Andre Agassi married Brooke Shields on April 19, 1997 in Monterey, California. The wedding took place at St. John’s Episcopal Chapel in front of 150 guests, including Judd Nelson and Nastassia Kinski. The couple worked with wedding planner Mindy Weiss to create an elegant and romantic mood, which resulted the chapel being filled with candles, white roses, calla lilies, hydrangeas and ivy.
The groom arrived at the church in a Lincoln Town Car just after 6 p.m. He wore a classic black tuxedo by Alfred Dunhill.
A nine-piece string and wind ensemble played “Gabriel’s Oboe,” as the bride entered the church in a corseted ivory Heidi Weisel gown and 16-foot antique lace veil. She held a bouquet of lilies of the valley. The ceremony was officiated by her longtime friend, Father Charles Gard.
Vivaldi’s “Spring” was played after the couple was pronounced man and wife, followed by the San Francisco Boys Chorus singing Martin Shaw’s “Gloria.”
A reception followed at Stonepine Estate in Carmel Valley, California. The newlyweds arrived in a horse-drawn carriage and were showered with white rose petals. After poolside cocktails, the party moved into a chiffon-draped tent, where each table was covered with Battenberg lace tablecloths and linen napkins with the couple’s monogram. Dinner included a choice of veal scaloppini with mushroom risotto or chicken paillard with penne. Dessert was a four-tier, Valrhona chocolate-filled wedding cake topped with white fondant icing.
The couple shared their first dance to “True Companion,” performed live by Mark Cohn. Afterward, an 11-piece band took the stage and played dance hits.
Wedding favors were miniature porcelain wedding cake shaped boxes for the women and engraved silver luggage tags for the men.
The couple spent their wedding night in Stonepine’s Tattinger Suite, and the next day, attended a 10:30 a.m. mass followed by an old-fashioned barbecue.