Surprise! Joy-Anna Duggar said “I do” to her fiancé, Austin Forsyth, on Friday, May 26, the Duggar family’s rep confirms to Us Weekly. Their nuptials came months ahead of their previously scheduled wedding date of October 28.
Duggar and Forsyth shared a special message with fans via a TLC video after their nuptials.
“Saying our vows and saying ‘I do’ and committing our lives to each other is so incredible,” the bride gushed. “I am so blessed to be married to him.”
“I’m just looking forward to getting to share my life, its good time and its challenges, with my best friend,” Forsyth added.
Joy-Anna’s parents, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, also shared the happy news with a wedding photo of the newlyweds posted to the family’s Instagram account: “What an absolutely wonderful day our family will always treasure. As parents, we could not be more grateful for the godly wo man Joy has become, and the loving husband she married! We love you, Joy and Austin and are so happy for you both, as you embark on this exciting journey together!”
The wedding will be featured on the June 12 episode of Counting On.
The 19-year-old TLC personality and 23-year-old got engaged on March 2 after three months of courting.
“Now that we are engaged, we are holding hands,” Joy-Anna shared at the time. “So that’s pretty special.“
In a May 8 TLC video, the now-newlyweds shared with fans that they went on a camping trip for their joint bachelor and bachelorette party.
“My dad took me camping at a very young age, our whole family,” Forsyth explained of their decision to take the festivities outdoors. “It’s just something we’ve always enjoyed as family, and I hope to transfer that over to our family.”
Their wedding comes after sister Jinger Duggar said “I do” to Jeremy Vuolo in November 2016, following in the footsteps of sisters Jill and Jessa Duggar’s weddings to Derek Dillard in June 2014 and Ben Seewald in November 2014, respectively.
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