Tunku Tun Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah was born on 8 April 1986 as the second child and only daughter of the current Sultan Ibrahim Ismail of Johor and his wife Permaisuri (Queen consort) Raja Zarith Sofia.
The groom, Dennis Verbaas born on May 1, 1989 in Lisse, a town and municipality in the western Netherlands. His parents are Martin and Henriette Verbaas.
Verbaas played in senior amateur football with which he had to retire at the age of 17 after suffering cardiac arrest. He did modeling and went to work in Malaysia and Singapore.
Dennis worked as a manager at a sports company in Johor and as a marketing manager in Singapore at the Tampines Rovers Football Club. He met Tunku Tun Aminah through the football club.
Verbaas converted to Islam on May 31, 2015 and took the name Dennis Muhammad Abdullah. Denis was taught Islam and the culture of Malaysia for two years.
The marriage solemnisation ceremony (known as akad nikah) of Tunku Tun Aminah and Dennis Muhammad Abdullah took place in the morning of August 14, 2017 at Istana Bukit Serene, the royal palace and official residence of the Sultan of Johor.
The ceremony which followed Johor royal tradition was witnessed by the bride’s parents Sultan Ibrahim Ismail and Permaisuri Raja Zarith Sofia, the groom’s parents Martin and Henriette Verbaas as well as close family members and friends who flown in from the Netherlands to be part of the wedding ceremonies.
Tunku Aminah wore a traditional “Baju Kurung Teluk Belanga” in white and a delicate veil embellished with sparkling crystals.
The groom Dennis Muhammad placing the wedding ring on the finger of his bride Tunku Tun Aminah after their marriage solemnisation ceremony.
Dennis Muhammad Abdullah menyarungkan cincin perkahwinan pada Tunku Tun Aminah selepas Istiadat Akad Nikah di Istana…Posted by The Royal Johor on Sunday, August 13, 2017
Dennis Muhammad mencium dahi isterinya, Tunku Tun Aminah. ~~~~~ Dennis Muhammad kissing the forehead of his wife, Tunku Tun Aminah.Posted by The Royal Johor on Sunday, August 13, 2017
Dennis Muhammad kissing the forehead of his wife, Tunku Tun Aminah.
Gambar dekat cincin perkahwinan yang dipakai oleh Tunku Tun Aminah. ~~~~~ A close up picture of Tunku Tun Aminah’s wedding ring.Posted by The Royal Johor on Sunday, August 13, 2017
A close up picture of Tunku Tun Aminah’s wedding ring.
Gambar rasmi Dennis Muhammad dan Tunku Tun Aminah sebagai pasangan suami isteri. ~~~~~ First official picture of Dennis Muhammad and Tunku Tun Aminah as husband and wifePosted by The Royal Johor on Sunday, August 13, 2017
Groom Dennis Muhammad, looked smart and handsome in a traditional “Baju Melayu Teluk Belanga”, when he solemnly affirmed his marriage to Tunku Aminah.
Official picture of Dennis Muhammad and Tunku Tun Aminah as husband and wife.
The royal wedding ceremony continued during the night, the newly wed royal couple arrived at the Istana Besar or Grand Palace located in Johor Bahrut their “Bersanding” (sitting-in-state) ceremony.
The newly weds arriving for the sitting-in-state ceremony at Istana Besar Johor Bahru.Posted by The Royal Johor on Monday, August 14, 2017
LOVELY COUPLE…YAM Tunku Tun Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah and Dennis Muhammad make their way into the Throne Room of Istana Besar.Posted by The Royal Johor on Monday, August 14, 2017
Tunku Tun Aminah and Dennis Muhammad make their way into the Throne Room of Istana Besar.
About 1,200 guests attended the “Bersanding” ceremony and the bride wore a stunning Diamond Tiara.
KDYMM Sultan Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah sedang merenjis dan tepung tawar pasangan pengantin DiRaja, YAM Tunku Tun…Posted by The Royal Johor on Monday, August 14, 2017
Finally, the video of the wedding ceremonies.
- WEDDING OF PRINCESS SOFIA ZU SAYN-WITTGENSTEIN-SAYN.
- WEDDING OF BLANCA DE MARICHALAR.
- THE WEDDING OF PRINCESS RAIYAH AND NED DONOVAN.
- CIVIL MARRIAGE OF ELEONORE VON HABSBURG.
- ROYAL BRIDE: EKATERINA MALYSHEVA, PRINCESS OF HANOVER.
- ROYAL BRIDE: EMPRESS FARAH OF IRAN.
- WEDDING OF PRINCE JEAN-NAPOLEON AND COUNTESS OLYMPIA VON UND ZU ARCO-ZINNEBERG.