Dessert king Adriano Zumbo, 40, has wed his My Kitchen Rules fiancée Nelly Riggio, 31, in an intimate ceremony in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland on Friday.
The couple, who went public with their romance in 2017 after Nelly starred on the reality series with then-boyfriend JP Huillet in 2016, exchanged vows at Tiffany’s at Maleny with views of the stunning Glass House Mountains.
Nelly was every inch the blushing bride in an ornate lace gown in a soft cream tone, with textured detailing in a floral motif throughout.
A very sweet wedding! Dessert king Adriano Zumbo, 40, tied the knot with My Kitchen Rules star Nelly Riggio, 31, in a picturesque country ceremony in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland on Friday
The bride’s gown featured demure tulle sleeves that sat off the shoulders to compliment the v-neck silhouette.
A high but modest split showed off a hint of Nelly’s trim pins, while the skirting was floor length and fanned out around her figure.
Her crowning glory was a long veil, which trailed down her back and along the ground behind her, and was adorned with a leaf design around the edges.
Simply gorgeous: Nelly was every inch the blushing bride in an ornate lace gown in a soft cream tone, with textured detailing in a floral motif throughout
Dapper groom: Adriano opted for a non-traditional look for his wedding day, opting for an eye-catching all-white ensemble
Nelly added a pair of simple pearl earring studs to her ensemble, which complimented her classic wedding gown.
For makeup, the stunner chose a rosy palette with a hint of smokiness around the eyes, as well as a dusty pink lipstick.
She wore her brunette tresses down but off her face, with the top portion smoothed down for the veil and long strands sitting off her shoulders in soft waves.
Meanwhile, Adriano opted for a non-traditional look for his wedding day, opting for an eye-catching all-white ensemble.
He paired a cream blazer with trousers in the same tone, choosing a well-tailored fit and a short jacket length.
Underneath, the dessert king had on a bright dress shirt in a clean white tone, and added a dapper brown bowtie to complete his look.
In May 2021, Nelly announced her engagement to the pastry chef, sharing the happy news to her Instagram page.
‘He liked it so he put a ring on it,’ she gushed alongside an image of the pair.
‘I am so lucky to call you my fiancé, you are the love of my life and I cannot wait to spend my forever with you.’
Adriano and Nelly made headlines in 2016 when they began dating shortly after they started working together.
Before Nelly met Adriano, she was in a long-term relationship with JP Huillet, who was her partner on My Kitchen Rules.
The couple were dubbed the ‘lovebirds’ and gushed about getting married during their time on the series.
Nelly and Adriano went public with their relationship in 2017, while on holiday together in the Maldives.
JP apparently found out about the romance on social media.
Nelly’s relationship with the celebrity chef faced its fair share of media scrutiny, with the couple being forced to defend their controversial romance in the press.
Speaking to TV Week in June 2018, Adriano revealed that he was ‘used to criticism’ but insisted their relationship was ‘stronger than ever’.
‘In the end, you have to do what makes you happy – the people who love you and are around you are all that matters,’ he said.
Adriano confirmed that they had moved on from the affair speculation.
‘Nelly and I are going great. She’s an amazing person and has been very supportive and loving – she’s always positive and loves life,’ he said at the time.
In December 2020, Nelly shared a gushing tribute to her boyfriend to mark their four year anniversary, describing him as ‘the absolute love of my life’.
She accompanied her tribute with a photo of the pair kissing at the beach.
Nelly and Adriano have since discussed starting a family together, with the party chef star suggesting he would like to have two children.
JP Huillet finally found his happy ending in April last year when he tied the knot to dancer Lizzy Edwards in an intimate wedding ceremony in Byron Bay.
In a sweet post shared to their respective Instagram accounts at the time, the newly-married couple called the wedding ‘the best day of my life.’
The blushing bride looked like the picture of perfection in a fishtail gown with a long train.
JP looked dapper in a creamy beige suit with brown leather loafers and a matching brown belt.
In September 2019, JP popped the question in a romantic sunset proposal on New York’s Long Island, with a view of the Manhattan city skyline.
He revealed that he was nervous before the proposal, but Lizzy said yes before he even finished asking her to marry him.
‘The weather was gloomy just before the proposal but as I got down on one knee the sky turned purple and there was a magnificent sunset,’ he previously told Daily Mail Australia.
Happy ending: Former My Kitchen Rules star JP Huillet tied the knot to dancer Lizzy Edwards in an intimate wedding ceremony in Byron Bay
Different times: Before she started Adriano, Nelly was in a long-term relationship with JP Huillet (left), who was her partner on My Kitchen Rules