01 SEPTEMBER 2014
Congratulations to Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg! The happy couple tied the knot on Sunday at the historic Hotel Baker in St Charles, near Jenny's hometown of Chicago, a representative has confirmed.
The ceremony took place almost a year to the day after the couple made their first red carpet appearance together.
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Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy are now husband and wife
Guests at the wedding included Jenny's The View co-star Sherri Shepherd and Donnie's New Kids On The Block bandmates Jordan Knight, Jonathan Knight and Danny Wood.
One noticeable absentee was the groom's younger brother Mark Wahlberg, who sadly was unable to make the ceremony.
But he tweeted his good wishes and shared a congratulatory video for the newlyweds.
"I love you Donnie, we're very happy for you," Mark says, joined by his wife Rhea Durham and their four children. "Sorry we couldn't be there, we'll see you soon."
Jenny McCarthy's son Evan played an important part in the proposal
Jenny, 41, and Donnie, 45, got engaged in April with a little help from her 12-year-old son Evan. He helped with the proposal by hand-delivering notes to his mum with the words 'Will' and 'You' and 'Marry' on them, before Donnie walked in wearing a T-shirt that said 'Me'.
This is the second marriage for both. Jenny was married to Evan's father, John Asher, from 1999 until 2006, while Donnie has two children, 21-year-old Xavier and 13-year-old Elijah, from her marriage to Kimberley Fey, which ended in 2008.
"I feel like the luckiest girl in the world," Jenny has previously said of her new husband. "He's so wonderful."