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Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash marry in private wedding at Pickle Cottage with James Argent serenading newlyweds

Stacey and Joe, pictured here in May before the Baftas, have tied the knot (Picture: Stacey Solomon/Instagram)

Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash are officially husband and wife after marrying over the weekend.

The couple, who got engaged in December 2020, tied the knot in a private wedding at their Pickle Cottage home on Sunday, according to reports.

They chose to walk down the aisle at the £1.2million home they bought in March 2021, before undergoing major renovations.

Hours before the wedding, Stacey, 32, had teased her followers with the wedding preparation, showing photos of the furniture being erected in their garden as well as practicing her hair and make-up for the big day.

The former X Factor star and ex-EastEnders actor, 40, said their vows in a large marquee adorned with fairy lights.

Towie star James Argent reportedly did the honours of serenading the couple and their guests at the reception, where a DJ also entertained the party with classic garage songs.

Stacey, 32, and Joe, 40, live at Pickle Cottage with their children (Picture: Stacey Solomon/Instagram)
James Argent, pictured here in May, reportedly performed at the wedding reception (Picture: Instagram)

A source told the Mail Online: ‘Stacey and Joe had the best day of their lives.

‘It was exactly everything they had hoped for, the weather was glorious, and they had a joyous day with their children and family.’

They continued: ‘It was also important to Stacey for her day to uphold her strong Jewish values, as well as be a modern and fun day for everyone.

‘They had always wanted their wedding to be just for them, at their home, and keeping their celebrations intimate did not disappoint.’

Guests included former Towie star Ricky Rayment and Stacey’s fellow Loose Women panelist Linda Robson.

Their special day was initially postponed due to the pandemic and later after Stacey became pregnant with daughter Rose, as the parents wanted all their kids to be there to see them walk down the aisle.

Stacey and Joe share two children – son Rex, two, and daughter Rose, nine months, while the TV presenter is mother to sons Zach and Leighton from previous relationships, and actor Joe father to son Harry, 13, who he shares with a former partner.

They met in 2010 when Stacey was crowned ‘Queen of the Jungle’ on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here. Joe, who had won the ITV reality series in 2008, was on presenting duties alongside hosts Ant and Dec.

Joe popped the question to Stacey in December 2020 (Picture: Stacey Solomon/Instagram)
The couple welcomed their second child together, daughter Rose, on Stacey’s birthday in October 2021 (Picture: Stacey Solomon/Instagram)

The pair then began working together on the I’m A Celeb ITV2 spin-off later that year and Joe popped the question four years later.

Weeks before the wedding, the smitten couple jetted off on their sun-kissed hen and stag do’s with Stacey opting for Mykonos and Joe ringing out his last days of official singledom in Ibiza.

Stacey kept her followers updated on the Pickle Cottage transformation into their wedding venue, and revealed the furniture used would be donated to charity after the nuptials.

She also explained how they were able to marry at their private residence, telling an Instagram follower during a Q&A: ‘As this is our private family home and we need it to remain that way, we couldn’t go for that option.

‘So we are having a relaxed private blessing in front of our closest friends & family and a ceremony of our love to each other and we will register our marriage legally after.’



Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash’s relationship timeline

2010 – Stacey and Joe meet in the jungle

Their relationship actually spans back to 2010, when Stacey was crowned queen of the jungle on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

Joe, who had won the show in 2018, was hosting the ITV2 spin-off, and the pair became friends, although romance didn’t blossom as Stacey was in a relationship at the time.

2016 – Stacey and Joe take their relationship public

After Stacey’s split from Jackass star Steve-O, rumours began to swirl that she and Joe were dating in 2016 after they were pictured arm-in-arm.

Their romance was confirmed in January, with Joe saying he was ‘really lucky’, and they made their first red carpet appearance together at a Game Of Thrones screening two months later.

2019 – Joe and Stacey buy their first house together

After three years together, Joe and Stacey bought a house together, with Joe then living with Stacey’s two sons, Zachary, 14, from her relationship with Dean Cox, and Leighton, 10, from her relationship with Aaron Barham.

The actor is also dad to Harry, 14, with former fiancée Emma Sophocleous.

2019 – Stacey and Joe have baby son Rex

In 2018, Joe was delighted to announce that Stacey constantly falling asleep wasn’t because she was bored of him, but because she was pregnant with their first child together.

Joe confirmed the birth of their son in May 2019, sharing a picture of Stacey in the hospital bed with their baby. The couple later named their son Rex.

2020 – Joe pops the question

Stacey made no secret of wanting to get hitched, and her dream came true on Christmas Eve 2020 when her beau proposed.

The Loose Women panellist confirmed the happy news as she showed off the diamond ring on her left hand and wrote on Instagram: ‘To the moon and back bub. I have no words.’

2021 – Joe and Stacey move into their ‘forever home’, Pickle Cottage

In March 2021, the family moved into their stunning country cottage, which they then spent several months renovating to make it perfect for them.

Dubbing it their ‘forever home’, Stacey lovingly renovated each of the bedrooms for her children and there is even a pool for them all to splash around in on sunny days.

2021 – Stacey and Joe have second child, daughter Rose

Shortly after moving into their ‘forever home’, Stacey and Joe had exciting news to share with fans, as they announced that they’re expecting another ‘pickle’.

The Loose Women star gave birth to her daughter, Rose, on her own birthday in October, and shared a photo of the little one with her followers.

 


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