From a dating app to extravagant weddings in Cabo, Mexico. Gymnast and seven-time Olympic medalist Simone Biles and American soccer player Jonathan Owens tied the knot in front of 144 guests. Watch their magical wedding.
Simone Biles and Jonathan Owens
Simon and Jonathan first met on the dating app Raya in 2020. The gold medalist made the first move and sent him a message. Their relationship takes a dangerous turn when Simone’s sister invites Jonathan to their family home in Texas. He finally proposed to her two years later on Valentine’s Day, during golden hour At Brenner’s Steakhouse on the Bayou in Houston.
The two said officially last month I do during Civil ceremony in Harris County Courthouse in Houston as they prepare for their May 6 wedding in Cabo. “We first had to get married ‘legally’ in the US, because our wedding was a destination wedding,” Simon explains.
“The process of planning the biggest party in Cabo was so much fun at first, then it started to get stressful,” adds the gymnast. “So I would definitely recommend a wedding planner. Karina Trumpy of Amy Abbott Events has kept me calm.”
Galia Lahav wedding dress
As for her wedding wardrobe, the bride opted for a Galia Lahav dress in a different silhouette than she originally envisioned. (US Vogue She was also there to pick up her latest dress In the studio in New York.) “I listened to my gut feeling and looked at what I felt the most beautiful about,” Simon explains. “It ended up being a dress I didn’t like originally.”
Simone explains that she wasn’t sure about the skirt at first because of its short length, but she paired it with a corset top and high slit, and it turned out surprisingly well. “I was a little nervous about the skirt gown because I’m so short, but it worked out perfectly. The leg split, in my opinion, added the length. It felt the way a bride should feel: luxurious, pretty, and a little understated.” on top of the world. “
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