Our Favorite Celebrity Wedding Photos Of All Time

They said "I do" and we said "wow."

ESSENCE.COM Jan, 12, 2010

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Niecy and Jay said “I do” in an outdoor ceremony on Saturday May 28th, 2011.

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Niecy and Jay pose for the camera.

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Niecy switched dresses for her reception.

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Monica and Shannon Brown married in a surprise ceremony in November 2010.

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Tamera Mowry and Adam Housley married in a beautiful outdoor wedding in Napa Valley, California.

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Tamera Mowry (left) poses with her twin sister Tia Mowry (right) during Tamera’s Napa Valley wedding this past weekend.

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Michelle and Barack Obama became husband and wife on October 18, 1992.

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Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz say “I do” in a beautiful wedding ceremony on July 31, 2010.

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Carmelo Anthony and his lovely bride LaLa Vazquez tied the knot in New York City on July 10, 2010.

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Carmelo Anthony and his lovely bride LaLa Vazquez tied the knot in New York City on July 10, 2010.

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“There’s something about actually having him be my husband instead of my
boyfriend that definitely feels more official,” Cynthia reveals. “So I’m
looking forward to us building a life together.”

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Cynthia and Peter share a toast on their big day.

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“NeNe was very supportive that day,” Cynthia told us. “She was one of the
ones calling me asking if there’s any last minute thing I need and saying,
‘I want to give you guys what you don’t have right now.’ She has given me

a lot of advice in my weaker moments.”

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“When I started walking down the aisle, that was the only time during that day that I felt peaceful and 100 percent,” Cynthia says of walking towards her love, Peter.

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Actress Joy Bryant and stunt man Dave Pope tied the knot in a beautiful wedding on June 28, 2008 in the Hamptons, New York.

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The handwritten, cardboard “Reserved” signs next to this gorgeous floral arrangement, show off Joy’s funky style.

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Joy and Dave chose a tower of cupcakes for their wedding desert.

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Boyz II Men crooner Shawn Stockman on his wedding day with bride Sharhonda Jones. The two slow dance the night away over a fish tank dance floor.

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Celebrity DJ couple Kiss and M.O.S. tied the knot on January 15, 2011 in a
gorgeous family affair in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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“Midway down the aisle, I’m like, ‘Wait a minute. I’m getting married!’” Kiss exclaims.

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Before they could officially become one, Kiss and M.O.S. had to light the unity candle together.

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The newlyweds couldn’t keep their lips apart during the limo ride to their wedding reception.

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Kiss raved about her wedding cake from Ambrosia Bakery in Baton Rouge. The
dessert had four layers — butter cream, raspberry, Grand Marnier and

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Kiss and her gorgeous bridesmaids share a toast before heading to the church.

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“Half n Half” actress Essence Atkins wed her financial executive husband Jaime Mendez in a star-studded outdoor ceremony on Saturday, September 26, 2009.

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Essence and her prince charming pose in a castle fit for a fantasy book.

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Guests danced to the sounds of a Salsa band at Essence and Jaime’s reception.

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On their first date Janae Brown and NY Jets linebacker Lance Laury spent eight hours together talking. By the end of the night they knew they were the perfect match. Three years later they tied the knot in a stunning Seattle soiree at the Hotel 1000.

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Lance kept his NY Jets Jersey in his room while he got dressed for his big day.

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The couple’s wedding cake was created at Cakes by Creme De La Creme, a bakery in Renton, Washington. “We chose pink champagne with bavarian cream and fresh strawberries,” Janae tells us. Looks delicious, doesn’t it?

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The couple read traditional vows before lighting the unity candle to symbolize becoming one.

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“She was everything that I was looking for in a woman,” Lance says of his
new wife. “She’s someone that I can see being the mother of my children.”

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Singer and songwriter Eric Roberson married his wife Shawn Martha Renee Roberson on August 10, 2008 in Pennsylvania.

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Walking with her father, Richard Harvey, Sr., Shawn wipes away tears as she listens to her hubby-in-waiting serenade her with the classic “You Are So Beautiful.”

“I lost it when I realize Eric was singing to me,” says Shawn.

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Eric awaits Shawn’s stroll down the aisle with his groomsmen by his side.
“We wore chocolate Calvin Klein suits with cranberry accessories,” says Eric. “We were sharp!”

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The couple cuts their decadent wedding cake.

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The newlyweds take their first walk together as husband and wife after the ceremony.

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Visual artist Radcliffe Bailey and actress/author Victoria Rowell wed before 200 guests at the The Dublin Community Church in Dublin, New Hampshire.

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The Radcliffe’s outdoor reception tables were dressed with bouquets of white flowers.

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‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’s’ Ed and Lisa Wu Hartwell said ‘I Do’ on the beach at the Verandas in Santa Monica, California.

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Lisa and Ed flew the Bishop Jeronn Williams of New Life International Family Church in Atlanta to marry them. The couple, who married in a simple church wedding on December 31, 2005, held their formal ceremony at The Verandas in Santa Monica, California, on May 20, 2006.

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The couple shares a warm embrace on their wedding day.

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Lisa’s bridesmaids glowed in their sage gowns.

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The entire wedding party poses for a photo by the beautiful beachfront.

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Lindy Nomora-Ker, the owner of Commerce Flowers in Commerce, California, provided Lisa’s gorgeous wedding flowers.

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NFL tight end Daniel Wilcox wed former Miss Belize Shauna Chin on June 28, 2008 in front of 350 guests.

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Daniel and Shauna met each other half way when they got married at the Baltimore Ravens’ M&T Bank Stadium’s 50-yard line.

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The Wilcox’ five-tiered cake was accented with white roses and light blue ribbon.

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Arizona Cardinals player Matt Ware tied the knot with his college sweetheart Dana at the Biltmore Millennium Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. on April 7, 2007

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Hundreds of rose petals and dozens of candles added an extra tough of love to the Ware’s wedding ceremony.

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Deep red roses and rose petals adorn Dana and Matt’s beautiful white wedding cake.

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The memories of Usher Raymond and Tameka Foster’s beautiful wedding will last forever.

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This five-tiered cake was the perfect focal point.

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Usher and Tameka’s table settings flickered with candles and dainty floral arrangements.

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Actor Russell Hornsby married his Caribbean queen Denise Walker at the
Verandah Resort in Antigua on August 1, 2008.

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Denise’s wedding ring was a simple, gold band with yellow sapphire stones.

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Russel and Denise’s three-tiered heart shaped cake was topped with tropical bouganvillea flowers.

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The Hornsby’s rock to the music at their wedding reception.

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Former ‘American Idol’ winner and R&B best selling artist Ruben Studdard happily bid farewell to life as a lead single when he married Zuri McCants on June 28, 2008 in Birmingham, Alabama.

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To go along with the wedding’s black and white theme, Ruben and Zuri had a seven-tier white cake, with black detailing, made for their reception.

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Check out Ruben and Zuri’s wedding jewelry. We love the rings engraved with their names.

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Former BET veejay and author of “My Life Isn’t Perfect” Malonda Richard married Omowale Kamau Sia, at the Capitol Skyline Hotel in Washington, D.C. on July 19, 2008.

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Malonda and Omowale gave guests personalized mugs with heartfelt messages as gifts.

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Malonda accented her all-white table-stting with pretty pink cala lilies.

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Rap pioneer D-Nice wifed actress Malinda Williams on August 23, 2008.

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The happy husband and wife show off their new new jewelry.

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No one can deny that Lisa-Raye and Michael’s wedding on April 8, 2006 was anything short of a fairytale.

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The two got married in a sunset wedding at the gorgeous, secluded Amanyara Resort in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands.

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The couple’s lavish reception was a sight to behold.

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Singer and former American Idol contestant Lakisha Jones married her sweetheart, financial adviser Larry Davis at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on October 5, 2008.

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To propose Larry got Lakisha a 4.5-carat Zales diamond and card that read: “Happy today. Happy together. Happy forever. From Mr. to Mrs.”

Their wedding rings were diamond-studded as well.

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Lakisha and Larry’s beautiful wedding cake was surrounded and topped with red roses for a super romantic feel.

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Professional boxer and actress Laila Ali and former NFL player Curtis Conway were struck with love when they wed on July 22, 2007.

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Laila and Curtis kiss in their garden of love with the pavilion where they said ‘I do’ in the background.

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The couple share their first dance at their elegant wedding reception.

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Sarah Jakes, daughter of the Bishop T.D. Jakes, married strong man, Redskins linebacker Robert Henson in a fairytale wedding on June 21, 2008.

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A white rose holds the platinum symbols of Sarah and Robert’s sacred union.

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An ice sculpture that looks like a glass slipper decorates the newlyweds’ reception hall.

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The father of the bride, T.D. Jakes, raises his glass to a toast by actor/director Tyler Perry.

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Funnyman Finesse Mitchell and Jessica Santos got hitched on September 13, 2008 in Atlanta.

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Finesse’s grooms cake featured his favorite college sports team.

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NFL’s Angelo Crowell married his college sweetheart, Kim Crowell, on May 31, 2008, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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The footballer’s wife and her bridesmaids decided to have a little fun with their photos.

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At their wedding reception, Kim and Angelo had an ice sculpture with their names and initials carved into it.

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The newlyweds five-tier cream cake with gold trim looks too pretty to eat.

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Chart-topping vocalists Chante Moore and Kenny Lattimore wed on New Year’s Day in 2002 at a private ceremony in Jamaica.


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