They started dating about 3 and a half years ago, under the radar, after first meeting as co-stars of M-Net‘s soap opera, Tinsel.
Then they got engaged in August 2014 in the US, and started off wedding planning right away!
Follow the wedding journey! From Osas’ intimate and pretty bridal shower in NYC (click here for the official photos), hen night (click here for the exciting party with a celeb guest list) to the traditional wedding in Benin (click here for the exclusive photos) (click here for video) and white wedding on July 4, USA’s Independence Day in New York (see first photos here), now here’s their official wedding photo story, captured by Fola Lawal.
In a big step, the groom Gbenro cut off his signature locks for the white wedding at The Grand Prospect Hall, Brooklyn! Osas looked beautiful in her three dresses, all by Nigerian designers. Mai Atafo, who also made the groom and groomsmen suits and her bridesmaids dresses, Andrea Iyamah for the mermaid reception dress, and Toju Foyeh for the gold strapless gown with a thigh high slit.
The groomsmen included familiar faces in the industry – Ubi Franklin, Kenneth Okolie, Dr. SID & Praiz who performed ‘All of Me’, as well as Seyi Shay who sang in a long white BCBG dress, with cutouts. Guests included Annie Idibia, Sika Osei, Paul O, Taje Prest and Toyosi Phillips.
The grand wedding had its share of intimate moments, as Osas’ sorority sisters sang for her and Praiz’s rendition of All of Me while the couple shared the first bites of cake as newlyweds was tear-jerking … enjoy the photos below!
BellaNaija Weddings wishes Osas and Gbenro a blessed and beautiful life as One, and would like to thank the couple for granting us access to their special moments.
Wedding Date: July 4, 2015
Venue: The Grand Prospect Hall, Brooklyn, NY