Kings of Leon rocker Jared Followill married model Martha Patterson on Saturday, Us Weekly reports. According to the guitarist’s representative, the wedding ceremony took place in Charlotte, Tennessee.
The wedding news was tweeted by the groom himself on Saturday: “Today, I get married. It’s the biggest step I’ve ever taken. The bride, model Martha Patterson, whom Jared has been engaged to for five months before the wedding, posted her own Tweet: “marrying my best friend today. I’m the luckiest girl in the world.:)”.
The ceremony was described as a “typical country wedding” by the attendees. Among them, there were Jared’s brothers and cousin/bandmates: 30-year-old brother Caleb, 33-year-old brother Nathan and 28-year-old cousin Matthew. All three of them are happily married and some even have kids. Caleb is married to Victoria’s Secret supermodel Lily Aldridge and they have a 3-month-old daughter, Dixie Pearl. Nathan married singer Jessie Baylin and are currently expecting their first baby. And Matthew tied the knot with musician Johanna Bennett with whom he has a 17-months-old son, Knox Cameron Patrick.
Jared Followill and Martha Patterson became engaged on April 11, in Nashville. The bride received a 4-carat cushion-cut sparkler.
Just a few hours ago, the rocker posted another message saying: “Been married for one day and we’re already turning into the same person”.