Sports Illustrated model and former Miss USA Olivia Jordan, who recently tied the knot with actor Jay Hector, gushed over her friends’ “perfect” day. “She is a really special girl, and I am very lucky and blessed for her coming into my life,” Tebow told ESPN at the time. She’s so incredibly special … I almost can’t even put it into words.”. Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Former football star and current Minor League Baseball player Tim Tebow began his week by marrying former Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters in South Africa. The Syracuse Mets outfielder and his love, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters , tied the knot in a gorgeous, traditional ceremony surrounded by their family and friends. He hit .163 with four home runs and 19 RBIs in 77 games last season for the Class-AAA Syracuse Mets. For access to all our exclusive celebrity videos and interviews – Subscribe on YouTube! Less than six months later, the retired athlete got down on one knee and popped the big question to the South African model. “It’s so incredible and we’re so blessed. Tebow and the former beauty queen took their relationship public in July 2018, but the NFL alum knew from the start that he had found someone special. Nel-Peters, 24, was crowned Miss Universe in 2017. We’re really enjoying it,” he said at the time. Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters. Tebow also posted videos to his Instagram story during the hours leading up to the ceremony. New York Mets extend spring training invitation to Tim Tebow, Tim Tebow practices wedding dance with fiancee Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters. The couple became engaged in January 2019. Tebow and Nel-Peters told People about 260 guests attended the wedding. Wishing you and your happy a lifetime of marital bliss. Night to Shine is a prom night experience for people with special needs ages 14 and older. The couple wrote their own vows. Guests used the hashtag #tyingthetebow on social media posts featuring the newlyweds. Singer Harry Connick Jr. was one of the guests featured on Tebow's Instagram story. Tim Tebow Officially Tied the Knot and Their Wedding Photos Are Stunning Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow married former Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel … Two days after becoming husband and wife, the couple a shared beautiful snapshot of their big day on Instagram. Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. "Her sister has special needs, so we invited them to Night to Shine in South Africa," Tebow told Today in 2019. In February 2019, Tebow raved over his then-fiancée and told Us Weekly that the pair were happily adjusting to engaged life. 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Part of the A360 Media Entertainment Group. The former Florida Gators star spent three seasons in the NFL before failing to stay on the roster while with the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles. Nel-Peters' sister Franje, 13, had special needs and died in 2019 after battling cerebellar agenesis. “The best people inside and out & the most stunning bride and groom. Nel-Peters, a model, and Tebow met when Night to Shine was staged in South Africa. Tim Tebow's wife shares photos of her gorgeous gown from their wedding day Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters said she tried on 50 dresses before she found the perfect one. Tebow and Nel-Peters married Monday at the La Paris Estate in Cape Town. Part of the A360 Media Entertainment Group.Powered by VIP, Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window). The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and his new wife -- a South Africa native -- posted photos from the event on social media. Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters recently got married in South Africa and took to social media to share a beautiful wedding photo. Well-wishes from friends and followers of the newlyweds quickly flooded the comments section, congratulating the pair on their special day. Tim Tebow and fiancée Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters are gearing up for their wedding in her home country of South Africa. “We’re so aligned in what matters most to us and we get along so well. Tebow and Nel-Peters told People about 260 guests attended the wedding. They became engaged last January in his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida . Tebow last took an NFL regular-season snap in 2012. ❤️❤️❤️.”. Singer Harry Connick Jr. was one of the guests featured on Tebow's Instagram story. "We kind of met and started talking through that and haven't stopped.". The Mets invited Tebow to 2020 spring training in January. South African television personality Basetsana Kumalo wrote, “Congratulations @demileighnp you were most exquisite on your special day. Tebow and Nel-Peters went public with their relationship in 2018. Tim Tebow and his new wife Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters have shared several loved-up photos from their luxury honeymoon in the Maldives. “Thank you for saying YES and making me the happiest man in the world,” Tebow wrote on Instagram alongside snapshots of his proposal. ,” former Miss Teen USA Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff commented on the bride’s post. They said “I do!” Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters tied the knot in a stunning outdoor ceremony on Monday, January 20. They said “I do!” Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters tied the knot in a stunning outdoor ceremony on Monday, January 20. The neurological condition involves having an underdeveloped or undersized cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls movement. 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Tim Tebow, 32, is a married man! “I am usually very private with these things, but I am very thankful.”. Jan. 21, 2020, 6:16 PM UTC They met at Night to Shine, an event sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation.