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Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters enjoy an elegant wedding rehearsal dinner in South Africa


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They became engaged last January in his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida. 

And Tim Tebow and fiance Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters are taking their wedding to her home country of South Africa. 

The football-turned-baseball star took to Instagram Stories on Sunday to document the couple’s rehearsal dinner. 

Soon to be Mr. and Mrs! Tim Tebow, 32, and fiance Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, 24, enjoyed their wedding rehearsal dinner in South Africa on Sunday

Tim, 32, looked handsome in a burgundy, print suit layered over a black dress top. 

Demi-Leigh, 24, looked mesmerizing in a strapless sequin, red jumpsuit complete with silver heels. 

The gorgeous South African wore her long, highlighted locks down and in curls. For make-up, Dem-Leigh showed off a bold red lip and topped off her ensemble with delicate diamond jewelry. 

Sharp: Tim looked handsome in a burgundy, print suit layered over a black dress top. The couple are seen posing for photographer Hanri Human

Sharp: Tim looked handsome in a burgundy, print suit layered over a black dress top. The couple are seen posing for photographer Hanri Human

A true beauty queen: Demi-Leigh looked mesmerizing in a strapless sequin, red jumpsuit complete with silver heels

A true beauty queen: Demi-Leigh looked mesmerizing in a strapless sequin, red jumpsuit complete with silver heels

Their story: The couple, who have a gift registry on The Knot, met in 2018 at Tim's annual Night to Shine event, which is a 'worldwide prom for people with special needs'

Their story: The couple, who have a gift registry on The Knot, met in 2018 at Tim’s annual Night to Shine event, which is a ‘worldwide prom for people with special needs’

The couple’s wedding rehearsal color scheme featured different shades of pink, red and maroon, all set against a black and gray backdrop. 

Guests included their close family and friends, as well as Pastor Louie Giglio of Passion City Church. Tim often speaks at the church’s large young adult conference that takes place yearly in Atlanta.

During the evening, Tim’s family, including Christy and brother Robby, gave speeches. Demi’s father also spoke as well. 

Valentine's Day inspired: Tim and Demi-Leigh's wedding rehearsal color scheme featured different shades of pink, red and maroon, all set against a black and gray backdrop

Valentine’s Day inspired: Tim and Demi-Leigh’s wedding rehearsal color scheme featured different shades of pink, red and maroon, all set against a black and gray backdrop

A dream: The elegant table setting was brought out by colorful flowers and hanging lights

A dream: The elegant table setting was brought out by colorful flowers and hanging lights

Wow: The venue for the dinner was a modern one, complete with a gorgeous mountain view

Wow: The venue for the dinner was a modern one, complete with a gorgeous mountain view

The couple, who have a gift registry on The Knot, met in 2018 at Tim’s annual Night to Shine event, which is a ‘worldwide prom for people with special needs.’

Demi-Leigh’s younger sister Franje, who tragically passed away last May, was born with special needs. 

Demi-Leigh attended the event, and they began e-mailing back and forth, he told BravelyDaily.com, for their Youtube Channel. 

‘So her sister has special needs, and we’ve had a Night to Shine in South Africa for the last few years and so she got invited to that and through that we connected, and then we emailed back and forth. And then texts and then calls and then all of a sudden we didn’t stop speaking…’

Wedding minister: Guests included their close family and friends, as well as Pastor Louie Giglio of Passion City Church. Tim often speaks at the church's large young adult conference that takes place yearly in Atlanta

Wedding minister: Guests included their close family and friends, as well as Pastor Louie Giglio of Passion City Church. Tim often speaks at the church’s large young adult conference that takes place yearly in Atlanta

Proud: Tim's older brother Robby took the mic to give a speech in honor of his brother

Proud: Tim’s older brother Robby took the mic to give a speech in honor of his brother

Wise advice? The brother's sister Christy also shared some words

Wise advice? The brother’s sister Christy also shared some words

The positive role model said they both knew each other was the one about ‘the first or second time we hung out. 

Tim, who’s Christian beliefs have convicted him to remain celibate until marriage, detailed how the couple kept to that promise. 

‘It’s just a choice that we made that we both wanted to do that together, and just try to make it as special as possible.’

How cute: The couple shared a laugh as Demi-Leigh's father made a joke during his speech

How cute: The couple shared a laugh as Demi-Leigh’s father made a joke during his speech

Pals: Louie's wife Shelly shared a snap of the group from the dinner, which included Justin Bieber's road manager, Ryan Butler

Pals: Louie’s wife Shelly shared a snap of the group from the dinner, which included Justin Bieber’s road manager, Ryan Butler

'It's just a choice that we made that we both wanted to do that together': Tim, who's Christian beliefs have convicted him to remain celibate until marriage, detailed how the couple kept to that promise

‘It’s just a choice that we made that we both wanted to do that together’: Tim, who’s Christian beliefs have convicted him to remain celibate until marriage, detailed how the couple kept to that promise

 

 

 

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