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'American Idol' Alum Danny Gokey is Married

by Raphael Chestang 4:26 PM PST, January 29, 2012
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Former American Idol contestant Danny Gokey tied the knot over the weekend, People.com reports.

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According to the news source, Gokey, 31, and model Leyicet Peralta, 25, wed on Sunday in Florida.

"We are so thankful to have found each other and now be able to spend the rest of our lives together," the newlyweds told People.com in a statement. "We pray our gratitude grows more every day because there is so much for us to do now."

The couple's nuptials come three years after the country singer's first wife passed away in 2008 after undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease.

Gokey finished in third on American Idol's eighth season. Subsequently, he's released his debut album My Best Days via record labels RCA Nashville and 19 Recordings.

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