Congratulations are in order for Porsha Williams as the Real Housewives of Atlanta star has married her fiancé Simon Guobadia. According to a report by People magazine, the pair tied the knot in a Nigerian traditional native law and custom ceremony on Friday.
It has been reported by the media outlet that the reality TV star and her beau Simon Guobadia exchanged their vows at the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta in front of 250 guests. Keep scrolling further to catch more insights about the wedding ceremony of the pair.
Porsha Williams and Simon Guobadio got married in Atlanta
The Porsha’s Family Matters star and the Nigerian-born businessman walked down the aisle on Friday, November 25, 2022. Porsha who referred to the big day “as a true fashion extravaganza” had three outfit changes.
For the ceremony, Williams who is 41 years old opted for an over-the-top, deep red, princess-style wedding gown by fashion designer Lakimmy. Her wedding gown also featured feathers and gold embellishments. She topped off her look with an okuku, a headpiece with Benin coral beads.
For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, earlier this month, the reality TV star accidentally showed her wedding dress to all her Instagram fans during a livestream on the platform.
Later on, for the reception, Porsha slipped into two different gowns by designer Tabik: one in royal blue and one in gold. The pair’s wedding was also attended by many Bravolebrities who were all dressed up in traditional or formal Nigerian-inspired attire in purple and teal.
The pair’s wedding ceremony was led by a spokesperson from each of their families. Several traditional Benin singers and dancers performed at their wedding. Simon who is 57 years old hails from Benin City in the Edo State of Nigeria.
More details about the wedding reception of Porsha Williams and Simon Guobadia
When we talk about the wedding reception of Porsha Williams and Simon Guobadia, Porsha wanted the guests to feel like they had “taken a flight and landed in Benin,” as the whole place was decorated with “beautiful colors of browns and rose golds and tans and creams.”
Porsha went on to say, “The other thing I wanted was trees in the room. I want[ed] it to feel like an inside/outside space, but luxurious.” The couple also asked their guests remain unplugged because they “want[ed] people to be in the moment.”
As per a report by People, Porsha and her husband Simon will also tie the knot in an American ceremony on Saturday evening in front of 350 guests. Their fellow RHOA stars Kandi Burruss, Kim Zolciak-Biermann, Cynthia Bailey, Drew Sidora, and Monyetta Shaw are expected to attend the church ceremony of the pair, followed by a ball and after party.
When did Porsha Williams and Simon Guobadia get engaged?
The newlyweds got engaged in May 2021 after a month of dating. The two of them met each other for the first time on season 13 of the reality show Real Housewives of Atlanta when Guobadia was married to Falynn Pina.
We send big congratulations to Porsha Williams and her now-husband Simon Guobadia as they are all set to embark on a new journey in their lives. Sending them lots of love, light, and laughter. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.