Usher & Jenn Goicoechea Are Married! Inside Their Las Vegas Chapel Wedding
What happens in Vegas doesn't always stay in Vegas. Usher and his girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea got married in Las Vegas over Super Bowl weekend, right after his electric performance at the 2024 Halftime show. Prior to the big game, sources confirmed that the couple obtained a marriage license, seemingly indicating that a wedding could have been part of their weekend plans.
A rep for the singer confirmed the happy news to People on February 14, saying, "We can confirm that Usher and Jennifer Goicoechea took the next step in their relationship and did get married on Sunday night in Las Vegas surrounded by close friends and family. They both look forward to continuing to raise their children together surrounded by love and thank everyone for the well wishes."
The nuptials took place shortly after Usher's highly-anticipated show came to a close. The couple later attended a post-performance dinner party at Cathédral Restaurant—and per Page Six, they were met with a celebratory introduction. "Congrats to the newlyweds in the building!" producer Bryan-Michael Cox reportedly exclaimed as they made their way into the event. "One time for everybody here…let's go!" The couple was clad in wedding-worthy monochrome white ensembles, further fueling the speculation. Plus, in some photos, Usher could be seen wearing a gold band on his left ring finger.
The singer is no stranger to marriage as he's already married twice: first, to stylist Tameka Foster and later, to creative director Grace Miguel. Usher's love story with Goicoechea began within the music industry in 2019. From whispers of romance to the arrival of their children, here's everything to know about Usher and Jenn Goicoechea.
- Is Usher married? He wed his longtime girlfriend, Jenn Goicoechea, after the Super Bowl in Las Vegas on February 11, 2024.
- Usher's girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea first posted a photo with the singer back in 2016, but they didn't start dating until 2019.
- Usher has four kids; two with his first wife, Tameka Foster, and two with his current wife, Jenn Goicoechea.
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Is Usher Married?
Yes, Usher is married! The singer swapped vows with longtime girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea over Super Bowl weekend, where the iconic R&B superstar headlined the 2024 Halftime show. The partners share two young children together: a daughter named Sovereign and a son named Sire Castrello.
Usher's first marriage was to Tameka Foster, who worked as his personal stylist for several years. The two married in a civil ceremony in Atlanta on August 3, 2007, which was followed by a larger wedding reception on September 1, 2007.
Usher and Foster share two sons: Usher "Cinco" Raymond V, born in November 2007 and Naviyd Ely Raymond, born in December 2008. According to a report by People, Usher filed for divorce from Foster in June 2009, which was finalized in November 2009.
Six years later in September 2015, Usher married his girlfriend and manager Grace Miguel. The singer confirmed this himself during an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The marriage only lasted a few years with Usher eventually filing for divorce from Miguel on December 28, 2018.
Usher's Wedding Details
According to People, Usher and Jenn Goicoechea got married after he performed the Halftime show at Allegiant Stadium. Shortly after stepping offstage, the two made their way to Vegas Weddings' drive-through tunnel The Fast Lane to officially get hitched. The groom wore an asymmetrical black and white tux, while the bride opted for a white off-the-shoulder pantsuit with white sunglasses and matching sparkly gloves. She also donned one of the biggest wedding accessory trends of the year: a custom veil embroidered with the phrase "Mrs. Raymond 02.11.24." The outlet reported that Usher's mother Jonetta Patton served as their witness.
After the vow swap, the newlyweds arrived at an after-party in their wedding attire.
How Usher and Jenn Goicoechea Met
As a record executive who has worked in the music industry for a long time, Jenn Goicoechea likely crossed paths professionally with Usher before becoming romantically involved. Their first encounters go as far back as March 2016, when Goicoechea shared a photo of herself whispering in Usher's ear.
Rumors of romance, however, didn't surface until after they were photographed together at producer Keith Thomas' 40th birthday party in June 2019. Those rumblings were emboldened when they were seen sharing an intimate moment together backstage at a concert at the Hollywood Bowl in October 2019. Photographer Jennifer Johnson captured and shared the moment on Instagram, which shows Goicoechea giving Usher a kiss on the cheek.
All About Usher's Wife, Jenn Goicoechea
According to a feature on Rolling Out, Usher's wife Jenn Goicoechea grew up in Miami with an Italian mother and a Puerto Rican father. She learned the ins and outs of the entertainment business from her mother, Barbara Goicoechea, a notable production manager for Act Productions. Jenn Goicoechea quickly landed a position working as singer Ciara's assistant, which kick-started her career.
Goicoechea eventually moved to the West Coast to establish her own business, Boogs'N'Effect Management, where she started representing artists under her own company. According to Elle, she later became the senior vice president of A&R at Epic Records. As her success grew, she was named one of Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players in both 2020 and 2021.
Usher and Jenn Goicoechea's Relationship Timeline
2019: Rumors of Romance Spark Between Jenn and Usher
Rumors of romance sparked when Usher and Jenn Goicoechea were photographed together at producer Keith Thomas' 40th birthday party in June 2019 and again in October 2019 when they were photographed kissing.
2020: Usher and Jenn Goicoechea Welcome Their First Child Together
Usher and Goicoechea welcomed their first child together, their daughter Sovereign Bo, on September 24, 2020.
2021: Usher and Jenn Goicoechea Welcome Their Second Child Together
On September 29, 2021, Usher and Goicoechea welcomed their second child, a son they named Sire Castrello, after Goicoechea's late grandfather.
2022: Usher Gives Jenn Goicoechea an Early Birthday Surprise on Stage
According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Usher surprised Goicoechea with an early birthday surprise on October 12, 2022, when he brought Goicoechea to a cocktail table on stage at Dolby Live for an extravagant date night moment, toasting to her birthday and sharing a kiss in front of the audience.
2023: Jenn Goicoechea Shares Exciting News About Usher
In September 2023, Goicoechea shared a video on her Instagram confirming that Usher was set to headline the 2024 Super Bowl Halftime Show. She paired it with a caption that read, "Vegas 2024!!!!"
2024: Usher and Girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea Get Married In Las Vegas
Before he hit the stage at the Super Bowl, Usher and Jenn Goicoechea obtained a marriage license in Nevada on Thursday, February 8, 2024. They officially swapped vows after the Halftime show at Vegas Weddings' drive-through tunnel The Fast Lane.
With reporting by Brittany Barber.