FIRST CEREMONY PICS: INSIDE Nene Leakes' LAVISH $1.8 Million WEDDING
Details have been revealed about Nene Leakes' $1.8 Million nuptials and we've got the first pics from the ceremony inside. Find out what the "very rich" reality star told Life & Style about her Old Hollywood-themed ceremony inside....
Well look at NeNe looking gawgeus at her wedding!
Over the weekend, "RHOA" star Nene Leakes re-married her ex-husband Gregg Leakes in an Old Hollywood-themed wedding at the Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta Hotel.
Held in front of 400 guests, who included Nene's current and former Bravolebrities Patti Stanger, Apollo Nida, Phaedra Parks, Jill & Robert Zarin, Cynthia Bailey & Peter Thomas, the nuptials, which cost a reported $1.8 Million dollars, were filmed for Nene's wedding spin-off called "I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding" (airing this fall on Bravo).
The bride wore a $50,000 Baracci dress for the wedding, before slipping in a $20,000 Pnina Tornai dress for the reception. She was flanked by nine bridesmaids dressed in white Gabriella Arango gowns.
Gushing about the extravagant ceremony to Life & Style, she said “I feel amazing. Both of us want this, so it will definitely work this time. I know exactly what I’m getting myself into.”
Nene, who coordinated the wedding with event planner Tony Conway, added,
“I came up with the idea of having an Old Hollywood theme because I thought it would be completely fabulous and everyone would be able to have fun with it."
At the reception, guests sat at tables adorned by three-foot floral centerpieces and feasted on comfort foods like homemade biscuits, mac ’n’ cheese, shrimp and grits, and fried chicken. Following the meal, attendees dined on a custom 10-tier cake filled with vanilla cream.
When asked about the most memorable moments from the wedding, Nene talked about being walked down the aisle by her sons Brentt Leakes and Bryson Bryant. "That was so emotional for me,” Also, “And Gregg telling me I was beautiful — that was really special. I had a lot of teary moments.
Awww. We love it!
Photos via L&S/Drexina A. Nelson/thejasminebrand