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- Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are now married.
- Her mom reportedly introduced them.
- They were together for about a year before tying the knot.
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Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger got married earlier this month in a secret ceremony in Montecito, California after quite the whirlwind romance. The pair only first started dating about a year ago, and things quickly took off between them.
This is Pratt’s second marriage, as he was married to actress Anna Faris previously. The two have a six-year-old son together named Jack. This is Schwarzenegger’s first marriage.
Here’s a look at how the two got together, fell in love, and ended up tying the knot:
August 6, 2017: Pratt and Faris called it quits
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After about eight years of being married, Pratt and Faris announced that they would be separating. Pratt took to his official Facebook page to release a statement: “Anna and I are sad to announce we are legally separating. We tried hard for a long time, and we’re really disappointed. Our son has two parents who love him very much and for his sake we want to keep this situation as private as possible moving forward. We still have love for each other, will always cherish our time together and continue to have the deepest respect for one another.” Faris made her own announcement via her Instagram page.
December 2017: The two officially filed for divorce
TMZ reported that both Pratt and Faris filed for divorce at the same time, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for their split. Things appeared amicable between the two.
June 18, 2018: Pratt and Schwarzenegger were seen in public on a date
Months after filing for divorce from Faris, Pratt was spotted on a picnic date with Schwarzenegger in Santa Barbara, California. The two were reportedly laughing and smiling together, although, at the time, neither confirmed their relationship.
June 22, 2018: Sources said that Schwarzenegger’s mom was the one who introduced the two
A few days after their picnic date, sources told People that Schwarzenegger’s mom, Maria Shriver, set them up. The insider revealed they had been on several dates so far.
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June 28, 2018: Sources said the two had been dating for months
Insiders told E! News that the pair had been an item for a couple of months. The source said, “They both really like each other. Chris is smitten by Katherine and is super happy about how it’s going so far.”
July 30, 2018: Pratt and Schwarzenegger were photographed kissing
Later that summer, the Daily Mail published photos of the couple kissing and hugging. They were out on a family date with Pratt’s son Jack getting frozen yogurt.
October 31, 2018: Pratt and Schwarzenegger were spotted out with Faris, her boyfriend, and Jack
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On Halloween of 2018, Pratt and Faris showed off their co-parenting skills by trick-or-treating with their new significant others and their son. Faris was there with her boyfriend Michael Barrett.
November 2, 2018: The divorce between Pratt and Faris was finalized
More than a year after announcing their split, Pratt and Faris were legally divorced. E! News reported that the couple would share custody of their son.
December 10, 2018: Pratt and Schwarzenegger finally made their relationship Instagram official
It wasn’t until a month after his divorce was finalized that Pratt put Schwarzenegger on his Instagram. He officially confirmed their relationship with a special birthday post for her, writing, “Happy Birthday Chief! Your smile lights up the room. I’ve cherished our time together. Thrilled God put you in my life. Thankful for the laughs, kisses, talks, hikes, love and care.♥️????????????”
December 31, 2018: The couple vacationed in Mexico for New Year’s Eve
People reported that Pratt and Schwarzenegger had a romantic New Year’s Eve together in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Photos showed the two hanging out by the pool.
January 13, 2019: They got engaged
Less than a year after their picnic date, Pratt proposed to Schwarzenegger. He posted about it on his Instagram, writing, “Sweet Katherine, so happy you said yes! I’m thrilled to be marrying you. Proud to live boldly in faith with you. Here we go!????????♥️“
Schwarzenegger also posted the photo on her Instagram with the caption, “My sweet love. Wouldn’t want to live this life with anyone but you♥️????”
Faris even congratulated them on their engagement.
January 25, 2019: Pratt said in an interview that he wants ‘lots of kids’
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Pratt revealed that he definitely planned on having a big family. He said, “The future? Oh. Lots of kids. Maybe less time spent working, more time spent enjoying life. I always want to be that guy that works to live, not lives to work. I think [I want to spend] just a lot of time at the farm and a lot of time catching a lot of fish and seeing lots of sunsets.”
April 22, 2019: They hit the red carpet together as a couple for the first time
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Months after their engagement announcement, the pair made things red carpet official at the “Avengers: Endgame” premiere in Los Angeles.
April 28, 2019: Schwarzenegger celebrated her bridal shower
TMZ reported that Shriver threw her daughter a bridal shower at her private estate. The event was a big one, with guests that included Oprah Winfrey and Whitney Port.
June 8, 2019: Pratt and Schwarzenegger tied the knot
The couple got married in a secret ceremony at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California. Schwarzenegger posted a photo on her Instagram with the caption, “Yesterday was the best day of our lives. We became husband and wife in front of God, our families and those we love. It was intimate, moving and emotional. We feel so blessed to begin this new chapter of our lives. We are so thankful to our families and our friends who stood with us, and grateful to Mr Giorgio Armani, who created a once in a lifetime dress for me to wear, and for Chris, the perfect suit. This morning we feel nothing but blessed.”