Nick Jonas & Priyanka Chopra have finally tied the knot during a weekend of wedding festivities In India. While the festivities are not over yet; they are yet to hold a Hindu ceremony later today; we bring you a timeline of the exciting moments of this whirlwind romance. What first started as such an unlikely union turned out to be the love story of the year….read below for the milestones that defined this relationship.
September 8, 2016: A Twitter Message Is Sent By Nick
Nick Jonas was the one to make the first move. He sent Priyanka a direct message on Twitter in which he says that a mutual friend of theirs says that they should meet! The friend in question is Graham Rogers who starred with both Chopra and Jonas in Quantico and Careful What You Wish For.
And what’s Priyanka’s response you think? “My team can read this. Why don’t you just text me.” And thus they began a friendly-ish texting that was going back and forth with the slightest hint of flirtation.
February 26, 2017: They Meet At The Vanity Fair Oscars Party
Nick and Priyanka attend this Oscars after party separately, and when Priyanka was headed towards Nick, what do you think Nick did? Well, he actually got down on one knee and said, “You’re real. Where have you been all my life?” And what did Chopra say? “I have five minutes.” She actually had to catch a flight to India that same night.
Last Week of April 2017: They Meet For Drinks
Nick and Priyanka meet for drinks at the Carlyle hotel in New York. Nick went back to Priyanka’s apartment ……to meet Priyanka’s mother for the first time.
May 1, 2017: They Attend The Met Gala As A New Couple
The couple arrive at the Met Gala together; the pics we’ve seen a hundred times with Priyanka wearing the off-shoulder Ralph Lauren trench coat-inspired gown with a 20-foot train are from that night. It’s worth mentioning that Jonas was also wearing Ralph Lauren.
May 10, 2017: Priyanka Almost Denies Everything
Chopra appeared on Jimmy Kimmel shortly after the Met Gala and when asked about her relationship with Nick, Priyanka denied it and said “We were both wearing Ralph Lauren and we decided to go together. It was fun.” She explained that since they were seated at the same table and that they knew each other so they decided to just show up together.
A Year Later; May 25, 2018: They Attended Beauty and The Beast Live
So the couple managed to survive a whole year under the radar. A year after their Met Gala debut, the couple attended the Beauty and The Beast Live performance at the Hollywood Bowl and romance rumours started going around. The following day the couple were spotted watching an L.A. Dodgers game.
A few days later, the couple were seen hanging out with friends for Memorial Day.
May 31, 2018: A Proper Dinner Date
The couple were again spotted having dinner in West Hollywood. Fans who saw them reported that the couple weren’t shying away from PDA; at one point Priyanka was seen to run her fingers through Jonas’ hair.
June 2018: Instagramming The Relationship
The couple’s comments on Instagram were almost like a confirmation of the relationship on social media. Nick wrote “that smile ❤️” on a photo of Priyanka while with her friends. Priyanka also posted a question “Who is cuter? on a pic of Nick with a koala in Australia.
June 9, 2018: Chopra Meets The Jonases
The coupe were spotted at JFK; they later were seen attending Nick’s cousin’s wedding in Atlantic City, where Kevin Jonas was the groomsman. The family felt this was a very serious step.
June 2018: Nick Meets Priyanka’s Family in India
The couple went off to India to meet Priyanka’s side of the family. On the 22nd they had dinner with Priyanka’s mother. They were also seen around Mumbai; with Chopra sporting a gold ring which people thought that she either borrowed from Nick or that they had matching rings.
June 22, 2018: Instagram Official
Nick makes it official on Instagram by posting a video of her on his story. Priyanka follows his lead the following day with a post showing Nick with her brother Siddharth.
June 29, 2018: Brazil
The couple travel to Brazil for one of Jonas’ gigs. They were seen holding hands and during the festival Priyanka was proudly watching.
July 4, 2018: Double Date With Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner
The two couples spent Independence Day together.
July 16, 2018: London
Again Nick and Joe and Kevin now joined them for a trip to London.
July 19, 2018: Nick Proposes
Nick popped the question in Crete, Greece. Priyanka’s birthday was July 18th; Nick waited till after midnight of her birthday to pop the question. He reportedly shut down Tiffany & Co. in London to pick up a ring. Priyanka was so stunned that she literally fell silent for 45 seconds before responding. He didn’t actually wait for a response he said “I’m going to put this ring on your finger now unless you have any objections.”
It is reported that they met with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during that week of their engagement.
August 2018: Engagement In India
The engagement celebrations in India began with a roka ceremony with both families present. Nick actually said his prayers in Sanskrit.
October 28, 2018: Priyanka Throws Bridal Shower
Priyanka threw a Breakfast At Tiffany’s-themed bridal shower, at the Tiffany’s & Co. Blue Box Cafe in New York City. She wore a strapless white Marchesa dress; guests included Lupita Nyong’o and Kelly Ripa.
November 30 – December 2: Wedding
The couple tie the knot in India; at the Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur. The bride and groom wore custom Ralph Lauren and they exchanged Chopard wedding rings. The couple exited in a classic red car and held a pastel-themed reception. The Hindu ceremony will take place today.