Kerry Washington is good at keeping secrets because we had no idea she was dating or planning to marry San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha!
According to the marriage certificate obtained by E! News, the secret lovers tied the knot on June 24th in a private ceremony in Blaine County, Idaho. The groom’s sister, minister Chisaraukwu Asomugha, served as the officiant and Washington’s parents, Earl and Valerie, signed the certificate as witnesses.
Sources say the couple had been dating for a year. Asomugha is a three-time Pro Bowl star who was drafted into the NFL in 2003. He played for the Oakland Raiders and Philadelphia Eagles before settling with the 49ers. He’s also tried his hand at acting with previous appearances on shows like “The Game,” “Friday Night Lights” and “Leverage.” And of course, we all know Washington is the star of ABC’s hit drama “Scandal.” She’s also the cover girl of Vanity Fair’s August issue — where she mentioned nothing about her obviously very serious relationship with Asomugha.
According to reports, this is Washington’s first marriage. Before Nnamdi, the 31-year-old was engaged to actor David Moscow but they parted ways in 2007.
We see the new Mrs. Asomugha likes to keep her private life, well, very private. We send big congratulations out to the newlyweds and hopefully they will release new details about their wedding day to the public.
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WARDROBE WARS: Kerry Washington vs Zoe Saldana
1. WARDROBE WARS: Kerry Washington vs Zoe Saldana
They're both talented leading ladies who continue to take the world by storm, Kerry Washington with her award-winning Scandal and new movie, Peeples; and Zoe Saldana with her new summer blockbuster, Star Trek Into Darkness. Both ladies know how to rock a red carpet with loads of style and confidence. While Kerry favors more classic cuts, Zoe's drawn to bold silhouettes and hues. We love them both but only one can win this style battle. Who gets your vote? -Joy Adaeze
2. Kerry Washington
Kerry channeled old Hollywood in this hi-low striped gown.
3. Zoe Saldana
Zoe was also in a black and white mood, but added an extra touch of glam with jeweled embellishments.
4. Kerry Washington
Kerry rocked an all-over creme look for the Scandal finale party.
5. Zoe Saldana
Zoe looked white-hot in a wide legged jumpsuit.
6. Kerry Washington
Kerry set the cameras on fire with this sexy burgundy leather frock.
7. Zoe Saldana
Zoe mixed her red mini with a dash of bold print.
8. Kerry Washington
Kerry was in a red and gold state of mind during the Vanity Fair Oscars afterparty.
9. Zoe Saldana
Meanwhile, Zoe rocked a sheer champagne number while promoting Star Trek Into Darkness.
10. Kerry Washington
Kerry kept in cute and classy with a lace top and skirt.
11. Zoe Saldana
Zoe balanced her mini with a loose, 3/4 sleeve top.
12. Kerry Washington
Kerry was daring in daytime in this sheer jewel tone dress.
13. Zoe Saldana
Zoe showed a lil skin with this crop top and skirt combo.
14. Kerry Washington
Kerry rocked a zebra print lady bag to match her pumps while out and about.
15. Zoe Saldana
Zoe was also feeling quite ladylike with this beige bag.
16. Kerry Washington
Kerry went for long sleeves at the MTV Movie Awards.
17. Zoe Saldana
Zoe also proved that a simple black top can be sexy.
18. Kerry Washington
Kerry shined in graphic black and white at The White House Correspondents dinner.
19. Zoe Saldana
Graphic prints were on the itinerary for Zoe as she did promo rounds.
20. Kerry Washington
Kerry looked gorg in classic black with subtle silver.
21. Zoe Saldana
Meanwhile, Zoe opted for an all-over silver look and chic white pumps.