Lifestyle

Facebook Cofounder Eduardo Saverin Is Getting Married, But Not To Miss Singapore

This article originally appeared on Vulcan Post.

Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin is set to marry Singapore-based Elaine Andriejanssen in France next month.

According to The Straits Times, the news was confirmed by a friend of the couple, who also revealed that the bride- and groom-to-be held their engagement party last month. The party took place in Bali, Indonesia, where award-winning musician John Legend took to the stage.

John Legend (Image Credit: www.okayplayer.com)
John Legend (Image Credit: www.okayplayer.com)

This news comes after a series of reports announced that Saverin would be marrying Miss Singapore Universe 2009 Rachel Kum, and that he had even invested in her makeup line Rachel K cosmetics.

One such report by Page Six was later amended, saying that the 33-year-old Brazilian-born entrepreneur had denied both the marriage and the investment. A spokesperson for Saverin also confirmed the mistake in the marriage announcement, adding that he was unable to reveal details of where the wedding would be held.

It’s not clear how the confusion came about: Saverin and 31-year-old Andriejanssen — an Indonesian Chinese currently residing in Singapore — have been engaged since March 2014:

Facebook Cofounder Eduardo Saverin Got Engaged to Elaine Andriejanssen
Facebook Cofounder Eduardo Saverin Got Engaged to Elaine Andriejanssen

She Said Yes!!! I am engaged to the love of my life. Excited for a life full of adventure, happiness and health.

Posted by Eduardo Saverin on Thursday, March 27, 2014

Saverin himself has been living in Singapore since 2009, and renounced his US citizenship in 2011.

 

Subscribe to Vulcan Post Newsletter

Stay updated with our weekly curated news and updates.