After more than two years of dating, “Pirates of the Caribbean” actress Keira Knightley, 28, and 29-year-old Klaxon musician James Righton have officially tied the knot. The famous couple was spotted post-ceremony at a town hall office in France this weekend in full wedding attire.
The couple was married Saturday morning at Hotel De Ville in Marzan. The ceremony was reportedly quick at only 10 minutes in length and was conducted by the town’s mayor, Aime Navello, in French. According to E! News, the vows were translated to English for the couple’s petite audience of 10 guests.
“It was just close family and no one else,” said a source, who claimed the wedding had a rock 'n' roll theme. “Keira’s told her friends not to dress up, and the focus is more on enjoying the weekend. They’re soul mates and absolutely crazily in love.”
The couple reportedly celebrated their wedding reception late Saturday at a nearby farmhouse in the French countryside where guests were invited to drink and dance.
Unlike most brides, Knightley allegedly found her wedding dress not in a store but in her own closet. She was spotted wearing a tulle Chanel strapless, knee-length dress with a cropped jacket over top. The dress beared a shockingly similar appearance to the actress’ Rodarte gown she wore to the pre-Bafta party in 2008.
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“She made it look quite different for her wedding, with a white Chanel tweed jacket, bare legs and ballet pumps, but it certainly looks like the same dress,” UK’s Look magazine Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor Erica Davies told E! News.
See the comparison photos here.
The groom was spotted wearing a traditional navy blue tux and blue tie, with both newlyweds sporting sunglasses. The actress appeared to be skipping with joy after the ceremony, holding hands with her new husband.
See the couple’s post-wedding picture here.
"It’s all 100 percent legal, and they’re officially married now,” the source said.
In order to wed in France, a couple must be residents for two months. Knightley has been living in the country with her now husband, commuting out of the country to work.
A rep for the couple confirmed their engagement last May. The couple was reportedly introduced by mutual friend and TV personality Alexa Chung.
Righton is a co-vocalist and keyboardist for Klaxons, a London band. Knightley can be seen next in the musical drama "Can a Song Save Your Life?" opposite Mark Ruffalo ("The Avengers"), Adam Levine ("The Voice") and Hailee Steinfeld ("Tru Grit").