Ciara and Russell Wilson are officially husband and wife! According to sources, the happy couple got hitched at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire on Wednesday, and Ciara has shared their first photo together as bride and groom.
The singer posted a snap of herself with her new husband as the pair walked up the aisle following their ceremony. While Russell looked handsome in Giorgio Armani coat-tails, Ciara looked stunning in a white laced gown with bell sleeves and a lace-up corset designed by Creative Director of Roberto Cavalli Peter Dundas. She completed her bridal look with a long veil and a bouquet of white roses. The star left her long brunette locks loose and lightly curled.
Ciara wed Russell on Wednesday
The 30-year-old captioned the photo: "We are The Wilsons!", and fans of the star were quick to congratulation the newlyweds, with one writing: "Congrats Ciara you deserve it," while another wrote: "This makes me so happy. Congratulations! Ciara Wilson sounds perfect!"
Peter Dundas also designed the bridesmaids' wedding dresses, who included Kelly Rowland, LaLa Anthony, make-up artist Yolonda Frederick and Russell's sister, Anna. Speaking about designing the dresses, Peter told PeopleStyle: "I loved working on this with Ciara, and all her girls. It was a pleasure to be a part of her special day with Russell. Every girl's individual style is implemented in the design of their dress as well as their personality. Ciara made sure of that."
The couple reportedly enjoyed their rehearsal dinner on Tuesday evening, and were joined by a host of famous faces including Jennifer Hudson. The couple held the event at Stanley's Bar and Grill in the Titanic Hotel for the venue, with an insider telling E! News: "The rehearsal dinner was beautiful. Ciara and Russell couldn't keep their hands off each other."
The happy couple shared their first snap as a married couple on Instagram
The American football player has previously opened up about his relationship with the I Bet singer, and spoke about her at the Rock Church in San Diego. He said: "She's everything you could ever want, honestly.
"Funny thing is, I told somebody that that's the girl I wanted to be with before I ever met her. I told somebody, 'I'm probably going to end up with Ciara.'"