Surprised Guests Had Been Told Beforehand It Was A Birthday Party

BEL AIR ( — Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux tied the knot on Wednesday in front of more than 70 loved ones at their Bel Air home, sources confirm to People magazine.

Aniston, 46, and Theroux, 43, wanted it to be a surprise so they initially told their guests they were being invited to a birthday party for Theroux, the magazine said.

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A source told People that “Jen has been very good at keeping her wedding planning secret. Only her closest confidants knew that the party was actually a surprise wedding.”

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The pair first met in 2008 on the set for “Tropic Thunder” in Hawaii and were first rumored to be a couple in May 2011. The duo got engaged in August 2012.

“We were friends for seven years. I replay when I met him then, but he wasn’t a boyfriend,” Aniston told the magazine. “It’s funny to replay it because we weren’t even anywhere in each other’s realms of possibility.”

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The gathering included many of the couple’s celebrity friends, including Chelsea Handler, Howard Stern and Lisa Kudrow, according to People.