Tatyana Ali at Aladdn World Premiere

Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Star Tatyana Ali Marks 6th Wedding Anniversary: 'I Just Adore Circling The Sun With You'

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By Afouda Bamidele on July 18, 2022 at 7:15 PM EDT

Tatyana Ali is honoring her sixth wedding anniversary to her husband and assistant English professor at Stanford University, Dr. Vaughn Rasberry, with so much love.

The couple announced their engagement in March 2016 and married on July 17 of the same year in Beverly Hills, California. They also share two adorable sons.

In honor of their sixth anniversary, Ali recently shared a beautiful tribute on Instagram to her devoted spouse, expressing how content she is with their perfect union.

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Tatyana Ali Celebrates Sixth Wedding Anniversary With A Sweet Message To Spouse

Tatyana Ali at the Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection Fashion Show 2018

"Happy Anniversary, my love!!" the New York native began her adoring message, adding, "We've been married 6 precious years."

She also noted that they had built a family "full of love, devotion, and pure fun," which was indeed a blessing and an accomplishment for the couple.

Ali then concluded the short but sweet message with, "My partner, my companion, my consigliere – I just adore circling the sun with you're sexy, brilliant, kind self. [three sun emojis] @vaughnrasberry." 

Thousands reacted to the post and congratulated the twosome on the blessing, wishing them a happy anniversary. They also sent their love and prayers for the couple's lasting blessed union.

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Prior to the duo's marriage in 2016, they met on a popular dating site which Cheat Sheet reported this May, adding a few juicy details about their relationship timeline.

At the time, fans kept up with the "Love That Girl!" actress despite the conclusion of the production "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," which propelled her to fame.

The avid followers were also watchful of her dating life and noted when she got romantically involved with Rasberry.

A year after Ali began dating the professor, they got engaged, and she revealed that he proposed to her in the Yosemite Redwoods, saying it was "thoughtful and perfect."

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Tatyana Ali and family at Aladdn World Premiere
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Around the same period, she teased fans with more news by announcing her first pregnancy, showing she had a lot to prepare for, including their wedding.

She and her husband got hitched several months after the announcement, with her family being supportive. The ceremony's style was "upscale Caribbean," and the beautiful bride donned an extravagant Amsale dress.

The married pair welcomed their first son shortly after, with their second baby boy born eventually. They named the cute little kids Alejandro and Aszard.

Speaking of Ali and Rasberry's initial meeting on a dating site, they met on the famed eHarmony, where users complete a questionnaire, and the system corresponds their answers to determine compatibility.

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The outlet noted that it was uncertain how long the couple were on the dating platform; however, they were able to find love which was "pretty amazing" to the 43-year-old songstress.

She also mentioned regarding the success of their relationship that there was "so much good," and they felt "so blessed."

Following Ali's feature on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," she had a pretty successful career, not only in acting but also in singing.

In 1999, she released her debut album, "Kiss The Sky," which featured several of the prominent actor Will Smith's music pieces and was a huge success.

Will Smith at the Oscar Nominees Luncheon in Los Angeles
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She did not release any more studio albums after that but contributed to one of Smith's albums and took part in a couple of collaborations.

Ali focused more on her acting career and went on to star in multiple projects, including several episodes of "The Young and the Restless" and completing the production for "It Snows All the Time."

The "Sesame Street" Star Supports Will Smith Following Oscars Controversial Skirmish

The controversial Oscars slap incident between Will Smith and comedian Chris Rock got quite the attention worldwide, including a reaction from Ali, who released a statement not long after the fiasco.

The Blast reported that she wrote that she loved the "Bad Boys" star a lot, but Rock did not deserve the hit. In addition, she expressed how much her heart hurt from the upsetting incident.

The mother-of-two expressed, "I don't know what caused that chaos and confusion, but I do know that Will has a big heart. I've seen him many times try his best to do what is right. I believe in him."

Several fans were not so taken with her statement as they called her out and voiced that Smith's reputable career may have been "tarnished" due to his lash out.

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