Simone Biles, the decorated American gymnast, tied the knot with her long-time beau, Jonathan Owens, in a private ceremony held at an intimate location in Houston on Friday. The wedding was attended by a small group of family and close friends, including Biles' fellow Olympic teammates.
Biles and Owens, a professional football player for the Houston Texans, have been dating for over a year and have been open about their relationship on social media. The couple announced their engagement in November 2022, and since then, fans have been eagerly waiting for their wedding day.
The bride looked stunning in a custom-made gown by renowned designer Stella McCartney, while the groom looked dashing in a classic white tuxedo. Biles' bridesmaids were dressed in elegant lavender gowns, and the groomsmen donned sharp white suits.
The wedding ceremony was held outdoors in a lush green garden, and the couple exchanged heartfelt vows in front of a beautifully decorated arch. After the ceremony, the newlyweds posed for photos with their families and friends, and even treated their guests to a surprise fireworks show.
The reception was held in a beautifully decorated tent, where the guests enjoyed delicious food and drinks, danced to music, and celebrated the couple's love. The wedding cake, a towering white and gold masterpiece, was created by famous baker Buddy Valastro, also known as the "Cake Boss."
Biles and Owens have been very vocal about their love for each other on social media, often sharing sweet messages and pictures. Biles had previously shared that Owens had been her rock during the difficult times she faced, including the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and her withdrawal from several events due to mental health concerns.
The wedding was a joyful celebration of the couple's love and commitment to each other, and fans around the world congratulated the newlyweds on social media. Biles and Owens have not yet shared their plans for their honeymoon, but have expressed their excitement for the future and the adventures they will embark on together as husband and wife.