- Boris Johnson married Carrie Symonds at Westminster Cathedral in London on Saturday.
- Number 10 Downing Street confirmed to the BBC that a “small ceremony” took place that afternoon.
- Johnson and Symonds have a one-year-old son Wilfred together.
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Boris Johnson married girlfriend Carrie Symonds at Westminster Cathedral in London this past weekend. According to a newspaper report in the UK This includes the Daily Mail and The Telegraph.
British Prime Minister Tie the knot in front of 30 guests, including close friends and family. On Saturday (22), the publication stated.
Number 10 Downing Street confirmed the marriage to the BBC, saying the couple got married in a “small ceremony” on Saturday afternoon and planned to celebrate with friends and family in the summer of 2022.
The couple sent out invitations on July 30, 2022, just days before a small ceremony at Westminster Cathedral, according to The Telegraph. The ceremony was so secretive that some senior aide. I just found out about the marriage after that. supplementary publications
Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson, the 1-year-old son of Johnson and Symonds. also attended the wedding with two official witnesses.
Guidelines on COVID-19 In the UK, up to 30 people attended a home wedding as of May 17.
One employee told The Sun: “Yes, there was a wedding — it was the prime minister. his bride looks beautiful She wore a long dress without a veil.
“He is as happy as you can imagine. He looked very smart in a good looking suit. She walked down the corridor and he didn’t take his eyes off her. They read their vows and then kissed. They look uncomfortable,” they added.
Their son Wilfred was also baptized at the Catholic Church in September 2020, The Telegraph reported at the time.
Symonds, 33, the former head of communications for the Conservative Party. He is Johnson’s third wife. Johnson, 56, has been divorced twice and has four children with ex-wife Maria Wheeler, and reportedly has two more children he has raised. out of wedlock
Their relationship was first reported in June 2019. They became the first unmarried couple to move to Downing Street together in Johnson’s election as prime minister the following month. Symonds confirmed they were engaged at the end of 2019 in a personal Instagram post, the BBC previously reported.
Johnson was also the first British Prime Minister to marry while in office in nearly 200 years — Lord Liverpool was the last Prime Minister to do so when he married Mary Chester in 1822.
Number 10 Downing Street did not immediately respond to an insider’s request for comment.