Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union tied the knot of Aug. 30 and we’ve got all the details on their $5 million nuptials, including how Dwyane was a total groomzilla!
Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Unions: Details On Their $5 Million Wedding
The couple’s wedding cost a reported $5 million, GossipExtra reports. Dwyane and Gabrielle wed at the Chateau Artisan in Miami, Florida. The estate closely resembles a castle and is even surrounded by a moat, E! News reports.
Yes, a moat.
Months before their wedding, Gabrielle admitted that Dwyane was calling all the shots for the nuptials.
“He realized that I was trying to turn it into a frat party with K-cups and beer pong, and he took over,” Gabrielle said, according to Us Weekly. “He really Kanye’d himself and really doubled down, and it’s his princess day, and I’m just along for the ride.”
Sounds like Dwyane was a groomzilla!
Dwyane wore three designer custom outfits by DSquared2, according to the New York Times. While he was designing his outfits, Dwyane even looked on the Internet for color scheme and decoration ideas!
The bride and groom ended up choosing black and white as the color scheme, and it was the dress code for all guests. Men wore black tuxes and women wore white. The NBA player was so meticulous about the dress code that each male attendee received a bow tie, designed by TheTieBar.com, according to the outlet. He also wore a boutonnière by Floral Fix.
“Everyone wants to look good on their wedding day,” Dwyane told the New York Times about his big day. “And I’m not going around the back. My fiancée may have the bigger moment, but I want everyone to turn and see me when I’m walking down the aisle. I want my entrance.”
Meanwhile, the bride wore a custom Dennis Basson gown. Simply stunning!
Luxury buses were seen arriving at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel to transport the guests the ceremony, according to Daily Mail. The wedding was attended by 200 guests, including LeBron James, Ray Allen, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Hart. John Legend performed at the ceremony.
The night before, the couple kicked off the festivities with an epic rehearsal dinner.
HollywoodLifers, what do you think about Dwyane and Gabrielle’s $5 million wedding? Can you believe Dwyane planned most of it? Let us know!
— Avery Thompson
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