Courtney Roker tied the knot!
The eldest of Al Roker’s two daughters married Wesley Laga on Friday as her proud father savored the moment.
Recipe developer and chef who announced her engagement in April last year at the start of the pandemic. shared three photos from her special day on Instagram Saturday.
“Last night was above anything else I could ever imagine,” Courtney wrote in her caption. “I celebrate my love for my husband. and feel the love from everyone My heart is full of happiness and full of happiness. And I have to say that my husband̵7;s choreography is not shabby 😆 Now it’s on my honeymoon ❤️”
In the first photo, Courtney and Wesley smile as they dance for the first time as a married couple. The remaining two snapshots capture a behind-the-scenes moment as the pair pose for family photos with Courtney’s parents and siblings.
Courtney shined in a white sleeveless wedding dress with a floral embroidered bodice. Sheer curtains matched the tulle train. Wesley looked glamorous in a dark blue suit with black lapels. Matching square bag, black tie and shiny tie clip. Al’s suit almost matched Wesley’s with a nearby shade of blue. He added a dark blue tie. White floral cutouts at the collar and square pocket Deborah Roberts also sparkled with this strapless fuchsia gown.
In future posts, Courtney is all smiles in pictures of her and her husband. “My next chapter ❤️,” she captioned the photo.
The Roker family also celebrated getting together in the days leading up to Courtney Al’s wedding, sharing a photo on Instagram Thursday of himself with his wife Deborah, son Nick, 18, and daughter Leila, 22, along with Courtney.
“Our last family photo with @ouichefroker As a single woman before marrying @djweslaga,” Al wrote.
He also shared pictures on Thursday of Courtney as a young girl with Al’s late parents. Courtney is Al’s daughter with his first wife Alice Bell.
“In this #tbt❤️ I am amazed how quickly time flies,” he wrote on Instagram. “It seems that yesterday @ouichefroker Be this little girl and she will be married tomorrow. Al and Isabel Roker will be very proud of their granddaughter.”
Courtney, a trained chef and recipe developer for cookware company Chefman, shared her expectations for the big day with a photo of herself with her husband on Instagram on Thursday.
“One more day 👰🏽♀️🤵🏻,” she wrote.
Al also expressed his delight to have Layla return home from France. where she received her degree from the American University of Paris last month. He shared a picture of the happy Wednesday Leila and Deborah spent together.
“My #parisianprincess @cleilapatra is here for @ouichefroker wedding and @debrobertsabc made her #bananabread,” he wrote on Instagram.
They enjoyed their wedding more than a year after Courtney first showed off her engagement ring 14 months ago.
“Sometimes life takes you in a different direction for some reason,” she wrote on Instagram at the time. “We should be in Paris. But now the world has been suppressed. Wes brought Paris to me with music, lights and camera footage of the Eiffel Tower live on our TVs.
“Last night I said yes to my dear friend. And I’m already above the moon! Thank you Wes for making me your partner in crime for life. I love you.”
correction (June 5, 2021 at 2:51 PM ET): An earlier article misrepresented the location where Al’s flowers were pinned. It was pinned to the collar of his shirt. not his square bag