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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Celebrating Black Brides: Profile #66

Couple: Natalie Watson and Reginald E. Bess

Date of Wedding:  September 30, 2017

Place: Thornes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church (Rocky Mount, NC)

Officiant: Pastor Richard L. Battle

Fun facts

The bride's best friend, Crystal, is the groom's cousin.  Although the groom and Crystal grew up together and the bride and Crystal have been friends since 1994, the couple did not connect until 2016.

After 10 months of dating, the groom proposed to the bride at a concert in Raleigh.  He got permission from security and proposed right in front of the stage, while Maxwell sang the bride's favorite song by him--This Woman's Work!

The bride and groom are expecting a baby in March 2019!


Celebrating Black Brides: Profile #63

Couple: LeToya Luckett and Tommicus Walker

Date of Wedding:  December 10, 2017

Place: Villa Antonia (Austin, TX)

Officiant: Pastor John Gray

Fun facts

A mutual friend introduced the couple.

The bride wore a custom Vera Wang gown and Christian Louboutin sandals.

The bride's best friend, Eudoxie Bridges, served as one of the matrons of honor.  She is also the wife of rapper Ludacris.

The singer Tank sang "At Last" as the bride walked down the aisle.