Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes married actress Kate Hudson on New Year’s Eve, 2000 in Old Snowmass, Colorado.
Held at a private ranch shared by Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell, the event was witnessed by 70 friends and family members. The event celebrated not only the couple’s union but also the winter season with a white on white theme including white candles and white flowers.
The Hudson-Robinson wedding was a private affair but nonetheless drew a star-studded guest list. Guests included Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sally Field, and the groom’s fellow members of Black Crowes.
The bride wore a Vera Wong 19th century-inspired dress, a strapless ivory silk duchesse satin ballgown with a hand-stitched corset bodice.
Chris wore a hand-tailored charcoal gray sharkskin Brioni designed suit.
The mother of the bride wore a Vera Wang creation.
The wedding ceremony was performed by a Ute Indian shaman beneath a white tent.
Thirty miles from the ranch, the Elk Mountain Lodge served as the reception site for the festivities. Along with plenty of music, the event included dinner of filet mignon and salmon.
After their wedding, Kate took a year off from her acting career to give their marriage a solid foundation. Kate and Chris separated in August 2006 and divorced in October 2007.
10/25/2007: The Hudson/Robinson divorce was finalized in October 2007.
11/17/2006: While Kate Hudson was in Australia working on a movie, Chris Robinson filed for divorce.
7/14/06: Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson announced their separation.
Kate Garry Hudson: April 19, 1979 in Los Angeles, California.
Christoper (Chris) Mark Robinson: December 20, 1966 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Chris and Kate first met in May 2000 at a party in New York City. They quickly fell in love and were living together 4 days after meeting.
Chris proposed by giving Kate an old fashioned, 5-carat Asscher-cut diamond in an art-deco setting.
Kate’s December 29, 2000, bachelorette party was held at Caribou’s Whiskey Bar in Aspen, Colorado.
Kate’s wedding ring is white gold which matches the winter white theme of her wedding. Decorations included white candles and white flowers. The ceremony was performed under a white tent by a Ute Indian shaman.
Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson have one son, Ryder Russell Robinson: Born on January 7, 2004 in Los Angeles.
Chris Robinson has one previous marriage to Lala Cassandra Sloatman, an actress, September 8, 1996 through 1998 when they divorced.