Reality stars Justin Duggar and Claire Spivey are married! Counting On's Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's 14th child tied the knot with his sweetheart on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. Judging by their smitten faces, the teenage couple couldn't be happier.
Both the bride and the groom shared the same wedding photo on their Instagram accounts on Friday. The snap shows Duggar dressed in a navy suit, white shirt, and gray tie holding his brand new wife close. Spivey stunned in a white wedding dress with a lacy bodice and simple capped sleeves. She wore flowers in her braided hair and looked radiant for the portrait and she and her dashing husband pressed their faces together and smiled at the camera.
Duggar surprised fans with the news that the couple had wed only five months after announcing their courtship. Those who follow the exploits of the Counting On stars expected them to wed later this year. According to the Amazon wedding registry, they had listed their nuptial date as April 16, 2021. Therefore, diehard fans of the reality show were shocked to discover that the pair said, "I do" after a whirlwind engagement.
Keep scrolling to learn more details about their large wedding.
Justin Duggar And Claire Spivey had a mask-free wedding
On Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, The Sun broke the news that Justin Duggar and Claire Spivey were walking down the aisle the following day. An unnamed source spoke to the British outlet and revealed that the couple "wanted to get married sooner" in an indoor/outdoor ceremony.
It also seems as if the lovebirds were relaxing some COVID protocols for the day because The Sun reported that "nobody will be forced to wear a mask." The source divulged that "hundreds of guests" were invited to the celebration and that "they've kept the details super under wraps." The two got hitched in the small city of Azle, Texas, just west of Fort Worth.
Of course, the Duggar siblings were at their brother's wedding. An expectant Joy-Anna Duggar Forsyth commented on her brother's photo, sharing her excitement. "It was such a gorgeous wedding! Love you both very much and am SO happy for you guys." Sister-in-law, Anna Duggar, who is married to Joshua Duggar, also posted on Spivey's Instagram. "Welcome to the family Claire! You are a stunning bride!" she raved.
The newlyweds exchanged vows just before the new Mrs. Justin Duggar's birthday on February 27. What a birthday present for the now 20-year-old bride!