Actress Fran Drescher married Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai during an intimate beachside ceremony at their Malibu, CA. home on Sunday. It is the 2nd marriage for Drescher, 56, who made the announcement on her Twitter page. “Surprise!!!!! We got married!” she tweeted.
People.com reports Drescher and 50-year-old Ayyadurai, who holds the patent for inventing email, have known each other for barely a year.
Drescher is best known for her role in the hit TV series The Nanny and her high pitched nasal voice.
The couple met when he gave a speech at an event hosted by Deepak Chopra, according to the Huffington Post.
“Fran heard my talk and we fell in love, and we’ve been together since that talk,” he said. “Every day is a celebration with Fran. Every day is almost a romantic hangout with her. We’re always laughing, always enjoying ourselves.”
Drescher divorced Peter Marc Jacobson in 1999. He later revealed to her that he is gay.
Ayyadurai is of Indian origin, and Drescher is Jewish.
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