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By Nicholas Rice
January 14, 2021 04:05 PM
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Tristan "Mack" Wilds and Christina Hammond have tied the knot.

On Dec. 17, the 31-year-old actor and his longtime love got married in a small ceremony amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The newlyweds share a young daughter, Tristyn Naomi Wilds.

"Our wedding was perfect," Hammond told E! News of the special day. "We wanted an intimate ceremony and so it was just us, Tristyn and our parents on Zoom. I couldn't have asked for a better wedding day."

"We got married, in a way, akin to how we started — just us," Wilds added. "Never needed much else. With the addition of our parents and our baby, it really made for a magical moment."

According to the outlet, Hammond and Wilds — who is known for his roles on 90210 and The Wire — have been together since they were 15 years old.

"At different times in our lives, we're shown fairy tales don't come true. This one came true for me," he said. His wife added, "Our love story is my favorite love story. I am living out my dream of being married to the love of my life."

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mack and Christina wilds
Credit: Christina wilds/ instagram

Days ahead of becoming a married couple, Wilds and Hammond also celebrated their daughter's first birthday. The actor dedicated a sweet Instagram tribute to his little girl on her big day.

"One year. happy birthday mama," Wilds wrote alongside a photo of his daughter celebrating her first birthday.

Back in May 2020, the couple posed for a sweet photo spread alongside baby Tristyn — who was named after her dad — for Essence, and opened up about how their then-5-month-old baby had changed their lives.

"It just made me feel like I had to be a lot stronger," Wilds said of learning he would be a dad. "I had a lot of growing up and strengthening to do to be ready to take care of this little one."

"There's a certain tenderness when you're raising a girl," he added. "You still have to be tough, but ultimately, when you're raising a girl, you're raising the closest thing that we have to God."

As for the new mom, she said she couldn't wait for all the memories Wilds would make with their daughter. "I'm blessed that she's able to have the experience of having such a good father, because there's nothing like it," Hammond told Essence. "I know that he has her back 1,000 percent."