Naomi Watts and Billy Crudup are officially married. On Saturday, Watts took to Instagram to share a photo of herself wearing a white lace dress alongside her new hubby. She captioned the image, “Hitched.”
Celebrities gushed about the couple in the comments section. Gwyneth Paltrow wrote, “Yipeeeeeee!!!! Sending so much love!!” Justin Theroux, who worked with Watts on the film Mulholland Drive and directed Crudup in the 2007 film Dedication, added, “CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU BOTH!!!!!!!” Amy Sedaris added, “Wow! Congratulations, I’m so glad you two are perfect.”
THE Gypsy co-stars, who were first linked in 2017, sparked marriage rumors this week when page 6 spotted the duo wearing matching rings on Friday as they made their way to their apartment in New York City. Watts, notably, also wore the white dress she wore when she made the official announcement on Instagram.
This is Watts and Crudup’s first marriage. The two were in long-term relationships before getting together. Watts and actor Liev Schreiber split after 11 years together in 2016. The former couple share two children. Crudup was previously in a relationship with Weeds actress Mary Louise Parker and shares a child with her. Prior to his romance with Watts, he dated Claire Danes, with whom he worked on the 2003 film Stage Beauty.
The couple kept their relationship notoriously private. They made their red carpet debut last year at the 2022 SAG Awards, donning matching black ensembles.
In April, Watts avoided answering questions about her engagement ring while she was on the Today show with Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie.
“My eye hurts. Do you see anything? There’s like a big glow coming from a ring around here. I can’t help but stare at it,” host Kotb said of Watts’ Diamond Sparkler. “It just struck me. It’s beautiful.”
the ring The star brought the conversation back to her health issues at the time.