Porsha Williams had the lucky opportunity to say ‘I do’ to the love of her life once again during a lavish second wedding ceremony in Atlanta.
The Real Housewives Of Atlanta star, 41, walked down the aisle on Saturday for the second time in a traditional church ceremony, after initially getting married on Friday to satisfy Nigerian laws and customs, it reported. People.
The two lovebirds got engaged last year in May 2021 after just a month of dating and after the businessman’s divorce from Porsha’s Real Housewives co-star Falynn Guobadia was finalized.
Second wedding! Porsha Williams, 41, and Simon Guobadia, 58, tied the knot once again on Saturday, during a traditional church wedding in Atlanta; pictured 2022
The TV personality married inside a Methodist church wearing a stunning strapless Frida gown that flowed down into a full, underwired skirt.
The striking gown was comprised of a lace overlay and veil that billowed effortlessly behind her with shimmering details in the sheer fabric.
Her long locks fell to her shoulders in graceful curls, and a large, sparkling tiara was placed on top of her head.
First ceremony: The two lovebirds were previously married on Friday. Their first wedding followed Nigerian laws and customs, according to People; Pictured in 2022 in Atlanta
For an extra statement detail, Porsha added rhinestone drop earrings that sparkled in the lights, adding a luxurious touch to her stunning ceremony look.
A whopping 350 guests attended to witness the nuptials that took place. As Porsha made her way down the aisle, Tasha Cobbs Leonard sang the tune For Every Mountain along with a gospel choir and 40-piece orchestra.
Before the ceremony took place, the reality star and author spoke to People about what she had envisioned for the wedding. ‘I definitely want the Lord to be there. I want the Holy Spirit to lead us to be husband and wife.’
‘I’m from the South, so I love being in church. I have never been married in a church, and Simon has never been married in a church, so it will be a new experience for both of us,” she gushed to the publication.
Dress sneak peek: For her ceremony on Friday, Porsha donned a vibrant red gown that she had showcased on an Instagram Live before the nuptials took place.
Whirlwind romance: The happy couple got engaged in May 2021 after just a month of dating
Porsha’s three-year-old daughter, whom she shares with ex-fiancé Dennis McKinley, was the flower girl, while Simon’s eldest son of five from a previous relationship, walked him down the aisle.
The fairytale-inspired reception ball was held in an ornate room at the St. Regis Hotel, where guests were entertained by the R&B group known as Dru Hill.
On Friday, the happy couple held a pre-ceremony that followed traditional Nigerian laws and customs. Porsha wore a strapless trumpet-style wedding dress made of a vibrant red fabric. The piece was designed by African designer LaKimmy, reported People.
The Real Housewives alum in particular had accidentally given a sneak peek of her red wedding dress during an Instagram Live session earlier this month ahead of the ceremony.
‘So ready!’: Porsha told People she was ‘so ready’ to marry Simon and didn’t even feel the least bit ‘nervous’ ahead of the wedding ceremony
The wedding also took place in the city of Atlanta at the Four Seasons Hotel with around 250 guests in attendance to witness the special moment.
Over the course of the two ceremonies, the talented star had a grand total of seven outfit changes, from wedding dresses to multiple reception dresses.
When she opened up about how she felt before officially saying “I do” to Simon, Porsha revealed to People that she was just “so ready.” I’m not even nervous.
‘I mean, I know I’m going to marry the love of my life, and it’s just going to solidify our relationship and our family bond. I’m calm and excited,’ she added to the post.
Wedding dress number one: Porsha wore a strapless trumpet-style wedding dress made of a vibrant red fabric, which was designed by African designer LaKimmy, People reported; the star seen in December 2021 in Santa Monica
Taking to Instagram the previous Friday, the star shared professional wedding photos from the Nigerian ceremony, writing to her followers: ‘Thank you all for all your prayers and well wishes! We love you for riding with us on this journey called life! The best is yet to come!!’
Porsha had expressed how excited she was to finally be able to call Simon her ‘husband’. adding: ‘It’s our last marriage, okay? We belong together. That’s it. It is a blessing to be able to find your person.
She also revealed to People that her husband has kept all the details of their honeymoon from her. “All he told me is that we’re going to be gone for about 10 days and it’s a hot place.”
Engaged: Porsha had shared the news of her engagement on Instagram early last May after Simon popped the big question
The Real Housewives Of Atlanta star, who appeared on the hit reality show from 2012 to 2021, got engaged to Simon in May 2021 after dating for just a month.
The two had started dating right after his divorce from Real Housewives star Falynn Guobadia was finalized. When the two announced her engagement, Porsha shared a loving post on Instagram, writing to her fans and followers that “we are crazy in love.”
He also briefly mentioned Simon’s ex-wife, writing: “Falynn and I are not friends and Simon’s divorce has been settled.” Our relationship is a positive and loving step forward in everyone’s life.’
The ring: Simon had shared his own snapshots on his social media page to give a closer look at the stunning engagement ring