Jay Ellis and Nina Senicar married in Italy after having to postpone the wedding twice
Kimberly White/Getty Jay Ellis and Nina Senicar
Jay Ellis is married!
The actor, known for his roles in Top Gun: Maverick and HBO Insecure married Nina Senicar in a romantic ceremony in Tuscany, Italy, after five years together, per vogue.
Ellis, 40, celebrated the moment with a sweet photo of him and his wife looking at each other, revealing the wedding date in the caption.
“July 9, 2022…Per semper 💙,” he wrote, using the Italian phrase meaning forever.
The Serbian actress and lawyer, 36, shared the same photo and caption on her own Instagram profile.
The newlyweds both donned custom Dolce and Gabbana looks for their big day, with the groom sporting a custom burgundy tuxedo with peak lapels and silk satin trim with a white tuxedo buttonhole, according to a statement shared with PEOPLE .
The bride opted for a gorgeous white dress with a structured bustier. She added a sultry touch with a ruched skirt and thigh-high slit, pairing it all with white satin strappy sandals.
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They enjoyed their ceremony at Villa Mangiacane in Tuscany, with vineyards and olive groves completing the beautiful scene, according to vogue.
Senicar shared the sentimental inspiration behind the venue, telling the outlet, “We always knew we wanted to get married in Italy because going there was the first trip we’ve taken together.”
After getting engaged in January 2019, they planned to tie the knot on July 9 of the same year at Villa Mangiacane in San Casciano in Tuscany.
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However, the couple were later forced to postpone their dream day due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The two then welcomed their first child, daughter Nora Grace, in November 2019.
They have set their new date for July 2021. Senicar said vogue, “As the world slowly started to open up in 2021, we had a loss of family that forced us to be away from home for about eight or nine months, which forced us to change our plans again. . And we finally landed on July 9, 2022.”
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The couple shed some light on their changes, telling guests “Third time the charm!” in their invitations and did much of their planning virtually.
Looking back on the day, the actress told the outlet that she “continues to process everything,” adding, “but I’m beyond thrilled that all of our friends came together to celebrate our love.”
“We really wanted everyone to have a good time and get to know each other. And most importantly, the dancing. We come from two completely different sides of the world, from different cultures and backgrounds, and it was magical to see how all of whom blended in such a beautiful and spontaneous way with the people we love the most.”
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As for what’s next, Ellis said he’s looking forward to getting enough rest, he told the publication.
“I just feel like we need a vacation after throwing the craziest three day party ever. But it was amazing. After everything everyone has been through for the past few years, bringing together over 190 people for three days in Tuscany and celebrating was surreal.
“Seeing all of our friends from different parts of our lives together smiling and laughing, connecting, forming their own friendships was such a big part of what we wanted from the weekend and the celebration. We wanted to create moments and memories that would last the rest of our lives.”