7 Things You Didn’t Know About Jerry And Jessica Seinfeld’s Relationship

  
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5. Engagement

The controversial couple had broken up before they announced that they were engaged in November 1999 and Jessica had reportedly been dating Today producer David Friedman, so news of the impending nuptials came as a bit of a shock. The comedian proposed to her at Balthazar, a trendy restaurant in Manhattan, with a ring from Tiffany’s.

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4. Wedding

They were married on December 25, 1999, in Greenwich Village in New York City in a simple Jewish ceremony. They went to great lengths to keep everything a secret, reportedly telling their 40 guests to wait by their phones to find out the secret location of the wedding. He wore a tux and she wore a spaghetti-strap Tommy Hilfiger dress. Some of the guests who were in attendance were comics Mario Joyner, Larry Miller and George Wallace, who was Jerry’s best man.

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