The two celebs got engaged in January 2014 and tied the knot Sunday, 31st August 2014, afternoon in a lavish, Bohemian-themed wedding ceremony held at the groom’s mother’s (Diana Ross) estate in Greenwich, Conn. The ceremony featured eclectic decor including huge dream catchers and tents, similar to their engagement party.
The blushing bride walked down the aisle that was lit with white lanterns hanging from the tree branches. She was accompanied by the No. 1 man in her life, son Bronx Mowgli Wentz.
The intimate and short ceremony was officiated by Diana Ross, who wore a black gown, and included all of the duo’s nearest and dearest, who also enjoyed a rehearsal dinner Saturday night at a member’s only club at the estate.
The bridal party included Sister Jessica Simpson as the maid of honor as well as gal pals Kelly Blair, Kimberly Ryan, Alicia Sevani, Yisney Terrero, Nia Sanchez, Chudney Ross, Rhonda Ross, Tracee Ross and CaCee Cobb. Jessica’s daughter Maxwell, 2, served as the flower girl and wore an adorable whitedress with feathers.
Meanwhile, Ross’ big grooms party included Ross Naess as the best man, Donald Faison, Eric Johnson, Gregory Andrews, Jovar Andrews, Dallas Austin, Jaz-man Bennett, Paul Blair, Daniel Booko, Tony DeNiro, Josh Faulkner, De’Vaughn Nixon, V Sevani and Jessy Terrero.
The famous mother-of-the-groom lent her superstar vocals at the wedding, singing “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and “Lovely Day” during the ceremony’s recessional. A choir sang Stevie Wonder’s 1972 song “You & I” as the couple exchanged vows.
At the reception, the bride and groom were introduced by emcee Tracee Ross and the couple danced to Wonder’s 1985 song “Overjoyed” for their first dance.
Diddy and Brandy were part of the star-studded guest list for the wedding, which was planned by Mindy Weiss.
Jessica was spotted dancing (and showing off some fly moves) with her husband Eric Johnson, and Maxwell and their other child, son Ace, 1. She also gave an emotional speech, saying Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross were “meant to be” and adding that her sister is a “great mother and aunt.”
Family members in attendance also included Ashlee and Jessica’s parents, Tina and Joe, who are separated. Their mother brought a date and was seen getting cozy and dancing with him.
At dinner, attendees were served a first course of a salad made up of burrata and mozzarella cheeses, prosciutto, grilled vegetables, garlic croutons and baby arugula, dressed with olive oil. The rest of dinner was buffet style and guests piled plates with sliced beef fillets, baked butternut squash polenta with smoked gouda cheese, chanterelle mushrooms, roasted caulifower salad, Southern-style fried chicken, mac n’ cheese, deviled eggs with bacon, hush puppies and pasta.
The guests also enjoyed late-night eats: Grilled cheese, french fries, apple and banana cream pies and wedding cake, of course.
On Monday, 01st September 2014, when the couple plan to continue the celebrations with their loved ones, witnesses spotted celebrity event planner Brett Galley entering the Ross estate.
Just one week after newlyweds Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross tied the knot the two jetted off to Indonesia for their honeymoon where the loved-up couple has been spotted soaking up the sun by the beach.