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Riverdale's Vanessa Morgan Marries MLB Star Michael Kopech

Riverdale actress Vanessa Morgan tied the knot with professional baseball player Michael Kopech on Saturday. Get all the details on the romantic ceremony right here!

By Beth Sobol, Corinne Heller, McKenna Aiello 04 Jan, 2020 9:31 PMTags
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Vanessa Morgan has found her happily ever after. 

The Riverdale actress married professional baseball player Michael Kopech on Saturday, E! News can confirm. Morgan, 27, and Kopech, 23, exchanged vows in front of their closest family and friends, including members of the Riverdale cast, during an intimate ceremony at the Historic Walton House in Homestead, Florida.

Skeet Ulrich, Drew Tanner and Madelaine Petsch were among those who witnessed their CW co-star walk down the aisle to the song "Truly Madly Deeply" by Yoke Lore. About 40 guests attended. The bride's sister's Celina served as her maid of honor.

"We both knew the first day we met that 'this is it' and I'm so excited that today officially starts our forever," Morgan told E! News exclusively. "Today, I vowed to love my best friend for a lifetime and it was a day spent with those we love in a room filled with endless love. I can't wait to spend the rest of my life with him."

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For the cocktail hour, guests were treated to signature coconut drinks and freshly shucked oysters. As if that weren't enough, the wedding decorations were straight out of romantic comedy. Neon signs read, "Bring Me a Higher Love," which also happened to be the song the newlyweds entered the reception to. 

However, for the couple's first dance, they played "My Best Friend" by Tim McGraw. Moreover, the father of the bride, mother of the groom, maid of honor and best man all made heartfelt speeches.

Guests also enjoyed a the VW photo booth and a fortune teller during the reception. Wedding planner Tami Varma is the mastermind behind the couple's fabulous day.

Watch: "Riverdale's" Vanessa Morgan Marries MLB Star Michael Kopech

Morgan and the MLB star got engaged over the Fourth of July weekend last year. Kopech, who previously dated Kim Zolciak's daughter Brielle Biermann, proposed in front of a waterfall near the Grand Canyon.

The two met via social media a couple of years ago. She saw him on her Instagram explore page and said he's her "dream guy," E! News has learned. She then followed him on twitter and he immediately followed her back. A couple of weeks later, he DMed her. They spoke for a few months and then finally decided to meet in Chicago in June 2018.

After their first date, he texted the next morning and said, "That was the best first date I've ever had ♥️".

"If it wasn't for social media, we would have never known each other," Morgan told E! News. "Thank you IG and Twitter for my husband."

The timing was pretty lucky; In October, Kopeck quit social media.

He had previously said on Instagram that his proposal was a "spur of the moment" decision, writing, "I'm incredibly humbled by the love that you give and I only hope I can portray a fraction of the love and light that you carry with you. I'll never have enough words to tell you how much I love you, but I promise to always show you."

Over New Year's Eve, Morgan's besties threw her a bachelorette party. "What an amazing couple days," she shared on Instagram. "...So grateful for these ones for making me feel so special this week. I love you."

Take a look inside the couple's special day in our gallery below!

I Do

The couple exchanges vows in front of family and close friends, including some of the Riverdale actress's co-stars.

Newlywed Bliss

Strike a pose! The pair take romantic portraits that look straight out of a fairytale.

Bridal Beauty

The bride stuns in a lavish design by Eisen Stein Bridal, that is adorned with intricate beading and delicate lace.

Love Is in the Air

This photo simply makes our hearts melt!

Tears of Joy

Morgan gets emotional during the ceremony, after walking down the aisle to "Truly Madly Deeply" by Yoke Lore.

Blushing Bride

The Riverdale star radiates as she walks towards her husband in this lovely photo.

Smitten

It's clear these two are over-the-moon in love.

Mr. & Mrs.

"We both knew the first day we met that 'this is it' and I'm so excited that today officially starts our forever," Morgan told E! News exclusively. "Today, I vowed to love my best friend for a lifetime and it was a day spent with those we love in a room filled with endless love. I can't wait to spend the rest of my life with him."

Wedding Dress No. 2

The actress wears a dress by Grace Loves Lace.

The Bride and Groom

Congrats to the happy bride and groom!

Congratulations to the happy couple!