Jonathan Van Ness’ husband Mark Peacock is originally from London, England

By Ally Mauch
May 04, 2021 05:27 PM
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Jonathan Van Ness
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Jonathan Van Ness' London-born husband Mark Peacock is in America to stay. 

The Queer Eye star posted a photo of him and his British beau in front of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Monday, sharing the good news that Peacock had secured a Green Card. 

"Yay he's staying @marklondon 💗 Today as a queer person who wouldn't have been able to marry the person they love just 6 years ago, our rights can't be taken for granted! So happy to have this process in our rearview 💗 Green Card YAS!" Van Ness, 34, captioned the photo. 

Peacock, 35, commented below the loving post, writing, "❤️ Love my babe 💚." 

The comments section was also flooded with messages from the couple's famous friends and fans. Van Ness' Queer Eye costar Bobby Berk wrote, "Shantay you stay!!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️" in a reference to RuPaul's Drag Race, while Tan France added, "YAY! Such wonderful news that he now has a green card!!"

Van Ness first surprised fans with the news that he and Peacock had gotten married last year in a New Year's Eve Instagram post. 

"I got married to my best friend & have a loving partner to continue building my life with," he wrote at the time. 

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In his own Instagram post on New Year's Eve, Peacock called Van Ness his "soulmate" and "one true love."

"2020 brought on more changes than I've ever been a part of before. I left London and moved across the Atlantic, got dressed up for numerous seriously hilarious zoom quizzes, re-discovered a love for gardening, learn to drive on the left, got married to my soulmate and one true love @jvn and adopted a little Jack Russell called Pablo and entered a family with 4 amazing cats," Peacock wrote.

Several days later, Van Ness offered fans more details about how he and Peacock met and ended up getting married.

"We went on a date in London, which turned into more dates whilst I was on comedy tour," he wrote alongside several photos of the couple. "At the end of that time I was taking my mom, aunt & friends on a mini break to Amsterdam. I wanted @marklondon to come with but, was it a bit intense to ask Mark to come after a couple weeks worth's of dates to come meet my mom & and friends on a mini break?"

"Maybe so, but something about Mark felt different and I'm quite sure he felt the same 🥰," Van Ness continued. "Here's some of my favorite moments together and here's to making many more 🏳️‍🌈 Thanks so much for your support and love for us!! Love y'all!!"