'DWTS' pro Artem Chigvintsev marries Nikki Bella in Paris

‘DWTS’ pro Artem Chigvintsev marries Nikki Bella in Paris

Artem Chigvintsev and Nikki Bella are officially husband and wife!

The “Dancing With the Stars” pro and “Total Bellas” star tied the knot in Paris, France, over the weekend, Page Six can confirm.

Bella also shared the exciting news via Instagram on Monday, writing, “We said I DO, can’t wait to share the entire journey with you all when our four-part special event series, ‘Nikki Bella Says I Do,’ premieres on @eentertainment. #NikkiBellaSaysIDo.”

In another post shared to her story, Bella wrote, “We both can’t stop smiling. I never want this feeling to end. I will love you forever and ever. Chigvintsev.”

Notable guests in attendance included Chigvintsev’s fellow “DWTS” pro Gleb Savchenko and his girlfriend Elena Belle, along with Emma Slater.

Savchenko, 38, and Belle, 37, teased they were traveling abroad for “something special” via their Instagram Stories days before the nuptials kicked off.

A photo of Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev's wedding rings
“We said I DO, can’t wait to share the entire journey with you all,” Bella gushed on Instagram.
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“Exploring Paris with this One,” the model gushed in text overlaying a romantic pic of her and her beau at dinner.

Savchenko was also in attendance for what appeared to be a co-ed Bachelor/Bachelorette party for Bella and Chigvintsev last weekend.

Other invited guests included Bella’s twin sister, Brie, her pals Danielle Moinet, CJ Perry, Natalie “Nat By Nature” Neidhart and Shawna Allan, and “DWTS” pros Sasha Farber and Alan Bersten.

Photo of Gleb Savchenko and Elena Belle in Paris for Artem Chigvinstev and Nikki Bella's wedding
Gleb Savchenko and Elena Bella were two of the guests in attendance.
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“Sooo many laughs and epic memories,” Farber wrote, with Savchenko adding, “🔥❤️ so much fun with you always love you both.”

As Page Six previously reported, Chigvintsev, 40, and Bella, 38, met while competing together on Season 25 of “DWTS” in 2017, while the WWE wrestler was still engaged to John Cena.

After calling off her engagement to Cena in April 2018, Bella started dating Chigvintsev later that year – but didn’t confirm their relationship status until early 2019. Their romance was well documented on the wrestler’s hit E! reality series, “Total Bellas,” along with plenty of PDA-packed pics taken by paparazzi at the time.

A photo of Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev
The two met when they were paired together for Season 25 of “Dancing With the Stars.”
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In January 2020, Chigvintsev revealed via social media that he and Bella were engaged. The Russian dancer popped the question to the brunette beauty in November 2019 while they were vacationing in France with their families.

“You are the best thing that has ever happened to me,” the 37-year-old dancer tweeted, alongside a photo of Nikki showing off her stunning engagement ring. “So excited for what’s to come. I love you more than anything and thank you for saying ‘Yes.’”

Bella also shared the news to her own Instagram and Twitter, writing, “Excited for 2020 and the next decade with you @theartemc ❤️.”

She added, “I said yes in France in November! We have been trying to keep it a secret but really wanted to share our excitement for the New Year!”

Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev
Chigvintsev popped the question to Bella in France in November 2019.
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The lovebirds welcomed their first child together, son Matteo, on July 31, 2020. “Our baby boy is here and we couldn’t be HAPPIER and more in LOVE! Everyone is safe and healthy,” Bella wrote via Instagram at the time.

As for why the couple waited so long to say “I do?” Bella previously admitted that she wanted to make sure Chigvintsev was the one “forever.” Additionally, the two were dealing with postponements due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

A photo of Artem Chigvintsev, Nikki Bella and their son Matteo
The lovebirds share one child together, son Matteo, 2.
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“My Nana’s like, ‘Just go do something small,’ but I want a really big bash, and I want to do it right,” Bella Entertainment told Tonight in June 2021. “I want it to be where it’s a fun experience and a journey, where it’s just a lot of fun. Maybe we’re making trips to New York for dresses!”

She continued, “I feel like if I was to do it right now, and try to get the fall that I want right now, it would just be cramming. It wouldn’t be fun, it would be just to get it done. So as of now, we have no plans, no day.”

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