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Selling Sunset star Heather Rae Young marries Tarek El Moussa during extravagant nuptials


Heather Rae Young and Tarek El Moussa are officially husband and wife.

‘We’re married,’ captioned the 34-year-old Selling Sunset star as she appeared on her Instagram Story after having exchanged vows with El Moussa during an extravagant ceremony in Santa Barbara on Saturday.

In traditional wedding fashion, Tarek happily kissed his bride at the altar surrounded by their closest family and friends. 

Married! Heather Rae Young and Tarek El Moussa are officially husband and wife

Married! Heather Rae Young and Tarek El Moussa are officially husband and wife

Married! Heather Rae Young and Tarek El Moussa are officially husband and wife

Heather showcased her slim figure in a stunning white bridal gown with sheer jeweled skirt and mesh sleeves covered in floral appliques.

Her bright blonde tresses were neatly styled in a chic low bun with a braid going across the top of her head and around the base of the bun.

Tarek, 40, looked handsome in a solid black tuxedo with a boutonnière pinned to his lapel.

Ceremony: 'We're married,' captioned the 34-year-old Selling Sunset star as she appeared on her Instagram Story after having exchanged vows with El Moussa during an extravagant ceremony in Santa Barbara on Saturday

Ceremony: ‘We’re married,’ captioned the 34-year-old Selling Sunset star as she appeared on her Instagram Story after having exchanged vows with El Moussa during an extravagant ceremony in Santa Barbara on Saturday

He matched with his darling eight-year-old son Brayden, who could be seen hooting and hollering beside him and his stunning new wife. 

El Moussa’s 11-year-old daughter Taylor was positioned to the right of Heather in a more modest looking version of Heather’s glitzy gown.

The Flip Or Flop star shares both children with ex Christina Haack who did not appear to be present at Saturday’s nuptials.

Heather and Tarek tied the knot under a myriad of floral arches just before the sunset on the sleepy beach town.

The aisle, as well as the altar, was made out of glossy black laminant and lined with glass candle holders and floral arrangements consisting of white roses and lilies. 

 

Glamorous: Heather showcased her slim figure in a stunning white bridal gown with sheer jeweled skirt and mesh sleeves covered in floral appliques

Glamorous: Heather showcased her slim figure in a stunning white bridal gown with sheer jeweled skirt and mesh sleeves covered in floral appliques

Picturesque: The pair tied the knot under a floral gazebo just before the sunset on the sleepy beach town

 Picturesque: The pair tied the knot under a floral gazebo just before the sunset on the sleepy beach town

The aisle:

The aisle: 

Hitched! Several of Heather and Tarek's pals took to Instagram to share their own footage of the ceremony

Hitched! Several of Heather and Tarek’s pals took to Instagram to share their own footage of the ceremony

Tarek and Heather were later captured strolling hand-in-hand down a brick pathway shortly after exchanging their vows.

The reality starlet had a huge smile on her face, while Tarek looked on at her in adoration. 

After the ceremony, guests wandered over to the reception where they were greeted by a giant champagne wall packed to the brim with pre-poured glass flutes.

Wedding high: Tarek and Heather were later captured strolling hand-in-hand down a brick pathway shortly after exchanging their vows

Wedding high: Tarek and Heather were later captured strolling hand-in-hand down a brick pathway shortly after exchanging their vows

Beaming bride: The reality starlet had a huge smile on her face, while Tarek looked on at her in adoration

Beaming bride: The reality starlet had a huge smile on her face, while Tarek looked on at her in adoration

Beaming bride: The reality starlet had a huge smile on her face, while Tarek looked on at her in adoration

Ready to party: The pair were walking in the direct of their reception, clearly ready to let loose and party with their wedding guests

Ready to party: The pair were walking in the direct of their reception, clearly ready to let loose and party with their wedding guests

‘He finally FLIPPED her last name,’ was plastered on the wall in shiny gold lettering, a clear nod to Tarek’s success HGTV series’ Flip Or Flop and Flipping 101.

Several musicians, one of which was captured wielding a saxophone while donning a metallic textured suit jacket, wandered table-to-table as they provided the the reception’s live entertainment.

The reception was held on the property of a giant farmhouse-style home, with gold tables dressed in black table clothes dominating the grassy backyard. 

Indoors: The party was, eventually, taken indoors where Heather and Tarek shared their first dance as husband and wife

Indoors: The party was, eventually, taken indoors where Heather and Tarek shared their first dance as husband and wife 

Cheers: Heather waved as guests cheered for them from the comfort of their assigned tables

Cheers: Heather waved as guests cheered for them from the comfort of their assigned tables

Cheers: Heather waved as guests cheered for them from the comfort of their assigned tables

Grand entrance: The happy couple made their grand entrance through a set of double doors, with each of them still rocking their wedding garb

Grand entrance: The happy couple made their grand entrance through a set of double doors, with each of them still rocking their wedding garb

As guests mingled, a small plane wrote out, ‘I [love] you,’ in the sky above them.

Waiters wandered around the outdoor venue with various trays of gourmet treats in their hands.

Being that Heather is a diehard vegan, the couple made sure plenty of plant-based options were available for those also abstaining from animal products.

Waiters would also fetch custom drinks for guests, bringing the cocktails to them on a tray.

First dance: Once out on the dance floor, Heather and Tarek wrapped their arms around one another and commenced their 'first dance'

First dance: Once out on the dance floor, Heather and Tarek wrapped their arms around one another and commenced their ‘first dance’

He's got moves! El Moussa twirled his bride, before dipping her towards the floor

 He’s got moves! El Moussa twirled his bride, before dipping her towards the floor

All hers! 'My man,' captioned the Selling Sunset star on one video of her and her husband embracing

All hers! ‘My man,’ captioned the Selling Sunset star on one video of her and her husband embracing

For those wanting a little bit more in their tummy than garnishes pears and margaritas, there was an extensive dinner spread made available.

Not letting any detail slip through the cracks, even the napkins handed out to guests were adorned with Heather and Tarek’s first initials as well as their wedding date.

The party was, eventually, taken indoors where Heather and Tarek shared their first dance as husband and wife.

The happy couple made their grand entrance through a set of double doors, with each of them still rocking their wedding garb.

Reception: After the ceremony, guests wandered over to the reception where they were greeted by a giant champagne wall packed to the brim with pre-poured glass flutes

Reception: After the ceremony, guests wandered over to the reception where they were greeted by a giant champagne wall packed to the brim with pre-poured glass flutes

Live entertainment: Several musicians, one of which was captured wielding a saxophone while donning a metallic textured suit jacket, wandered table-to-table as they provided the the reception's live entertainment

Live entertainment: Several musicians, one of which was captured wielding a saxophone while donning a metallic textured suit jacket, wandered table-to-table as they provided the the reception's live entertainment

Live entertainment: Several musicians, one of which was captured wielding a saxophone while donning a metallic textured suit jacket, wandered table-to-table as they provided the the reception’s live entertainment

From the heavens: As guests mingled, a small plane wrote out, 'I [love] you,' in the sky above them

From the heavens: As guests mingled, a small plane wrote out, ‘I [love] you,’ in the sky above them

Heather waved as guests cheered for them from the comfort of their assigned tables.

Once out on the dance floor, Heather and Tarek wrapped their arms around one another and commenced their ‘first dance.’

El Moussa twirled his bride, before dipping her towards the floor. 

Heather could hardly contain her joy as her and her husband effortlessly moved across the floor together. 

Care for a bite? Waiters wandered around the outdoor venue with various trays of gourmet treats in their hands

Care for a bite? Waiters wandered around the outdoor venue with various trays of gourmet treats in their hands

Options: Being that Heather is a diehard vegan, the couple made sure plenty of plant-based options were available for those also abstaining from animal products

Options: Being that Heather is a diehard vegan, the couple made sure plenty of plant-based options were available for those also abstaining from animal products

Options: Being that Heather is a diehard vegan, the couple made sure plenty of plant-based options were available for those also abstaining from animal products

Buzz: Waiters would also fetch custom drinks for guests, bringing the cocktails to them on a tray

Buzz: Waiters would also fetch custom drinks for guests, bringing the cocktails to them on a tray

‘My man,’ captioned the Selling Sunset star on one video of her and her husband embracing. 

Tarek and Heather kicked off their ‘wedding weekend’ on Thursday, which saw the pair venture from their home in Orange County to the affluent beach town of Santa Barbara.

The couple got engaged in July of 2019, just a little over a year after they started dating in July 2019.

It has been a whirlwind romance for Heather and Tarek, who famously moved in together after just a week of dating.

Details: Not letting any detail slip through the cracks, even the napkins handed out to guests were adorned with Heather and Tarek's first initials as well as their wedding date

Details: Not letting any detail slip through the cracks, even the napkins handed out to guests were adorned with Heather and Tarek’s first initials as well as their wedding date

Dinnertime: For those wanting a little bit more in their tummy than garnishes pears and margaritas, there was an extensive dinner spread made available

Dinnertime: For those wanting a little bit more in their tummy than garnishes pears and margaritas, there was an extensive dinner spread made available

Dinnertime: For those wanting a little bit more in their tummy than garnishes pears and margaritas, there was an extensive dinner spread made available

Gorgeous: The sunset looked especially spectacular, boasting vibrant shades of pink, orange, and purple

Gorgeous: The sunset looked especially spectacular, boasting vibrant shades of pink, orange, and purple



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