It's official - the pair have tied the knot...

CHRIS MARTIN and GWYNETH PALTROW have married in secret, it has emerged.

A spokesman for a Californian County Clerk’s office confirmed yesterday (December 10) that the pair had tied the knot. He would only comment: “The only thing I can say is that they are married but we cannot say the date or where it happened.”

The Coldplay star and Hollywood actress applied for a marriage license in Santa Barbara, California, which allowed them to get married within 90 days, reports the BBC.

Earlier this week the couple confirmed that they were expecting a baby. Speculation that they had married grew when they were both snapped with new rings on their fingers.

Representatives for both stars have insisted that they have no comment to make.