Kings of Leon Rocker Jared Followill Marries Model Martha Patterson!

Celebrity News Sep. 29, 2012 AT 7:10PM
Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followill and model Martha Patterson pose during a portrait shoot April 29, 2012 in West Hollywood, California.  Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followill and model Martha Patterson pose during a portrait shoot April 29, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. Credit: Francis Bertrand/Getty Images

Five months after Jared Followill popped the question, the Kings of Leon bass guitarist and model Martha Patterson tied the knot in Charlotte, Tennessee, Saturday, a rep for the band tells Us Weekly.

Jared's bandmates -- brother/singer Caleb Followill, 30, brother/drummer Nathan Followill, 33, and cousin/lead guitarist Matthew Followill, 28 -- attended the rustic ceremony, which a source describes as a typical "country wedding." Jared and his bride wore Lucchese boots during their wedding.

Matthew Followill, Jared Followill, Nathan Followill and Caleb Followill attend the 2009 GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons honoring Clive Davis at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 7, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California.
Matthew Followill, Jared Followill, Nathan Followill and Caleb Followill attend the 2009 GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons honoring Clive Davis at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 7, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California.
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"Today, I get married. It's the biggest step I've ever taken," Jared tweeted Saturday. "I've dreamed about this day since I was a little girl."

"Marrying my best friend today," Patterson also tweeted Saturday. "I'm the luckiest girl in the world."

Patterson began her pre-ceremony primping several days before the big event. "Just got my eyebrows threaded. Jesus Christ," she tweeted September 24. "One hundred times more painful than waxing. I'm dead."

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Oklahoma-born Jared, 25, asked Patterson to be his wife at his Nashville home on April 11. He presented the model with a self-designed engagement ring featuring a 4-carat cushion-cut diamond set on a diamond-covered band.

"He is crazy about her," a source close to Jared tells Us. "He dated around before, but he knows he picked the perfect woman to settle down with."

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Prior to romancing Patterson, Jared was linked to Twilight actress Ashley Greene, 25, for several months in 2011. The musician was also engaged to model Alisa Torres, but they split in 2009.

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Jared is the fourth and final member of the band to get hitched. Caleb married Victoria's Secret supermodel Lily Aldridge, 26, on May 12, 2011; they are parents to daughter Dixie Pearl, 3 months. Nathan wed singer/songwriter Jessie Baylin, 28, on November 2009; they are currently expecting their first child. Matthew and musician Johanna Bennett, 27, swapped vows in November 2009; they are parents to son Knox Cameron Patrick, 17 months.

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