Idris Elba Marries Sabrina Dhowre in a 3-Day Moroccan Celebration
Idris Elba is officially off the market.
The actor wed model Sabrina Dhowre in an extravegent three-day wedding in Morocco, People reports. The wedding took place on Friday, April 26th at the Ksar Char Bagh Hotel, a boutique luxury property in Marrakesh with sprawling gardens. The bride wore a custom off-the-shoulder Vera Wang gown, which she paired with an aisle skimming veil and intricate diamond earrings. For his part, Elba kept it classic in a black suit by designer Ozwald Boateng.
The couple's big wedding weekend began on Thursday night with an over-the-top rehearsal dinner at Amanjena, where family and friends toasted the bride and groom over a rehearsal dinner . â€śThere was a huge festive party with camels and fire dancers and dancing,â€ť a source told People of the event. And on Saturday, they continued celebrating at a festival-inspired white party.
Elba and Dhowre met and fell in love in 2017, when he was filming The Mountain Between Us. â€śFalling in love while making a movie about falling in love is pretty special,â€ť he said a the time. A year later, he got down on one knee and popped the question on the red carpet at the premier of Yardie a few days before Valentine's day. â€śIt was a little spontaneous, if Iâ€™m honest,â€ť he told People, noting that he had originally planned to propose on the actual holiday itself. â€śI was at a cast and crew screening and among people I loved. We had all worked so hard for this project so I was like Iâ€™m doing it right now, here, today.â€ť He also called the experience "the most nerve-wracking thing for me ever. "He also called the experience "the most nerve-wracking thing for me ever."
TBD if Elba DJ'd his own wedding reception the way he did at the royal one, but with camels and fire breathers, sounds like the party was #lit regardless. Literally.