Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders ‘marries rapper girlfriend Amanda Blank in secret ceremony’ after three years of dating
Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders has married rapper girlfriend Amanda Blank in a secret wedding ceremony after three years of dating.
The couple – who embarked on a relationship in 2020 – exchanged vows over the weekend, with Blank alluding to the news on social media alongside a photo of herself and Helders, 37, sharing a kiss.
Captioning the image with an emoji of a ring, Blank, 40 – a Philadelphia raised rapper, singer and member of performance art band Sweatheart – wrote: ‘I really love you the most.’
Responding to the post, an ecstatic Helders replied: ‘Can you believe it? Trouble and strife!’
Reposting the photo, taken by close friend Bobby Whigham, the Sheffield born musician added: ‘I’ve never been happier!!!’
Happy news: Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders has married rapper girlfriend Amanda Blank in a secret wedding ceremony after three years of dating
The wedding comes just four years after Helders divorced first wife Breana McDow following a short-lived two year marriage.
The former couple started dating in 2011 and confirmed their engagement in 2013. They exchanged vows in Italy three years later and share seven-year-old daughter Amelia Darling together.