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Eric Johnson, Jessica Simpson’s Husband: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Jessica Simpson finally tied the knot with now hubby Eric Johnson. Read on for the details on the wedding as well as their relationship.


1. The Two Tied the Knot at the Beanie Babies Ranch

E! Online reports:

Following a three-year engagement, the couple said “I Do” in a romantic ceremony at San Ysidro Ranch Saturday in Montecito, Calif. with their two children in tow … The newly cemented husband and wife swapped vows on the ranch’s luscious lawn in a traditional ceremony. The scene was set against a backdrop of lavish rose gardens under a canopy with chevron seating.

Additional details on the guest arrivals and arrangements included this:

Live music played as guests arrived at the ranch at about 4 p.m. and they witnessed Jessica and Eric make it official about an hour later, a source said. Many of the women in attendance were spotted in brightly-colored gowns in shades of pink, champagne, gold and turquoise, while male guests sported black tuxedos and suits with either black ties or bow ties.

Simpson wore a Carolina Herrera gown.


2. It Was a Celebrity-Studded Affair

Though this is the second marriage for each of the two, the affair was beautiful and had over 250 guests, some of whom were very familiar. E! Online writes:

More than 250 guests attending the couple’s nuptials, including Jessica’s sister Ashlee Simpson and her fiancĂ© Evan Ross, Jessica Alba and her family, Topher Grace and his girlfriend, and Johnson’s old football buddies from Yale and the NFL, including Tim Rattay.

USA Today writes that:

An instrumental version of Chris Isaak’s Wicked Game was played during the ceremony, Us Weekly reports. And at one point, cheers and applause erupted from the tent, where elaborate chandeliers dangled overhead.


3. Johnson And Simpson Released a Statement Together

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In celebration of their big day, Johnson and Simpson released a statement to People:

We are overwhelmed with complete happiness and love having made our eternal commitment. To say ‘I do’ in front of family, friends and, most importantly, our children has been the happiest moment of our lives.


4. They Have Two Children

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Johnson and Simpson have two children together and they were both involved in the wedding. People writes:

The couple’s son, Ace, who just turned 1, served as a ring bearer and their daughter, Maxwell, 2, walked down the aisle as a flower girl accompanied by Ashlee’s 5-year-old son, Bronx.


5. The Wedding Was Postponed Several Times

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Ex-NFL’er Johnson and Simpson met four years ago through mutual friends. At the time Johnson was separated from his now ex-wife Keri. Throughout Johnson and Simpson’s relationship, wedding plans have been put on hold several times due to the births of their two children. Finally, the two have their happy ending. On May 22, 2014, Simpson posted a photo on Instagram with this adorable caption:

I can’t wait to marry you!!! Best 4yrs of my life!!!


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