Director Kevin Smith and his wife JENNIFER have renewed their wedding vows in a surprise Las Vegas ceremony organised as a birthday present for the JERSEY GIRL filmmaker.

Smith was in the Nevada city filming a comedy skit for The Tonight Show when JENNIFER SCHWALBACH SMITH sprang the surprise - which coincided with his 34th birthday on Monday (2AUG04) - five years after they first tied the knot.

He reveals all to fans on his website, "What do you give the man who has everything? For his birthday? You give him a wedding. That's right - I'm getting married. Again. To the same chick. In Vegas.

"I've been out in Sin City since (last) Wednesday, spending my days writing and my nights gambling with Schwalbach.

"The whole thing was a total surprise set up by my one, true love."

Around 20 guests jetted out to Las Vegas to help the couple celebrate at the city's famous Little White Chapel, including the couples' five-year-old daughter HARLEY, Smith's best pal, actor Jason Mewes, and his producer partner Scott Mosier.

05/08/2004 17:13