British music legend Elton John has wed his partner of 21 years, film-maker David Furnish, having formally converted their civil partnership to a marriage on Sunday.
The couple became civil partners in 2005, however, England’s marriage laws changed in March to allow same-sex weddings and Sir Elton and David decided to marry formally.
Their wedding ceremony, which was attended by an array of family and friends, including Victoria and David Beckham, Liz Hurley, Ed Sheeran and comedian David Walliams, took place on the couple’s Windsor estate and their sons, Zachary and Elijah, were ring bearers.
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Several celebrities Tweeted their congratulations to the happy couple, including fellow muso Gary Barlow who wrote, “What an incredible day.” Graham Norton said: “Huge congratulations to Sir Elton John and David Furnish. Married at last!!”
British actor Hugh Grant also Tweeted: “Groom Groom – Britain races into the future. Congrats Elton and David. Congrats enlightened UK.”
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