Celebrity weddings, engagements of 2011

Slideshow posted in Entertainment News | Monday, January 03, 2011

16 of 148: A.J. McLean of Backstreet Boys tied the knot on Saturday, December 17 to girlfriend Rochelle DeAnna Karidis.

The 33-year-old performer and his bride exchanged their vows in a goth-themed, evening ceremony at the Beverly Hills Hotel, according to People magazine.

The wedding was a huge affair with a gazebo ornamented with white hydrangeas, a clear tent on the Crystal Lawn and "romantic chandeliers," according to the magazine.

McLean turned to Twitter to express his emotions.

"Wedding is tomorrow, Ro and I could barely sleep last night, I think we're a little excited!" McLean Tweeted on Friday November 16.

(Pictured: A.J. McLean and Rochelle DeAnna Karidis appear in a photo from his official Twitter page from Aug. 8, 2011.) (twitter.com/#!/skulleeroz)