George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin wed in Venice

It’s official: George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin have tied the knot.

The actor’s representative released a statement on Saturday evening confirming the happy news.

The private ceremony took place at the luxury hotel Aman in Venice, Italy, with some 100 guests reportedly in attendance.


George, 53, and his 36-year-old bride will continue to celebrate throughout the weekend and are expected to file the paperwork to make the marriage official on Monday.

The dashing couple jetted in to the romantic city on Friday, taking a taxi boat, fittingly named 'Amore', along the Grand canal and making their way under the iconic Rialto Bridge. Close friends Cindy Crawford and her husband Rande Gerber - George's best man - joined the couple for the ride. Other guests who attended the nuptials include Matt Damon and his wife Luciano Barraso, Emily Blunt and her husband John Krasinksi and Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.

Amal, a London-based human rights lawyer, is of Lebanese origin and guests reportedly dined on an array of Lebanese and Italian dishes.

Neither bride nor groom has confirmed any of the specific details about their big day, but one thing is for certain: George Clooney is crazy about his wife.

The star made an emotional speech at a Celebrity Fight Night in Florence earlier this month, in which he couldn't help but gush about his beautiful bride.

"In closing, I would just like to say to my bride-to-be, Amal, that I love you very much,” said George.“And I can't wait to be your husband.”

Congratulations to them both!

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