The Bachelorette‘s JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers are married — in spite of everything!
Six years since their engagement at the display’s finale in 2016, the true property developer and the sports activities announcer tied the knot in entrance of shut family and friends on the Sunstone Vineyard in Santa Ynez, California, on Saturday.
“It sounds cliché, but I really am marrying my best friend,” JoJo, 31, tells PEOPLE. “Everything that’s happened in our relationship has only made us stronger. And we just feel so lucky.”
“It feels so good! It took a while to get here but it was all so worth it. We are FINALLY married!!! Can’t wait to start this next chapter of our life together,” she provides.
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The bride, dressed in an Ines di Santo robe, exchanged private vows with Jordan, 33, all over the intimate rite as friends and family, together with Bachelor Country alums Becca Tilley, Raven Gates, and Adam Gottschalk, seemed on.
Later, visitors on the black tie match, designed via Gianna SanFilippo and produced via Leila Lewis of Be Impressed PR, accumulated for a sublime Italian outside dinner of pasta, steak, and fish sooner than celebrations persisted.
“We wanted the vibe of our wedding to be traditional in a sense, but also playful and fun and unique,” says JoJo. “We’ve been planning for a long time, so we wanted it to be just right!”
Certainly, JoJo and Jordan had immediate chemistry all over her 2016 season of the truth relationship sequence, and via the tip, he had proposed. They started marriage ceremony making plans in 2019 (after Jordan proposed a 2nd time, off digicam), however the pandemic interfered with their best-laid plans.
“We had a date in 2020, and then we had a date in 2021,” says Jordan. “We kept thinking the world would get back to normal but it didn’t!”
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The couple says they in short thought to be eloping, however in the long run “realized that time had already been on our side and we decided to just ride it out so the day could be exactly what we wanted it to be,” notes JoJo.
Now, because the couple enjoys newlywed bliss, they’re each thankful for the way a long way they have got come. “Jordan is everything I’ve always looked for in a man,” says JoJo. “I’m just so ready for this next chapter of our lives to start!”