Billie Lourd is a married woman now!
That’s right! Billie Lourd surprised her fans around the world after her unexpected wedding which took place this weekend in Mexico. Billie Lourd married Austen Rydell this weekend.
The couple tied the knot in a romantic ceremony and celebration in Cabo, Mexico. The ‘Star Wars’ actress and her fiancé were surrounded by family and friends.
Here’s everything you need to know!
Billie Lourd married Austen Rydell this weekend
Billie Lourd married her longtime boyfriend Austen Rydell over the weekend, according to multiple reports.
The couple, who started dating in 2018, reportedly got married at the El Ganzo hotel in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.
According to People magazine, the couple exchanged their vows under a huppah overlooking the ocean and about 50 guests were in attendance.
The 28-year-old actress and Rydell hosted a wedding weekend at San Jose del Cabo Bishop’s Lodge, the sources say. Lourd’s mother, Carrie Fisher, and grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, were remembered at the nuptials.
According to the sources, the couple tied the knot on Friday, with family and friends including Sarah Paulson and Emma Roberts in attendance.
A source added that there was a memorial for Fisher and Reynolds on Saturday.
The wedding hangover
The weekend was a “destination wedding in paradise by the beach with close friends and family”. The bride and groom are still processing the wedding vibes as no photos have been shared by the couple.
The celebration included poolside cocktails, poolside games and a sunset sail with Mexican hors d’oeuvres. An insider added that guests also received gift bags.**
Leslie Grossman who stars alongside Billie in American Horror Story shared some snaps from the wedding.
She shared a trophy she won for being the best dressed at the party. She described the story as Billie and Austen’s wedding weekend is over.
She also shared a since-deleted wedding photo saying, “Billie and Austen got married and it was perfect,” she posted on her Instagram.
Who is Austen Reydell?
Actor and producer, Austen Rydell, is best known as the president of Morning Moon Productions. He produced a short film titled Dreamin’ in a Dream in 2020. Born on April 3, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, he is of Swedish descent with Latin roots.
Austen’s father, Christopher Rydell, is an actor, and her grandparents, Mark Rydell and Joanne Linville are also from the same industry.
Austen grew up in Brentwood and attended the local high school. He had been very studious since childhood and had always dreamed of becoming a lawyer or a doctor.
However, when he started his freshman year at UCLA, he took acting classes with Sarah Drew and James Franco. He developed a passion for it and eventually decided to make a career out of it.
Billie Lourd and Austen Rydell got engaged in June 2020 and welcomed their first baby, son Kingston Fisher, in September of the same year. The American Horror Story star also announced her engagement on Instagram and shared some photos.
We wish the happy couple a prosperous and healthy married life!