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Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy Are Married!

Posted on 18 April, 2017 by Leonardo
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Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy Are Married!

Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy are officially married!

ET has learned that the Dancing With the Stars duo tied the knot on Saturday evening at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, surrounded by their family, friends and fellow dancers.

The blushing bride wowed in a fitted white wedding dress by Vera Wang that featured sheer sleeves and turtleneck. Her hair was swept in an elegant updo and had a beautiful crystal hairpiece and long veil designed by Bridal Styles Boutique, according to People. Val looked equally charming, suiting up in a classic tux from Brooks Brothers.

Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson Wedding Day

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The dress is actually the first one Jenna tried on while filming an episode of Say Yes to the Dress at the famous Kleinfeld Bridal shop. Her sister-in-law, Peta Murgatroyd, told ET after the taping that she could tell by Jenna's facial expressions "that that was it."

"When you know, you know," she said, adding that Jenna looked "like a beautiful princess, model, glamorous, goddess" in the gown she chose.

As Jenna and Val exchanged their vows on Saturday, their family members and closest pals stood by their side. Val's brother, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, served as Best Man, while Jenna's sisters (Jillian and Stacy Johnson), fellow DWTS pro Lindsay Arnold and SYTYCD alum Gaby Diaz made up her side of the bridal party.

Jenna confirmed to ET earlier this month that Adam Rippon -- who helped her score her first-ever mirrorball trophy on DWTS -- was also going to be by her side as a "brides-man," while wedding planner Nicole Volynets would be Val's "grooms-lady." Val also teased to ET at the time that Maksim's 2-year-old son, Shai (whom he shares with wife Peta), would be walking down the aisle with Jenna's young nieces.

Other DWTS pros in attendance included Emma Slater and husband Sasha Farber and Witney Carson, along with former contestants Laurie Hernandez, Normani and Joe "Grocery Store Joe" Amabile, who was joined by his girlfriend, Kendall Long.

Later, Jenna changed into a second dress, a stunning number designed by Kleinfeld, for the reception.

The newlyweds then kicked off their reception with a first dance to "La Vie en Rose." Guests were treated to everything from cake from Vanilla Bake Shop in Santa Monica, California, to music from Eli's Band. 

Jenna, 25, and Val, 33, previously told ET that they were initially hoping to have an "intimate" wedding of about 200 people, and were "still making eliminations" to the guest list up until two weeks ago!

"We want to keep a small guest list, but at the same time, it's a beautiful thing that we've built real sincere genuine relationships," Val explained. "And the number grows, but it doesn't from like a shallow standpoint of having everybody there that we know. It's growing because we realize, 'Wow! There's a lot of people that mean a lot to us in our life.'"

Val proposed to Jenna last June, during the couple's romantic getaway to Venice, Italy. "I knew the moment I met you, you were the man of my dreams and I wanted to be with you forever," Jenna gushed at the time. "Thank you for making my fairytale come true today! Cannot believe I get to call you my FIANCÉ!!!!"

Speaking with ET back in December, Jenna revealed she couldn't wait to become "Mrs. Chmerkovskiy."

"You know what, I'm going to have 13 letters in my last name now... I love it!" she exclaimed. "I was always just like a boring Johnson, like 'Jenna Johnson.' His [has], like, character -- no one can say it right."

"I'm tryna be Russian up in here," she continued. "Russian babies, Russian last name."

Hear more from the happy couple in the video below.

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