After romance blossomed on Made in Chelsea, Jamie Laing and Sophie Habboo finally tied the knot in April 2023. But they didn’t just have one wedding, they had two! Keep reading to discover the couple’s relationship timeline, wedding details, and, of course, the gorgeous ring.
Jamie and Sophie Got Married in London
Jamie Laing and Sophie Habboo tied the knot on April 14, 2023, at a registry office in Chelsea. The couple, who star in Made in Chelsea, had a legal ceremony for friends and family before having a big celebration in London the following month. Sophie wore a bridal mini dress by Vivienne Westwood with a two-layer veil by Gigi & Olive and Saeda 100 ivory bridal heels with an embellished ankle strap by Jimmy Choo. She paired the wedding outfit with sunglasses and a “Wifey for Lifey” bridal clutch with a chain strap and sparkle clasp by Sophia Webster. Jamie wore a double-breasted black wedding suit and tie with sunglasses.
Jamie and Sophie Got Married in Marbella
Following their London wedding in April, the couple tied the knot again in Marbella. Sophie wore two wedding dresses on her big day. First a long sleeve lace dress with a gorgeous veil and ivory satin court shoes for the ceremony. She changed for the reception and wore a slinky satin dress. She went with a natural look for her makeup, with glowing skin, and pink lips. The bridesmaids wore ivory dresses in different shapes and styles. While Jamie and Sophie’s wedding in London was an intimate affair, everyone turned up to this one. The guest list included Made in Chelsea castmates, showbiz names, and more. Each guest received their own personalized place card that included a description about them.
The Couple’s Relationship Timeline
Jamie and Sophie had a close friendship on Series 17 of Made in Chelsea. This closeness sparked rumors among co-stars and tabloids. Jamie had just split from ex-girlfriend Heloise Agostinelli and the stories caused friction between Jamie and his friend Sam Thompson, who was also Sophie’s ex-boyfriend. Sophie and Jamie had a conversation and decided that they would remain friends.
They went on their first date after realizing that everyone was already upset about their non-romance. They decided to see where things could go.
The couple seemed to be going strong just as an opportunity appeared for Jamie. Jamie said on his podcast, “I will still be seeing Habboo, I’m not going to start kissing my dance partner.” He suffered a foot injury during his first dance and later had to drop out of the show.
Jamie returned to Strictly Come Dancing and made it to the semi-finals. He also left Made in Chelsea, while Sophie stayed on as a cast member. Jamie and Sophie are still going strong.
After much speculation, Jamie and Sophie announce their engagement. Sophie posted on Instagram saying: “Mrs. Laing to be. I cannot wait to spend the rest of my life with you.” She also shared a photo of the couple. She later added photos of the hotel room where Jamie proposed with a bottle of champagne and four bunches of white roses. Jamie took to Instagram to share his happiness by saying, “I couldn’t think of anything better than spending the rest of my life with you.”
The couple start a podcast together called Nearlyweds. The podcast documented their wedding planning, including the venue and guests.
Jamie shared his opinion that “relationships have a better chance of surviving away from the cameras.” He also said he left the show because: “I didn’t want my relationship with Sophie on camera. I’ve seen so many relationships fail on reality TV shows, and I didn’t want that to happen.”
On Friday April 14, 2023, the couple got married at a registry office in Chelsea in front of family and friends.
On Saturday May 20, 2023, Jamie and Sophie got married in a lavish Spanish wedding in Marbella, Spain in front of hundreds of family members and friends.
After getting hitched, Sophie Habboo added some new bling to her ring finger with her wedding bands. Yes, she has two, which surround her engagement ring.
The Engagement Ring
Sophie’s engagement ring is a gorgeous emerald cut diamond set in a four-prong setting. The gallery of the ring is unique. It is set with small round diamonds, which give it an extra layer of sparkle. The ring is estimated to be between 3 and 4 carats. With the added bling of the gallery, it’s a one-of-a-kind piece. The designer of the ring has yet to be disclosed in public, but Jamie has said that he was “closely involved in the design process and that he worked with a jeweler to create a custom ring that was perfect for Sophie.” The Wedding Scoop jewelry experts estimated it to be worth about $50,000.
The Wedding Ring
There isn’t a lot of information about the wedding ring itself. After tying the knot, Sophie was spotted arriving at The Bentley Hotel in West London wearing her two wedding rings on either side of her engagement ring. It’s estimated that the rings are 18 carat yellow gold. Jamie revealed on the couple’s podcast that the day before their wedding day he went to pick up their rings he was given his band and was told that he hadn’t arranged for Sophie to get one.
What Is the Ring Worth?
Many factors go into a rings’ worth. The size of the diamonds, the weight, and the cut are crucial. Also, the color of the ring adds to the price of the piece.
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