Tim Tebow marries Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters in South Africa

Tim Tebow marries Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters in South Africa

Tim Tebow, left, and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters. Tebow and Nel-Peters confirmed their engagement on Jan. 10.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Former NFL quarterback and Jacksonville native Tim Tebow has tied the knot, the couple confirmed to People magazine.

The former Florida Gator and his fiancee, a former Miss Universe, were married in Cape Town.

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“I’ve been waiting my entire life for someone special, who I can spend the rest of my life with," he told People. "I was waiting for the right person to come along. And now I’m marrying Demi. I can’t wait to see what our future holds. All of my dreams have come true. It was 100 percent worth the wait.”