Ariana Grande & Dalton Gomez had an ‘intimate’ wedding in her Montecito home


The pandemic has brought out two extremes in celebrities. On one side, people who used to enjoy the limelight are now eschewing it for quieter, more lowkey vibes, sometimes because this past year was the first time they had a real break in a while (and they enjoyed it). The other extreme is the group of celebrities who seem to be bursting and demanding that people pay attention to them now. Think, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez, etc. Ariana Grande seems to be the former, although to be fair, she was already starting to go more lowkey before the pandemic arrived. She’s grown up a lot from her donut-licking days and she settled down with Dalton Gomez about a year and a half ago. They weathered the pandemic together, and they got engaged last December. Now, surprise, they had a pandemic wedding!

Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez have tied the knot!

“They got married,” Grande’s rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively. “It was tiny and intimate — less than 20 people. The room was so happy and full of love. The couple and both families couldn’t be happier.”

TMZ was first to report that the ceremony occurred at the couple’s home in Montecito, California. “Both Ari and Dalton love Montecito. They spend a lot of time there,” a source tells PEOPLE. “It seems only natural that they would get married at Ari’s beautiful and historic house.”

Grande, 27, announced her engagement to Gomez, a 25-year-old real estate agent, in December when she posted a photo of her ring along with the caption, “Forever n then some.” They started dating in January 2020 and spent the pandemic social distancing at her L.A. home.

“They couldn’t be happier, they’re just so excited. This is a happy time for them, both sets of parents are thrilled,” a source told PEOPLE at the time.

[From People]

I actually didn’t know that Ari had a house in Montecito. I thought she had a place in LA and that’s where she and Dalton spent the pandemic. It’s possible she does have a place in LA and Montecito, obviously. And then she just did a small family wedding at her Montecito pad. Nice! I wonder if Meghan and Harry were invited? And Oprah, gotta invite Oprah. No, good for them. I’m very curious about her dress and I wonder if she will eventually post some photos. We got to see her ring and I still don’t like it. I can only imagine what princess-y ball gown she chose for her wedding.

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Singer Ariana Grande wearing a custom Giambattista Valli dress with Christian Louboutin shoes arrives at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Photos courtesy of Avalon Red, Ari’s IG.

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  1. Abby says:

    I like an oval, but that diamond looks like it’s askew and going to fall off the band. 😩

    I hope they post photos! Would love to see her dress. I didn’t realize she is 27. Somehow I thought she was older. I also didn’t know she was dating anyone. But best wishes to them.

  2. Cecilia says:

    I actually really love the engagement ring. And i think that she lived in LA and he lived with her during quarantine but somewhere this year they bought a house together in montecito. Seems like everybody is moving there LOL.

    Anyway, congrats to the couple. Hope this works out for them.

  3. Becks1 says:

    I didn’t like her ring initially, but now looking back at that picture I think “oh, that’s actually pretty.”

    I wouldn’t be surprised if her wedding dress was super simple. I think a lot of times celebs go simple for their weddings because they have so many other opportunities to have the big parties, to have the big huge fancy dresses, etc. The rest of us don’t get as many opportunities so we have to make it count when we do lol.

    • Rapunzel says:

      I’d say, when you get married at home, it’s not the place for a fancy to do, or princess dress.

      • Becks1 says:

        I agree with you in general, but I’m assuming her house is a little fancier than mine lol.

      • Maria says:

        Why not? Especially now. Maybe not a huge gathering as per guidelines, but a princess dress for a pandemic home wedding still sounds sweet.

    • Eleonor says:

      I agree with you about the ring.
      had to get used to it, now I think it’s cute, because it’s different.

      • BothSidesNow says:

        I am very happy for them both!! It’s truly a test of your relationship when you are both in lock down for a year, and they seemed to have made it!! As for the ring, I like it tremendously! Though I have a thing for pearls. I have my grandmothers pearls that my father gave to my mother, that are over 100 years old.

  4. Snuffles says:

    Congratulations to her! You joke about Harry and Meghan but I’m sure BM will find a way to work their names into any and all articles about this.

  5. B says:

    Starter marriage. I see a lot of marriages in her future.

    • Hell Nah! says:

      That’s a disheartening thing to say to the newly-wed but…I have to agree with you. I see the same.

      • Kristen820 says:

        My immediate thought was “Aw, girl just wants to be married. Who the groom is isn’t terribly important,”

        Side note: my phone autocorrected “groom” to “groin”. Which I guess works, too LMAO

    • Case says:

      I have to agree. I don’t know why, but she seems like she’ll be an Elizabeth Taylor type with many marriages, lol. I wish her the best, though — their relationship has been so low-key that perhaps it’s the real deal.

      I appreciate that while Lady Gaga gets engaged a whole lot, she doesn’t actually marry them!

    • FHMom says:

      You beat me to it. He’s a good choice for a starter marriage. I assume she’ll marry 3 or 4 times.

    • Princess Caroline says:

      Yea I’m just waiting to see what’s gonna happen with a lot of couples post pandemic. They’ve been in a literal love bubble for over a year so it’s going to be a big adjustment when she goes back to tours and being a world famous pop star

  6. Sofia says:

    Congrats to her. Wish them all the best. And I think people want to move to Montecito because it gives them the quiet they want without having to deal with LA paps and tourists.

  7. Steph says:

    Congrats to them. I’m not trying to start anything but… they have a similar look right?

  8. ce says:

    I have become a big Ariana fan the last few years, I love her music and I hope I can see her on tour soon. That said, pandemic/high emotion marriages are not built to last- sorry. This reminds me of Miley’s marriage right after her house burned down. There’s something to be said about letting life with your partner be mundane before signing legal documents. Then again she can afford to get married/divorced as many times as she pleases, so as long as the music is good, I don’t care ha

    • terra says:

      Isn’t it the exact opposite, though? My first thoughts were about how they’ve had it so easy, being together all the time, no really pressure about how to make time for each other, pretty much since they got together.

      Once things start really moving in the world again, however, they’ll finally have to contend with all of the pressure on her time, all of the people trying to grab her attention. It just seem ill advised to get married before they’re absolutely sure that her lifestyle is going to be something he can make work emotionally. Extraordinary circumstances and all of that.

      • lucy2 says:

        I agree, I think when her tours and publicity and work start up again, it’s going to be a big change for them. For their sake I hope it works, but it’s definitely got to be difficult.

    • Imara219 says:

      I feel like others could have said the same about the WWII quickie marriages. I see people divided into two different camps regarding marriage right now: 1) we should do it because life is short and this pandemic has shown us that things can change at any time so why not go and get married 2) we mind as well wait. I don’t think anyone way is wrong just different.

    • Grant says:

      I saw Ariana on her Sweetener World Tour w/ my sister and fiance. She puts on a great show. I liked her before but after hearing her live I was blown away by her beautiful vocals. She sang some Whitney Houston song and I kid you not, the whole stadium was on their feet applauding by the time she finished.

  9. Case says:

    She looks so much younger than she actually is – I always think of her as a kid. So it was surprising to read this, lol. But good for her. Her husband looks…a lot like her.

  10. Watson says:

    I like how private and low key this whole relationship was. More hope for this one than the one with Pete Davidson.

    • Renata says:

      Yeah. This is a good match for her. And I do remember saying the Pete relationship wouldnt last because he was clearly in the idealisation phase of his BPD but I got shouted down. It went exactly as predicted, hell, all his relationships go that way. He plays his idealisation phase publicly and then something happens and she’s devalued and he has to speed through to the next one.

  11. Imara219 says:

    Good for her. She’s been wanting to get married for so long but now, hopefully, she has the right partner. I’m glad she has something positive and pandemic or no, they have been dating for a hot minute and have been in quarantine together. Those factors mean they are set with this is real so let’s just get it done. I loved her ring from the start! It actually seemed to fit her vibe.

    • Otaku fairy says:

      Agreed. This does seem like a better match for her and less rushed. Happy for her.

  12. Kimberly says:

    don’t need to see any wedding pictures, just happy for her happiness. Best wishes to them and a happy life together❤

  13. MsIam says:

    Congrats? As for the ring, the diamond is beautiful, I just wish it wasn’t surrounded by tattoos, it’s distracting.

  14. KNy says:

    I don’t know why I thought she was like 19 and not 27. Hopefully they have a nice life together. I am not a tattoo person myself but can appreciate tattoos on others, except for hand tattoos! Why did she do that to her hands!? They look like the pen doodles I used to draw on my legs when I was in pre-K, and then my mother would yell at me and take the pen away.

  15. TeeMajor says:

    I love her ring!!

  16. Normades says:

    This will last 2 years top.