They nearly do! After a nine-year engagement, Paulina Gretzky and fiancé Dustin Johnson are excited to alternate their vows this weekend.
“She’s prepared 🤍,” Gretzky, 33, captioned an Instagram Story snap on Thursday, April 21, sitting on a non-public jet. “Going to the chapel 🥂.” Her publish additionally included an “It’s lastly taking place” sticker.
The twosome, who acquired engaged in 2013, are set to wed on Saturday, April 23, per the caption on their photograph sales space pics shared by way of her Story. Forward of the large day, they held a “household evening” rehearsal dinner afterward Thursday. The California native even shared a peek on the festive desk, marveling over its floral centerpieces, votive candles and place settings. She set the social media footage to Bruno Mars’ “Marry You.”
Wayne Gretzky’s daughter and the skilled golfer, 37, have been collectively for almost a decade earlier than getting in engaged in August 2013.
“I don’t know if folks know if me and Dustin are actually married or not. We’re not, [but] we’re so in love,” Paulina mentioned on sister-in-law Sara Gretzky’s “The Netchicks” podcast final yr. “I really feel like everyone seems to be like, ‘What’s it? Is he not eager to or she not eager to?’ It’s so silly. … Being simply with children and being comfortable, I don’t need something from Dustin aside from I like him.”
Whereas the comfortable couple — who share sons River, 7, and Tatum, 4 — haven’t rushed down the aisle, they remained blissfully dedicated to their household.
“I simply did issues my very own means, I simply didn’t need to hearken to how everybody else seen issues,” the bride-to-be beforehand defined of their extended engagement throughout an look on Craig Conover‘s “Pillow & Beer” podcast in Could 2021. “I fell in love with somebody so quick and we simply had the very best factor that’s ever occurred to us occur so shortly.”
Almost one yr after getting engaged, the mannequin hinted on the difficulties that went into setting a marriage date.
“We wished so badly to do it this fall, however together with his schedule and all, it’s been exhausting to set a date. It’ll be our big day, and we simply need it to be proper and to suit,” she informed Golf Digest in April 2014. “A very powerful factor for me proper now could be my relationship with Dustin. It’s what makes me happiest, and I don’t suppose there’s something flawed with that. It’s essential for folks to understand it’s OK to be comfortable in love. For those who don’t need to surrender one thing, that’s OK. However in the event you’re in love and have to surrender one thing, that’s OK, too.”
The Grown Ups 2 actress celebrated her “P’s Final D” bachelorette occasion in Saint Barthélemy last month. Earlier than her final bash, she teased one crucial element of her marriage ceremony planning course of: the all-crucial robe.
“Making my goals come true. You’re a queen & good friend @verawang thanks ❤️,” Paulina captioned an April 2021 Instagram snap with designer Vera Wang, seemingly referring to her marriage ceremony gown plans.
Scroll beneath to see inside Paulina and the skilled athlete’s weekend celebration: