X Factor’s Nicholas McDonald announces he is married only a week after getting engaged

Nicholas McDonald has revealed that he has tied the knot.

The former X Factor star, who made it to the final of the singing competition back in 2013, took to his Instagram page to confirm the lovely news that he tied the knot last week.

Sharing a gorgeous image of his other half Brandi posing her wedding dress with a bouquet of flowers, the singer, who goes by Nicky, confirmed the news writing: ‘Mrs McDonald ❤️’.

He then made another post sharing a image of the happy couple on their special day.

The former X Factor contestant captioned the second post ‘Well where do I start … ❤️,’ before expressing a series of thank you messages to everyone who helped make their special day happen.

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Well where do I start … ❤️ . . . there are so many thanks we need to give to everyone who helped myself and my new wife celebrate our wedding day! Firstly I would like to thank everyone who attended from far and wide at our ceremony and reception for your cards and gifts. Your presence was forever grateful. Chatelherault House thank you for allowing us to hold our ceremony and Dalziel Park Hotel for our venue providing us with your hospitality and evening reception venue. Michael and Stephen for our stunning cake. Michelle Estall for providing decor. Aunt Teresa and Uncle Iain for our wedding car. Paddy for sound lightening and general running of entertainment. Luke Friend, Sam Bailey, Jack Robertson for providing a few numbers. Our piper Josh Coates & surprise drummer! Our parents and families. Our stunning bridesmaids, groomsmen, maid of honour and best man we couldn’t have done it without all you guys. A very big thank you to Ryan Mimiec and videography for capturing memories our special day which we can hold onto forever! A huge thank you to everyone who helped in any way with run up to our big day there so many to thank!Thank you all once again much love Nicky and Brandi ❤ x

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‘There are so many thanks we need to give to everyone who helped myself and my new wife celebrate our wedding day!’ he wrote, followed by his heartfelt thank you messages.‘A huge thank you to everyone who helped in any way with run up to our big day there so many to thank!’ he finished the caption. ‘Thank you all once again much love Nicky and Brandi x’.

Fans and followers flooded the sweet post with messages of congratulations, with comments including: ‘Congratulations!! You make such a beautiful couple, May all your days be filled with Happinesses,Love & Joy. 😘’, ‘Beautiful congratulations 🥂💖’ and ‘Congratulations to you both @nickymcdonald11 and @brandisommer 🥂 wishing you both a lifetime of love and happiness 💜🍾🥂🎉xx’.

This comes only days after the 22-year-old confirmed that he was engaged to now-wife Brandi.

Just six days before tying the knot with the American-born beauty, the Scottish musician took to his Instagram page to announce the pair’s engagement.

Sharing a photo of his proposal and Brandi wearing her engagement ring, the pop singer wrote: ‘SHE SAID YESSSS💍❤️’.

Big congratulations to the newlyweds on their whirlwind week!