Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart tied nuptial knot on Tuesday after dating for eight years and getting engaged last year. The marriage was confirmed by Ina Treciokas, the actor’s publicist on Tuesday. The wedding was presided over by Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson and solemnized at his hilltop mansion in Santa Fe.
The news was first reported by TMZ.com, a celebrity website. According to an estimate by Forbes magazine, the couple is one of the highest earning couples in entertainment.
The Governor’s mansion has been host to luminaries like Spanish royalty, Hollywood stars and North Korean diplomats, but this is the first time it was a wedding venue during Richardson’s tenure.
Harrison Ford is better known as Indiana Jones or Han Solo. An actor and producer, Ford’s movie, ‘Witness’, was nominated for an Oscar in 1986. He was named Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Man of the Year in 1996. Ford has won many awards and accolades, which include the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes in 2002 and lifetime achievement award from the American Film Institute in 2000. He is currently working on ‘Cowboys and Aliens,’ a sci-fi thriller, co-starring Daniel Craig.
Actress Calista Flockhart is known for her role in ‘Ally McBeal’ and ‘Brothers & Sisters,’ a TV series telecast on ABC drama.
Gov. Richardson or his staff declined to give away any more information on the marriage than confirming it, stating it was “a private matter.” This is the first marriage for Flockhart and third for Ford.