Kim and Kanye West are officially married. The couple tied the knot Saturday May 24. The couple said "I do" in a spectacular wedding in Florence, Italy at the luxurious Forte Belvedere. The Associated Press confirmed the news by Kim's representative. Kim was escorted down the aisle by step-father, Bruce Jenner with mom tearfully looking on. Also in attendance was the entire Kardashian-Jenner clan and a host of friends and family.
Preparations were underway at two separate venues and many speculated the couple was trying to trick paparazzi and preventing them from spilling the details prior to the wedding. The couple went all out in preparing for their impending nuptials and took every precaution to keep the details private.The lavish wedding is said to be one of Hollywood's most expensive.The rental fee for the venue is said to cost $420,000. The city's mayor says the funds will help benefit the restoration of the fort.
The controversial couple has dominated headlines since the pair announced their engagement. West, 36, proposed the the reality TV beauty on her 33rd birthday that was documented on the hit reality show, "Keeping up with the Kardashians". The duo share one daughter. This will be Kim's third marriage and Kanye's first.
Kim and Kanye
As Kim and Kanye prepare for the wedding of the year, the couple wows the crowd on the red carpet at the 2014 Met Gala. Kim is wearing a strapless Lanvin Gown. The beautiful bride to be is gushing over her handsome groom. Sources say the couple were very affectionate and looked very much in love.
Kanye and Kim
The couple doted on each other and the paparazzi loved every moment. Kim had a minor wardrobe malfunction, but it was nothing this fashion diva couldn't handle. Kim and Kanye's wedding in Florence Italy is rumored to be one of the most expensive weddings in Hollywood. The rental for the Forte Belvedere is $420,000, according to E! News.
Kim and Kanye
Hollywood's most stylish couple work the red carpet in couture fashion. The couple stunned the crowd and the cameras couldn't get enough of them. Kanye look exceptional in his tailored tux and Kim never disappoints in this gorgeous blue Lanvin gown.
Forte Belvedere was built by Ferdinando I de' Medici between 1590-1595. This spectacular venue served as a garrison for over 100 years. The villa's elegant fortress is built with strategic importance. The walls were designed at angles to allow all the walls to be seen by other walls. This is most likely why the couple chose this location because it is perfect for ultimate privacy.
Wedding preparations are underway for Kim and Kanye's Spring wedding at Forte Belvedere. Sound equipment and other preparations are being positioned for the wedding. Before the couple says "I do", they celebrated their impending nuptials with designer, Valentino.