Surprise! We're Married!

From secret ceremonies to whirlwind romances, see the couples (Ashley & Christopher! Angie & Brad!) whose weddings took the world by surprise

MARIAH & NICK

Just weeks after their courtship began, Mariah Carey and rapper-actor Nick Cannon wed in a surprise sunset wedding on April 30, 2008, at her estate in the Bahamas. The beach ceremony "was really beautiful and sweet ... very understated," the singer said. "We really do feel we are soulmates."