After years of explaining topics on television such as how eyes perceive color and the phases of matter, Emmy-winning television host Bill Nye shows “The Science Guy” that love is real.
American mechanical engineer and TV science communicator married former Washington Post reporter Liza Mundy in in late May in the Haupt Garden of the Castle Building at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC, according to until People and photojournalist Pete Souza.
USA TODAY has reached out to Nye’s representative for comment.
Nye, 66, honored his late father, who died in 1997, by wearing cufflinks with small blue stones in the center that belonged to him, according to People. He also wore a black tuxedo with an orange boutonniere, the signature bow tie he wore for most of his television career, photos from the ceremony showed.
Souza, who worked as a White House photographer for former President Barack Obama shared photos of the ceremony on Instagram on Wednesday.
“Yes, it’s true, I’m now officially a wedding photographer,” Souza wrote in the caption. “But I buried the party: congratulations to Bill Nye and Liza Mundy.”
Mundy wore a satin sleeveless dress with a mermaid hemline, a train and a jeweled belt, according to People.
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“Star Trek” alum Robert Picardo, who played “The Doctor,” served as a wedding officiant, according to People.
The couple, who have kept their relationship mostly private after appearing only at a few red carpet events, were joined by loved ones, including Mundy’s daughter, Anna, Nye’s brother, Darby, and his old school friend whom he has known for over 50 years. years, Brian, according to People.
The outlet also reported that Nye and Mundy shared their first dance as a married couple listening to R&B icon Sam Cooke’s rendition of “What a Wonderful World”.
In 2017, Mundy mentioned Nye’s mother, cryptanalyst Jacqueline Jenkins-Nye, in her New York Times bestselling book “Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II.” Bill Nye has reportedly contacted Mundy via email and has sparked a new romance, People reports.
The two appeared together at the Captain Planet Foundation 30th Anniversary Gala in March and most recently appeared at the premiere of his new Peacock series “The End Is Nye” (streaming Aug. 25) in June.
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