Celebrating Black Brides: Profile #99

Couple: Kerry Washington and Nnamdi Asomugha

Date of Wedding:  June 24, 2013

Place: Private Home in Hailey, Idaho

Officiant: Chisaraokwu Asomugha

Fun facts

The couple reportedly met when the bride starred on Broadway.  The groom attended the play and was instantly drawn to his future wife.  Upon meeting, the bride said she “didn’t date athletes” to which the groom replied that he “didn’t date actresses.

The bride and groom dated for a little over a year before marrying.

The bride wore a simple, slim-fitting white gown.

The couple took their vows in a private home owned by a friend of the bride.  Wedding guests stayed at the house before and after the ceremony.

The groom's sister, a minister in Silver Spring, Maryland, officiated the wedding.

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