JUST MARRIED: Paige Johnson, The Daughter Of BET Founders Bob And Sheila Johnson, WEDS Dudley Payne III
Paige Johnson, the daughter of Bob & Shelia Johnson, the founders of BET, wed Dudley Payne III in a sunset ceremony in the Bahamas. Find out more about the wedding inside...
Over the weekend, champion equestrian Paige Johnson, wed insurance broker Dudley Payne III at the Ocean Club in the Bahamas. The wedding took place on Saturday as part of a four-day celebration that began with a rehearsal dinner Thursday. On Friday, the couple had a beach party, and on Saturday, over 200 guests attended their lavish ceremony and reception.
R&B star Ne-Yo sang Elton John’s “Your Song” for the couple’s first dance and guests danced to songs spun by DJ Cassidy at the reception. And on Sunday, the newlyweds hosted a farewell brunch.
Father-of-the-Bride, Bob Johnson (shown above), the co-founder of BET, spoke highly of his son-in-law, telling the Washington Post, “This guy is the perfect guy for Paige. He’s a true gentleman.” He added, “They’re both intensively competitive in their chosen fields.”
Paige, who walked the aisle in a Monique Lhullier gown, has been a competitive equestrian rider since age 5 and was included in a 2012 Town & Country cover story on heiresses of the horse world.
Congrats to the couple.