Hollywood A-listers don't do anything in moderation. And definitely not when it's a matter of love and marriage.
Nevertheless, these extravagant ceremonies come in two flavors–publicized for the whole world to see, and so private that sometimes the paparazzi find out about it after many years! Or maybe it's more accurate to say three types of ceremonies—because some of these famous couples aren't happy with just one ceremony.
From Heidi Klum and Seal's media-circus vow renewals every year (when they were married, that is) to David and Victoria Beckham's low-key renewal ceremony in the Buckingham Palace (it was so under the radar that the media did not even find out about it for two years!), the following list has enough glitz and glam to make fans go full starry-eyed.
So here are 20 celebs who renewed their vows because one time was just not enough!
And while all of them aren't together now, what matters is the sentiment behind the renewals. After all, people do grow and change over the years and sometimes find themselves on a life path that takes them away from the one they love. But if they made an effort while it lasted, no one can fault them for it!
21 Beyoncé And Jay-Z: Always A Hush-Hush Occasion
They might be a power couple and the biggest stars on this planet, but their marriage history makes them just as human as us common folks. And their vow renewal ceremony, even more so.
The first time we caught a glimpse of it was when Queen B and Jay-Z shared a sped-up home video of their best moments while on their joint tour On The Run II.
Then again in a picture shared by her mother. And finally, once more in her 2018 recap video on IG. According to The Daily Mail, the couple renewed their vows in 2014 while on a vacation in Corsica for her 33rd birthday, and had decided to "mark the day as their new wedding anniversary" (said their source).
20 Mariah Carey And Nick Cannon: At Disneyland!
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon were head-over-heels with each other when they tied the knot in 2008. And they renewed their vows in a mini wedding every year after that, choosing a better location every year.
But their biggest ceremony was definitely the one they had in Disneyland in 2013.
She dressed up as a proper Disney princess while he donned the suit of Prince Charming. And the ceremony was as lovey-dovey as their marriage was the first time around. Maybe even better because of the presence of their little children!
Sadly, the couple split a year later in 2014.
18 Heidi Klum And Seal Did It Every Year!
They may not be together any longer, but while they were married, Heidi Klum and Seal renewed their marriage vows every year on their marriage anniversary. And each time they would have a specific theme, just like a wedding.
That was my ex-wife’s idea, to be honest,” he told Andy Cohen on his radio show Radio Andy after the couple had split. “It kind of turned into a little bit of a circus, which I wasn’t terribly fond of because, by default, I’m quite a private person...I don’t know how necessary [renewing our vows] was, but it was cool."
17 Fergie's Surprise 'Second Wedding' To Husband Josh Duhamel
In 2010, on the day of their first marriage anniversary, Josh Duhamel gave Fergie a gift that she could never have guessed in a million years–a surprise vow renewal ceremony!
The couple flew to Santa Barbara on their private helicopter where a limo was waiting to take them to the Bacara Resort & Spa where a minister led them through the 15-minute ceremony.
The ceremony had no guests because Josh wanted to keep it a private, romantic thing for the two of them.
According to a source at Radar Online, Fergie was very emotional and cried through the whole ceremony. Unfortunately, the couple went their separate ways in 2017.
16 Kris Jenner And Bruce Jenner Renewed Their Vows On Their 20th Wedding Anniversary
Kris and Bruce Jenner (now Caitlyn) might not be together anymore, but their marriage lasted 23 long years! And while they had their fair share of fights and drama, they also had some awesome moments together. All captured on film and served up on KUWTK.
One of those moments was when Kris and Bruce renewed their vows while on a family vacation in Bora Bora to celebrate their 20th marriage anniversary.
The entire brood and Scott (minus Khloé and Lamar) were present for the ceremony. And they were all dressed up in white to match the vow-renewing pair.
15 JLo And Marc Anthony: But It Was Not Meant To Be
Back in 2008, Jennifer Lopez and her then-husband Marc Anthony had a joint vow renewal ceremony with former Major League baseball player Carlos Beltran and his wife Jessica.
The couples were celebrating in Las Vegas and were re-married in the newly-renovated Forum Tower Penthouse at the Caesar's Palace.
Carlos and Jessica went first followed by Marc and Jennifer. A source at People magazine said that they had enjoyed a private dinner at Bradley Ogden earlier that night and had later won big on the casino floor.
The ceremony was attended by 12 people but Jennifer's parents couldn't make it because they were looking after her children.
14 Matt Damon And Luciana Barroso's Vow Renewal In St. Lucia
Matt Damon and his wife, Luciana Barroso had planned to get married on Christmas Day but had to do a quick courthouse wedding on December 9, instead, because the paparazzi had caught wind of it. That's why when they renewed their vows in 2013, they made it a big event where they invited all the people who missed their wedding the first time around.
The ceremony took place in St. Lucia and the couple enjoyed retaking their vows before their family.
"One of my vows was I gave her the side of the bed closer to the bathroom. And if I don’t stick to that, I’m gonna hear about that from my mom, brother and father," Matt told People magazine.
13 Gisele Bündchen And Tom Brady: Still In Love
Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady renewed their vows just two months after their marriage!
It was a private ceremony just like before, but was attended by 25 guests this time.
Gisele wore a beautiful designer gown for the event with a 10-foot veil train and held a bouquet of white orchids in her hands.
The ceremony took place at sunset at her home in Costa Rica. But the couple and their guests had been celebrating the event for almost three days leading up to it.
12 David Beckham Surprised Victoria With A Vow Renewal Ceremony At The Buckingham Palace
David and Victoria Beckham have renewed their vows many times. But the best one has to be the one at Buckingham Palace that David sprung on Victoria as a surprise.
According to The Daily Mail, on the day of the ceremony, David flew Victoria from Madrid to their home in Hertfordshire and went down on one knee to ask her to marry him again. She had, of course, said "Yes!"
The couple renewed their vows in an intimate ceremony before their closest friends and family. She even wore a gown that David had known she was eyeing for a while.
The two later got 'VIII.V.MMVI' tattooed on themselves to remember the date of the beautiful ceremony.
11 Ashley Hebert And J.P. Rosenbaum: Vow Renewal 2.0
Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum met in what might be the oddest story to tell your grandkids–on the set of a reality show. Namely, The Bachelorette, where Rosenbaum was competing with 24 other guys for Ashley's heart and hand in marriage.
And though their marriage went through the rocks subsequently, which led them to sign up to be on Marriage Bootcamp, they mended things and later renewed their vows in a beautiful ceremony in Aruba.
The couple later shared snaps on Twitter, and Rosenbaum even captioned his with "Thanks to our vow renewal, we are good for at least another 5 years!"
10 Remy Ma And Papoose: Surprised Guests With A Baby Announcement
Rappers Remy Ma and Papoose renewed their vows in June of 2018 in a grand second wedding-style party where invited guests were asked to dress in white attire.
They later uploaded some beautiful pictures and videos of the event on social media. In one of the videos, Remy announced to the wedding guests that though they were all invited to attend a vow renewal ceremony, the couple wanted to take the opportunity to announce that she was pregnant with their first child who would be born later that year in December.
9 Jana Kramer And Mike Caussin: To Mend Their Marriage
One Tree Hill star Jana Kramer and her former NFL player husband Mike Caussin renewed their marriage vows in December 2017 after it came to light that Caussin had betrayed his wife's trust in the worst way possible when their daughter Jolie was seven months old.
The couple renewed their vows in 2017 while on vacation in Hawaii so they could mend their marriage.
And seemed to have worked since they are still very much together.
8 Alec And Hilaria Baldwin's Pre-Independence Day Vow Renewal
Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria were five years into their marriage when the couple renewed their vows at the Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Long Island, New York just a few days before US Independence Day.
The ceremony was attended by their close friends and family, including all their children and Ireland Baldwin, Alec's daughter with ex-wife Kim Basinger.
Hilaria told Extra that it was one of the many things the couple did to constantly work upon and improve their relationship. And that it was Alec's idea to renew their vows.
7 Sharon And Ozzy Osbourne: On Mother's Day!
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were married for 35 years when a piece of extremely hurtful news splintered Sharon's trust in Ozzy.
But when she saw how hard he was trying to be a better person she said that she regained respect for her husband and fell back in love with him.
To give their marriage a second chance, they decided to do an extremely private vow-renewal ceremony on Mother's Day in 2017 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. It was so private, in fact, that they did not even tell their three children about it until later!
6 Tori Spelling And Dean McDermott's Private Beverly Hills Vow Renewal
When Tori Spelling and her husband Dean McDermott decided to renew their vows in 2010, it was to be a clean slate for their marriage that had gone through quite a lot until then.
Covered exclusively by US Weekly, the ceremony was like a wedding party complete with a four-tiered black-and-white cake, a typewriter in the reception area where guests could leave them notes, and a $15,000 eternity band from Neil Lane for the "new bride."
The only difference was, Spelling did not wear a wedding gown for the ceremony. Instead, she wore a beautiful $3,500 Marchesa white mini dress with silver Valentino heels.
5 LeAnn Rimes And Eddie Cibrian: After Year One
Country singer LeAnn Rimes and her actor husband Eddie Cibrian renewed their marriage vows three days after their first marriage anniversary in what was a small, private event after the lavish extravagance of the main anniversary celebrations.
Rimes later tweeted that she was extremely thankful for the great year they had spent as man and wife and looked forward to another one.
Eddie gave LeAnn a huge emerald ring surrounded by little diamonds to mark the occasion while she gave him a crystal-encrusted watch, which he loved so much that "he wore it to bed!"
4 Céline Dion And René Angélil: A Middle-Eastern Extravaganza
Céline Dion and René Angélil renewed their marriage vows five years into their marriage.
The ceremony took place in Las Vegas at the Caesar's Palace and followed the Melkite Byzantine customs to honor Angélil's roots. The event incorporated many Middle-Eastern symbols and was a jolly function with much dancing and singing.
The couple dressed up in a regal manner for the day with Dion in a glimmering golden dress and Angélil in traditional garb. The couple had a loving marriage and were together for 22 years until Angélil passed away at the age of 73.
3 Brad And Kimberly Paisley: Really, Really Campy
Country singer, Brad Paisley and his wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley of Nashville fame renewed their vows in 2015 after 12 years of marriage in what she described to US Weekly was a "very casual and very campy and silly" ceremony.
She said that she had no idea the vow renewal was going to happen until she reached her friend's home.
The couple did not exchange fresh rings, but she did wear a wedding gown with a bit of a twist and walked down the aisle to the 'Wedding March.'
2 Khloé Kardashian And Lamar Odom: Another Surprise
Khloé and Lamar may not be together anymore, but their marriage of seven years was not always rocky. Especially not at the beginning when both of them were more than willing to put in the effort to make it work. Like, the surprise vow renewal ceremony Lamar sprang on Khloé on their first wedding anniversary.
"Lamar has truly made our anniversary more special than I ever could have imagined," she wrote on her blog. "The day has been somewhat like a treasure hunt, moving from one surprise to the next."
The ceremony happened at their Beverly Hills home and was an emotional event where both said "I do" once again.
1 Viola Davis And Julius Tennon Renewed Their Vows On Valentine's Day
Emmy Award-winning actress, Viola Davis, and her husband renew their vows every few years. It's because she believes being married to the man you love and having a child with him are the two best things in the world.
The time they renewed their vows on their 13th marriage anniversary was the biggest one yet.
Viola chose to wear a beautiful a custom-made Carmen Marc Valvo gown embroidered with silk geranium petals and glass bugle beads. The ceremony was attended by a small group of close friends and family, including Oprah.
Sources: Instyle, Us Weekly, People, Elle