For most celebrity weddings, there’s a lot of planning involved: huge dresses, exotic locations, fancy food, and a guest list as long as your arm. But while some stars decide to go all out for their big day, other couples take the opposite route: escaping to a private place, keeping it casual, and only inviting close family and friends — if they decide to tell anyone at all.
When you’re famous, eloping can have a lot of perks. You can avoid press coverage and prevent uninvited acquaintances from feeling snubbed, not to mention save a lot of cash. It can also create a super-special, super-intimate ceremony that the two of you will remember forever.
With the recent news of Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker running off to Vegas for a wedding ceremony, celebrities eloping has never been more on our minds. Read on for all the celebrities who skipped town to tie the knot.
A version of this story was originally published in 2018.