“Dancing with the Stars” co-stars Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson got married over the weekend, it was reported.
The two wed in front of 200 people at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palo Verdes, California, on April 13, People magazine reported.
“I want a classic, pure white look, with some greenery,” Johnson, 25, told People.
Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson have tied the knot!
Posted by People on Saturday, April 13, 2019
They also confirmed the marriage on social media.
“Mr. & Mrs. Chmerkovskiy 04~13~2019,” Johnson wrote on Instagram.
They got engaged in June 2018 in Venice, Italy.
“I knew the moment I met you, you were the man of my dreams and I wanted to be with you forever. Babychka Мой любовь thank you for making my fairytale come true today! Cannot believe I get to call you my FIANCÉ!!!!” Johnson said at the time, reported Fox News.
Chmerkovskiy previously told People that he knew he would propose in Venice.
“When I was 17, I visited Venice for the first time and thought it was the most romantic place in the world. I promised myself then that the next time I would come back to Venice was to propose to the woman I’d want to spend the rest of my life with,” Chmerkovskiy told the news outlet. “Fifteen years later I kept my word. It was perfect.”
Chmerkovskiy added of his new wife: “My life has changed because of [her,] and I find myself to be the best version of myself that I’ve ever been. She’s awesome.”
According to a 2018 report from The Street, the average cost of a wedding in the United States is about $33,391 for 2017. However, CostofWedding.com says that it was about $25,764 in 2017.
“That is a big price tag and burgeoning newlyweds have an uphill climb in trying to keep wedding costs down. From paying for the venue to the cost of makeup for the bride on her wedding day, the dollars are flying out of family bank accounts before and on the big day,” the report said.
The most expensive part of the wedding is the venue, costing about $16,000 on average. And there is the photographer at $2,783, and reception music averages about $4,156 for weddings.
The price of saying “I do.”
Posted by USA TODAY on Wednesday, September 26, 2018
“Couples, on average, spend between $19,323 and $32,205 but, 50 percent of couples spend less than $15,000. This does not include the cost of a honeymoon. Understanding wedding cost now can help you with your wedding budget later,” adds CostofWedding.com.
Meanwhile, the bride’s family pays, according to a study.
“On average, the bride’s parents contribute 45% (56% for high spenders) of the overall wedding budget; and the groom’s parents contribute 13% (15% for high spenders),” the 2017 Real Weddings Study says.
Couples in New York City spend almost $77,000 on average.
Posted by Business Insider on Sunday, April 1, 2018
USA Today, meanwhile, noted that the typical cost of a wedding in Mississippi was the lowest in the United States at $15,581. Hawaii was the highest at $39,078. Alabama was the second-lowest at $17,766 per average marriage. Arkansas came next with an average cost of $17,935.
Coming in at No. 2 was New Jersey at $38,049 while Connecticut was third with an average cost of $36,971. Massachusetts was fourth at $36,709, and New York was fifth, according to the report.