Shania Twain weds 12 days after engagement news

Monday January 3, 2011

Country music icon Shania Twain tied the knot with her Swiss businessman love Frédéric Thiébaud in an intimate ceremony on New Year's Day.

Some 40 friends and family witnessed their exchange of vows at a resort in Puerto Rico.

Their love story hit the headlines when it emerged they became close after finding out that their respective spouses were having an affair.

The relationship blossomed after Shania's separation in 2008.

Recently she shared her happiness with fans on her website.

"I am excited to share some personal news with you; I'm in love!"

"Frédéric Thiébaud has been a true gift to me as a compassionate, understanding friend.

"Over time, an amazing love has blossomed from this precious friendship."

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