Katie Couric announces daughter Ellie got married as she shares photo of happy newlyweds
Katie Couric’s daughter Ellie Monahan has married.
The TV presenter, 64, announced her daughter’s wedding as she posted a photo of the bride, 29, and new husband Mark Dobrosky watching fireworks after officially becoming husband and wife on 4th July.
‘Baby you’re fireworks. Happy wedding Ellie and Mark (heart emoji) (Of course, more pics to come when I recover!), ‘Katie captioned the snap on Monday.
Proud mom: Katie Couric announced her daughter Ellie got married to Mark Dobrosky on July 4th
Man and woman! Pictures posted by guests online captured the newlyweds walking hand in hand down the aisle
The happy newlyweds cuddled while admiring the magnificent display after finally exchanging vows after a two-year engagement.
Announcing her daughter’s engagement in February 2019, Katie revealed that Ellie was offered with the same diamond ring her late father Jay Monahan gave her mother.
Katie and Jay married in 1989 and have two daughters, Ellie and Caroline, who are now 25. Jay was only 42 when he died of colon cancer in 1998.
From photos posted on social media, the elegant affair seemed unforgettable.
I do! The couple exchanged vows under a lavish floral arch
The mother of the bride! Katie proudly announced her daughter’s wedding on Instagram on Monday (pictured with husband John Molner in June 2021)
The photos captured the couple exchanging vows under a floral archway before walking down the aisle together as male and female.
Guests danced the night away to an orchestra and feasted on a delicious white tiered wedding cake.
Ellie looked stunning in an exquisite white wedding dress with a flowing train and an elegant lace veil.
Here is the bride! Dazzled Ellie in an exquisite white dress with a flowing train and lace veil
Tradition! Newlyweds cut their delicious tiered cake as guests serenaded by a live band
Katie paid tribute to her daughter on her wedding day with a long but heartwarming post that included photos of the bride as a young girl with her late father.
“Looks like it was yesterday, when Ellie was crawling over my body like a little gymnast and hopping back on my shoulders. When she didn’t take off her dress Belle – never. When she had her wisdom teeth pulled out and was so mad she asked the dentist for lunch, ”she wrote.
“When she was spinning the volleyball before a serve. When she left for college where she met a wonderful guy named Mark. When she moved to Los Angeles for graduate school… and became a successful TV writer. And so on.
Let’s dance! Musical entertainment made the guests dance throughout the party
She said yes! Couric announced her daughter’s engagement in 2019
“It happened in a flash and today Ellie is getting married to her beloved son from Jersey. My heart is full of unbridled happiness for both of them and for all of us who come to celebrate their love and life itself. Jay would be so proud. Here is love, here is joy, here is the future.
Katie married John Molner on June 21, 2014, and she opened up about her new husband in a 2017 Time essay about what she learned after Jay’s death.
“I now have a new husband, a wonderful person who I adore, who is warm, wise and so funny,” she wrote.
“He’s different from Jay, but I think Jay would approve. I think they would have been friends. Her greatest gift made me love them both.
Meaningful: Ellie was offered with the same diamond ring her late father gave her mother
Proud mom! Couric paid tribute to her daughter in a gushing message posted on her wedding day
Loved daddy: Heartbreaking tribute Katie posted also includes footage of her late husband
Flashback: Katie and Jay got married in 1989 and had two daughters, Ellie and Caroline, who are now 25