Canadian ‘Castle’ star Stana Katic marries Kris Brkljac

Castle star Stana Katic is officially a married woman! The Canadian-born actress, 37, wed her longtime love, Kris Brkljac, at a private family monastery on Croatia’s stunning Dalmatian Coast over the weekend.

The brunette beauty, who plays Kate Beckett on the ABC crime drama, reportedly said “I do” to Kris, a business efficiency consultant, in an intimate ceremony that was attended by close friends and family.

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The couple confirmed the news by sharing a black-and-white photo of their hands clasped together on Instagram, which clearly shows their matching wedding bands.

Though the pair are notoriously private about their relationship, it’s thought that they’ve been together for many years.

Stana was born in Hamilton, Ontario to Croatian-Serb parents, Petar and Rada Katić, who emigrated from Yugoslavia. Kris reportedly hails from Australia and is also of Serb descent.

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Love was in the air for more than one celebrity couple this week. Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder tied the knot in a secret wedding on Saturday, April 25, during a sunset ceremony that took place in Santa Monica, California.

Could eloping be the hottest celebrity-wedding trend? From Olivia Palermo and Johannes Huebel to Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock, we've seen more and more couples running off to tie the knot in secret.

Stana and Kris were reportedly together for quite some time before walking down the aisle, while Nikki and Ian spontaneously solidified their relationship after just 10 months of dating.

Here, Hello! looks at the Hollywood nuptials that took place away from the spotlight.

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