Jon Batiste will not be solely a five-time Grammy winner, he is additionally a newlywed.
The 35-year-old musician just lately revealed that he privately wed creator Suleika Jaouad again in February.
“We have been secretly married till this second,” Jaouad additionally shared whereas on CBS This Morning April 3. “We did not have marriage ceremony bands. We used bread ties.”
Nonetheless, it hasn’t been a totally celebratory time for the couple of eight years. Again in November, Jaouad, 33, was identified with leukemia for a second time, having gone into remission in her 20s. As she instructed correspondent Jim Axelrod“It was much more aggressive than it had been a decade in the past.”
So, the evening earlier than Jaouad’s bone marrow transplant, they mentioned, “I do,” an occasion that might have occurred at some point for the pair no matter well being.
“He mentioned to me, ‘I simply wish to be very clear, I am not proposing to you due to this analysis. It is taken me a yr to design your ring. So, simply know this timing has nothing to do with it. However what I do need you to know is that this analysis would not change something. It simply makes it all of the clearer to me that I wish to decide to this and for us to be collectively,'” she recalled. “However as soon as we realized we had this tiny window earlier than the bone marrow transplant, we determined to go for it.”