Captain America star Chris Evans secretly ties knot with Alba Baptista

There is fantastic news for all Captain American fans as actor Chris Evans and Alba Baptista have tied the knot after dating for over a year.

Chris Evans secretly marries Alba Baptista. Photo Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons/ Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

The actor, 42, wed Alba Baptista during a ceremony at a private estate in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, US, on Saturday, a source told People magazine.

Many of the couple's famous friends were spotted in nearby Boston for the wedding, including Evans' Marvel costars Robert Downey Jr. and his wife, Susan Downey; Chris Hemsworth and his wife, Elsa Pataky; and Jeremy Renner; plus John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, People reported.

According to reports, the couple has been dating for more than a year.

A source told People: "They are in love and Chris has never been happier. His family and friends all adore her."

Portuguese actress Alba Baptista starred in multiple Portuguese series and films such as A Impostora, Filha da Lei, A Criação, and Jogo Duplo.

From 2020 to 2022, she starred in the Netflix series Warrior Nun, which marked her English-language debut.

Evans started his career with his appearance in television series such as Opposite Sex in 2000.

Following appearances in several teen films, including 2001's Not Another Teen Movie, he gained attention for his portrayal of Marvel Comics character the Human Torch in Fantastic Four (2005) and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007). Evans made further appearances in film adaptations of comic books and graphic novels: TMNT (2007), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), and Snowpiercer (2013).

Evans gained wider recognition for portraying Steve Rogers / Captain America in various Marvel Cinematic Universe films, from Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) to Avengers: Endgame (2019).

His work in the franchise established him as one of the world's highest-paid actors.

Aside from comic book roles, Evans has starred in the drama Gifted (2017), the mystery film Knives Out (2019), the television miniseries Defending Jacob (2020), and the action film The Gray Man (2022). He also voiced Buzz Lightyear in the Pixar's Toy Story spin-off film Lightyear (2022).