Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Wedding
Bedminster, New Jersey
October 25, 2009
Ivanka Trump married Jared Kushner on October 25, 2009.
The Jewish wedding ceremony took place at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey.
The couple were joined by 500 guests for the vows including Russell Crowe, Natalie Portman, Barbara Walters and Emmy Rossum. Rabbi Haskel Lookstein officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony.
The bride walked down the aisle in a Vera Wang wedding dress inspired by Grace Kelly. The dress featured three intricate layers of lace in different shades of ivory. Her bridal bouquet included white roses and stephanotis.
She wore jewelry from the Ivanka Trump Collection with over 42 carats of diamonds and a price tag of $130,000.
The groom wore a black tux by Brioni and the bridesmaids wore dresses by Carolina Herrera.
Following the vows, a reception coordinated by event designer Preston Bailey was held.
The newlyweds shared their first dance as husband and wife to “This Year’s Love” by David Gray.
The bride’s father, Donald Trump, followed with a toast where he told the couple to, “Be happy and enjoy life.”
For dessert, Sylvia Weinstock prepared a 70-inch wide 13-layer cake with flavors of chocolate, carrot, almond and yellow cake.
As favors, each guest received custom Havaianas with the words Jared and Ivanka written on the soles.
The newlyweds held a second reception at the Puck building in Manhattan the following Wednesday hosted by the Kushner family.
They planned to honeymoon in Africa.