Anya Taylor-Joy reveals she 'married my best friend' 2 years ago, shares wedding pics

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Anya Taylor-Joy has been sitting on a secret for years: She's been married for longer than fans thought.

"The Queen's Gambit" star, 27, on Tuesday revealed in an Instagram post that "two years ago, on April Fools, I secretly married my best friend in New Orleans." Her husband of two years is actor and musician Malcolm McRae.

She included several photos and a video from the gothic-looking Louisiana ceremony, in which she wore a champagne or nude-colored Dior gown that she described as "beautifully embroidered with our love story." The bodice of the dress is decorated with a hummingbird, and other symbols adorn the skirt.

"The magic of that day is ingrained in every cell of my being, forever," Taylor-Joy wrote in the caption. "Happy second ( first ) anniversary my love…you’re the coolest."

McRae also celebrated the couple's anniversary in an Instagram post Tuesday. "I love you now and somehow I always have and somehow it will never end," he wrote in the caption. Happy two year anniversary (yesterday), beautiful."

Previously, the Daily Mail reported the couple were married in "a lavish ceremony held in Venice" in October 2023. Paparazzi photos showed the "Dune: Part Two" actress in the same Dior dress on a balcony, with her hair in a half-up-half-down look and a cathedral veil attached to the back of her head.

Taylor-Joy gave some insight into her relationship with McRae in a 2022 interview about her film "The Menu" with USA TODAY.

"'Almost Famous' is like my 'feel better about the world' film. I feel so, so bad for my partner – he'd never seen it and we put it on, and I could not help it. I stood next to the television and performed the entire film," she said.

"I know it so well. He had to watch it by himself without me the next day so that it was an actually enjoyable experience."

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Anya Taylor-Joy reveals she married Malcolm McRae in 2022 wedding