A candy and secretive love story! Former Miss Argentina Mariana Varela and one-time Miss Puerto Rico Fabiola Valentín revealed that they secretly tied the knot.
“After deciding to maintain our relationship non-public, we opened the doorways to them on a big day,” the 2 pageant queens wrote in a joint Instagram put up on Saturday, October 30. The caption included the date of their intimate nuptials — Friday, October 28.
Varela, 26, and Valentín, 22, shared a reel that featured moments from their relationship alongside the announcement. The clip included footage of the duo kissing on a seashore, standing exterior the Marriage Bureau in San Juan, Puerto Rico, exhibiting off their almost an identical diamond rings subsequent to a cake, flower petals spelling out “Te Amo” on a mattress and “Marry Me” balloons from their engagement. For his or her non-public marriage ceremony ceremony, each brides wore white. Varela opted for a white jacket with black pants whereas Valentín donned a white blazer gown with fringe on the backside.
The newlyweds met in 2020 throughout the Miss Grand Worldwide competitors. “Omg congratulations, MGI introduced collectively an exquisite union,” former Miss Grand Worldwide champion Abena Akuaba commented on the wedding announcement.
Though the previous titleholders beforehand saved their romantic relationship a secret, they often share photographs of one another through social media. In January, Varela posted a snap of her and the Puerto Rico native carrying matching New York Yankees hats as they stood cheek to cheek in entrance of a sundown on the seashore.
Valentín, for her half, shared a carousel of Instagram photographs of the pair posing in bikinis in December 2021, together with one shot of them holding palms. The mannequin additionally gave her now-spouse a seemingly platonic shout-out through Instagram in April 2021. “One of many nice items on this expertise was your friendship. Strolling this course of with you was a particular and actual one. Miss you, my lady,” she captioned photographs of her and Varela swimming, hugging and strolling down a road facet by facet.
After receiving an outpouring of assist from followers following the marriage reveal, Varela replied in a pinned remark. “Thanks for all of the love! We’re very completely satisfied and blessed. I want that the love you might be giving us is multiplied! Limitless thanks,” the Argentina native wrote.
Valentín echoed her spouse’s messages through her Instagram Story, writing, “What a blessing it’s to learn each message. Thanks all to your phrases and good needs.”