6 CELEBRITY COUPLES WHO SAID “I DO” IN THE ROMANTIC SETTING OF THE AMALFI COAST
The Amalfi Coast, due to its breathtaking views, excellent food and wine tradition, and a wide range of hotels and villas that fulfill the desire of every couple, even the most demanding, is one of the most appreciated places to plan a fairytale wedding.
by Annalisa Russo
Several celebrity couples, from the national and international scene, have chosen over the years the Amalfi Coast as the setting for their special day. A particular mention goes to the town of Ravello that due to its stunning views, tranquility, and joyful atmospheres is, definitively, one of the most popular locations to plan a dream wedding together with the town of Positano that was included by the Elle magazine among the 5 dream wedding destinations.
So, we have selected for you 6 celeb couples who got married in the beautiful setting of the Divine Amalfi Coast from the early 2000s to today. Let’s discover them together!
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Wedding set-up - Amalfi Coast
Ravello - Michael Cameron ♥ Beverley Mitchell
Beverley Mitchell, famous for her role as Lucy Camden in the American TV series “7th Heaven” and her long-term boyfriend, the accountant Michael Cameron, were married in 2008 at the Church of Santa Maria a Gradillo in Ravello.
The wedding party continued at Villa Cimbrone, one of the most appreciated locations by celeb couples who choose to get married in the amazing setting of the Amalfi Coast. This historic hotel rises in the homonymous Villa famous in the world for its Terrazza dell’Infinito and one of the most beautiful views of the Amalfi Coast.
Then, the singer and actor, Justin Timberlake, at that time the fiancé of the bride’s witness Jessica Biel, now husband and wife, made the wedding atmosphere even more sparkling with his show. In fact, he sang and danced with the guitar and mandolin duo, hired by the American TV series actress.
Ravello - Robert Smith ♥ Hope Dworaczyk
In the summer of 2015, the Texas model Hope Dworaczyk and the multi-billionaire and founder of Vista Equity Partners, Robert Smith, got married in the gardens of the dream location, Villa Cimbrone in Ravello. The wedding of the year saw the participation of great celebrities from the international jet set such as the American singer-songwriter John Legend who dedicated to the bride one of his most romantic songs "All of me" in the acoustic version, the English singer Seal attended the wedding as well and both of them performed on the big stage set up for the occasion!
Ravello - Valerio Morabito ♥ Vita Sidorkina
A dream wedding for Valerio Morabito, a Roman entrepreneur, and Vita Sidorkina, a Russian top model, former Victoria’s Secret Angel, who tied the knot in July 2017 in the charming and romantic town of Ravello on the Amalfi Coast.
The wedding ceremony took place at the Cathedral, the party, instead, continued at the 5-star Hotel Belmond Caruso, a dream location with its beautiful gardens and a spectacular infinity pool overlooking the gulf.
To conclude, the guests went to the Oscar Niemeyer Auditorium for the final dance party, a place granted by the municipality of Ravello until 4 a.m. of the next day. In short, an unforgettable wedding!
Positano - Whitney Wolfe ♥ Michael Herd
A fairytale wedding for Whitney Wolfe, the American businesswoman, founder of Bumble and co-founder of Tinder, both online dating apps, and Michael Herd, the member of one of the richest Texan families in the energy sector. The couple got married in September 2017 in Positano with a dream ceremony that took place in Villa Tre Ville, an elegant private property that was in the past the paradise of the famous Italian director Zeffirelli, and today an exclusive 5-star hotel.
The big day was preceded by a pre-wedding party at the beach club of the hotel with luminarie event (illuminations), famously performed in this part of Italy for special celebrations such as the ones organized for the patron saints. So, the luminarie, specially set up for the great event, made everything even more amazing.
After all, not even the rain ruined this dream wedding!
Ravello - Tom Riley ♥ Lizzy Caplan
The Hollywood star Lizzy Caplan and the British actor Tom Riley couldn’t resist the charm of the Amalfi Coast. Therefore, for their special day in September 2017, they chose the exclusive location of Villa Cimbrone in Ravello.
For this couple a private ceremony of which we only know that the menu based on local products was carefully prepared by the Michelin-starred restaurant of the Hotel Villa Cimbrone, il Flauto di Pan.
Ravello - Scott LaRoque ♥ Alla Kosova
An unforgettable wedding for the founder of MPOWERHealth™ Scott Laroque and the Russian Alla Kosova. The couple said "I do" in 2018 in the exclusive garden of Villa Cimbrone, the place where the sea and the sky blend into one will enthrall you with breathtaking views.
To make this event even more special, the famous Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli reached this location by helicopter a few hours before the start of the ceremony. Then, the party continued at Palazzo Avino, an ancient noble residence dating back to the 20th century that is today one of the most exclusive hotels in Ravello. It is said that the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Laroque cost 1 million euros.
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