The Emmy-winning actor and musician confirmed the couple tied the knot on Wednesday’s episode of “The Tonight Show.” He first spilled the news of his nuptials on BBC broadcaster Louis Theroux’s podcast earlier this week.
“The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon pointed out to Ahmed that some media outlets characterized the wedding as a “secret.”
“It’s a weird one isn’t it?” Ahmed replied. “I guess because we live in a social media age, if you don’t get on the megaphone about stuff, it’s like, it’s a secret.”
“But I never know how much is oversharing,” he added. “Like, I’m into matcha lattes, but that’s just never come up. I’m not a ‘secret’ matcha latte drinker.”
Ahmed, who lives in London but is currently working in the U.S., described the backyard ceremony to his California-born bride as “super intimate,” socially distanced and with just a handful of guests because of the public health crisis.
“I think the nicest thing about it was you didn’t have 500 aunties hanging around you, pinching your cheeks,” he joked….