Usher secretly took the subsequent step in his relationship with longtime girlfriend Jennifer Goicoechea earlier than wowing followers along with his Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present efficiency.
The R&B icon just lately joined the ever-growing checklist of celebrities beginning new chapters with their vital others in Las Vegas. The well-known Sin Metropolis is a widely known sizzling spot, with a number of well-known faces saying their vows in ceremonies officiated by Elvis impersonators.
Usher Obtained A Marriage License 3 Days Earlier than His Tremendous Bowl Efficiency
Three days earlier than headlining this yr’s Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present, Usher made a rapid cease at Clark County to acquire a wedding license. Information confirmed the singer and his longtime lover took the large step on Thursday, February 8.
Whereas their actions marked a major milestone within the duo’s relationship, a supply claimed they owed their progress to the religious advisor, Amba Kahly Su. The “DJ Acquired Us Fallin’ In Love” hitmaker allegedly determined to wed Goicoechea following the wellness specialist’s suggestion.
The marriage will reportedly be an intimate affair attended solely by shut household and pals. This journey down the aisle will likely be Usher’s second marriage — his former union was with the style designer Tameka Foster, with whom he shares teenage sons Usher ‘Cinco’ Raymond V and Navid Ely.
As for his relationship with Goicoechea, the couple share two kids: Sovereign and Sire. Final week — on the identical day the wedding license was filed — the 45-year-old confirmed his household could be there to observe his Tremendous Bowl efficiency.
“They are going to be round. I’ve been receiving tons of notes from Naviyd,” the proud dad revealed. “Usher, he gave me a few notes. He gave me a number of songs he felt like I ought to undoubtedly reduce, songs I ought to maintain.”
All 4 kids will seemingly attend their father’s second marriage ceremony, which is able to happen in one in every of Las Vegas’ well-known chapels, per Daily Mail.
Usher & Jennifer Goicoechea’s Relationship Timeline
The “Yeah!” singer has been turning heads with his relationship with Goicoechea for years. Though it’s unclear when the lovebirds first met, they had been publicly linked in December 2016 following a sighting on her Instagram web page.
Within the image, Usher leaned down whereas Goicoechea coated her mouth as she whispered into his ear. “Undecided what I’m saying or who I’m chatting with. However my nails look good,” she captioned the submit.
Two years after their first sighting, the couple posed once more on Goicoechea’s Instagram web page. Within the snap, captioned “Boys membership,” she posed between two friends whereas Usher laughed as he leaned over the trio.
Regardless of these social media appearances, Usher and Goicoechea didn’t spark romance rumors till June 2019 at Keith Thomas’ celebration. They seemingly confirmed their relationship in October with an image on the Hollywood Bowl.
Within the backstage snap, the R&B star was all smiles as Goicoechea kissed his cheek. Usher confirmed the pair had been anticipating their first youngster in August 2020, with a supply claiming the couple “are thrilled and really excited” to be dad and mom.
Their daughter, Sovereign Bo Raymond, arrived in September 2020. A yr later, they welcomed their second youngster, son Sire Castrello Raymond, in October 2021.
Usher Delivers Spectacular Tremendous Bowl Efficiency With Visitor Stars
Earlier than taking the Tremendous Bowl stage on February 11, Usher beforehand teased his efficiency would include surprise guests, and he delivered his guarantees in model. The primary visitor performer was the long-lasting Alicia Keys, who confirmed up in a purple sequined one-piece whereas enjoying the piano.
The powerhouse vocalist and Usher gave a spectacular duet to his traditional observe, “My Boo,” earlier than giving manner for Lil Jon. The rapper jumped on the efficiency of the 45-year-old’s hit single “Yeah!” and was joined on stage by fellow rapper Ludacris.
The one artist lacking from the spectacular lineup was Justin Bieber. Though the previous teen idol reportedly confirmed up alongside the Kardashians for the Tremendous Bowl occasion, he didn’t take part in the course of the halftime present.
Nonetheless, followers immensely loved Usher’s efficiency, which he famous was lengthy overdue. Following 2023’s Tremendous Bowl headliner announcement, the 45-year-old shared: “It’s an honor of a lifetime to lastly examine a Tremendous Bowl efficiency off my bucket checklist.”
“I can’t wait to convey the world a present not like the rest they’ve seen from me earlier than. Thanks to the followers and everybody who made this chance occur. I’ll see you actual quickly,” he concluded his assertion.