09/14/2012 10:28 am ET

Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds And Other Celebrity Couples Who Kept Their Weddings A Secret (PHOTOS)

After a year of playing coy about their romance, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds shocked fans by tying the knot on Sept. 9 at the Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, S.C.

So why did the news leave everyone's jaws on the floor?

For starters, the pair hadn't been dating that long; Reynolds split from ex-wife Scarlett Johansson just two years ago, and Johansson has been quite vocal about the difficulty she’s faced moving on.

More surprising, though, is the movie stars' ability to keep their nuptials under wraps.

While most brides can’t wait to share their wedding plans with loved ones, these Hollywood duos have managed to pull off top-secret ceremonies right under our noses.

Celebs Who Wed In Secret