Year in Review 2012: Celebrity Weddings and Engagements

As the year comes to a close, we take a look at the most memorable celebrity weddings and engagements of 2012.

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Academy award winner Kate Winslet married beau Ned Rocknroll in a secret ceremony in New York in early December, her rep confirmed. The rep added that the ceremony was attended "by her two children and a very few friends and family. The couple had been engaged since the summer." Click to see more 2012 engagements and weddings.
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Singer Brandy is engaged to music exec Ryan Press, Us Weekly reported. An insider told the mag, "They are thrilled and happy and Brandy feels this is so right." This will be the first marriage for the singer, who has a 10-year-old daughter, Sy'rai, with ex Robert Smith.
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Actress Jessica Biel and musician Justin Timberlake tied the knot in Fasano, Italy in October. This longtime couple has always shown affection in public, whether they're photographed at basketball games or on the red carpet.
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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux were engaged on August 12, 2012. The two met on the set of the film, "Wanderlust."
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Kate Hudson is engaged to rock band Muse frontman Matt Bellamy who proposed in April 2011. She gave birth last July to Bingham, her first child with Bellamy. Hudson has an eight-year-old son, Ryder, from her previous marriage to Black Crowes rocker Chris Robinson.
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Hugh Hefner and his fiancee Crystal Harris are reportedly engaged for a second time. Celebrity website TMZ first reported the couple obtained a marriage license, adding that the couple may marry on New Year's eve.
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Neal Schon, of the band, Journey, and Michele Salahi are now engaged. Schon proposed to Salahi during a benefit concert, dropping on one knee in front of thousands of fans. The band followed the proposal by performing their ballad, "Faithfully."
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After denying rumors for weeks, Bobbi Kristina Brown has announced her engagement to boyfriend and adopted brother Nick Gordon. Brown announced the news in a promo for A&E's newest reality show, "The Houstons: On Our Own," premiering Wed., Oct. 24.
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Alfonso Riberio, the former Fresh Prince of Bel Air star, said "I do" to Angela Unkrich in an intimate sunset ceremony in Burbank, Calif.
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British filmmaker Guy Ritchie is engaged to his long-time girlfriend Jacqui Ainsley — and expecting a child. The pregnant model flaunted her growing baby bump — and a diamond sparkler — during a dinner date with Richie in L.A. recently. Richie split from Madonna, with whom he has two children, in 2008.
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Jack Osbourne, the 26-year-old son of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne wed actress Lisa Stelly during a Hawaiian ceremony recently. The couple, who were engaged a year ago, welcomed baby girl Pearl in April.
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Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman tied the knot in a low-key private ceremony in Big Sur, Calif. recently. The star wore a gown by Valentino to the wedding, which was observed by 150 family and friends. The two began dating in 2008 and Shulman popped the question in Nov. 2011.
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Jenni "JWoww" Farley and Roger Mathews are officially engaged. Mathews popped the question after the couple went skydiving. JWoww thanked her fans for support on her Twitter.
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Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds tied the knot in a secret ceremony in South Carolina recently. Pictured here at the premiere of "Green Lantern" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, they first went public with their relationship less than a year ago.
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Singer Annie Lennox got married for the third time to American Dr. Mitch Besser, "People" reported. The bride wore a white gown with lace bolero shrug and a vintage 1920s-style headpiece. Oscar winner Colin Firth was in attendance.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"How I Met Your Mother" star Cobie Smulders and "SNL" actor Taran Killam got married. The couple said "I do" in front of 300 guests, including Smulders' "How I Met Your Mother" co-stars Alyson Hannigan and Neil Patrick Harris.
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Rosie O'Donnell married Michelle Rounds June 9, her reps confirmed to E! The couple had announced their engagement back in December and planned to marry in August, but Rounds' diagnosis of a rare disease called Desmoid tumors caused them to push up the date.
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Jimmy Kimmel popped the question to longtime girlfriend, Molly McNearney, while vacationing in South Africa, reports People. It will be the late night talk show host's second marriage, and the first for McNearney.
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Natalie Portman tied the knot with Benjamin Millepied recently, "Us Weekly" reported. The couple's hush-hush ceremony was viewed by 100 guests, reportedly including Macauley Culkin and Ivanka Trump. The two met on the set of "Black Swan," and have a son, 13-month-old Aleph.
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Sofia Vergara is engaged! Nick Loeb, her on-again-off-again longtime love popped the question during a week-long celebration of Vergara's 40th birthday in Mexico. A source told E! news, "she was bouncing around and showing everyone the ring."
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Baldwin married his yogi instructor Hilaria Thomas, 28 in New York City on June 30.
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Zach Galifianakis is engaged to longtime love Quinn Lundberg, "People" reported. A source obtained a copy of the couple's wedding announcement, which says the lovebirds will tie the knot August 11th, and included a funny hand-drawn picture from Zach, which depicted him as a troll and Quinn as a leggy blonde princess. Cute!
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Mary Cheney, right, daughter of Vice President Dick Cheney, married longtime girlfriend Heather Poe, left, on June 22 in Washington, DC. Cheney posted on Facebook, "Very happy to announce that as of this morning, Heather and I are legally married (at least in DC), 20 years to the day of our first date," according to People magazine.
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Vocalist Bobby Brown recently married his manager, Alicia Etheredge. Brown, the former husband of the late Whitney Houston, became engaged to Etheredge in 2010, and the wedding ceremony was performed in front of family and friends. Bobbi Kristina, the daughter Brown had with Houston, was noticeably absent.
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Matthew McConaughey married longtime girlfriend Camila Alves before close friends and family at their Texas home on June 9. The couple started dating in 2007 and have two children together, 3-year-old Levi and 2-year-old daughter Vida.
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Miley Cyrus is engaged! The singer is set to wed "Hunger Games" hunk Liam Hemsworth, who's set to become a major Hollywood star as two more "Hunger Games" films will be released. "I'm so happy to be engaged and look forward to a life of happiness with Liam," Cyrus, 19, told "People."
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Hollywood sweetheart Drew Barrymore tied the knot with her fiancé of five months, Will Kopelman, "People" magazine reported. This is Barrymore's third marriage. She and Kopelman are reportedly expecting their first child.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Sex in the City" actress Cynthia Nixon and her partner Christine Marinoni got hitched this weekend, three years after getting engaged. According to a rep, Nixon wore a custom dress by Carolina Herrera. The two welcomed a son, Max, in February of 2011.
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Keira Knightley is engaged! The star's spokesperson confirmed that she's set to marry British rocker James Righton of The Klaxons. The two have been dating for 15 months. "Elle" is wondering: will she wear Chanel? The actress is currently the face of the brand's Coco Mademoiselle fragrance.
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After nine years of dating, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wed his college sweetheart, Priscilla Chan, in a small, surprise ceremony in Palo Alto, Calif. Wedding guests had thought they were celebrating Chan's graduation from medical school at UCSF. The couple then updated their Facebook statuses to "married."
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British actress Carey Mulligan and Mumford & Sons singer Marcus Mumford got hitched! After just 5 months together, the singer proposed. "They're a great couple," a friend of the two told Us Weekly after the engagement. "Very sweet."
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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are engaged. Pitt, 48, and Jolie, 36, have been a couple since 2005, and are raising six children together, but until now they had no plans to marry. The news was confirmed by Pitt's rep after speculation arose following sightings of Jolie wearing a large diamond ring on her engagement finger.
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Mr. Big tied the knot! Chris Noth, known as the heartthrob of "Sex in the City," married longtime girlfriend Tara Wilson. The couple, parents to 4-year-old Orion Christopher, wed on the island of Maui in Hawaii.
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Former talk show host Ricki Lake eloped with her fiancé Christian Evans, People reports. The couple were married in a secret ceremony in southern California. "I didn't think it would happen at this point in my life," the 43-year-old actress and mother of two told People.
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Alec Baldwin popped the question to his yoga-instructor girlfriend, Hilaria Thomas recently. "Yes, it's true! Alec proposed to Hilaria this weekend and we're all excited for the newly engaged couple," Baldwin's rep told "People." "Alec's birthday is tomorrow – great way to celebrate!"
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The "Californication" actress Meagan Good got engaged! Her fiance, DeVon Franklin, is a Sony Pictures Entertainment executive and meanwhile, a 7th Day Adventist preacher.
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Can you believe it — Stifler's engaged! Sean William Scott, who plays the crude, oversexed Steve Stifler in the "American Pie" movies, is engaged to former Victoria's Secret Model Lindsay Frimodt. "I don't how I got a girl like my fiancee," Scott, 35, told E! News.
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Wedding bells are ringing for Halle Berry and French actor Olivier Martinez! The couple got engaged over the holidays, with Martinez giving Berry a diamond and emerald ring. Two months after Us Weekly first reported the news, Martinez confirmed their engagement to the Miami Herald. “Yes, of course it’s true!" he said.
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Real Housewives of Orange County star Tamra Barney is engaged to her boyfriend Eddie Judge, a source told People. Barney, who met Judge just after her divorce two years ago, said on the show that her new fiancé "kissed [her] back to life."
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Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose are engaged! The happy couple took to Twitter to share the big news, with the rapper tweeting "She Said Yes!!!" and the model sharing a photo of her engagement ring. Next up: Her debut album, which her fiancé is helping her make.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Desperate Housewives" hunk Jesse Metcalfe is tying the knot with longtime girlfriend Cara Santana,Us Weekly reported. Here's hoping life doesn't imitate television — or at least not "Housewives".
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Breaking Bad's" Aaron Paul proposed to girlfriend Lauren Parsekian on New Year's Eve in Paris, People reported. Persekian said, "Couldn't be more perfect. I’m so happy and excited."
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Lady Antebellum's singer Hillary Scott and drummer Chris Tyrrell tied the knot — and announced their wedded bliss with a video for their fans on their website. "We're so excited to be starting our life together, and we just had to let you in on the exciting news," Scott said.
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TV personality Mario Lopez proposed to his girlfriend Courtney Mazza while they were vacationing in Mexico, Us Weekly reports. The couple has been together since 2008, and have a 2-year-old daughter Gia. "Besides our daughter's birth, this was the best moment of my life!" Mazza told the mag.
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Audra McDonald got engaged! The "Private Practice" star met her new fiancé Will Swenson when both co-starred in "110 in the Shade" on Broadway back in 2007 — but they didn't begin dating till they reunited for another revival of the show three years later. Both the smitten thespians have kids from former marriages.
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Figure skating champ and "Skating with the Stars" judge Johnny Weir rang in the new year with wedding bells. According to People, Weir married Victor Voronov on New Year's Eve and tweeted: "I'm married!" He added, "Wedding in summer! But all the official stuff is done now! No more livin' in sin!"
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LeBron James began 2012 with a bang when he got engaged to longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson on New Year’s Eve, proposing during a private party at Miami Beach’s Shelborne Hotel. The high school sweethearts have two boys together, seven-year-old LeBron Jr. and four-year-old Bryce.
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Aerosmith frontman and "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler popped the question to his girlfriend Erin Brady, Us Weekly reports. The engagement ring designer behind the couple's five-carat stunner shared the news. This will be Tyler's third marriage.
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O yeah! Rocker Karen O said, "I'm a married woman." The Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman recently wed longtime flame and director Barney Clay, Us Weekly reported.
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They were on, they were off — and then they were on again. "Hills" star Kristin Cavallari and Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler got engaged again. "This time it's official," she tweeted The couple originally got engaged in April 2011, only to break off the engagement in July. Here's hoping this engagement ends with an "I do."
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Stanley Tucci tied the knot... again! The actor's bride is Felicity Blunt, sister to actress Emily Blunt. The English actress met Stanley on the set of The Devil Wears Prada and instantly thought him and Felicity would hit it off. She was right!
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