Elton John Officially Gets Married To David Furnish After 21 Years Of Being Together!

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English singer, songwriter, composer, pianist, record producer, and occasional actor, Sir Elton John, on sunday morning got married to his lover David Furnish nine years after they entered into a civil partnership. The 5 time Grammy award winner tied the knots yesterday morning in a romantic ceremony in front of family, friends, numerous celebrities and of course, their sons  Zachary, three and Elijah, 23 months.

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Sheer Love: David and Elton’s table.

The couple was so happy and so eager for the whole world to share in their happiness they posted pictures to their Instagram pages throughout the ceremony alongside the hashtag #sharethelove. The couple looked dapper as they dressed in matching dark suits, as were their sons, and Elton wore a pair of sunglasses as he and David said their vows.

The Couple
The Couple

They entered a civil partnership on December 21, 2005 and and picked the poignant date to officially get wed on their ninth anniversary. Same sex marriages became legal in England in March and to celebrate, Elton and David set about planning the lavish bash. The couple also posted a sweet snap of them together after signing the official paperwork on Sunday morning.

Sir Elton shared a photo of himself, pen in hand, sitting next to Furnish at a desk, with a piece of paper in front of them. The accompanying caption red: ‘That’s the legal bit done. Now on to the ceremony!’

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Elton’s first post on his specially-created Instagram page was an invite to his wedding.  The note read: ‘Sir Elton John and David Furnish request the pleasure of your company to celebrate their wedding on Sunday the 21st of December.’

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The couple have invited a string of celebrities to the big event at their estate in Windsor, England. They began arriving for the ceremony on Sunday morning, with the likes of David and Victoria Beckham, David Walliams and his wife Lara Stone, and Liz Hurley and her son, Damian, all arriving by car. The Beckhams were joined by their adorable children, Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and daughter Harper for the bash. Sir Elton is godfather to both Brooklyn and Romeo. Burberry boss, Christopher Bailey was there with his partner, actor Simon Woods. These well-heeled guests were treated to an exquisitely delicious food. On the menu was a starter of wild mushroom soup with truffle cream, beef short rib and caramelized onion pie with roast potatoes and parsnips in horseradish butter, finished off with a dessert of warm chocolate pudding and vanilla ice cream.

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The revellers enjoyed a lavish feast on simple-yet-elegant tables festooned with giant bouquets of red roses, the same style of flower which decorated the reception at their 2005 civil ceremony. Meanwhile, drinks on offer was Pouilly-Fume 2009, a Sauvignon Blanc which starts around £55-a-bottle, and Laurent-Perrier Rose champagne, which retails for between £40 and £70. The pictures show a relatively low-key affair for the rock legend, famed for his love of throwing lavish and over-the-top bashes: 650 people famously flocked to his 2005 reception.

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According to sources close to the family, The Sun was told that, ‘Elton and David have been planning this for months. Elton is flamboyant but, for once, this will be decidedly low-key affair. ‘Only close friends and family are invited – it’s going to be a small, intimate do.’

The high-profile couple have been together for 21 years, after meeting at a dinner party in 1993. Speaking in 2010 of the first time they met, Elton gushed: ‘He was very well dressed, very shy. The next night we had dinner.  ‘We fell in love very quickly.’ Adding how they have kept the romance alive for over two decades, he added: ‘Every Saturday for 16 years, we’ve sent each other a card no matter where we are in the world, to say how much we love each other.’

Elton's friends and Family
Elton’s friends and Family
Family affair: Elton posted this picture on Saturday night and wrote that their 'little ring-bearers', sons Zachary, three, and Elijah, 23 months, were fast asleep
Family affair: Elton posted this picture on Saturday night and wrote that their ‘little ring-bearers’, sons Zachary, three, and Elijah, 23 months, were fast asleep
The couple's eldest son, Zachary looked on as his father did the honours of cutting the wedding cake
The couple’s eldest son, Zachary looked on as his father did the honours of cutting the wedding cake.
Lulu, Ed Sheeran, Kate Bush, Gary Barlow and Elton.
Lulu, Ed Sheeran, Kate Bush, Gary Barlow and Elton.
David Beckham and LULU
David Beckham and LULU
Happy Moment.
Happy Moment.
David Williams and Jimmy Carr
David Williams and Jimmy Carr
The Beckhams were all present.
The Beckhams were all present.
Elizabeth Hurley and David Williams
Elizabeth Hurley and David Williams
Elton and Liz hurley
Elton and Liz hurley
Elton exchanging vows with David
Elton exchanging vows with David
Cake cutting session
Cake cutting session
Brooklyn Beckham and Mom, Victoria.
Brooklyn Beckham and Mom, Victoria.
Lil Son Zac with his newly married parents.
Lil Son Zac with his newly married parents.
Elton Posted this picture with caption, 'Nice day for a wedding'
Elton Posted this picture with caption, ‘Nice day for a wedding’
The Beckhams arriving the venue.
The Beckhams arriving the venue.
Burberry boss Christopher Bailey and partner, Simon Woods
Burberry boss Christopher Bailey and partner, Simon Woods
Iconic singer LULU with the Groom.
Iconic singer LULU with the Groom.
Guests trooping into the couple's home.
Guests trooping into the couple’s home.
Comedian David Williams and Wife, Lara Stone.
Comedian David Williams and Wife, Lara Stone.
Dapper Evgeny Lebedev in his rolls royce.
Dapper Evgeny Lebedev in his rolls royce.
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