Neighbours star Olympia Valance marries AFL star Tom Bellchambers in Daylesford, Victoria


Olympia Valance is a married woman. 

The Neighbours actress walked down the aisle with AFL star Tom Bellchambers, 32, at a picturesque ceremony attended by 250 family and friends in Daylesford, Victoria, on Sunday. 

The 29-year-old stunned in an ornate, antique-style gown from Melbourne couture house J’Aton, with sheer fabric and detailed off-white lace designs.  

Olympia Valance (pictured) is a married woman. The Neighbours actress walked down the aisle with AFL star Tom Bellchambers, 32, at a picturesque ceremony attended by 250 family and friends in Daylesford, Victoria, on Sunday 

The floor-length gown featured long sleeves with lace at the cuffs, and a high neckline, with stunning embroidery throughout. 

The sheer elements showed off the beauty’s incredible figure, while the rich detailing added a classic element. 

She paired the dress with a long, dramatic veil, which floated behind her as she walked and was dotted with glistening pearls. 

The 29-year-old stunned in an ornate, antique-style gown from Melbourne couture house J'Aton, with sheer fabric and detailed off-white lace designs

The 29-year-old stunned in an ornate, antique-style gown from Melbourne couture house J’Aton, with sheer fabric and detailed off-white lace designs 

The floor-length gown featured long sleeves with lace at the cuffs, and a high neckline, with stunning embroidery throughout

The floor-length gown featured long sleeves with lace at the cuffs, and a high neckline, with stunning embroidery throughout 

The sheer elements showed off the beauty's incredible figure, while the rich detailing added a classic element

The sheer elements showed off the beauty’s incredible figure, while the rich detailing added a classic element

She paired the dress with a long, dramatic veil, which floated behind her as she walked and was dotted with glistening pearls

She paired the dress with a long, dramatic veil, which floated behind her as she walked and was dotted with glistening pearls

Olympia wore her brunette locks off her face, while opting for a natural bridal makeup look with a warm blush and nude lipstick. 

The actress let her dress do the talking, skipping the accessories, while adding a white manicure to the matching look. 

The outfit was pulled together by a pair of chunky beige heels in a suede fabric. 

Olympia wore her brunette locks off her face, while opting for a natural bridal makeup look with a warm blush and nude lipstick

Olympia wore her brunette locks off her face, while opting for a natural bridal makeup look with a warm blush and nude lipstick

The actress let her dress do the talking, skipping the accessories, while adding a white manicure to the matching look

The actress let her dress do the talking, skipping the accessories, while adding a white manicure to the matching look

The outfit was pulled together by a pair of chunky beige heels in a suede fabric

The outfit was pulled together by a pair of chunky beige heels in a suede fabric

The star was walked down the aisle by both her father Ryko Valance and her stepfather Ross Wilson. 

Guests included Tom’s former Essendon teammates, including Cale Hooker, who was his groomsman. 

Also in attendance was Dyson Heppell, Dustin Fletcher, Jake Melksham, Andrew Welsh, David Zaharakis, Michael Hibberd, Angus Monfries, Adam Ramanauskas, Michael Hurley, Jobe Watson and former assistant coach Mark Harvey, The Herald Sun reports. 

The star was walked down the aisle by her father Ryko Valance and her stepfather Ross Wilson

The star was walked down the aisle by her father Ryko Valance and her stepfather Ross Wilson

The couple are set to honeymoon in Greece, and Olympia tells The Herald Sun that the big day came up so quickly she forgot the name tags and seating charts

The couple are set to honeymoon in Greece, and Olympia tells The Herald Sun that the big day came up so quickly she forgot the name tags and seating charts

'I don't know where the time went. Thomas and I came up with a date and a month ago, it was like wow, it's almost here,' she told the paper

‘I don’t know where the time went. Thomas and I came up with a date and a month ago, it was like wow, it’s almost here,’ she told the paper

Tom’s brothers and Olympia’s two younger sisters took part in in the ceremony.

The couple are set to honeymoon in Greece, and Olympia tells The Herald Sun that the big day came up so quickly she forgot the name tags and seating charts. 

‘I don’t know where the time went. Thomas and I came up with a date and a month ago, it was like wow, it’s almost here,’ she told the paper. 

Guests included Tom's former Essendon teammates, including Cale Hooker, who was his groomsman. Pictured: One of the wedding guests

Guests included Tom’s former Essendon teammates, including Cale Hooker, who was his groomsman. Pictured: One of the wedding guests 

Olympia and her bridal party were seen exiting Walnut Cottage in Daylesford

Olympia and her bridal party were seen exiting Walnut Cottage in Daylesford. A wedding guest is pictured

Daylesford sits on the foothills of the Great Dividing Range of Victoria and serves up stunning views. A guest is pictured

Daylesford sits on the foothills of the Great Dividing Range of Victoria and serves up stunning views. A guest is pictured 

Olympia and her bridal party were seen exiting Walnut Cottage in Daylesford, with guests seemingly taking up residence in the cosy hideaway. 

Daylesford sits on the foothills of the Great Dividing Range of Victoria and serves up stunning views.  

Natural mineral springs, an extinct volcano, gorgeous Botanical Gardens and nearby farmland and forest make for breathtaking vistas in the region.  

The rustic venue where the nuptials took place is pictured. Natural mineral springs, an extinct volcano, gorgeous Botanical Gardens and nearby farmland and forest make for breathtaking vistas in the region

The rustic venue where the nuptials took place is pictured. Natural mineral springs, an extinct volcano, gorgeous Botanical Gardens and nearby farmland and forest make for breathtaking vistas in the region

Also in attendance was Dyson Heppell, Dustin Fletcher, Jake Melksham, Andrew Welsh, David Zaharakis, Michael Hibberd, Angus Monfries, Adam Ramanauskas, Michael Hurley, Jobe Watson and former assistant coach Mark Harvey, The Herald Sun reports

Also in attendance was Dyson Heppell, Dustin Fletcher, Jake Melksham, Andrew Welsh, David Zaharakis, Michael Hibberd, Angus Monfries, Adam Ramanauskas, Michael Hurley, Jobe Watson and former assistant coach Mark Harvey, The Herald Sun reports

A white wedding car decorated with ribbon waited on the street for the pair

A white wedding car decorated with ribbon waited on the street for the pair 

Olympia, who rose to fame when she joined Neighbours as Paige Smith in 2014, and her footy player beau Tom got engaged in October last year. 

Thomas proposed during a trip to Queensland’s Orpheus Island and they celebrated with a beachside picnic.

‘Today is a special day. The man of my dreams proposed to me,’ Olympia, who is the younger sister of Holly Candy wrote in the caption at the time.

Olympia got ready at Walnut Cottage in Daylesford, with guests seemingly taking up residence in the cosy hideaway

Olympia got ready at Walnut Cottage in Daylesford, with guests seemingly taking up residence in the cosy hideaway

The sleek and modern interior of the residence is pictured

The sleek and modern interior of the residence is pictured 

Everything the couple may need is available at the home

Everything the couple may need is available at the home 

‘I get to marry my best friend,’ she added.

Thomas also shared the happy news online at the time and wrote in the caption: ‘Couldn’t be happier…stuck with me now,’ along with an engagement ring and heart emojis.

Olympia and Thomas began dating in June 2019 after meeting him on the ultra-exclusive celebrity dating app, Raya.

Olympia and Thomas began dating in June 2019 after meeting him on the ultra-exclusive celebrity dating app, Raya

Olympia and Thomas began dating in June 2019 after meeting him on the ultra-exclusive celebrity dating app, Raya

Olympia, who rose to fame when she joined Neighbours as Paige Smith in 2014, and her footy player beau Tom got engaged in October last year

Olympia, who rose to fame when she joined Neighbours as Paige Smith in 2014, and her footy player beau Tom got engaged in October last year

Tom told Stellar that he first met Olympia at a Spring Racing Carnival, over a year before they matched on the dating app.

‘Clearly I didn’t make much of an impression,’ he joked to the publication.

The couple took the next step in their romance when they adopted an adorable stray kitten, a little ginger cat with bright blue eyes. 

Thomas proposed during a trip to Queensland's Orpheus Island and they celebrated with a beachside picnic. 'Today is a special day. The man of my dreams proposed to me,' Olympia, who is the younger sister of Holly Candy wrote in the caption at the time

Thomas proposed during a trip to Queensland’s Orpheus Island and they celebrated with a beachside picnic. ‘Today is a special day. The man of my dreams proposed to me,’ Olympia, who is the younger sister of Holly Candy wrote in the caption at the time

In May, Olympia joined her friends for a fun filled hen party. 

In a series of images shared to Instagram Stories, she showed off her sheer dress for the occasion – a racy lace number. 

It featured a fitted jumpsuit with see-through floral fabric, along with a gown in the same material, as well as a veil.

In May, Olympia joined her friends for a fun filled hen party

 In May, Olympia joined her friends for a fun filled hen party

In a series of images shared to Instagram Stories, she showed off her sheer dress for the occasion - a racy lace number

 In a series of images shared to Instagram Stories, she showed off her sheer dress for the occasion – a racy lace number

Hot! At one stage she was cuddling up to a photo of her hunky husband-to-be

Hot! At one stage she was cuddling up to a photo of her hunky husband-to-be

In the photos, Olympia had drinks and ate pizza with her friends and her mother, as well as cuddling up to a photo of her hunky husband-to-be. 

Olympia recently revealed she is ‘hopeful’ that her big sister Holly Candy will be able to make it Down Under for the nuptials.

Speaking to Stellar magazine, the star said that while she’s ‘hopeful her sister will return home for the wedding’, she’s confident that viewers won’t see Holly back on Neighbours before the soap ends.

Tom told Stellar that he first met Olympia at a Spring Racing Carnival, over a year before they matched on the dating app. 'Clearly I didn't make much of an impression,' he joked

Tom told Stellar that he first met Olympia at a Spring Racing Carnival, over a year before they matched on the dating app. ‘Clearly I didn’t make much of an impression,’ he joked 

‘She’s in London. She’s got two young kids. I can’t see her coming back to Nunawading. Not that there’s anything wrong with Nunawading!’ Olympia said.

Nunawading Studios is where Neighbours is filmed in Melbourne.

According to Stellar, Tom’s brothers and Holly’s two younger sisters will be featured in the nuptials.

Holly is based in London with her husband, billionaire property developer Nick Candy, and their two young daughters. 

New life: Speaking to Stellar magazine, the star said she's 'hopeful her sister will return home for the wedding'. Holly is based in London with her husband, billionaire property developer Nick Candy. Pictured together

New life: Speaking to Stellar magazine, the star said she’s ‘hopeful her sister will return home for the wedding’. Holly is based in London with her husband, billionaire property developer Nick Candy. Pictured together 

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