- “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice and Luis Ruelas tied the knot on Saturday.
- The couple, who got engaged in October 2021, held the ceremony in East Brunswick, New Jersey.
- The wedding reception included a stilt walker and an aerial performer.
Teresa Giudice and Luis Ruelas were officially married on Saturday.
According Peoplethe newlyweds said ‘I do’ in front of 220 guests at Park Chateau Estate & Gardens in East Brunswick, New Jersey. The ceremony was filmed as part of a TV special that will air on Bravo, so it was full of “Real Housewives” royalty, the report said.
Among those in attendance were Giudice’s “Real Housewives of New Jersey” costars Dolores Catania, Jennifer Aydin, Jackie Goldscheider, Margaret Josephs and franchise newcomer Caroline Rauseo, the report said. Other famous faces, including “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Phaedra Parks and “Real Housewives of Potomac” star Ashley Darby were also there, People reported.
Giudice’s four daughters — Gia, 21; Gabriella, 17; Milania, 16; and Audrianna, 12 — who she shares with ex-husband Joe Giudice were bridesmaids at her wedding. People reported that Ruella’s two sons from a previous relationship, Nicholas and Davis, were also in attendance.
The couple started dating around August 2020, Us Weekly was reported, and they later became engaged in October 2021, when Ruelas popped the question while on vacation in Greece.
Friends and family gathered together Friday night for an intimate rehearsal dinner in New Jersey
Giudice shared some behind-the-scenes moments from Friday’s rehearsal dinner at Highlawn in West Orange. Photos shared on her Instagram Stories showed a warm but simple candlelit dinner with pink roses.
Giudice later posted a photo of the dessert options, which included a cannoli and a towering black cake with glittery gold accents. The cake featured golf clubs, photos of the couple and the letter L, likely a nod to Ruella.
On Saturday, the actor and Giudice’s daughter gave a glimpse of their pre-wedding glam session
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Before walking down the aisle, members of Giudice’s bridal party began sharing photos of her getting ready and getting dressed.
Aydin shared photos of Giudice in one Post on Instagram which accentuated her opulent diamond headpiece, earrings and wedding day glam. The bridal party wore gowns, with Giudice in white and everyone else in pale pink.
Aydin also offered a look at the outdoor wedding venue, where Giudice and Ruelas will exchange vows.
Giudice’s youngest daughter, Audriana, also shared photos of Giudice on her Instagram Stories.
“The most beautiful bride,” Audriana captioned the photo before sharing a close-up of Giudice’s pre-wedding outfit and a photo of her sisters.
Giudice wore a sparkling headpiece and white wedding dress as she walked down the aisle in ‘Ave Maria’
According photos shared onlineGiudice wore a strapless mermaid-style wedding dress with a plunging neckline and sheer white gloves, while Ruelas wore a white jacket, black pants and matching shoes.
People reported that Giudice walked down the aisle to “Ave Maria,” which was a tribute to her late parents, and the wedding was officiated by Ruelas’ sister, Dr. Veronica Ruelas. Guidice’s co-star Rauseo shared a photo of the couple during the ceremony.
The report said that the couple’s children also accompanied their parents in lighting unity candles for the occasion. The photos showed that the bridesmaid dresses were light pink.
The reception was a whimsical affair that included aerial artists, dancers and sweet family moments
By Saturday night, guests began uploading snaps from the larger-than-life wedding reception.
Rauseo shared photos on her Instagram Stories, including the luxurious space where there were chandeliers along the ceiling and bouquets of flowers.
According to Rauseo’s posts, guests at the reception were entertained by dancers, an aerialist, live music and a stilt walker.
Guests also attended the couple’s first dance, while all four of Giudice’s daughters were photographed on stage.