Princess Iman of Jordan was every inch the blushing bride as she tied the knot to her New York based financier partner in a lavish ceremony yesterday.
Princess Iman, 25, is the second-born child of Queen Rania, 51, and King Abdullah II, 60, and married her boyfriend Jameel Alexander Thermiotis in Amman at the weekend.
It was announced last July that Princess Iman was engaged to Venezuela-born Jameel, who is around two years older than the princess and works as a Managing Partner for a Venture Capital fund based in New York.
The stunning bride opted for a bespoke Dior gown for her big day, with pretty lace detailing across the bodice, and her mother’s diamond tiara.
Meanwhile her mother Queen Rania was elegant in a blush pink gown and glittering diamond jewels for the occasion.
Princess Iman of Jordan, 25, was every inch the blushing bride as she tied the knot to her New York based financier partner yesterday
Princess Iman is the second-born child of Queen Rania, 51, and King Abdullah II, 60, and married her boyfriend Jameel Alexander Thermiotis in Amman at the weekend
The couple tied-the-knot in front of family and friends in a stunning glass venue which had been decorated with white flowers
The stunning bride opted for a bespoke Dior gown for her big day, with pretty lace detailing across the bodice, and her mother’s diamond tiara (pictured, with her husband Jameel and her parents King Abdullah and Queen Rania)
Princess Iman’s wedding gown featured pretty lace detailing across the bodice and sleeves.
She paired the look with her mother’s diamond tiara, which kept a sweeping tulle veil in place during the ceremony.
Queen Rania first wore her Diamond Tiara for a spectacular State Banquet hosted by the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh in Windsor Castle in 2001. She wore it again for a portrait that same year.
Meanwhile she kept her makeup soft for the occasion, opting for a sweep of eyeliner and a touch of blusher for her big day.
The 25-year-old bride was walked down the aisle by her older brother, Crown Prince Hussein, who also announced his engagement at the end of last year.
He is due to marry Rajwa Al-Saif who received a degree from Syracuse University, New York, and studied at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles after completing her secondary education in Saudi Arabia.
He later shared an Instagram post with snaps of the ceremony, writing: ‘Grateful for all the precious memories we share and overjoyed to see you celebrate your wedding today…
‘I wish you, dear Iman and Jameel, a lifetime of blessings and happiness together.’
The venue was decorated with stunning white blossom trees, while guests watched on as the couple exchanged rings.
Later, Queen Rania shared an Instagram post, writing: ‘Iman, I pray this next chapter in your life brings you as much joy, love, and laughter as you have brought us over the years. Congratulations to the bride and groom!’
Princess Iman of Jordan dazzled in a Dior gown as she ties the knot with New York based financier in lavish ceremony
King Abdullah and Queen Rania celebrated their daughter Princess Iman’s, 25, wedding at the weekend
Princess Iman with her mother Queen Rania and sister Princess Salma on her wedding day over the weekend
Guests gathered in a stunning venue, complete with white flowering details, for the lavish wedding over the weekend
The happy bride and groom are pictured here surrounded by Princess Iman’s family on their wedding day
Princess Iman was walked down the aisle by her brother Crown Prince Hussein, who later said he wished the couple a ‘lifetime of blessings and happiness’
The stunning bride opted for a bespoke Dior gown and donned her mother’s diamond tiara for the occasion
As she walked up the aisle, she was greeted by her father King Abdullah, who offered her a kiss on each cheek
Meanwhile Princess Iman had a close embrace with her mother Queen Rania ahead of the nuptials
Princess Iman’s siblings Princess Salma, Prince Hashem, and Crown Prince Hussein watched on proudly alongside Prince Hussein’s fiancee Rajwa Khaled bin Musaed bin Saif
Princess Iman’s mother and father watched proudly as did her brother Crown Prince Hussein and his fiancee Rajwa Khaled bin Musaed bin Saif
King Abdullah appeared emotional as he watched his 25-year-old daughter exchange rings with the New York based financier
Meanwhile King Abdullah II joined the couple at the front of the venue to testify their union last night
The proud father watched on as his daughter signed her marriage documents during the ceremony last night
Prince Hashem and Crown Prince Hussein both signed documents testifying to their sister’s wedding yesterday (left and right)
After the exchanging of rings, the couple appeared overjoyed as they walked down the aisle hand-in-hand as husband and wife
In photographs taken during the ceremony, the couple were both beaming with joy and could hardly contain their excitement about their big day.
It comes after Princess Iman gave a touching nod to her parent’s wedding day as she took part in her henna ceremony ahead of the nuptials.
While the wedding may have only taken place yesterday, celebrations actually began Last week as Queen Rania hosted a henna party for her daughter.
The bride donned an embroidered white dress by Reema Dahbour, a Jordanian-Palestinian fashion designer, which she paired with the same white and gold belt Queen Rania wore for her own wedding to King Abdullah II in 1993.
In photographs released from the event, Princess Iman looked elegant in the white gown.
Meanwhile Queen Rania donned a warm red ensemble for the occasion, holding hands with guests and offering her daughter a warm hug.
The two royals posed for a snap with Princess Aisha bint Hussein, Princess Muna al-Hussein and Princess Zein bint Hussein.
It comes after Queen Rania shared a stunning new photograph of Princess Iman wearing her tiara.
After the event, Princess Iman posed for snaps with her mother Queen Rania (left) and sister Princess Salma, who were beaming with joy
Princess Iman paired her Dior gown with her mother’s diamond tiara, which kept a sweeping tulle veil in place during the ceremony
After the ceremony, the couple walked hand-in-hand into the reception where they were greeted by cheering musicians
The newlyweds appeared emotional as they arrived at their reception last night to rapturous applause
Cutting the cake! Princess Iman placed her hands over her new husband’s as they cut their elegant wedding cake
Queen Rania shared a video on Instagram in tribute to her daughter, with a number of pictures appearing in the montage – including a photograph of the 25-year-old in her glittering diamond tiara.
The 51-year-old wrote: ‘After a week, God willing, I will see you as a bride… I put you in the name of God, Iman, the basil of the house… May God help you and enlighten your path.’
‘The first time I held my baby girl, I knew my life would never be the same. In a week, she will be a bride.’
Queen Rania continued: ‘My precious Iman, I am so happy for you and so proud of everything that you are.’
Meanwhile she added: ‘Thanks to the creative artist Elissa for the dedication and to the great artist Marwan Khoury for lyrics and melodies… Heart touching voice and expressive words.
‘Thank you to the very talented @elissazkh and to the brilliant @imarwankhoury for this wonderful gift and for your amazing ability to capture sentiments so beautifully.’
The engagement announcement last year was a delightful surprise for royal fans, since the couple have kept their relationship under wraps , and it was not clear how long they have been dating.
Queen Rania and King Abdullah warmly greeted guests attending the nuptials over the wedding in Amman
Meanwhile Crown Prince Hussein and his glamorous fiancée Rajwa Al-Saif, who announced their engagement at the end of last year, appeared overjoyed to be attending the big day
Rajwa opted for an eyecatching yellow gown for the occasion (left), while Queen Rania donned a pleated blush pink dress (right)
After the ceremony, the newlyweds posed for a snap with their wedding guests, including King Abdullah and Queen Rania
In a personal statement shared on her Instagram account, Queen Rania said: ‘Congratulations my dearest Iman; your smile has always been a gift of love that I’ve cherished since the day you were born. I wish you and Jameel a life filled with love and laughter!’
She also shared an official engagement photo of the couple, which showed the couple embracing.
Princess Iman wore a high-necked white dress matched with polished make up and sleek hair in a down ‘do.
She has her hand placed on her fiance’s chest, showing her square cut engagement ring.
Meanwhile beaming Jameel looks dapper in a navy, two-piece suit, and crisp white shirt.
And the whole family shared their well wishes in a statement shared by the Royal Hashemite Court announcing the betrothal.
Queen Rania first wore her Diamond Tiara for a spectacular State Banquet hosted by the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh in Windsor Castle in 2001. She wore it again for a portrait that same year (pictured)
It read: ‘The Royal Hashemite Court is pleased to announce the engagement of Her Royal Highness Princess Iman bint Abdullah II to Mr. Jameel Alexander Thermiotis, on Tuesday, 5 July 2022, in the presence of Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah, as well as Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, Prince Hashem bin Abdullah II, and Princess Salma bint Abdullah II, in addition to members of Mr. Thermiotis’ family.
‘The Royal Hashemite Court extends its sincere congratulations to Her Royal Highness Princess Iman and Mr. Thermiotis on this occasion and wishes them a lifetime of happiness.’
Sporty Iman royal graduated from International Academy Amman in 2014 and was awarded top female athlete in her class.