7 Celebrities Who’ve Officiated Weddings

Not everyone could be so lucky as to have a celebrity like Stephen Colbert officiate their wedding but it happens more than you might think. Here, some of the most unexpected ordained stars who have actually conducted a wedding ceremony.

Sir Ian McKellan

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John von Parmer Photography via Omg.Yahoo.com

The Lord Of the Rings star (aka Gandalf) officiated Patrick Stewart and Sunny Ozell’s wedding.

Emma Stone

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Matt Sayles for AP via Washington Post

The Spider Man Actress officiated her friend’s wedding (who also happens to be her publicist). Emma originally introduced the two.

Joan Rivers

Fashion Police host Joan Rivers officiated the ceremony of celebrity wedding planner Preston Bailey and his longtime partner Theo Bleckmann at the Empire State Building on Valentine’s Day.

George Bush Sr.

Okay, technically former President George H.W. Bush didn’t officiate, but he did serve as a witness at a same-sex wedding in Maine. The newlyweds posted a photo on Facebook following their nuptials of Bush signing their marriage license.

Mark Consuelos

Mark Consuelos officiated Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky’s wedding! Mark’s not just ordained, he’s reportedly also Beth’s spiritual advisor.

Fran Drescher

The Nanny’s Fran Drescher officiated the “Love Is Love” TV wedding contest. And in her unforgettable voice, she pronounced the winning couple “husband and husband.”

Conan O’Brien

Late night host and comedian Conan O’Brien used his stand-up skills to officiate a wedding live on his show. The lucky couple? Conan’s costume designer Scott Cronick and his partner, David Gorsehin.

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