NBA Star Al Horford, a Dominican basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks reportedly married to his girlfriend, the singer and ex-Miss Universe Amelia Vega, 27, in an intimate ceremony with their families at the home of singer Juan Luis Guerra, the uncle of beauty on Christmas Eve. The ceremony is taken place simply but movingly and only attended by fathers, uncles, grandparents and those closest to the couple.
It is said that Al Horford’s wedding came as a surprise in the entertainment and sports, as the newlyweds had not previously ¬confirmed their ¬engagement. Al Horford and Amelia Vega decided to exchange vow on Christmas Eve because the NBA’s 2011-2012 season began on Sunday after being shortened due to a lengthy lockout. “The couple used the date for their marriage because of the holidays that could do high on their agendas,” the statement said. According to the local media, “The model and television host wore a white wedding gown that highlighted her natural beauty that undoubtedly won Horford's heart - the groom continually showed his feelings throughout a ceremony in which the happiness of the newlyweds and the love they share was never hidden.”
Dominican singer and ex-Miss Universe Amelia Vega and the basketball star of the Atlanta Hawks, Al Horford at their surprise wedding on Saturday, December 24, 2011 in Santo Domingo
The wedding of Amelia Vega with the NBA Dominican star Al Horford was a reality at the home of singer Juan Luis Guerra, the uncle of beauty on Christmas Eve
In 2003, Amelia Vega became the first Dominican to win the Miss Universe crown so that at the age of 18, Al Horford’s wife was the youngest winner since 1994. After that, the Dominican national who resides in Miami opened two exclusive Boutiques there, hosted television programs “Segunda Oportunidad” and “Voces de América”. Amelia Vega, a former Universe 2003, is now promoted her first album "Agua Dulce" (Freshwater) and belongs to the team Horford Atlanta Hawks. Meanwhile, her boyfriend and now new husband Al Horford, 25, has played his three NBA seasons with the Hawks, where he averaged 12 points and 9.6 rebounds per game.
At age of 18, Amelia Vega became the first Dominican woman to be named Miss Universe, in 2003
1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Amelia Vega is being promoting her music during the past months in, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Panama, Dominican Republic "where she opened the concert for Mark Anthony And Chayanne in font of a crowd of 50,000 people
Further rumors claim that Amelia Vega is currently with child and that is the reason for the shot-gun wedding; however, this is not true
NBA Star Al Horford and Girlfriend Amelia Vega Get Married on Christmas Eve (Pictures)
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