There was no better place to break the news than on the website he co-founded, Reddit, when tennis legend Serena Williams and tech entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian got engaged over the holidays in 2016.

The 23-time Grand Slam champion said her boo had proposed in a sweet poem she shared to her official Reddit account on December 29.

She penned: "I returned home. a bit tardy. Someone had prepared a bag for me. A carriage was waiting. Traveling to Rome. to lead me to my personal "charming." To the place where our stars first smashed together. It has now come full circle. We initially connected by chance at the same table. but voluntarily. On the knees. He spoke four words. And I concurred."

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Tom Cruise- Nicole Kidman

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Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman met on the shooting of 1989's Days of Thunder, and they later got married "at a secret Christmas Eve ceremony at a Colorado ski resort," as the AP at the time stated.

After 11 years of marriage, the couple ultimately divorced, and they no longer frequently speak publicly about their union. Kidman then we'd Keith Urban, and Cruise wed and later divorced Katie Holmes.

Joe Manganiello - Sofia Vergara

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Six months into their relationship, Joe Manganiello asked Sofia Vergara to marry him when they were on holiday in Princeville, Hawaii.

"Our first date was in June, and on Christmas Eve I asked her to marry me. As soon as you know something, you know it, and we know it immediately, "According to the True Blood actress, Haute Living.

He described the proposal: "We had this large bay window, and the sun was going down pink over the mountains and over the bay, and I had this ring." "I had examined every ring in existence before deciding that this was the one I wanted. My entire speech was written in Spanish. As the sun was setting, I got down on one knee and said "I do" in Spanish to her. It was fantastic."

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