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Olivia Culpo is Bringing a Furry Friend to Her Wedding Ceremony…

Published Wednesday, May. 15th, 2024

Olivia Culpo and Christian McCaffery kiss, while Olivia holds Oliver Sprinkles in her lap. The photo is a cropped image from Olivia's Instagram page.
Photo (cropped with background florals added): Oliver Sprinkles Culpo McCaffery Instagram @oliversprinkles

Olivia Culpo and Christian McCaffrey are getting married with the help of a pint-sized, furry family member

Model Olivia Culpo and NFL star Christian McCaffrey will be joined at the altar by the most adorable guest we’ve seen in a while… 


Oliver Sprinkles, the couple’s undeniably-darling toy goldendoodle! 


This tiny bundle of cinnamon-colored cuteness will likely serve as the couple’s ring-bearer, ‘delivering’ the wedding bands when it’s time for the ring exchange, although his official role has yet to be decided. 



Oliver Sprinkles poses next to a red Valentino handbag in the grass

Whatever role Oliver plays in the wedding ceremony, we know he'll accessorize well! (via @OliverSprinkles)



Olivia announced Oliver’s participation in the upcoming wedding during an Instagram story Q&A back in March, which was later shared in a sweet story by People magazine.


Oliver Sprinkles (full name Oliver Sprinkles Culpo McCaffrey), like his celebrity parents, is no stranger to the limelight. He has his own Instagram account with nearly 23,000 followers, and makes regular public appearances with the couple. 


Whatever role he ends up having on the big day – whether he’s ring-bearer, flower pup, or simply on 'pawty patrol' – we’re sure he’ll make the crowd smile! 



Olivia and Christian’s wedding date hasn’t been announced, but planning for the Rhode Island ceremony is in full swing. The couple began dating in 2019 after being introduced by mutual friends, and became engaged in April of 2023. Since then, they’ve shared regular updates on social media about the difficulties (and joys) of organizing a large wedding (via The Providence Journal). 



Olivia Culpo and Christian McCaffery kiss, while Olivia holds Oliver Sprinkles in her lap. The photo is a cropped image from Olivia / Oliver's Instagram page.

Above: Christian McCaffery, Olivia Culpo, and Oliver Sprinkles celebrated their one year anniversary as a family in July, 2021. This year will mark four years together as the Culpo-McCaffery team. (via @OliverSprinkles)



About the Couple: Olivia Culpo is an American model, actress, and influencer. She won the Miss USA pageant in 2012, and went on to win the Miss Universe title the same year. Soon-to-be-husband Christian McCaffrey (also known as CMC) is a running back for the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers; he formerly played for the Carolina Panthers. Both Olivia and Christian are accomplished musicians and share a passion for music -- Olivia plays cello (watch her play on an episode of reality show The Culpo Sisters here) and Christian has played piano for years. (Will they play a song at the ceremony? We hope so!)


Read more about the all-American couple’s relationship timeline in this Style article by People magazine.


Click the links below for more inspiration on how to include a pet in your wedding day: 





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Above: Wally the Ring Bearer, Screenshot from FOX43 broadcast.

A bride and groom asked Wally, an emotional support alligator, to be the ring bearer for their wedding ceremony. Read the full story here!



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