Zellweger, Chesney Wed

5-10-05 - CRUZ BAY, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) Country star Kenny Chesney has a new reason to say Renee Zellweger is his favorite actress.

Zellweger's publicist says the two got married Monday in the US Virgin Islands at a small ceremony in front of family and close friends.

The Oscar-winning actress and Country Music Association's entertainer-of-the year met in January's at the Concert of Hope tsunami relief benefit.

According to Country Weekly magazine, Chesney had long ago named Zellweger as his favorite actress. Her role in the film "Jerry Maguire" inspired Chesney's 1999 hit "You Had Me from Hello."

It is the first marriage for both.