Black Love: Niecy Nash and Jay Tucker's Wedding

An exclusive look at Niecy Nash and Jay Tucker's romantic love story.
Charli Penn Jun, 02, 2011

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The bride and groom are all smiles on their wedding day, May 28, 2011, in Malibu. She wore a strapless Ines DiSantos gown.

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The pair exchange sweet glances as they pose proudly for the camera on their dream wedding day. “I will tell you that my wedding was a picture of Jay and I’s relationship, in that we have so much fun.” Niecy tells ESSENCE.

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After a quick wardrobe change, Niecy was a vision of love in her short curve-hugging white off the shoulder gown.

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Last fall Jay surprised Niecy with an engagement ring and the pair announced their big news at a weekend party they hosted for close friends.

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Last fall Jay surprised Niecy with an engagement ring and the pair announced their big news at a weekend party the hosted for close friends.

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“You want everything to be perfect. But it seems like all the things you worry about go right out of your head right before you walk out because the only thing you’re thinking about is marrying the person that you love,” Niecy tells us about pre-wedding jitters.

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These lovebirds felt an instant connection when they met at a Labor Day party back in 2009.

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A photographer captures a tender moment between the smitten pair on a red carpet.

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Niecy’s not afraid to give her man the credit he deserves. “My Mr. Wonderful is here because he’s comfortable in his skin, he is warm, so loving and sexy,” Niecy once said about her new husband

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“He’s good to me, he’s good to my children, [and] my family. He’s supportive, he’s loving. I wouldn’t trade in this one," Niecy once said in an interview.

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The pair is always all smiles when spotted out together spending quality time.

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Niecy and Jay are all about having fun. He take on their honeymoon plans, “At this stage in the game anything goes. I’ve never ridden a horse, let’s go do it. Snorkeling? Let’s try it!”

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Niecy and Jay are always ready to work it for the camera, and are frequently spotted arm in arm on the red carpet.

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When Niecy was a contestant on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ a super-supportive Jay would always rub her feet after her performances.

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For every photos of the happy couple holding hands or staying close, there’s one of them stealing a kiss — they’re clearly so in love.

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For every photos of the happy couple holding hands or staying close, there’s one of them stealing a kiss — they’re clearly so in love.

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At her bridal shower, Jay surprised a pretty in pink Niecy with a giant bouquet of roses.

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At her bridal shower, Jay surprised a pretty in pink Niecy with a giant bouquet of roses.

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When it comes to Jay, Niecy has always said, “falling in love was the easy part.”

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No matter what they’re up to, Niecy and Jay always seem to be right in sync. (Look, they’ve even got their signature couple pose down.) Tune into Niecy Nash’s Wedding Bash on Saturday June 4th at 8/9c on TLC for more wedding details.

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