It’s official! Tarek El Moussa and Heather Rae Young are married after courting for greater than two years.
The two chronicled their wedding ceremony day by way of social media on Saturday, October 23. “We’re married!” the groom, 40, captioned a video by way of his Instagram Story of him and the bride, 34, kissing on the altar whereas surrounded by their wedding ceremony celebration.
The Flip or Flop star met the actual property agent on the 4th of July in 2019 — they usually confirmed their romance the next month.
“We are just really, really happy,” the Selling Sunset star completely instructed Us Weekly in August 2019. “He has all the qualities that I would want in someone.”
The Anaheim, California, native famous that she initially turned down El Moussa when he requested her out. However, as soon as she began spending time with him, she realized how suitable they actually had been.
“I had been single for a little while, and he just has this special light about him,” she defined on the time. “His smile and his personality, I felt like he was such a genuine, kind person. We texted back and forth a little bit, and we just bonded.”
The couple moved in collectively in April 2020 and celebrated their one-year anniversary three months later. During a July 2020 getaway to Catalina Island, California, the HGTV star requested Young to marry him and she or he stated sure.
“It was just so perfect because I had the whole weekend planned. Production was there, and she had no idea I was going to ask the question,” El Moussa completely instructed Us in September 2020 of the romantic proposal. “And even when I got down on a knee and asked her to marry me, I had everybody hiding in tents. So it was all just us out there and it was private, and it was just beautiful.”
One yr later, the pair celebrated their upcoming nuptials with a joint bachelor and bachelorette bash in Palm Desert, California.
“I’m so excited. We’re doing all of our fun activities right now,” Young completely instructed Us in September earlier than having fun with an ‘80s-themed weekend along with her fiancé and their mates. “I’m on, like, a countdown right now and every day I’m counting down [for the wedding]. It’s happening soon.”
The identical month, the Flipping 101 star instructed Us how he felt about tying the knot for a second time. (He was beforehand married to Christina Haack from 2009 to 2018.)
“I’m just going to feel like my life is changing. I honestly, I can’t wait for the moment to say ‘I do’ because I know the second I say that the calm is going to come over me,” El Moussa, who shares Taylor, 11, and Brayden, 6, with Haack, 38, stated on the time. “I’m going to be married and I’m going to focus on the rest of my life with my beautiful bride and my kids.”
The groom-to-be additionally gushed over his bride and the way she’s modified him for the higher.
“She changed everything about me, from not only how I dress, but what I eat, how I take care of my health, what I do. I mean, she’s completely transformed me,” he instructed Us. “She’s helped my physical health. She’s helped my mental health. She’s my best friend in the world. Honestly, I don’t know what I’d do without her.”
Haack, for her half, is at present engaged to Joshua Hall following her cut up from Ant Anstead.
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