Candice Accola Marries Joe King
The Vampire Diaires star wed The Fray guitarist in New Orleans
Candice Accola and Joe King are married!
The Vampire Diaries star and The Fray rocker exchanged “I do’s” Saturday at the Montegut House in New Orleans, PEOPLE confirms.
Accola wore Monique Lhuillier for the French Quarter-themed wedding, walking down the aisle to music by Trombone Shorty. The groom wore Tom Ford.
Accola’s CW costars past and present Kayla Ewell (who was a bridesmaid), Nina Dobrev, Michael Trevino, Kat Graham, Claire Holt and Paul Wesley and Vampire Diaries creator Julie Plec all attended the romantic nuptials, while Ian Somerhalder couldn’t make it but sent love to the couple via Instagram and offered best wishes for their “magical day.”
The newlyweds gave a glimpse at the festivities on Instagram, posting black-and-white photographs of them sharing a romantic kiss and first dance. On Monday, Accola also posted a short wedding video, calling it, “Real life dream sequence.”
In a picture from the ceremony, Accola, 27, wears a traditional veil over her up-do and carries an old-fashioned parasol, letting her hair down with a decorative tiara for the outdoor reception, which guests were led to by a parade down the streets of New Orleans.
King, 34, popped the question in May 2013. The couple first met at a Super Bowl event – but it took Dobrev to seal the deal.
“I was too chicken to give him my number, so Nina did,” Accola told PEOPLE in June 2013 of their sweet first meeting.
The marriage is also a match made in music heaven: King plays guitar for the Grammy-nominated band, and Accola has shown off her own impressive pipes on TVD.
The couple even shared a steamy kiss in The Fray’s “Love Don’t Die” music video.
This is the first marriage for Accola and the second for King, who has two daughters, Ava and Elise, from his previous marriage.