Jay Z and Beyoncé Knowles like to keep their relationship private, but the couple have given fans a rare glimpse at their nuptials in honour of their seventh wedding anniversary. Several days after they celebrated their anniversary, Jay Z posted a video clip from their 2008 wedding to his official Instagram account.
In the short video Beyoncé can be seen wearing a strapless white wedding dress and veil standing opposite her new husband, who is looking smart in a tuxedo. The clip shows the moment that Jay Z placed a stunning 18-carat diamond wedding ring onto his bride's finger before they walk back down the aisle, congratulated by their family and friends.
Jay Z's Instagram post has racked up 22,000 likes from fans, who were clearly excited to get a glimpse at the superstars' wedding seven years on.
The clip was first used as background footage during the couple's On The Run tour in the summer, and played on a big screen while they performed a cover of Forever Young.
There were said to be around 40 guests in attendance at the wedding, including Beyoncé's sister Solange Knowles. The ceremony was followed by a party at the couple's Tribeca apartment, attended by the bride's Destiny's Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, along with Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin.
Beyoncé later revealed that she had wanted to keep the wedding small and intimate because she's "not a traditional woman," and didn't want the drama.
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Beyonce and Jay Z celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary
Seven years on from their low-key April wedding, the star couple have faced frequent speculation about their marriage, including rumours that they were on the verge of a split following an altercation with Beyoncé's sister Solange after the Met Gala.
However the couple appear to be as united as ever and went on a romantic holiday to Hawaii to celebrate their special day.