Peter Cook has more to be happy about than the fact that he finally resolved his recent custody battle with ex-wife Christie Brinkley.

According to the New York Post , the 53-year-old architect secretly wed longtime girlfriend Suzanne Shaw last Valentine's Day. Cook told the paper that he kept the news under wraps to avoid any backlash from his supermodel ex.

Cook isn't the first divorcé to quietly remarry. Click through the slides for five other famous figures who secretly wed the second -- or third -- time around.

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  • Terrence Howard

    In May 2010, Terrence Howard <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-20005508-10391698.html" target="_hplink">secretly married Michelle Ghent</a> in a small ceremony in Los Angeles. The actor, whose first marriage to Lori McComma <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-20005508-10391698.html" target="_hplink">ended in 2005 after 13 years,</a> wasn't any luckier the second time around; In February 2011, after just one year of marriage, Ghent <a href="http://www.tmz.com/2011/02/02/terrence-howard-wife-michelle-ghent-files-divorce/" target="_hplink">filed for divorce</a> from Howard.

  • Sylvester Stallone

    Sylvester Stallone tied the knot with third wife, Jennifer Flavin, in May 1997 in <a href="http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=861&dat=19970519&id=AjMKAAAAIBAJ&sjid=IUsDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4382,3788301" target="_hplink">a secret ceremony that was reportedly held</a> on the rooftop of London's Dorchester Hotel, the <em>Victoria Advocate</em> reported.

  • Nicolas Sarkozy

    Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy married supermodel Carla Bruni at a <a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1575585/Nicolas-Sarkozy-secretly-married-Carla-Bruni.html" target="_hplink">secret ceremony held at the Elysée palace</a>. The wedding came a mere two months after they met and three months after Sarkozy divorced his second wife, Cécilia Attias.

  • David Bowie

    David Bowie quietly wed supermodel Iman in April 1992 in a <a href="http://articles.philly.com/1992-05-04/news/26014416_1_death-order-salman-rushdie-muslim-institute" target="_hplink">city hall ceremony in Lausanne, Switzerland</a>. Each had been married once before -- Bowie divorced <a href="http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-399-13764-8" target="_hplink">Angela Bowie in 1980</a>, while Iman and basketball player <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/news?slug=ycn-8701369" target="_hplink">Spencer Haywood divorced in 1987</a>.

  • Greg Norman

    Golf pro Greg Norman secretly married third wife Kirsten Kutner in November 2010 -- just 11 months after his <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20336024,00.html" target="_hplink">divorce from second wife</a>, tennis player Chris Evert, had been finalized. According the <em>Daily Mail</em>, Norman and Kutner <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1329518/Greg-Norman-marries-ex-mistress-11-months-bitter-divorce-second-wife.html#ixzz1yYkKeaoF" target="_hplink">allegedly had an affair during</a> his first marriage to Laura Andrassy.

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