The wedding was at Le Château de la Belle, in Benest - 114 miles (185km) north east of Bordeaux.
She claims she didn't want to worry her father, who has an estimated £175 million fortune, because he was on holiday in Monaco at the time.
And Duncan Bannatyne, 69, appeared to be embracing his life as a newlywed, as he and his 38-year-old wife attended the Pride of the North East Awards, held at the Newcastle Civic Centre on Tuesday night.
The lovebirds were accompanied by Nigora's 15-year-old daughter Gabrielle, who matched her glamorous mother in the sartorial department, stepping out in a layered purple minidress.
While teen Gabrielle had chosen a navy, lace Self-Portrait dress, Nigora had followed the theme in lace but opted for a dusty pink hue instead with her floor length number. Alternatively, check out some other pretty in pink options below by Lace and Beads, Maya, Adrianna Papell and more.
Nigora's dress is by Ermanno Scervino and we love the romantic colourway, lace and tulle details. Multimillionaire Dragon's Den star Duncan cut a dapper figure for their family night on the town, stepping out in a black suit, under which he wore a patterned waistcoat and white shirt.Nigora Bannatyne attended the Pride of North East Awards with hubby Duncan and his daughter Gabrielle this week.The trio hit the red carpet in serious style, dressing up for the occasion. Causes: The Hunter Foundation, Scottish educational programmesand overseas youth projects.Sir Tom made his fortune from his sports retail chain Sports Division, which he sold to JJB Sports in the 1990s.Abi, from Middlesbrough, is now speaking about her ordeal in a bid to raise awareness of sepsis and help others recognise the signs.'It was a really frightening experience and I dread to think the outcome if I had not listened,' she said.'It could have been a lot worse.'Abi only told her father, who currently lives in Portugal, days after her life-threatening ordeal.She complemented her sleeveless number with a pair of black-and-gold heels and a quilted gold handbag, adding an extra touch of pizzazz to her ensemnble.Sporting accessories which included a statement pendant, she wore her raven tresses in an elegant chignon with a centre parting, while her good looks were highlighted with a rich palette of makeup.Other charitable acts by the dealer include fundraising to help pay for Rachel Whiteread's work Monument in 2001. Currently chairman of global warming charity Cool Earth, he has bought areas of the Amazon to protect them from illegal logging. He set up the Wood Family Trust in 2007 after earning £135m from shares, and has channelled his donations into citizenship schemes. He and his late wife, Dame Anita, made more than £100m when they sold ethical cosmetics company The Body Shop. Mr Busson, a French financier who is engaged to Uma Thurman, is a founding trustee of the charity ARK, which was set up in 2002 to help poor and abused children. Sir Elton often receives bad press for his ostentatious celebrity parties, hissy fits and extravagance. Causes: Cambridge University and bursaries for female students. Sir John Templeton died in July at the age of 95, bequeathing millions to fund to his favourite causes: religion and science. He gave £25m of his fortune to the university this year – the biggest bequest it has ever received. The Rausing fortune sprang from Hans Rausing's Tetra-Pak design for milk and juice cartons. Sixteen years ago, the brokerage ICAP set up a charity day which raises funds for good causes. Mr Heselden, a former coal-miner, made his fortune inventing a metal cage used to support motorway embankments and flood defences. Tipped to be the biggest seller of 2008 as well as the fastest, her book Tales Of Beadle The Bard has raised millions for the author's charity, the Children's High Level Group, which helps vulnerable children across central and eastern Europe. Since then, he has proved keen to continue his wife's good work. However, he lost £230m at the hands of the alleged fraudster Bernard Madoff, and it remains to be seen what effect this will have on his charitable work. But few would deny that the singer-songwriter is a force for good whose public and private generosity supports a staggering number of causes. Mrs Edwards, a Cambridge graduate, donated £30m after Oxford and Cambridge sought £1bn from ex-students to help them match the funding enjoyed by the Ivy League colleges in the US. The sum will be invested by Oxford University Asset Management to generate returns to be used as income to provide student bursaries. His daughters, Sigrid and Lisbet, lead the family philanthropically. The scheme, which has raised more than £53m, is the brainchild of Mr Spencer, the company's chief executive. He decided to use his wealth for good causes and this year set up the Hesco Bastion Fund with Leeds Community Foundation.