You must have heard about the name Paul Getty. He is the American-born British petroleum industrialist who founded the Getty Oil Company in 1942 alongside his father George Getty. But did you know that his great-granddaughter named Ivy Getty recently got married? She got married to Tobis Engel in a lavish ceremony on Saturday 6th November 2021 in San Fransisco.
The couple walked down the aisle in San Francisco City Hall. Ivy wore an exquisite John Galliano dress made with real mirror pieces as her wedding dress. A lot of famous celebrities like the “Queen’s Gambit” actress Anya Taylor-Joy, Princess Olympia of Greece Mimi Wade, and California Governor Gavin Newsom attended the wedding ceremony.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi officiated the A-list wedding.
They were introduced to one another through a family member
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The couple first met each other when Engel was introduced to his wife through one of Ivy’s family members. But eventually, they get bumped into each other once again at a Parish Fashion Week event.
In an interview, Ivy shared her experience by saying, “I saw this cute guy who was taking photos of the event and of me. I naturally went over, and we started talking. Quickly we realized that we had met before, the year before.”
The couple frequently jetted around the globe together while dating each other for the last two years. But they decided to lay low in Cheryl’s home in Surrey, United Kingdom during the pandemic.
Toby had proposed to Ivy to marry him while they were on one of their trips abroad. She said, “Normally, I pick where we go out to eat, but this time Toby insisted he pick. This didn’t raise any red flags, but when I got to the restaurant, I thought to myself ‘Oh he really planned this.”
During a trip to Capri during spring break 2020, toby proposed to Ivy with a sapphire engagement ring on a yellow gold band that mimicked Princess Diana’s engagement ring. And the diamonds from a necklace were added around the center stone that was given to Ivy by her grandmother when she was a teenager.
Ivy also told that “It is the most unique piece of jewelry and so sentimental to me. I can’t help but smile every time I look down and see it!”
Who is Tobias Engel?
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Tobias “Toby” Engel is a professional photographer, tech entrepreneur, and aspiring film director. Even though his exact date of birth is not known it is estimated that his age is between 25 to 30 years old.
He is reputed and well established in the fashion industry who was born in Vienna to Peter Engel and Cheryl Prime. His father is an American businessman and his mother is an English actress. His parents got married in the year 1990 and besides Tobias, they have another child whose identity is not known. His mother played many roles in a range of plays, films, and TV series. She is well-known for her role in ‘Coronation Street’ in the 1982 and 1990 series ‘Stolen’.
His parents are already divorced. He and his wife own a rescue dog and its name is Blue Naomi Getty which is named after Beyonce’s daughter Blue Ivy Carter and model Naomi Campbell.
His net worth
He hasn’t revealed his exact net worth to the public but is estimated that his approximate net worth is about USD 1 million. As a professional photographer, he earns over USD 200K as his salary from his career.
He is able to earn such a large sum of money due to his association with the Getty Family. By looking at the way he maintains his lifestyle we can guess that he must be rich. He might become even more wealthy after being associated with the Getty Family.
According to Forbes, the Getty Family was worth an estimated USD 5 billion in 2015. They were also ranked number 56 on their list of America’s richest families but they couldn’t maintain their rank the following year.