Vicki Gunvalson’s Ex-Boyfriend Brooks Ayers Is Married: ‘I’ve Never Been Happier’

It’s safe to assume Vicki Gunvalson won’t be sending Brooks Ayers a wedding gift. Ayers, who split from The Real Housewives of Orange County veteran in August 2015, is officially off the market.

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Brooks Ayers and Christy Linderman at their wedding. Courtesy Brooks Ayers

Ayers married his girlfriend of more than a year, Christy Lindeman, in front of friends and family including her 23-year-old son on Saturday, March 24. “I’ve never been happier!” Ayers tells Us Weekly exclusively.

Per reality gossip site Tamara Tattles , Ayers and Lindeman reside in Indianapolis, Indiana. He’s currently employed as a medical sales rep, while she holds a sales director title for a tire company. The couple share a love of dogs and Mississippi State football. 
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Christy Linderman and Brooks Ayers. Courtesy Brooks Ayers

The reality star, 55, and Ayers parted ways after he admitted to fabricating medical documents about a non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosis to Us Weekly in March 2016. Gunvalson denied involvement in the cancer scheme. 

Gunvalson, meanwhile ,has moved on as well. The insurance agency owner has been involved with retired homicide detective Steve Lodge since April 2016 and is ready to say “I do.”

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The church in Sycamore Springs Park where Brooks Ayers and Christy Linderman got married. Courtesy Brooks Ayers

“I’m so ready for marriage, I’m a marriage girl,” she told Us Weekly exclusively in December. Lodge knew what he was getting into early on with Gunvalson. “I told him from the very beginning, if you don’t want to get married, then don’t waste your time with me because I love being married.”

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Vicki Gunvalson and Brooks Ayers arrive at Wines By Wives Launch Party For Celebrity Wine Of The Month Club at Lexington Social House on May 8, 2012 in Hollywood, California. Maury Phillips/WireImage.com

Gunvalson was previously married to Donn Gunvalson for 20 years. They exes, who parted ways in October 2010, share grown children TV personality Briana Culberson and life insurance broker Michael Wolfsmith.

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