Wolfgang Van Halen is a married man! The son of the late Eddie Van Halen and Valerie Bertinelli stated “I do” with Andraia Allsop in a romantic marriage ceremony held in entrance of 90 shut household and associates at their Los Angeles, CA residence on Sunday, Folks reported. The groom was additionally walked down the aisle by his proud mother to a tune his late dad wrote for him as he wore an all black swimsuit and tie and matching footwear. The bride wore a beautiful fitted Eva Lendel white lace robe with lengthy sleeves and a low neck line and had her lengthy hair curled and down as she carried a bouquet of white flowers.
“Our goal was just to bring all of our closest family and friends together,” Andraia informed the outlet concerning the small marriage ceremony. “The past few years, not only with the world, but also with personal tragedies, haven’t been the easiest, but we wanted to create this wedding as a celebration not only just for us to get married, but a celebration for the people we love.”
The precise location of the ceremony was within the couple’s lounge, the place they may “have privacy and just have our moment together with everyone,” Andraia added. The reception was held exterior within the yard with string lights and florals.
The marriage was officiated by one in every of Wolfgang’s closest household associates, whom he’s recognized for “almost three decades at this point.” He’s additionally “the dad of one of my best men and he’s just an important guy in our life,” Wolfgang stated. Andraia walked down the aisle to Dean Martin‘s “Everybody Loves Somebody” and made her grandmother one of many flower ladies.
“Back in March, my grandfather passed away, but when he and my grandma got married early 1990s, I was about 3, and so I was their flower girl,” she shared. “So I thought it would be fitting and just a nice little moment to have my mom’s mom and my dad’s mom be our flower girls.”
So far as the tune Eddie, who died of throat most cancers on the age of 65 in 2020, wrote for Wolfgang, the proud son stated “it’s an instrumental piece called 316,” and referred to as it “a nice way to include my dad.” Earlier than the marriage, the couple additionally stated that they had deliberate to depart an empty chair on the ceremony as a technique to honor Eddie.
Valerie gushed over her son’s nuptials with Andraia, whom he has been with for eight years. “It brings me such a nice sense of peace knowing Wolfie and Andraia have each other for the rest of their lives,” she informed Folks. “They really ‘get’ one another. Their humor is very similar, they like similar things, they know how to give each other space and they’re just so comfortable together.”