Former USC star quarterback Matt Leinart and actress Josie Loren got engaged about two years ago. Over the holiday weekend, the pair sealed the deal. The two were married in North Carolina.
On Tuesday, both of the Leinarts posted photos to their Instagram accounts. It certainly looked like a beautiful event. Us Weeklyhas more details:
The former NFL player and the 17 Again actress’ ceremony took place at the Basilica of St. Lawrence. Nick and Vanessa Lachey were in attendance and the 98 Degrees singer, 44, got up on stage during the reception to sing Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition” along with the bride’s mom. A guest at the wedding shared a clip of the moment on Instagram, and captioned it: “The Love and energy in this room was unreal ????? #blessedtobeapartofthisfamily.”
Photos from Matt Leinart and Josie Loren's wedding:
Matt Leinart is 34 years old, and current works as a football analyst for FOX Sports. He is best known for his time at USC.
Leinart was perhaps the most successful college quarterback in a string of very good Trojan signal callers. He started at the school from 2003-05.
Leinart won the Heisman Trophy in 2004, and was a finalist again in 2005, but lost to teammate Reggie Bush. He led USC to the BCS National Championship in 2004, and a claim to the title as the Associated Press No. 1 team at the end of the 2003 season.
Despite that college success, his NFL career never really took off. Leinart was drafted No. 10 overall by the Arizona Cardinals, where he played from 2006-09. He also had stints with the Texans, Raiders, and Bills, before ending his NFL career in 2013.
Loren, 31, has been a television and movie actress dating back to 2006. She has had roles in a number of big shows, including Veronica Mars, Hannah Montana, Medium, NCIS, and The Mentalist.
Congratulations to the happy couple. It's hard to beat that way to celebrate Memorial Day weekend.