According to sources, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz celebrated their new marriage Saturday, July 31st during an intimate ceremony aboard a 260-foot yacht on the Mediterranean Sea in Southern Corsica, Piantarella, which is located a few kilometers from Bonifacioon. Well according to People.com, there was no yacht or over-the-top festivities – just family and close friends as Alicia and Beatz tied the knot in a private ceremony Saturday in a private home on the Mediterranean Sea.
Alicia wore a Grecian-inspired Vera Wang dress; shoes with no heel designed exclusively for her by Christian Louboutin, a diamond tiara and carried a bouquet of purple calla lilies. Beatz looked handsome he was decked out in a Tom Ford tuxedo. The couple’s friend Dr. Deepak Chopra presided over the nuptials.
The couple, who are also expecting their first child together, have been together since fall 2008. They announced their engagement and baby news in May.
It’s the first marriage for Keys, 29, and the couple’s first child together: Beatz (real name: Kasseem Dean, 31) has two sons, Kasseem Jr., 3, and son Prince Nasir, 9, from previous relationships.
While the newlyweds don’t know the gender of their baby, Beatz says the addition of another child will be nothing short of magical.
“Whatever we’re blessed with, that baby is being born to blessed parents,” he recently told People. “Alicia is definitely one of those great parents-to-be. She’s super ready. Super glowing. Super happy.”
The news comes just a day after T.I. tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Tameka “Tiny” Cottell in Miami Beach, Florida.