He’s added one other ring!
New England Patriots proprietor Robert Kraft married Dr. Dana Blumberg in a star-studded shock wedding ceremony in New York Metropolis on Friday night time, Web page Six has solely realized.
We hear the 81-year-old billionaire and 47-year-old physician invited company to a “Kickoff and a Landing” celebration on the Corridor des Lumières in decrease Manhattan and instructed them to decorate festively, however didn’t disclose that they’d be tying the knot.
Sources say the couple confirmed a shifting 10-minute video earlier than they had been launched to the group of about 250 as husband and spouse by the voice of NFL commentator Al Michaels.
Kraft stepped on a glass through the celebration per Jewish custom and defined its that means to the gathering, (however it’s unclear when and the place the pair really stated “I do”).
We hear that Kraft instructed the group that the couple solely hatched plans for the lavish wedding ceremony celebration mere weeks in the past after they went backstage at Sir Elton John’s current “Farewell Yellow Brick Highway” tour cease at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.
A supply instructed us of the “Rocketman” singer, “He cherished [Blumberg’s] engagement ring. He stated, ‘When are you getting married?’”
When the couple stated they had been considering of quietly eloping, John, 75, apparently instructed them, “Properly, while you get married I wish to play as a present!”
The couple took the rock legend up on his provide and picked the one date John had accessible. Mentioned a visitor, “Elton simply did this as a pal and to honor their friendship. They deliberate this occasion in, like, three weeks!”
The Grammy winner introduced the newlyweds as Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kraft for the primary time and instructed the flamboyant gathering he flew into the Massive Apple simply to carry out as a marriage reward, the insider dished.
The crooner kicked off his hour-long efficiency with “Circle of Life,” adopted by “Tiny Dancer,” “Philadelphia Freedom,” “Don’t Let the Solar Go Down on Me,” “Can You Really feel the Love Tonight,” and extra. He additionally did a duet with Ed Sheeran of “Candle within the Wind.”
Different performers on the elegant celebration included Sheeran and Meek Mill, spies instructed us. Kraft and Blumberg had a primary dance as Sheeran performed an acoustic quantity. Grandmaster Flash DJ’d the occasion and performed the hora earlier than all of it became an enormous dance celebration. There was additionally a seven-tired wedding ceremony cake.
Visitors, together with former Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, munched on meals starting from caviar to knishes. The NFL professional, 45, was all smiles as he arrived with out spouse Gisele Bündchen and was seen hanging out with Jon Bon Jovi contained in the venue.
The Buccaneers star was later noticed huddling with former Pats quarterback Drew Bledsoe — whom he famously changed on the crew — in addition to different ex-teammates together with Andre Tippett, Vince Wilfork and Richard Seymour.
Additionally on the posh affair, we hear, had been energy gamers together with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Ari Emanuel, David Zaslav, Brian Grazer, Mary Erdoes, Stephen Schwarzman, Ken Langone, Shari Redstone, Lally Weymouth, Michael Rubin, Camille Fishel, Casey Wasserman, and Kraft’s sons, together with Patriots president Jonathan Kraft. Additionally on the scene was nation singer Kenny Chesney and retired NFL broad receiver Randy Moss.
One other pal stated, “They wished to get in a zone of sharing happiness with each other, and bringing individuals collectively.”
The bride wore an ivory Naeem Khan wedding ceremony gown when the newlyweds had been introduced, and arrived in an Elie Saab jumpsuit she helped design, a supply reveals.
Kraft, for his half, wore “his customary blue sports activities coat,” to the bash, a pal stated, earlier than he “became a midnight blue velvet Armani dinner jacket. And, after all, his RKK Air Pressure 1 [sneakers].” Kraft is generally known as a significant sneakerhead.
The Corridor des Lumières — within the constructing as soon as generally known as the Emigrant Industrial Financial savings Financial institution — has been enjoying the immersive digital artwork exhibition, “Gustav Klimt: Gold In Movement.”
Mentioned a supply of the Kraft wedding ceremony, “They purchased out the reveals for 5 days and used it primarily as a uncooked house. It actually was an beautiful house they remodeled. Individuals would suppose it was a stupendous dwelling and a heat atmosphere.”
Web page Six solely revealed in March that Kraft and Blumberg, a high ophthalmologist, had been engaged after designer Tommy Hilfiger introduced the information and the doctor was noticed sporting “a large rock” on the time.
“It appeared prefer it was 10-carats or extra… It was as huge as a few of Bob’s Tremendous Bowl rings,” a shocked supply stated of the engagement ring on the time.
Kraft, who has six Tremendous Bowl rings with the Patriots, and Blumberg have been relationship since 2019, once they had been 78 and 45, respectively. They made their public debut as a pair on the French Open in June 2019, and had been noticed once more a month later on the Ladies’s World Cup soccer finals in Paris.
Blumberg, a extremely revered physician, relies at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia.
Kraft was beforehand married to his school sweetheart and famed philanthropist, Myra Kraft, till 2011 when she handed away from most cancers on the age of 68.