GOOD Morning America correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton has married her billionaire husband Tom Werner while wearing an unconventional wedding dress.
The GMA medical correspondent announced her engagement to the television producer in January of this year.
Dr. Jennifer Ashton married her billionaire Tom Werner on Saturday, November 5th, 2022Credit: Getty
Ashton wore a unique ivory-colored, long-sleeved dress jacket complete with lapelsCredit: INSTAGRAM/dsmags
Dr. Jennifer Ashton, 53, shared a photo on her Instagram of herself and Werner that was captioned, “I said YES! to Tom Werner.”
On Saturday, November 5th, the pair fulfilled their promise to each other when they tied the knot in a ceremony held at Harmonie Club in New York City.
The ABC News correspondent gave her followers of glimpse of the ceremony as well as the luxurious venue in an Instagram post on Sunday.
She captioned the photos with a “white heart” emoji while also tagging all those involved, including @ralphlauren, @iamlindsayflores, @dsmags, @suegragg, and @toddevents.
Ashton also tagged photographer @andreasandnico who captured the couple as walked down the aisle together after exchanging “I do’s.”
The physician wore a unique ivory-colored, long-sleeved dress jacket complete with the standard lapels.
In another photo, this one taken on the grand staircase of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ashton wore a more traditional white wedding gown while embracing her husband, Werner, 72.
Fans and colleagues showered the newlyweds with compliments and well-wishes in the post’s comment section.
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Chief Global Affairs Correspondent ABC News Martha Raddatz wrote, “Heart is leaping at these gorgeous pictures of pure joy,” punctuating with a “red heart” emoji.
Dancing With the Stars performer Alan Bersten commented, “Congrats!!!!!!!!”
Fitness & Health Expert Denise Austin excitedly posted, “So HAPPY for you!!!!!!! Xoxo.”
Retired MLB all-star and current MLB analyst Alex Rodrigeuz also commented, “Congratulations.”
While Chief Meteorologist for ABC News, Ginger Zee took moment to wish her colleague “Congrats.”
Speaking with PEOPLE, Ashton voiced “We just wanted it to be a celebration of love and happiness.”
The author also mentioned, “I never thought this would happen for me. And I am so grateful.”
Jennifer Ashton is a physician, author, and television correspondent.
Born on April 23, 1969, Ashton is an obstetrician and gynecologist who completed her residency at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center, which is now known as Mount Sinai Morningside in New York.
She’s the chief health and medical editor as well as the medical correspondent for ABC News and Good Morning America.
Ashton worked as the chief women’s health correspondent for The Dr. Oz Show, which came to an end on January 14, 2022.
The OBGYN is also a columnist for Cosmopolitan Magazine and frequently speaks on women’s health at various events.
Although she was born in California, Ashton spent much of her time in New York City – she studied French and English at the Horace Mann School before graduating from Columbia with her Bachelor’s degree in 1991.
Ashton went on to earn a medical degree from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2000, and later received her Master’s from the school in 2016.
She was married once before, on August 31, 1996, to the late Dr. Robert Ashton Jr., a cardiac surgeon.
The two divorced in 2017.
ENGAGEMENT TO WERNER
As previously mentioned, Dr. Ashton announced her engagement to Tom Werner on January 3, 2022, via Instagram.
In the photo, she is wearing a pink dress and he is wearing a black suit. The two are holding each other and smiling at the camera.
The couple had been dating for around a year prior to their engagement and were introduced by a mutual friend at some point in 2021.
On New Year’s Eve, the two were on their way to dinner at The Fulton by Jean-Georges, the spot where they had their first date, according to People.
While waiting for a cab, Werner reportedly asked Ashton to marry him.
Dr. Jennifer Ashton has two children with her ex-husband Robert.
One daughter, Chloe, and a son, Alex.
Chloe plays hockey for The Lawrenceville School and Alex appears to have graduated from Columbia University in 2020.
Ashton posed in a pink dress with her now-husband wearing a black suit for her engagement announcementCredit: Instagram
Ashton and Werner were engaged in January of this year after they began dating the year priorCredit: Getty
Dr. Jennifer Ashton on Good Morning AmericaCredit: Getty