Usher Confirms That He Secretly Married Grace Miguel in September
In an appearance on Ellen on Friday, Usher finally confirmed rumors that he and girlfriend Grace Miguel had a secret wedding back in September. The two traded vows at a private ceremony in Cuba.
“Congratulations to you," Ellen DeGeneres exclaimed before informing the audience: "He got married!”
“Thank you! [We got married] in Cuba. It was really great," he replied.
According to E! Online, rumors of Usher's hush-hush nuptials began when the R&B and pop singer was spotted wearing a wedding band in several photos. Fulton County Court in Atlanta, Ga. also confirmed that a marriage license was issued in Usher's name.
The couple announced their engagement in January after dating since 2009. Miguel also serves as his business partner.
In an interview with Billboard in 2014, Usher said about Miguel, “I have an incredible partner and manager. She has helped me through some of the hardest times in my life and my career. She’s someone who’s been able to support and understand all of who I am. Not just as a dancer or as a perform or as a singer, but as a humanitarian and a business man and as a person."
Recently the singer confirmed that he was hard at work on an eighth studio album which would be the first since 2012's Looking for Myself.
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