Celebrity Engagements of 2020
New bling! Love was in the air in 2020.
Wilmer Valderrama, Peter Facinelli and more celebrities announced their plans to walk down the aisle this year.
Scroll through to see who put a ring on it in 2020 and check back during the year!
Jonathan Rivera and Janelle Miller
The 90 Day Fiancé star announced his engagement to Miller on June 18 via Instagram. “Easiest decision I’ve ever made,” he gushed. Rivera finalized his divorce from Fernanda Flores in March 2020.
Courtesy of Jonathan Rivera/Instagram
Dina Lohan and Jesse Nadler
Dina Lohan announced her engagement to Internet boyfriend Jesse Nadler via Facebook on June 17. She shared a photo of her ring, writing, “It’s Official.”
Nadler also opened up to Us exclusively about the relationship milestone. “We knew we loved each other and couldn’t imagine life without each other,” he said. “We started off as friends and became best friends and the love was always the strong undercurrent we both felt for each other.”
The pair previously split in April 2019 after five years together, but they reconciled in April 2020.
Courtesy Dina Lohan/Facebook
Aaron Carter and Melanie Martin
The “I Want Candy” singer announced his engagement to the model via Instagram on June 12, just days after sharing that his girlfriend suffered a miscarriage. “Love wins #iloveyou3000 #engaged #fiance #ourlovestory,” Carter captioned a photo of Martin’s hand wearing an engagement ring.
Courtesy of Melanie Martin/Instagram
Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Andre Gray
The Little Mix member announced via Instagram on May 29 that her soccer star beau popped the question. “Guys.. wtf has just happened… 😩😳😂 He bloody did it, and I said yes 😩 ,” Pinnock wrote, sharing photos of the lovebirds after the proposal. “I’m marrying my soul mate, the man of my flipping dreams… I am lost for words, so I think I’m just going to go cry some more 😩😂 @andregray_ I love you so much 😩😍❤️ My world is literally complete ❤️.”
Jennifer Snowden and Lee James
The longtime couple, who share a 3-year-old son, revealed their engagement via Instagram on May 23. The Southern Charm alum shared multiple photos revealing James proposing.
Courtesy Jennifer Snowdon/Instagram (2)
Dog the Bounty Hunter and Francie Frane
On May 4, Dog confirmed that he was engaged to the Colorado-based rancher just 10 months after his wife Beth Chapman passed away from cancer. He popped the question in the couple’s Colorado home surrounded by candles.
Courtesy of Francie Frane/Instagram
Anne Burrell and Stuart Claxton
The Worst Cooks in America host announced her engagement to the Univision ad sales rep on April 21, nearly two years after they first met on the dating app Bumble. “A tiny bit of good news in these crazy times…. We are engaged!!! @stuartclaxton I am a VERY #luckygirl !!!” Burrell wrote via Instagram.
Courtesy of Anne Burrell/Instagram
Will Forte and Olivia Modling
The Last Man on Earth star’s father, Reb Forte, confirmed that his son and Modling are engaged while appearing on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? on April 8. The couple first met at a party in 2018 and got serious in early 2019. Will popped the question before the end of 2019, according to reports, after less than a year of dating.
Courtesy of Mary Steenburgen/Instagram
Jeannie Mai and Jeezy
The “Soul Survivor” rapper, 42, popped the question to the daytime talk show host, 41, on March 27 after nearly two years of dating. Jeezy flipped the switch on his proposal plans due to the global coronavirus outbreak, transforming his Los Angeles home into a Vietnamese wonderland after the pair put their trip to Southeast Asia on hold. The couple’s “surprise quarantine” engagement comes after Us Weekly confirmed in October 2017 that Mai ended her 10-year marriage with actor Freddy Harteis.
Ben Higgins and Jess Clarke
Us Weekly broke the news on March 28 that the Bachelor alum and his girlfriend of more than a year were engaged. The former reality TV star told Us in January that he would “definitely” be proposing to Clarke in 2020. “I don’t think that’s a question,” he said. “We’re great. It’s fun. It’s just healthy … I think she would say the same. Our relationship is healthy. I’m a better version of myself, a more free version of myself than I’ve been in a while.”
Emily Weiss and Will Gaybrick
The Glossier founder shared her engagement news amid the coronavirus pandemic. “So, a week ago, we got engaged. (!),” she captioned an Instagram photo showing off her ring on March 19. “Even during the wildest most uncertain times, there are silver linings.”
Courtesy of Emily Weiss/Instagram
Tracy Anderson and Chris Asplundh
The celebrity personal trainer got engaged to the business executive on March 3 while celebrating her birthday in Palm Beach, Florida, with family, friends and her son and daughter. “It was a birthday I’ll never forget,” Anderson wrote on Instagram.
Jenna Dewan and Steve Kazee
The Step Up actress and the Tony winner confirmed their engagement in February 2020 ahead of the arrival of their first child. “A lifetime to love and grow with you…you have my heart,” Dewan captioned a photo of the pair kissing on Instagram.
Joel Courtney and Mia Scholink
The Kissing Booth star and his girlfriend announced their engagement on February 18 after he popped the question on Valentine’s Day.
The Easy A star announced her engagement to a mystery man via Instagram on February 14. “Engaged to tha love of my life,” Bynes captioned a picture of her massive engagement ring with her future spouse wearing a gold wedding band.
Courtesy of Amanda Bynes/Instagram
Eliza Limehouse and Struthers McBride
The Southern Charm star announced her engagement to McBride on Valentine’s Day. “We are engaged!!!!!” she gushed via Instagram. “Happy Valentines y’all! Cheers to forever @_struthers I love you!!!” The couple began dating in April 2019.
Courtesy of Struthers McBride/Instagram
Maria Bello and Dominique Crenn
During an appearance at Elton John’s 2020 Oscars Viewing Party, the NCIS actress revealed that she and Crenn got engaged in December 2019. “We’re pretty happy, considering we just got engaged,” Bello told Entertainment Tonight on February 9. “So, this is sort of our fun time out in Hollywood for the first time since we’ve been engaged.”
The Bachelor alum announced her engagement to creative director Alex Kavanagh on February 5. “2/4/2💍, a day I’ll never forget,” Murphy wrote on Instagram alongside a series of photos of the happy couple. “We’re boarding a plane as we speak to meet my parents in New Zealand! Looking forward to processing the last 24 hours of this incredible life at 35,000 ft💕✈️ #ToKavAndToHold.”
The British model showed off her massive diamond engagement ring on February 1. “Jourdan Dunn Hamilton ……. has a nice ring to it!” she captioned the post that showed her covering her eyes with one hand while flashing her new bling as her fiancé held her hand. While Dunn hasn’t revealed her future husband’s identity, fans speculate that she’s engaged to rapper Dion “Sincere” Hamilton.
The daughter of billionaire businessman Bill Gates announced her engagement to Nayel Nassar, an Egyptian show jumper, via Instagram on January 29. “Nayel Nassar, you are one of a kind. Absolutely swept me off my feet this past weekend, surprising me in the most meaningful location over one of our many shared passions,” she wrote, captioning a photo of the couple sitting together while surrounded by snow. “I can’t wait to spend the rest of our lives learning, growing, laughing and loving together. Yes a million times over. :ring:AHHH!!!”
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Brandon Jenner and Cayley Stoker
The Princes of Malibu alum announced the couple’s engagement with an Instagram video post on January 25. “It’s official ❤️💍💍❤️,” Jenner wrote alongside a clip of himself and Stoker cuddling, kissing and dancing as soft music plays in the background.
Molly Bernard and Hannah Lieberman
The Younger star announced her engagement to Lieberman on January 14. “We said YES!” the actress captioned a smiley pic of the couple on Instagram, adding a ring emoji.
Martha Hunt and Jason McDonald
“I have a secret,” the Victoria’s Secret Angel captioned a January 8 Instagram reveal, showing off her engagement ring with a finger to her lips.
Courtesy Martha Hunt/Instagram
Lady Kitty Spencer and Michael Lewis
Princess Diana’s niece and her boyfriend, Michael Lewis, got engaged right before Christmas 2019, but news of their relationship milestone didn’t surface until January 2020. The couple have a 31-year age gap between them.
Peter Facinelli and Lily Anne Harrison
The actor popped the question in Mexico after more than three years of dating.
“Peter and Lily got engaged over the holiday during a romantic getaway to Mexico,” Facinelli’s rep told Us in a statement on January 2. “Both are beyond elated and are very much looking forward to all that the New Year will bring.”
Roberto Martinez and Kristiana Elliott
Us confirmed on January 2 that the Bachelorette alum, who split from former Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky in 2011, proposed to his girlfriend.
“When you know you know. Found my forever sweetheart,” Martinez captioned photos of the couple via Twitter.
Courtesy Roberto Martinez/Twitter