Congratulations are in order, although they're a little belated! Jeremy Renner, star of The Bourne Legacy, has revealed that he married his girlfriend Sonni Pacheco earlier this year in a super secret ceremony.

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Jeremy Renner is an expert secret keeper

He revealed the news in an interview with Capitol File magazine, and Renner clearly learnt a thing or two during his time working on spy films such as Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol and The Bourne Legacy, because it kept the union a secret despite being a Hollywood A-Lister who has paparazzi following him wherever he goes. He went on to say this was the reason he decided to keep the news secret, reasoning "I have tried to protect my family’s privacy, my wife’s privacy. I don’t need her to get hammered with my life. Privacy issues are important because I want her to go about her day without being bothered."

The couple have a daughter together, Ava Berlin, who was born last year, and Renner also spoke about his happiness at becoming a dad: "It’s the best thing I have ever done—doing it later on in life. By then I achieved a lot of things that I wanted to achieve; I’m so blessed for that. Now I can really spend time with the family."

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Renner is currently promoting his new film, Kill the Messenger, which he also producted, and co-stars Welsh actor Michael Sheen. "We’re very lucky to have the cast that we had. I was offering to do their laundry, clean their car, whatever I could to have them come in." He said. "Ultimately, they liked the parts. We got very lucky. Tremendous cast."

The American actor will also be appearing in Mission Impossible 5 which has already started filming, and recently confirmed he will appear again as expert archer Hawkeye in Captain America 3 to the delight of Marvel fans.

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