New Kids On The Block star Donnie Wahlberg has broken his silence following his weekend wedding to Jenny McCarthy, insisting he and his new bride are "in heaven".

The couple tied the knot in St. Charles, Illinois on Sunday (31Aug14), and the pop star/actor turned to on Tuesday night (02Sep14) to reveal all about his married bliss.

Posting a photo of himself kissing his wife's hand, he wrote, "Mr & Mrs Wahlberg, checking in from heaven. Thank you for all of your well wishes."

Wahlberg and MCCarthy have both been married before - Donnie was previously married to Kim Fey from 1999 to 2008, while the model/actress was married to director John Asher from 1999 to 2005.