That's So Raven star Raven-Symoné has surprised fans this week by revealing she has married her girlfriend, Miranda Maday, in a secret ceremony.
Keep scrolling for the heartwarming photos from the big day and to read more on how Raven says she came to terms with her sexuality...
Does she need any introductions?
via: Getty ImagesWe all know actress Raven-Symoné from the beloved Disney sitcom, That's So Raven.
The show gave us some truly iconic moments...And saw Raven Baxter, an offbeat teenager, who can see glimpses of the future, at the front and center.
Fun fact:The show was originally going to be called Absolutely Psychic, with Raven initially auditioning for a supporting role. But she impressed the team so much that they changed the premise of the show to be about her.
The thirty-four-year-old went on to star in several other Disney franchises...Who else remembers The Cheetah Girls?
But Raven's breakout role came long before her Disney channel days...
via: imdbAt just 3 years old, she bagged a starring role as Olivia on the final 3 seasons of The Cosby Show - a role which spurred on her huge on-screen success.
The star has enjoyed success on the big screen too.
via: imdbIn 1998, she landed a role in Doctor Dolittle alongside Eddie Murphy - just one of her many box office ventures.
Raven is certainly no stranger to the spotlight...
via: Getty ImagesBut when it came to her personal life, more specifically her sexuality, Raven admitted that she didn't feel comfortable being open at first.
In fact, it took her until her twenties to feel like she could be more open about her sexuality.
via: Getty Images"Being on television sets from age 3 till age 30, I’m more comfortable there," she revealed in the docuseries It Gets Better.
She was branded at a very young age.
via: Getty Images"I know what lines I’m supposed to say. Somebody else picks my clothes for me. I have makeup done. I have hair done … I was branded at such a young age," she explained.
Raven admitted that despite knowing she was attracted to girls when she was a young...
Even though other celebrities had come out publically, Raven felt like it would cause uproar - something she didn't want to deal with at the time.
via: Getty Images"I knew I couldn’t say it out loud because, 'Oh my god, little Olivia is gay, this is crazy,’" she said. “It was always negative," she added. “So, if you don’t see other people going through it in a positive way, why would you say anything? There was nothing that would have made me want to deal with my own issue at that time."
Despite this, Raven says she's happy that she did eventually come at as gay publically.Variety's 2019 "Power of Pride" issue, the star explained that this was important for both for herself and for those who have looked up to her over the years. "I am very happy that I’m out, if only to help someone else feel comfortable," she said at the time.
via: Getty Images"It is about that one person who you’ll never see or meet who watches the show and feels that confidence to just say, 'Hey, guess what? I’m gay. And if you can’t accept me, it’s okay, because I see Raven pushing through,'" she added. "That feels good."
Since opening up about her sexuality...
via: Getty ImagesRaven has kept her love life relatively private.
Which is why fans are shocked at the star's latest Instagram posts.
via: Getty ImagesWhy? Because Raven revealed she has married her girlfriend, Miranda Maday