What You Need To Know About Cheryl Cole's Husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini

By Kate Lloyd - 9 December 2014

Digital Writer

Erm.. so Cheryl Cole got married last week. Yup, the singer and 'X Factor' judge headed down the aisle with her French boyfriend Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini in a secret ceremony on a beach in the West Indies. The pair have had a whirlwind romance, hooking up three months ago and moving in together just six weeks later. 

Cheryl revealed the big news by sharing a snap of her wedding ring on Instagram last night. She captioned the picture: 'I usually do not discuss my personal life but to stop the speculation I want to share my happy news... Jean-Bernard and I married on 7/7/14.. We are very happy and excited to move forward with our lives together.'

But - who is Jean-Bernard? Here's 8 things you need to know.

1. He's French

He splits his time between the French Riviera and St Barts. Glam.

2. He runs Cosy Box

It's a luxe pop-up restaurant held at glam events around the world - including Cannes Film Festival. Famous guests include Jared Leto and Paris Hilton.

3. His business partner is called Francky Twister

Yup, Francky Twister.

4. He's a hashtag fan..

Sharing a snap of himself and Cheryl on the Cosy Box Instagram, he wrote: '“#gorgeous @ladyccole at @cosybox #lastnight #amazing #stunning #partying #party #goodtimes #crazy #elegant'

5. And a big ol' romantic

Apparently he bought Cheryl 310 red roses for her 31st birthday.

6. He studied in New York

In a profile by the New York Times, he was described as a university student ‘who summers on the Riviera, spends winter vacations in St. Barts’ and took a year off just to party. 

7. He's super supportive

He was in Edinburgh last week to support her as she filmed her return to the X Factor judging panel.

8. He's 'impulsive'

A source says: 'Their relationship has really hotted up, and he's a very impulsive guy. To people who don't know him it might seem rushed but he's a passionate Frenchman - he wears his heart on his sleeve.'


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