13 Celebs Who Officiated Weddings
August 17, 2022
If you could get a super famous celebrity to officiate your wedding, would you? Would you even know which star to pick? Well, look no further than the following list of 13 celebrities who have officiated weddings in the past. Some celebrities like Joe Jonas and Lady Gaga married their close friends, while other stars – like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – did a superfan the ultimate favor by officiating a wedding for someone they don’t even know! Then there’s Queen Latifah, who officiated 33 weddings in one fell swoop. “How?!” you ask, upon reading that last one? Scroll on to find out!
1. Joe Jonas
Joe Jonas officiated his friend’s wedding in 2018.
2. Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga signed up to become an ordained minister in order to perform a wedding ceremony for her close friend and yoga teacher, Tricia Donegan.
Kesha became ordained back in 2012 and has officiated not one but two of her friends’ weddings.
4. Kris Jenner
Kris Jenner officiated the 2017 wedding for Colton Haynes. Kris also officiated the wedding of her friend Faye Resnick to Everett Jack Jr. in October 2015.
5. Queen Latifah
In a memorable moment, Queen Latifah officiated the weddings for 33 couples during Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ Grammys performance of their track “Same Love” back in 2014.
6. Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill was the officiant for Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo’s 2014 wedding. Jonah and Adam were childhood friends.
7. The Rock
The Rock officiated fan and comedian Nick Mundy's wedding back in 2015.
8. Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks officiated Allison Williams’ and Ricky Van Veen’s wedding in 2015.
9. "Stranger Things'" David Harbour in character
Hey internet. I know it’s been awhile. I retreated. Needed some space. You probably get it. But I’ve been thinking about ya in the interim. And all your retweets. And so me and some fun folks in Springfield, Illinois made good on our promise we made all those months ago. pic.twitter.com/fZK8zNMQSi— David Harbour (@DavidKHarbour) September 16, 2018
The “Stranger Things” star agreed to officiate a fan’s wedding while in costume as his character, Jim Hopper, from the popular Netflix series.
10. Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama officiated the wedding between Stephanie Rivkin and Joel Sircus in Chicago. Rivkin's mother was appointed by former President Barack Obama to serve as Director of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships.
11. Stevie Nicks
Stevie Nicks officiated Vanessa Carlton’s wedding to musician John McCauley back in 2013.
12. Jane Lynch
Jane officiated the ceremony for her Glee costar Becca Tobin's marriage to NFL player Zach Martin.
13. Blake Shelton
Country musician Ashley Monroe and White Sox pitcher John Danks were married in 2013 by The Voice coach.
14. Carson Daly
Carson Daly officiated Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton's wedding.