Billie Lourd is a married woman now!
That’s right! Billie Lourd has surprised her fans all over the world after her unannounced wedding that happened over the weekend in Mexico. Billie Lourd married Austen Rydell over the weekend.
The couple tied the knot in a romantic ceremony and celebration in Cabo, Mexico. The “Star Wars” actress and her fiancé were surrounded by close family and friends.
Here’s everything you need to know!
Billie Lourd married Austen Rydell over the weekend
Billie Lourd married her long-term boyfriend Austen Rydell over the weekend, according to multiple reports.
The couple, who first started dating in 2018, reportedly had their nuptials at the Hotel El Ganzo in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.
According to People magazine, the couple exchanged their vows under a chuppah overlooking the ocean and around 50 guests were in attendance.
The 28-year-old actress and Rydell held a wedding weekend getaway at the San José del Cabo Bishop’s Lodge as per sources. Lourd’s mother, Carrie Fisher, and grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, were remembered at the nuptials.
According to the sources, the couple was married on Friday, with family and friends including Sarah Paulson and Emma Roberts in attendance.
A source added that there was a memorial for Fisher and Reynolds on Saturday.
The Wedding Hangover
The weekend was a “destination wedding in paradise by the beach with close friends and family.” The bride and the groom are still processing the wedding vibes as no pictures have been shared by the couple.
The celebration included cocktails by the pool, poolside games and a sunset sail complete with Mexican hors d’oeuvres. An insider added that guests also received gift bags.**
Leslie Grossman who stars opposite Billie on American Horror Story shared in a couple of snaps from the wedding.
She shared a trophy that she won for being the best dressed at the party. She described the story as Billie and Austen’s wedding weekend is over.
She also shared a since-deleted wedding photo saying, “Billie and Austen got married and it was perfect,” she posted on her Instagram.
Who is Austen Reydell?
The actor and producer, Austen Rydell, is mostly known as the president of Morning Moon Productions. He produced a short film titled Dreamin’ in a Dream in 2020. Born on April 3, 1992, in Los Angeles, California, he is of Swedish ethnicity with Latin roots.
Austen’s father, Christopher Rydell, is an actor, and his grandparents, Mark Rydell and Joanne Linville are also from the same industry.
Austen grew up in Brentwood and attended the local high school. He was very studious from childhood and had always dreamed of becoming a lawyer or doctor.
However, when he began his freshman year at UCLA, he got into acting classes with the likes of Sarah Drew and James Franco. He developed a passion for it and eventually decided to pursue it as a career.
Billie Lourd and Austen Rydell got engaged in June 2020 and welcomed their first baby, son Kingston Fisher, in September of the same year. The American Horror Story star also announced her engagement on Instagram and shared a few pictures.
We wish the happy couple a prosperous and healthy married life ahead!