Jay Z gives a rare peek at his wedding to Beyoncé for their 7th anniversary

Jay Z gives a rare peek at his wedding to Beyoncé for their 7th anniversary

Jay Z and Beyoncé are famously private about their relationship, including their fairytale wedding seven years ago. Offering fans a rare glimpse of the special day to mark their anniversary, Jay posted a short clip from the 2008 nuptials on his Instagram.

In the short video Beyoncé can be seen wearing a strapless white wedding dress and veil standing opposite her new husband, who is looking smart in a tuxedo. The clip shows the moment that Jay Z placed a stunning 18-carat diamond wedding ring onto his bride's finger before they walk back down the aisle, congratulated by their family and friends.

Jay Z’s Instagram post has racked up 22,000 likes from fans, who were clearly excited to get a glimpse at the superstars’ wedding seven years on.

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The clip was first used as background footage during the couple's On The Run tour in the summer, and played on a big screen while they performed a cover of Forever Young.

There were said to be around 40 guests in attendance at the wedding, including Beyoncé's sister Solange Knowles. The ceremony was followed by a party at the couple's Tribeca apartment, attended by the bride's Destiny's Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, along with Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin.

Beyoncé later revealed that she had wanted to keep the wedding small and intimate because she's "not a traditional woman," and didn't want the drama.

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Seven years on from their low-key April wedding, the star couple have faced frequent speculation about their marriage, including rumours that they were on the verge of a split following an altercation with Beyoncé's sister Solange after the Met Gala.

However the couple appear to be as united as ever and went on a romantic holiday to Hawaii to celebrate their special day.

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