Machel Montano Marries Long-time Girlfriend


PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Feb 14, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago’s “King of Soca”, Machel Montano, married his long-time partner, Renee Butcher, in a civil ceremony at the newly renovated Parliament building on Friday, Valentine Day.

Among those attending the ceremony, officiated by Pastor Clive Dottin of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, was Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi.

Mr. and Mrs. Montano. (Photo courtesy of Machel Montano’s Facebook page)

Montano, who has had a long list of musical hits, was dressed in a white suit, while his bride wore a white two-piece pants and off the shoulder top outfit with a trail attached. She wore a colourful flower hair piece.

The guests, close friends and relatives of the couple, were also dressed in all white.

Media photographers were not allowed on the compound and the staff at the Parliament building called “Red House” lined the balcony on the top floor with their cameras in hand to record the event.

Montano will perform at his annual “Machel Monday” show on Monday with the them for the occasion being “ The Wedding”.