HE is the son of showbiz royalty, she the daughter of a billionaire. Brooklyn Beckham, 23, and American beauty Nicola Peltz, 27, will tie the knot in a £3million wedding on Saturday.
No expense will be spared at the nuptials, in the planning since Brooklyn, who has dabbled in photography and is now an aspiring chef, proposed to Transformers actress Nicola in July 2020.
As the eldest child of former England football captain David, 46, and Spice Girls singer turned fashion designer Victoria, 47, who has a fortune of £380million, Brooklyn has always been a good grip.
Yet his family’s wealth is dwarfed by the £1.3billion taken in by Nicola’s financier father Nelson, 79, whose wife is former model Claudia, 65.
David and Victoria are already in Florida for the big occasion – with their sons Romeo, 19 and Cruz, 17, as well as their daughter Harper, ten – having been seen on a yacht off the coast of Miami.
Brooklyn and Nicola are confirmed to have signed a prenup agreement ahead of their wedding at the Peltz family’s £76million beachfront mansion in Palm Beach, Florida.
The couple share an £8.3million mansion in Beverley Hills but are reportedly looking to sell it and move to Miami.
Brooklyn recently told Nicola on social media, “I’m falling more and more in love with you every day and I can’t wait to grow old with you.”
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With global superstars on one side of the syndicate and a billionaire on the other, expect a star-studded guest list. Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria, actress and fashion designer Nicole Ritchie, model Gigi Hadid and TV chef Gordon Ramsay are likely to be there.
There are rumors that California-based Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may show up, as Posh and Becks traveled to their 2018 wedding.
The Brooklyn family guy picked brothers Romeo and Cruz to do the honors.
HOUSE OF HONOR IN CHIEF
Nicola chose her grandmother, or “Naunnie,” as her bridesmaid, and her ice hockey player brother Brad, 32, as the man of honor – we’re guessing he won’t be wearing a meringue dress.
The proud Brooklyn dad will be emcee and say a few words about his son, whom he affectionately calls Buster.
The groom’s godfather will be absent, as Sir Elt is on tour – performing in Kentucky on Saturday.
When the bride’s family has a lavish smack-bang pad on Palm Beach, Florida, why get married anywhere else?
The mansion, Montsorrel, has a beautiful swimming pool and its own flock of albino peacocks. Nicola’s father hosted a lavish fundraiser there for Donald Trump ahead of the 2020 US presidential election.
Brooklyn took Nicola for a ride on a golf cart, to a lakeside location, to pop the question with a £350,000 diamond ring in July 2020, nine months after they started dating. Nicola said: “He was literally shaking, then he got down on his knees.”
Nicola has forged a beautiful friendship with her future sister-in-law, who will be bridesmaid.
Although there were two planning teams for the wedding, Victoria took it upon herself to make sure the day went like clockwork.
A source said: “She’s running around like Mother Hen. You’d think she’s the one getting married. She has a schedule for every minute of the wedding day.
Nicola and Brooklyn each grew up in super-luxury, and there will be plenty of high-flying guests for their private jet wedding.
R. Couri Hay, a New York society publicist who crossed paths with the Peltz family, said Nicola’s father was relieved that his daughter “didn’t marry a fortune hunter or a young playboy who relied on his parents to pay his bills – or something like that”. uncontrollable nightclub kid.
As tradition dictates, the bride and groom will spend the previous night in separate locations. Brooklyn will host a “boys sleepover” with Nicola’s father, his six brothers including Brad and actor Will, 35, and Beckham’s men.
Nicola will be with the ladies, including her sister Brittany, 28. She said: “We freaked out about it, that night apart.”
The budding Brooklyn snapper is sure to want the top photographer and rumor has it that it’s legendary American Annie Leibovitz, 72.
Fans speculated that Brooklyn and Nicola had already gotten married in secret after an Instagram post from him in January called Nicola a “wife.” Also M for magazine, since their nuptials will be featured in the Vogue fashion bible.
Brooklyn’s only stipulation? No square plates. Nicola said: “It’s the one thing you said at our wedding meetings, ‘Don’t make square plates!’.”
All eyes will be on Mother of the Groom Victoria’s dress. Meanwhile, Eva Longoria has confirmed that she will be doing her hair by her best friend, Victoria. She said, “I just go into her closet normally and say, ‘I need a dress’.”
The couple signed legal papers to protect their assets. Nicola’s father dropped out of college and turned his family’s frozen food business into a £114million empire in the 1970s before founding investment firm Trian Fund Management.
The couple will bring their personal touch to the big day. They can deviate from tradition with the cake and opt for a red cake, after Nicola posted a photo on her social media during a tasting session. It would go well with David, as he had four of the same variety for his 40th birthday.
Snoop Dogg has confirmed that he will be DJing. The American rapper said: “David has been my boy for over ten years and I’m close to his family. Brooklyn’s wedding is going to be a big deal and my gift to him and his future wife is that I’m coming to do a set for them on their big day.
Two teams of guards have been hired to watch over the prestigious families of Brooklyn and Nicola. Guests will also be asked not to post photos on social media.
Brooklyn will have to remember this to stem the aqueducts. He said, “I will definitely cry. I won’t say the song it walks on, but when I hear the song every time I start to like it. . . ”
UP, UP AND AWAY
The happy couple’s super-rich friends are said to be keen to send the newlyweds into space as a one-time £400,000 wedding present.
A source said: “Many people will be vying for the title of ‘most impressive gift’ at this wedding. The group talking about it knows that a ticket to space is sure to impress even the Beckhams and the Peltzes, who really don’t need anything.
The bride, guided by the famous American stylist Leslie Fremar, will wear a Valentino dress. In a conversation with US magazine CR Fashion Book, she said she worked with the fashion house’s creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli, adding: “We’ve been to Rome twice. The creative process was really fun.
While many wedding couples opt for a glass of champagne to welcome their guests, Brooklyn and Nicola are ready to offer their favorite cocktails, with espresso, lychee or elderflower drinks.
Brooklyn’s ex, American actress Chloe Grace Moretz, 25, may well be among the guests. The pair dated from 2014 to 2018.
But one of the groom’s old flames who is unlikely to be present is British singer-songwriter Tallia Storm, 23, who took a thinly veiled dig last month, saying of her marriage: ” I do not care. . . we were together when we were kids. Nicola dated model Gigi Hadid’s brother, Anwar, 22.
It will be a Jewish ceremony, to honor Nicola’s legacy. Brooklyn said he will wear a yarmulke, the head covering worn by Jewish men.
The other Spice Girls of Posh, Mel B, Emma Bunton, Mel C and Geri Horner are invited. A source said: “This will be the first time they’ve all been together socially in quite some time, so they’re looking forward to the chance to really catch up.” Fingers crossed for a rendition of Wannabe at the reception.