‘Counting On’ star Justin Duggar marries Claire Spivey after 3-month engagement

'Counting On' star Justin Duggar marries Claire Spivey after 3-month engagement

Justin Duggar is the latest member of the 19 Kids and Counting brood who just tied the knot after marrying Claire Spivey.

Justin Duggar, 18, announced that he is already married by sharing a wedding photo on Instagram. In the snap, Justin and his bride stand beside each other as they wrap their arms around one another.

Justin Duggar is married

Justin Duggar shared a sweet wedding photo on Instagram. In the picture, he is sporting a suit while Claire Spivey is wearing a white gown. He didn’t announce their wedding and only wrote “2.26.21” in the caption.

However, a day after they tied the knot, Justin and Claire confirmed their wedding in a statement to Us Weekly. According to them, they have started a journey together and are thankful for the love of Christ that brought them together. They were also happy to have married each other because they considered one another as their best friend.

“There is no greater joy than marrying your best friend,” the couple said. “We are thankful for the prayers and support so many have shown us through our engagement and look forward to this new chapter of our lives together as husband and wife.”


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Justin and Claire’s engagement announcement

Many were surprised at their wedding because, for them, it happened too soon. Justin Duggar is only 18, while Claire Spivey is 19.  Their wedding also happened just three months after Justin announced in November that they were engaged.

Justin said during his engagement announcement that there was nothing comparable to finding the one you are meant to spend your life with. He found his “the one” in Claire, and they couldn’t wait to get married, he said at the time.

“We cannot wait to be married and are looking forward to a life together of faith in Christ, love for one another, and happiness!” they said in a  statement to TLC when they announced their engagement.


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The couple’s courtship revisited

Justin Duggar and Claire Spivey announced their courtship in September after they met in Spring 2019. Justin was very happy to have met Claire, even if she came into his life at a time when he wasn’t expecting her. Despite that, he still believed she came at the time when he needed her.

Claire also shared a series of photos of them on Instagram when they announced their courtship. She showered Justin with praises by describing him as an “amazing man.”

Claire also said she was thankful for Justin. She added that he cherishes and loves her unconditionally, whether they are in person or long distance. She said was “the most blessed woman on earth to be in a relationship” with Justin.


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