Wedding bells will soon chime for these overjoyed celebrity couples. Check out which stars took their relationship to the next level since the start of the year.
Jordan Kimball and Christina Creedon
The Bachelor in Paradise alum proposed to his girlfriend, Christina Creedon, on Christmas Eve. The couple shared the exciting news on their social media on Dec. 25. Kimball posted a handful of photos from the proposal, showing off his fiancee's stunning sparkler, and penned a heartfelt note to his bride-to-be. "I can’t express how lucky I am and just how deeply I’ve fallen in love with you Christina. I could cry thinking about how happy you make me," he wrote, in part. "I promise to love, nurture and to protect you as long as my heart beats here on earth. I hope that even beyond this life you’ll remember this love. I can’t imagine life without you anymore." Kimball and Creedon began dating in 2019.
Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez
The "7 Rings" singer revealed that she has a new ring on that finger, when she announced her engagement to Dalton Gomez on Dec. 20. Grande shared the news on Instagram, with a slideshow of photos of herself and Gomez -- and her sparkly new accessory. The singer's unique ring appears to be a diamond with a pearl. "Forever n then some," Grande captioned her post, as fans and friends freaked out over the exciting news in the comments. Grande and Gomez went Instagram official in June, just before her 27th birthday.
Maria Sharapova and Alexander Gilkes
The tennis star took to Instagram on Dec. 17 to share the news that she got engaged to her longtime love. "I said yes from the first day we met❤️This was our little secret, wasn’t it 💍🥂@gilkesa," Sharapova, 33, captioned a series of photos and videos of the pair kissing at the beach and enjoying the sunset in Paris. The British businessman, who is also pals with Prince William, also posted about the engagement on his own account, writing, "Thank you for making me a very very happy boy. I look forward to a lifetime of loving you, and learning from you @mariasharapova #💍" The pair first started dating in 2018, and fans noticed that Gilkes cheered on the tennis pro at the US Open that year.
Keshia Knight Pulliam and Brad James
The Cosby Show alum announced the exciting news of her engagement in an elegant post on Instagram on Dec. 16. "I said Yes!! ❤️💍 I LOVE YOU @mrbradjames!!!" Pulliam wrote, alongside a photo of herself, James, and her 3-year-old daughter, Ella Grace, which was taken at the couple's engagement party. "This is my favorite photo from our magical engagement dinner," she wrote. "My desire is a lifetime and beyond filled with love & family. My heart is so filled with joy!! So excited to continue to choose each other & our family every day." The couple first met on the set of the TV movie Pride & Prejudice: Atlanta in 2019, and sparked a romance soon after.
Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird
The soccer star and basketball player are engaged after four years of dating. On Oct. 30, Bird, 40, posted the exciting news on her Instagram, sharing a photo of Rapinoe down on one knee.
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton
On Oct. 27, the singers announced on their Instagrams that they had gotten engaged after five years of dating. "@blakeshelton yes please! 💍🙏🏻 gx," Stefani captioned her pic, with Shelton adding, "Hey @gwenstefani thanks for saving my 2020... And the rest of my life.. I love you. I heard a YES!"
Elle King and Dan Tooker
The 31-year-old singer revealed on Oct. 9 that she and her boyfriend, Dan Tooker, are engaged after a year of dating. King posted photos of their engagement, sharing that she had planned on proposing to the tattoo artist while they celebrated their one-year anniversary in New Mexico.
"Today is our 1 year anniversary. We rode horses up a mountain to go gold panning. I had a ring in my pocket and I was going to toss it in the gold pan and propose to @tattooker ... but of course, my soulmate beat me to the punch and proposed to me the exact same way," she shared. "So I immediately got down on my knee too. I love you Daniel. 1 year down, forever to go. I said Yes by the way and so did he! ❤️💍💫❤️"
Lily Collins and Charlie McDowell
The 31-year-old Emily in Paris star is engaged to the One I Love director. Collins shared the exciting news and showed off her stunning engagement ring on her Instagram on Sept. 25, along with photos of the surprise moment. The pics show Collins kissing her fiancé as she holds up her hand, as well as her shocked look as McDowell, 37, gets down on one knee. Collins and McDowell have been together since 2019. She first posted about him in August of last year, with a subtle pic, writing, "Always got your back," to which he replied with a sweet emoji.
Liam Payne and Maya Henry
Payne and Henry are engaged after two years of dating. The "Midnight" singer confirmed the exciting news during an appearance on Good Morning America on Sept. 3, sharing, "We're just really happy. Last week I just had a birthday, and my son is going to school for the first time today," he said. "Seems like a lot of firsts for me, really, which is great." Engagement rumors first sparked one week prior to the confirmation after Henry, 20, was spotted wearing a sizable diamond ring while enjoying a meal with Payne, 26, at Novikov in London. Payne and Henry were first romantically linked in August 2018, following his split from Cheryl Cole, with whom he shares a 3-year-old son Bear. The former One Direction singer confirmed his and Henry's romance in September 2019.
Kailah Casillas and Sam Bird
These reality stars are getting hitched! Casillas announced on Aug. 27 that she's engaged to the former Love Island contestant. Casillas, who appeared on MTV's The Challenge, posted a photo of her ring to Instagram, writing, "I’m marrying my favorite person in the world." Bird replied, "Can’t wait for the rest of our life together 💙." The newly engaged pair has been dating since January of this year. The two met after Casillas slid into Bird's DMs upon learning from a fan that he was liking a lot of her photos. She later relocated from Las Vegas to London to be with him. Prior to finding love, both Casillas and Bird had their fair share of showmances. Casillas was in a longtime relationship with Michael "Mikey P" Pericoloso but the two broke up after she reportedly cheated on him with her The Challenge competitor, Stephen Bear, while Bird briefly dated his Love Island co-star, Georgia Steel, and they both went on to appear on MTV's Ex on the Beach: Peak of Love.
Madisson Hausburg and Ismael "Ish" Soto
Hausburg dropped the big news that she and Soto were engaged during the MTV reality show's virtual reunion that aired Aug. 25. The relationship was a big surprise on the show, due to the fact that Ish is not only more than 20 years older than the 25-year-old Siesta Key star, but was also the show's former producer. During the special, hosted by Jeannie Mai, Hausburg was asked if she was any closer to her dream life, and Soto -- who was also present via Zoom -- told her to show them. Hausburg then flashed her engagement ring to the camera to the shock of everyone. The reality star shared that they bought a house together in Los Angeles, and Soto proposed on the first full day they spent in their house together.
Jocelyn Hudon and Jake Manley
The 25-year-old actress revealed via Instagram on Aug. 25 that her beau of five years popped the question in a pretty epic way: he recreated an iconic scene from Hudon's favorite show, Gilmore Girls. Yes, he actually had 1,000 roses impeccably arranged on a beautiful rooftop setting! "I’m still in shock. I love surprises," she admitted to ET.
Kenny Barnes and Alexandra Garrison
The Love Is Blind star took to Instagram on Aug. 18 to announce that he and his girlfriend -- who he met after filming wrapped -- are engaged. Barnes revealed the exciting news with a picture from their engagement photo shoot at The Duke Mansion in Charlotte, North Carolina. "Fiancé has a nice ring to it...💍," he captioned the photo. "Alexandra and I are excited to announce our engagement! To all of our friends, family and acquaintances, thank you for the continued love and support - we appreciate everyone and cannot wait to celebrate this next step together." In August 2020, Barnes told ET that his younger sister introduced him to Garrison at a brewery in Charlotte in June 2019.
Adam Ray and Amanda Bennett
The stand-up comedian will soon be walking down the aisle! Ray asked his ladylove for her hand in marriage with a socially distanced proposal in Seattle. "She said 'it’s a hard maybe probably yes.' ❤️Feeling all the good feelings right now.... 🎉🎉," Ray tweeted on Aug. 15. Bennett shared the news on her Instagram as well, writing, "The fairytale continues.. @adamraycomedy WE ARE GETTING MARRIED♥️😭💍."
Vanessa Grimaldi and Joshua Wolfe
Single no more! The 32-year-old former Bachelor contestant took to Instagram on Aug. 10 to announce that she's engaged. Ahead of the proposal, Grimaldi and Wolfe traveled to Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Québec City. Once they arrived, Grimaldi took to her Instagram story to gush over their suite, express excitement about participating in the hotel's outdoor yoga, and show off their yummy meal with a view. "August 9th, 2020 will forever be my favourite DAY OF MY LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!" Grimaldi captioned her engagement post. "@jbrwolfe YOU ARE MY EVERYTHING AND I CANNOT WAIT TO BE FOREVER AND EVER WITH YOU!!!!!!" Grimaldi was previously engaged to Nick Viall after appearing on his season of The Bachelor in 2017. She and Wolfe went public with their relationship public in January 2019.
Conor McGregor and Dee Devlin
After 12 years together, the UFC star and his partner are engaged. The 32-year-old world champ took to social media to share the happy news on Aug. 8 as the pair celebrated Devlin’s 33rd birthday. “What a birthday, my future wife!” McGregor captioned a photo of the couple of Instagram. The selfie shows Devlin displaying her giant engagement ring while cuddled up next to McGregor. The only thing bigger than her new bling? McGregor’s enormous smile, which indicated this may have been his favorite birthday gift to Devlin yet! The news came two months after the Irish athlete announced his retirement from the UFC (for the third time), later telling ESPN that the sport no longer excited him. The pair share two children, a 3-year-old son, Conor, and a 19-month-old daughter, Croia.
Jenna Ushkowitz and David Stanley
The Glee alum is dancing her way to a new phase in her life! Ushkowitz showed off her brand-new sparkler after her boyfriend popped the question on Aug. 2. "Yes, a million times, yes ✨," the 34-year-old actress captioned the Instagram photo of her, Stanley and their French bulldog, Bear. Stanley shared the same pic to his 'gram, which he captioned, "Yes ❤️❤️❤️." The pair have been dating since June 2018.
Tarek El Moussa and Heather Rae Young
El Moussa proposed while celebrating his and Young's one-year anniversary in late July. The pair announced the news via Instagram, with each sharing a photo of El Moussa's proposal at Descanso Beach Club on Catalina Island in California. The Flip or Flop star is dressed in a tux as he slides a ring onto Young's finger in the pic. The Selling Sunset star, wearing black dress, smiles from ear to ear. "She said yes! #FlippingHerLastName @dukeimages," El Moussa captioned the pic on Instagram, while Young wrote on her page, "The Future Mrs. Tarek El Moussa!!!! @dukeimages." El Moussa, 38, confirmed his relationship with Young, 32, last August. The two moved in together in January of this year. This will be the second marriage for El Moussa, who separated from ex-wife Christina in 2016. The pair share two children, daughter Taylor and son Brayden. She since remarried TV personality Ant Anstead in January 2019.
Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich
The "Anyone" singer is engaged! Lovato took to Instagram on July 22 to share a slideshow of snapshots depicting the special moment after Ehrich popped the question in Malibu, California. "@maxehrich - I knew I loved you the moment I met you. It was something I can’t describe to anyone who hasn’t experienced it firsthand but luckily you did too," she wrote, in part, on Instgram. She went on to say that she's never felt "so unconditionally loved by someone, explaining, "You never pressure me to be anything other than myself. And you make me want to be the best version of myself. I’m honored to accept your hand in marriage. I love you more than a caption could express but I’m ecstatic to start a family and life with you. I love you forever my baby. My partner. Here’s to our future!!!" A source told ET that the newly engaged couple are extremely happy and in love, saying, "Obviously the photos show how beautiful the entire proposal was." Rumors that Lovato and Ehrich were dating swirled for weeks before they finally confirmed their romance in May, when they appeared together in Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber's "Stuck With U" music video. ET confirmed the lovebirds first got together in March.
Beverly Johnson and Brian Maillian
The 67-year-old iconic supermodel is set to tie the knot with her 70-year-old financier beau, she announced in an interview with People on July 15. Johnson -- the first Black woman to appear on the cover of Vogue in 1974 -- noted that she and Maillian have lots of similarities and also shared that their relationship was the first time she had ever dated someone so close to her age. "We know the same songs and we've lived through a lot of the same things," she told the outlet. "As I was breaking boundaries in the fashion industry, he was doing the same on Wall Street. Just finding the love of my life at this point in my life has been amazing." Johnson was married twice before, to real estate agent Billy Potter from 1971-1974 and music producer Danny Sims -- with whom she has a 41-year-old daughter, Anansa -- from 1977-1979.
Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz
The eldest son of Victoria and David Beckham announced on July 11 that he and Peltz are engaged. "Two weeks ago I asked my soulmate to marry me and she said yes xx I am the luckiest man in the world. I promise to be the best husband and the best daddy one day ❤️ I love you baby xx," Brooklyn wrote on Instagram on July 11 alongside a photo of him and Peltz, who's flashing her new engagement ring. Peltz posted a similar photo, writing, "You’ve made me the luckiest girl in the world. I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life by your side. Your love is the most precious gift. I love you so so much baby and thank you Harper for this pic ?." (Harper is Beckham's youngest sibling.) The 21-year-old photographer and the 25-year-old Transformers: Age of Extinction star have been dating for about 10 months and made their red carpet debut in February at the Paris Fashion Week show for Saint Laurent. Beckham previously dated Chloe Grace Moretz, social media star Lexy Panterra and model Hana Cross, while Peltz was formerly with Anwar Hadid and LANY frontman Paul Klein.
Ciara Duggan and Paget Berry
The Below Deck Sailing Yacht couple is getting hitched! "Well folks, it finally happened ??," Duggan captioned an Instagram slideshow from their engagement in Genova, Italy, on July 9, which included a video of the moment Berry proposed and a romantic snap of them sharing a kiss before popping open a celebratory bottle of G.H. Mumm bubbly. And, naturally, the toast appeared to go down on a boat! The pair have been dating for four years.
Poppy and Ghostemane
A musical wedding is about to happen! A rep for Poppy (whose real name is Moriah Rose Pereira) confirmed to ET that the 25-year-old social media personality is engaged. Poppy initially shared the happy news via Twitter on July 9 by posting three emojis -- a ring, a bride and a party icon. She also alluded to the engagement with an Instagram Story showing a unique ring on her wedding finger the day before. She tagged presumed fiancé Eric Ghoste, aka Ghostemane, in the photo.
Jordan McGraw and Morgan Stewart
The pair announced their engagement via Instagram over Memorial Day weekend. The "Met at a Party" singer shared a photo with his new fiancée and her ring, writing, "Plenty to smile about..." while the former reality star shared a bathing suit-clad pic of herself subtly showing off her new ring. McGraw and Stewart got back together in January after previously dating a decade ago, E! News reported. Their rekindled romance came months after Stewart and her former Rich Kids of Beverly Hills co-star, Brendan Fitzpatrick, filed for divorce following three years of marriage.
Billie Lourd and Austen Rydell
The 27-year-old daughter of the late Carrie Fisher is engaged, with Lourd's fiancé announcing the news via Instagram on June 25. In Rydell's sweet post, the 28-year-old shared pics and videos of him and Lourd kissing, cuddling and traveling together. "???She said YES!! (Actually she said 'Duhhh')," he wrote. "But I guess that’s even better than yes?!? ??????." The duo was first linked back in 2015 and have dated on-and-off since. Lourd previously dated Taylor Lautner for seven months in 2017.
Heather Locklear and Chris Heisser
The Melrose Place alum is engaged to boyfriend Chris Heisser, a source confirmed to ET. The news came after Locklear was photographed in early June with a diamond ring on her left hand. Locklear and Heisser were high school sweethearts in the '70s. They rekindled their romance in 2017 and have dated on and off since. "This engagement is symbolic of how far they have both come," a source told ET, adding that they want an intimate wedding and aren't in a rush to have the ceremony. "Her family is supportive of their recent engagement. They see how in love they are." Locklear has had a tumultuous few years that have included arrests and court-ordered rehab. The actress was previously married to Tommy Lee from 1986-1993 and Richie Sambora, with whom she shares daughter Ava, from 1994-2007.
Will Forte and Olivia Modling
The Saturday Night Live alum is engaged, Forte's father, "Reb" Forte, revealed during an appearance on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. In the April 8 premiere of the rebooted show, Forte invited his father to be an expert, at which time Reb used the phrase "currently engaged" to explain how the actor may name a future child. A rep for Forte tells ET that they do not comment on their clients' personal lives. According to People, Forte and Modling got engaged over the holidays. They started dating after meeting at a party about two years ago. Forte was previously romantically linked to January Jones, his former co-star on Fox's The Last Man Standing.
Jeannie Mai and Jeezy
The couple got engaged on March 27 at the 42-year-old rapper’s Los Angeles home, Jeannie's rep confirmed to ET. In a statement to People, the 41-year-old The Real co-host's rep revealed that Jeezy was initially going to pop the question during a trip to Vietnam in April but changed his plans when the vacation was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. "What Jeannie didn’t know is that Jay was planning to propose," Jeannie's rep said. "Instead, Jay decided to bring Vietnam to Jeannie with a surprise quarantine date night in his home filled with Vietnamese food and decor." Mai and Jeezy were first linked in January 2019 and a source confirmed their relationship to ET that April. The couple then made things Instagram official in September and have continued to post pics together since.
Ben Higgins and Jessica Clarke
The former Bachelor proposed to Clarke on March 27, ET exclusively confirmed. Higgins had been planning his proposal for months but "everything changed" amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Generous Coffee co-founder was planning to pop the question in New York City, where he and Becca Kufrin were set to stop on their The Bachelor: Live on Stage tour. With the coronavirus outbreak, however, the tour was put on hold -- forcing Higgins to plan a different proposal. Higgins and Clarke had been quarantining together with his parents but drove to Franklin, Tennessee, so they could be with her family for the proposal. "I went back to a pond behind her house, and we had set it up with sunflowers near a bench. It's right in their backyard, but a little hidden. I proposed and her family and mine were watching from a distance, and then we all celebrated together," Higgins revealed to ET during their first interview since getting engaged. Though things didn't work out for Higgins on The Bachelor -- he and Lauren Bushnell split in 2017 -- he didn't give up on finding love. To Higgins, Clarke represents a "new chapter."
Jenna Dewan and Steve Kazee
The Flirty Dancing host took to Instagram on Feb. 18 to reveal her and Kazee's engagement. "A lifetime to love and grow with you...you have my heart ❤️," Dewan captioned a romantic snapshot of herself and her new fiancé. Kazee shared the same heartfelt pic along with some romantic lyrics from the song "Let It Breathe" by the Water Liars. The engagement comes just a few months after the couple first announced that they are expecting their first child together. Dewan -- who shares a 6-year-old daughter, Everly, with her ex-husband, Channing Tatum -- sparked a romance with Kazee in late 2018, and the pair have been effusive about their love and support for one another since.
Nicky Jam and Cydney Moreau
The reggaetonero proposed to his girlfriend, taking to Instagram on Feb. 15 to share a video of the romantic moment. In the clip, the two arrive at an outdoor beachside location when he gets down on one knee and proposes. "The best Valentine's Day of my life. I love you @cydrrose. I hope we’re together until we grow old. I am the happiest man in the world and no one can change that," he wrote in Spanish. Friends and fans quickly took to the comments section to congratulate him, with Maluma writing, "Que felicidad!! Grande Nicky ??❤️." Jam and Moreau met in 2019 on the set of his "Atrévete" music video, in which she played his love interest. The two went Instagram official in December. This will be Jam's second marriage; he previously wed model Angélica Cruz in 2017, but they divorced 18 months after tying the knot.
Anna Faris and Michael Barrett
Technically this would be an engagement of 2019, but on the Feb. 11 episode of the Late Late Show With James Corden, the 43-year-old actress confirmed the rumors that she's engaged to cinematographer Michael Barrett. Her Mom co-star, Allison Janney, had previously confirmed that Faris and Barrett had "been engaged for a long time" when she told Us Weekly at the Troop Zero premiere in Los Angeles on Jan. 13 that she had seen the ring; when ET caught up with Janney later that month, she apologized for spilling the beans about Faris' engagement. Rumors that Faris and Barrett were secretly engaged first started swirling in November 2019, when the actress was seen wearing the aforementioned ring out in public. The two have been together since 2017, shortly after Faris announced she was separating from ex-husband Chris Pratt, whom she shares 7-year-old son Jack with.
Maria Bello and Dominique Crenn
The 52-year-old actress and the 55-year-old French chef revealed their engagement at Elton John's annual Oscar party on Feb. 9. "We’re pretty happy considering that we just got engaged, so this is sort of our fun time out in Hollywood for the first time since we've been engaged," Bello told ET, revealing that they got engaged on Dec. 29, 2019, in Paris. "It was very surprising but meant to be. It's about time. I've finally grown up enough to get married." This is the first marriage for Bello, who shares a son with her ex-boyfriend, screenwriter Dan McDermott.
Sheryl Sandberg and Tom Bernthal
Time to update that relationship status! Sandberg, chief operating officer at Facebook, announced her engagement to Bernthal on Feb. 3. The 50-year-old executive shared the happy news via a Facebook post, reading, “Engaged!!! Tom Bernthal, you are my everything. I could not love you more.” The announcement was accompanied by a cute black-and-white snap of the couple lovingly gazing at each other. Notably, Sandberg did not update the social media platform’s much-talked-about relationship status section, which many users utilize to make announcements about their love lives. According to People, Bernthal popped the question with a ring featuring five diamonds to represent their combined five children after a hike and picnic in New Mexico. Bernthal is a 46-year-old father of three who is the CEO at his consulting agency, Kelton Global. Before founding the company, the Washington, D.C., native worked in the Clinton White House and earned an Emmy award working as a producer at NBC News. Sandberg, a Harvard Business School graduate, was previously married to Dave Goldberg, who died in 2015 from severe head trauma and blood loss after falling off a treadmill while the couple were on vacation in Mexico. They had two children together.
Molly Bernard and Hannah Lieberman
The Younger star took to Instagram on Jan. 14 to announce that she and Lieberman are engaged. Alongside a smiling selfie of the pair with their pup, Bernard, who sported a sparkly new ring, the 31-year-old actress gushed, "We said YES!" Though it's not clear when the pair officially started dating, Lieberman has made plenty of appearances on Bernard's Instagram since early 2018. Back in 2017, Bernard revealed to ET that she doesn't "identify as straight." At the time, Bernard said she predominantly dated men, but added that "it would be perfectly possible and wonderful to have a [relationship with a] woman or trans person."
Calia Quinn and Nick Burrello
The 28-year-old Bachelor alum took to Instagram on Jan. 4 to announce that her beau of more than two years had popped the question. Quinn, who came in third on Ben Higgins' season of The Bachelor in 2016, is grinning in her post-engagement pic as she rests her left hand on her fiance's chest. "Can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with my best friend ??✨ #MrsBtoBe," she wrote. The 27-year-old businessman also shared snaps from the happy day, calling Quinn "my best friend, my adventure partner, my rock, my future wife."
Wilmer Valderrama and Amanda Pacheco
Fez would be so proud! The 39-year-old NCIS star kicked off the new year by popping the question to his girlfriend. “'It’s just us now' 01-01-2020," Valderrama captioned a photo of himself proposing to his lady love on rocks overlooking the ocean. Pacheco shared the same pic and also included a close-up pic of her stunning teardrop-shaped diamond ring. The pair first appeared on each other's Instagram accounts back in June and five months later, Valderrama gushed to ET's Rachel Smith about how happy he's been with Pacheco. "I gotta say that I am very happy in my life. In this very moment I feel like, it's so interesting, you work so far for so long and you feel like all of a sudden you're starting over again," the actor gushed to ET. "And in my career, specifically in my personal life, I am very happy where I am at. I think that I have grown up to be the man that I am meant to be. I am the most grounded that I've ever been. I'm the most excited and the most energetic about what's ahead of me. I'm ready for the next chapter." This is the first known engagement for Valderrama. He previously dated Lindsay Lohan and Mandy Moore and had a six-year relationship with Demi Lovato, which ended in 2016.