Star Jones Marries Ricardo Lugo on a Cruise Ship

Former View host weds fiancé during cruise to the Bahamas

By Meg Swertlow Mar 26, 2018 12:42 AMTags
Star Jones, Wedding, Ricardo

Talk about a real-life love boat!

Star Jones is once again a married woman. On Sunday, the journalist and former View co-host wed her fiancé Ricardo Lugo on a cruise ship, the Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas, in the Bahamas, the star's rep confirmed to E! News. Jones said "I do" in a white Dennis Basso gown in front of 150 of their dearest friends, including Holly Robinson Peete, Vanessa Bell-Calloway, Tina Knowles and Richard LawsonPhaedra Parks and Bill Bellamy

The wedding was part of multiple-day celebration that also included a 56th birthday party for the blushing bride on Saturday. Star shared Instagram images from the colorful birthday bash, which was photographed by Maring Visuals, the company that also photographed the couple's nuptials. 

The birthday bride has been a busy bee posting a slew of social media images and video from her fun-filled, double-duty trip, including an Instagram of her Kleinfeld dress bag.

The two got engaged in October 2017 and have been together since 2016. The couple often posts cute photos together on social media.

On Monday, the couple attended the Angel Ball in New York City and posted a sweet selfie from the event. "Perfect night @gabriellesangels #AngelBall together," Jones captioned the photo.

Talking about her fiancé on Monday at the event, Jones told Us Weekly, "He's wonderful. I'm happy and that's all anybody outside of my family needs to know."

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This is the second marriage for Jones. The 56-year-old tied the knot with investment banker Al Reynolds in April 2004. The couple announced their split in March 2008 after almost four years of marriage.

Back in August, Jones shared a photo with Lugo and Lugo's son Jake. "Yeah! Watching the #totaleclipse with family in the #hamptons! @ricardolugochicago & Jake had a great moment. Jake made our #eclipse glasses as a family project. #smartkid #soproud #bonusmom," she wrote.