Nicole Kidman shares rare photo from her intimate wedding to Keith Urban in Sydney on their 16th anniversary

Nicole Kidman shared a rare wedding picture from her and Keith Urban's wedding in her hometown of Sydney with her 8.4 million Instagram followers on Saturday.

Exactly 16 years after tying the knot with her longtime spouse, 54, the Big Little Lies star, 55, marked their anniversary by posting a beautiful photo of her groom lighting a unity candle during a traditional Catholic ceremony at the Cardinal Cerretti Chapel.

'Sweet XVI ❤️ Remember this like it was yesterday. Forever,' the actress captioned the beautiful image, which showed her in a one-shoulder Balenciaga wedding dress.

The report comes after Nicole shared this rare wedding picture with husband Keith Urban, 54, in her hometown of Sydney back in 2006 with her 8.4million Instagram followers on Saturday

Happy couple: Nicole Kidman shared a rare wedding picture from her wedding to Keith Urban in her hometown of Sydney with her 8.4 million Instagram followers on Saturday morning

While sitting by her man's side, the mother-of-four looked radiant while rocking a  chic bridal veil and strawberry blonde hair in ringlets. 

Urban looked dapper as ever in a black suit with a white rose pinned to his lapel, matching tie and white dress shirt.

Within two hours, her post received more than 110,962 likes and nearly a thousand comments from fans congratulating her and the country singer on another year of marriage. 

'Sweet XVI ¿¿ Remember this like it was yesterday. Forever,' the actress captioned the beautiful image, which showed her in a one-shoulder Balenciaga wedding dress; seen in 2017

'Sweet XVI ❤️ Remember this like it was yesterday. Forever,' the actress captioned the beautiful image, which showed her in a one-shoulder Balenciaga wedding dress; seen in 2017

Going strong: The lovebirds tied the knot at the Cardinal Cerretti Memorial Chapel in Manly in 2006. The couple are parents to two daughters, Sunday Rose, 13, and Faith Margaret, 10 (seen in 2022)

Going strong: The lovebirds tied the knot at the Cardinal Cerretti Memorial Chapel in Manly in 2006. The couple are parents to two daughters, Sunday Rose, 13, and Faith Margaret, 10 (seen in 2022)

In April, the country star insisted that he and his wife are 'as normal as you get' on an episode of Jessica Rowe's podcast series The Big Talk Show.

He also spoke about the very first time they met at the G'Day LA event in 2005, saying he thought the stunning Hollywood star was 'well out of his league.' 

'We're just a couple who work things out, go through things together, life, and support each other the best way we can and try and raise our family,' Keith explained.

Soul mates: Nicole and Keith married five years after her split from actor Tom Cruise, with whom she shares two adopted children, Isabella, 28, and Connor, 26

 Soul mates: Nicole and Keith married five years after her split from actor Tom Cruise, with whom she shares two adopted children, Isabella, 28, and Connor, 26

'Underneath it all, we're as normal as you can get I reckon,' he claimed, before reflecting he was 'not in a great place' when they first met.

'[She] seemed well out of my league at that time in my life,' he said.

'I was not in a great place at my life, struggling with a lot of things, not in a million years would someone like that see anything in me... The fact that became what it is meant to be is astounding.'

Just like us: In April, the country star insisted that he and his wife are 'as normal as you get' on an episode of Jessica Rowe's podcast series The Big Talk Show

Just like us: In April, the country star insisted that he and his wife are 'as normal as you get' on an episode of Jessica Rowe's podcast series The Big Talk Show

He also sweetly described his wife as 'ethereal, angelic, other worldly, very mystical and then completely down to earth at the same time and very funny.'

In December, Nicole told the Today show that despite the pair appearing to have a perfect relationship, they are not a 'role model couple.'

The comment after entertainment editor Richard Wilkins suggested Nicole and Keith were the 'pin-up couple for making it work' in Hollywood. 

Honest: In December, Nicole told the Today show that despite the pair appearing to have a perfect relationship, they are not a 'role model couple' (seen in 2010)

Honest: In December, Nicole told the Today show that despite the pair appearing to have a perfect relationship, they are not a 'role model couple' (seen in 2010)

Nicole corrected him, saying: 'We don't want to be a pin-up couple. We just want to be a couple that has a great life together.'  

She added that her and Keith's marriage shouldn't be considered an archetype because every relationship is different.

'Everyone has the right to their own relationship. We are just very protective of our little bubble. What works for us is what works for us,' she said. 

'Everyone has the right to their own relationship. We are just very protective of our little bubble. What works for us is what works for us,' she said; pictured in 2022

'Everyone has the right to their own relationship. We are just very protective of our little bubble. What works for us is what works for us,' she said; pictured in 2022 

Elsewhere in the interview, Richard asked Nicole how she and Keith balance family life with their work schedules.

She said: 'We just work it out our ourselves... We literally will sit - as most couples do - and go, "Okay, here's the schedule. What are we going to do? Nup, too much."'

Nicole added that they've reached a stage in their marriage where they can see if a certain commitment will affect their relationship and decide to not go ahead with it. 

Priorities: Nicole added that they've reached a stage in their marriage where they can see if a certain commitment will affect their relationship and decide to not go ahead with it

Priorities: Nicole added that they've reached a stage in their marriage where they can see if a certain commitment will affect their relationship and decide to not go ahead with it

'That very much is our family and how do we make that work. The priority is each other and our kids. Nothing is more important than that,' she said.

The couple are parents to two daughters, Sunday Rose, 13, and Faith Margaret, 10.

Nicole and Keith married five years after her split from actor Tom Cruise, with whom she shares two adopted children, Isabella, 28, and Connor, 26.

'That very much is our family and how do we make that work. The priority is each other and our kids. Nothing is more important than that,' she said

 'That very much is our family and how do we make that work. The priority is each other and our kids. Nothing is more important than that,' she said

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Nicole Kidman shares rare wedding picture on her 16th anniversary with husband Keith Urban

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