On his 93rd birthday, former American astronaut Buzz Aldrin married his lifelong companion.

The sole surviving member of the Apollo 11's three-person crew, who participated in the historic moon landing mission in 1969, is Buzz Aldrin, the second person to set foot on the moon.

Aldrin, who turned 93 on January 20, shared a statement on social media announcing his nuptials.

He claimed to have wed Dr. Anca Faur, his "longtime love," in a private ceremony in Los Angeles.

said he. In a modest, private ceremony in Los Angeles, "we were joined in holy matrimony and are as excited as eloping teens."

Aldrin is engaged for the fourth time. According to the Daily Mail, his wife, Dr. Anca Faur, 63, holds the position of Executive Vice President of Buzz Aldrin Ventures.

Buzz Aldrin participated in the historic 1969 Apollo 11 lunar landing.

The jacket he wore when he and astronaut Neil Armstrong walked on the moon last year sold at auction for $2.7 million.