Below Deck Med’s Kyle Viljoen Surprises Fans with Marriage Announcement

New York City, United States – Steward Kyle Viljoen, known for his appearance on Season 8 of Below Deck Med, surprised fans with an unexpected update on his personal life. While facing challenges on the Mediterranean seas, Viljoen’s dating life has been flourishing in recent years.

In November 2022, Viljoen publicly announced his engagement to fiance Dr. Zachary Riley, just a few months after going public with their relationship on Instagram. Since then, fans have eagerly awaited updates on their marriage journey. Finally, Viljoen provided them with some exciting news.

On January 13, Viljoen took to Instagram to share a photo of himself and his now-husband Zachary at the New York City Hall, proudly displaying their wedding rings. In the caption, he revealed that they had been secretly married since 4.6.23, almost a year before making the announcement.

The post received an outpouring of support from fans, with many leaving well wishes in the comments section. Fellow Bravolebrities, including Med alum Katie Flood and Kory Keefer from Summer House, also congratulated the couple.

Viljoen hinted at the possibility of a more formal ceremony in the future, which could potentially be televised and include some of his Med co-stars as members of the bridal party. There’s even speculation that he might coordinate the timing of the wedding with his boss, Captain Sandy Yawn, who has plans to marry her fiance Leah Shafer on the show.

Fans will have to wait and see what unfolds in Viljoen’s wedding plans. Regardless, this unexpected announcement has brought joy to his devoted fanbase and has them eagerly awaiting more updates from their favorite Below Deck Med star.