Bachelor in Paradise fan favorite couple Kenny Braasch and Mari Pepin are married. The two tied the knot over the weekend in Puerto Rico. They shared a few photos from their rehearsal dinner on social media. Now more details are out about their actual wedding. Keep reading to find out more.
Kenny Braasch and Mari Pepin are married
Bachelor in Paradise couple Kenny Braasch and Mari Pepin met on Season 7 of the hit spinoff. Now, two years later they are officially married. The couple made it official in Puerto Rico surrounded by 65 of their closest family members.
People shared all about Kenny and Mari’s special day. She believes in signs and she chose her wedding day carefully. Mari said, “I do believe in signs and numbers, and so 11/11 is obviously seen as a special number and it means good things.”
Mari who is 27 also revealed that having their wedding on Veteran’s Day was extra special. Her dad served in the military for over 25 years. She said, “I’m his only daughter, so that’s special. He hasn’t had the best association or memories with Veterans Day, so hopefully this year we’ll change that and for Veterans Days moving forward.”
Braasch, 42, and Mari insisted on having their two dogs, Dice and Monster, be a part of their wedding. So, they flew to Puerto Rico with them and wore tuxedos for the event.
Mari wore two different dresses throughout the day. Both were designed by Justin Alexander. She ended up choosing a gown she had never really thought she would. She said, “It was completely different from what I had envisioned before I was actually starting to plan everything. I went and tried on dresses and I ended up going complete opposite of what I thought I was going to have.”
Other neat details about their wedding
Mari Pepin also revealed that her bridal party had brunch and put together the wedding flowers. She admitted to being a DIY girl and did a lot of the things for their wedding herself.
Kenny’s sister officiated the wedding and they wrote their own vows to say to one another.
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Their cake was chocolate with dulce de leche filling. Mari gushed about how good the cake was.
She also shared that it was important to them to have a small, intimate wedding. However, the two plan on having a second party in Chicago for all their stateside friends.
Right now the couple is not taking a honeymoon. They plan to take it next year.
Congrats to Mari and Kenny!
Stay tuned for more updates.
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