Celebrating Black Brides: Profile #57

Couple: Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown

Date of Wedding:  July 18, 1992

Place: The bride's estate in New Jersey

Officiant: Rev. Marvin Winans

Fun facts

The bride wore a custom-made ivory satin, sheer-sleeved dress that  allegedly cost $40,000.  The dress came with a floor-length silk veil and  matching bead and sequin cloche hat.

All 800 wedding guests were asked to wear purple.

The couple had a 6-tiered, 18-layered wedding cake.

The couple honeymooned in the Mediterranean on a 140-foot yacht.

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