According to the Northern Territory Times on Sunday, The Voice Australia coach, 32, exchanged vows with Themeli at a small church ceremony in Darwin on Saturday, followed by a reception for more than 300 guests at the Mindil Beach Casino Resort.
Sources close to the couple reportedly told the publication that there wasn’t ‘a dry eye in the crowd’. Jessica and Themeli’s evening reception reportedly took place on the lawn of the resort, which overlooks Mindil Beach.
According to the Northern Territory Times on Sunday, The Voice Australia coach exchanged vows with Themeli at a small church ceremony in Darwin on Saturday, followed by a reception for more than 300 guests at the Mindil Beach Casino Resort.
A marquee with mirrored windows was erected, while the lawn was adorned with lanterns for the guests to mill about prior to the start of the reception. Jessica’s fellow The Voice Australia judges Keith Urban, Rita Ora and Guy Sebastian were not in attendance.
‘My ideal ceremony is catching up with mob I have missed out on seeing recently and reconnecting with loved ones,’ she added.
When asked how the couple’s 13-year relationship works, Jess said a key factor was the couple’s respective families ‘getting to know each other’.‘That’s what makes our partnership magic that our parents are close,’ she said.
Daily Mail Australia has reached out to Jessica’s representative for comment.Just last month, Jessica revealed to the Sydney Morning Herald that her wedding ‘will happen this year’.
Jessica and Themeli, 32, who have been dating since they were 18, got engaged on holiday in Greece in 2019. ‘Honestly I don’t have an actual set date. I’m just trying to suss out who’s in town all the family particularly, obviously now everyone wants to travel,’ Jessica told Sunrise earlier this year.
‘I’m sure it will be a Darwin big family fest, because all my mob is up that way.’ The Australian Idol star added: ‘It’ll be probably the sunset and the beach, you know.’Jessica was also asked about her nuptials on The Project in November last year.
‘I have no updates. When you know you’ll know. I feel like this music is always taking over just when I’m getting my personal life together,’ she said at the time.Jessica went on to say she was ‘very grateful’ to have Themeli in her life. ‘He’s been so completely patient but he also loves seeing the joy and gets a kick out of me doing what I love to do,’ she said.
‘We live in different worlds. I mean, he’s in construction, I’m in the music business. So it’s very, very different worlds, but he absolutely loves it.’ ‘He loves his music, and I’m just really grateful to have someone like that in my life who understands what I do,’ she added.
Jessica confirmed her engagement to Themeli in October 2019. ‘The love of my life proposed to me in his family’s home town of Kalymnos, Greece, on the beach at sunset,’ she wrote on Instagram at the time. ‘We are so happy. I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with my best friend. Thank you for all the love. BIG LOVE JM & Themeli.’