The joy of the bride! Jenna Cooper And his fiance, Carl HudsonThey tied the knot in a low-key ceremony about a year after the engagement.
The Bachelor in Paradise Alum, 32, shared the news with fans on Monday, April 4, revealing that they had decided to flee to New Orleans while in town for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
“We finally did it!” The former reality star wrote along with the carousel of the big day photos via Instagram. “I couldn’t wait to marry the man of my dreams;) We decided at the last minute to come to New Orleans for the final four, and just run away! It was so much fun and spontaneous and exciting.”
Indiana Native says she planned the event “in a few days” and added that she and her husband plan to have a party for family and friends later this year. “I couldn’t be happier with the way it turned out,” he wrote of the abusive marriage. “The event was really special, and with us was our amazing friend, Katherine who was a big part of our lives (and the person who introduced us). I was actually very relaxed and able to take every moment. I feel very blessed, and I just can’t stop laughing. “
Cooper and the real estate broker went public in January 2020 with their romance. Later that year, they welcomed 20-month-old daughter Presley “We can’t describe the overwhelming love and joy we feel with our little sunlight!” The couple told our weekly in a statement at the time.
In June 2021, Hudson offered his love on his birthday while they were on vacation in Turkey and Kaikos. “I said yes!”, Cooper wrote on Instagram at the time, along with photos of the two getting engaged on the beach. “The easiest decision so far, and Presley agrees. I love my little family so much, and excited to marry my best friend! All I wanted in a man was Carl and more.”
It was time for Cooper’s first Bachelor Nation appearance Eri Lwendick Jr.Its season UnmarriedWhich aired in 2018. After going home in six weeks, the former social media manager competed in Season 5 Bachelor in ParadiseWhich premiered later that year.
The Bachelor alum is engaged Jordan Kimball, But the Florida native, 30, withdrew the relationship amid allegations that Cooper was “Sugar Daddy.” Influential, on his part, denies the allegations, and blogger Reality Steve later called his coverage of the incident a “mistake” in his career.
“I thought Jordan would protect me and we would go through it together, but it turned out very differently,” he said exclusively. Us After deleting his name. “I mean, it was a big downward spiral. Everyone is against me. ”
Keep scrolling for more snaps on Cooper and Hudson’s big day.