Snapshot: Alexandra Wentworth & George Stephanopoulos's Wedding

Ali Wentworth and George Stephanopoulos on their wedding day

Photo: Courtesy of Alexandra Wentworth

The irrepressible comedienne and author of Ali in Wonderland talks Vera Wang, Greek dancing, and love at first sight.

"George and I were engaged two months after we met," says Alexandra "Ali" Wentworth who was set up on a blind date with Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos in April 2001. "By the end of lunch, it was a done deal. Basically the feeling was: Okay, we're madly in love; it's clear we're going to get married." That November, the pair made it official in front of 150 guests at the Church of the Holy Trinity in New York, with a little help from Stephanopoulos's father (a Greek Orthodox priest) and what Wentworth calls "the GMA crew": Diane Sawyer, Barbara Walters, and Peter Jennings. "We had Greek dancing; people had a really good time," says Wentworth, who's hosting a new Web show on Yahoo! called Daily Shot. "You had, like, Mike Nichols hanging out with the little kids, and George's great-grandmother dancing with Cars frontman Ric Ocasek." Wentworth herself wore a classic ivory silk-and-lace Vera Wang sheath that she picked out in a single afternoon—and still loves. "There was none of that panicky bride stuff with me at all," she says. "I just wanted to marry George."

Browse Vera Wang wedding dresses here.

You Might Also Like:
Discover the Latest Wedding Dresses from Spring 2013
Short Wedding Dresses Made for Dancing
Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves are Married!

Give a Subscription to Brides Magazine as a Gift

Get personalized planning advice, exclusive offers and must-read wedding news.

Thank You
for Signing Up!

Check your e-mail inbox for the latest updates from