ELLIE Goulding has tied the knot with Caspar Jopling, the son of The Hon Nicholas Jopling of Yorkshire.
The Love Me Like You Do songstress got hitched in front of royalty and A-list celebrities at York Minster on August 31, 2019. Here’s the lowdown on their nuptials…
How did Ellie Goulding arrive to her wedding?
Ellie Goulding arrived at her star-studded wedding in York in style.
The popstar turned up in a blue VW camper van and was immediately greeted by her bridesmaids, who all wore white long sleeved white dresses.
Ellie’s gown featured a high, ruffled neck, long sleeves and pearl floral detailing throughout.
She added a long white veil and carried a bouquet of white roses.
As she climbed the steps of the Minster, her bridesmaids helped fan out the train of her dress.
Which celebs attended Ellie Goulding’s wedding?
Ellie Goulding invited a star-studded array of guests from the world of music and showbiz as well as members of the Royal Family, after Princess Eugenie reportedly introduced the couple.
Fellow singer Katy Perry, 34, arrived with actor fiance Orlando Bloom, 42, and opted for a tie-dye patterned dress with a mint green jacket over the top.
Also in attendance was singer James Blunt, who arrived with his wife Sofia Wellesley, as well as comedian Jimmy Carr.
Fitness fanatic Ellie also invited The Body Coach Joe Wicks, who looked dapper in his suit as he arrived with his fiancee Rosie Jones.
The groom arrived around the same time as the guests, looking smart in his wedding suit with a white rose in his lapel.
Caspar, an arts dealer, looked relatively relaxed on his big day, smiling and sharing a joke with his friends before heading inside to await his bride.
Princess Beatrice, sister of the couple’s reported matchmaker Princess Eugenie, opted for a dark green dress with ruffled sleeves as she waved to the crowds on the steps of the Minster.
She was joined by her mother, Sarah Ferguson, with the wedding marking the first time the family have broken cover since Prince Andrew first faced scrutiny over his relationship with paedo financier Jeffrey Epstein.
How was Ellie Goulding’s engagement to Caspar Jopling announced?
An announcement in The Times revealed Ellie‘s intentions to get married to Caspar.
It said: “Mr C.W.F. Jopling and Miss E.J. Goulding.
“The engagement is announce between Caspar, son of The Hon Nicholas Jopling of Yorkshire and Mrs Jayne Warde-Aldam of Yorkshire, and Elena, daughter of Mr Arthur Goulding of Hertfordshire and Mrs Tracey Sumner of West Midlands.”
A source told the Sun’s Bizarre column at the time: “The couple wanted to tell friends and family first and people won’t notice because her name is Elena.
“She’s over the moon and has never felt so happy.”
What did we know about Ellie Goulding and Caspar Joplin’s wedding before the Big Day?
We knew they would hold their reception in 18th-century Castle Howard in Yorkshire after their lavish York Minster ceremony.
The castle was built more than a hundred years ago and was finally completed in 1811 as the birthplace of the aristocratic Howard family.
There was also talk of Prince William and Kate Middleton making an appearance after Ellie performed at their royal wedding in 2011.
Ellie and Caspar have been dating for about 18 months and moved in together, spending their time in London and New York.
Ellie said: “I am very happy but I do realise you need some darkness to draw on to create the best music.
“But don’t worry — I’ve got plenty of darkness to draw on. There is enough going on in the world at the moment to get anyone down.”
Who is Ellie Goulding’s husband Caspar Jopling?
Caspar Jopling is a New York-based art dealer who works at auction house Sotheby’s.
He is rumoured to have been having a long distance relationship with Ellie since 2017.
Caspar’s father is The Hon Nicholas Jopling of Yorkshire and his mother Jayne Warde-Aldam of Yorkshire.
Who has Ellie Goulding dated before?
Ellie Goulding has dated a string of high-profile celebs…