Nancy Shevell becomes Lady McCartney.
Nancy Shevell and ex-Beatle Sir Paul McCartney married at Marylebone Town Hall in central London on Sunday.
Nancy Shevell and Paul McCartney arrived together just before 3:30 p.m., the groom in a blue suit and the bride in a long-sleeved white gown with a white flower in her hair.
Both wore outfits by Paul McCartney’s fashion designer daughter Stella.
Hundreds of fans were gathered in front of the town hall and went wild when Nancy Shevell and Paul McCartney appeared, with one well-wisher saying of the match:
”It just seems right.”
Nancy Shevell, 51, and Sir Paul McCartney, 69, left Marylebone Town Hall about an hour later and waved to crowds while being showered with confetti, before arriving at his home.
Ringo Starr, the only other surviving former Beatle, and the iconic U.S. television host Barbara Walters, who reportedly played a role in introducing Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell, an American trucking heiress, were there.
Barbara Walters is Nancy Shevell’s second cousin, she said on her show “The View” in 2007.
Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell got engaged in May this year.
The wedding took place at the same venue where Paul McCartney married his first wife, Linda Eastman, in 1969.
Linda McCartney died of breast cancer, aged 56, thirteen years ago.
Nancy Shevell is the daughter of a New Jersey trucking magnate. Nancy is an executive at her father’s company, New England Motor Freight, and a 10-year member of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Nancy Shevell was previously married to lawyer Bruce Blakeman, who is active in Republican and Jewish circles in New York state. Bruce Blakeman ran unsuccessfully for Senate against Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand in 2010.
Nancy Shevell father’s company has annual revenues of about $400 million, according to Bruce Blakeman’s biography on his law firm’s website.
Nancy Shevell and Bruce Blakeman have a 19-year-old son.
Alison Cathcart, who performed Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell’s wedding, called the venue “a rock ‘n’ roll place to tie the knot.”
Liam Gallagher and Patsy Kensit married there, as did Melanie Griffiths and Antonio Banderas.
Sunday would have been John Lennon’s 71st birthday.
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