Celebrities who kick off 2022 with engagements
While some of these celebrities get engaged after years of dating, others decide to take their relationships to a new level after whirlwind romances.
AceShowbiz – There are exciting ways to kick off the new year. As for some of Hollywood’s sexiest couples, they’ve chosen to take their relationships to a whole new level. These celebrities have made sure to start the year 2022 well by relying on their partners.
Fans were indeed waiting to see some of these beloved stars walking down the aisle. However, they didn’t expect the others to pop the question so quickly considering their relationship is still new. Either way, we couldn’t be happier for them.
Check out ten celebrities who got engaged in 2022 so far.
1. Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman
Congratulations are in order for Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman. The longtime judge of “America’s Got Talentand his girlfriend, who have been dating for eight years, got engaged during a trip to Barbados on New Year’s Eve.
A friend of the couple told PEOPLE that Simon proposed to Lauren on the beach in front of their 7-year-old son Eric as well as her 16-year-old son Adam from his previous relationship. Meanwhile, an insider told The Sun: “Lauren was absolutely stunned and never in a million years had she expected Simon to ask the question. She burst into tears, tears of joy, and obviously say yes right away.”
2. Jodie Sweetin and Mescal Wasilewski
Jodie Sweetin had the best surprise before her last birthday. The old “More complete houseThe star is about to walk down the aisle for the fourth time after her boyfriend of nearly four years, Mescal Wasilewski, popped the big question.
The actress announced the exciting news via Instagram on Monday, January 17, two days before her 40th birthday. Posting a photo of the two grinning from ear to ear showing off her engagement ring, she exclaimed, “I can’t wait to see the life ahead of us. Here’s to us @ghostfacelito and our life as ‘Adventures. Together.’
3. Sasha Spielberg and Harry McNally
Another star who welcomed 2022 with commitment is Sasha Spielberg. The daughter of “West Side StoryDirector Steven Spielberg announced on January 3 that she was engaged to her boyfriend. Harry McNally.
The singer/actress, also known by her stage name Buzzy Lee, shared the news by posting a sweet photo of her and her now-fiancé on Instagram. “When Harry (McNally) proposed to Sasha (Spielberg) on New Years Eve, she…said yes!” she raved in the accompanying message.
4. Nicole Martin and Anthony Lopez
New Year’s Eve is indeed a perfect day for the proposal. “The Real Housewives of Miami” Star Nicole Martin revealed that her longtime love Anthony Lopez popped the question on Dec. 31, 2021, while on a trip to Aspen with their 2-year-old son, Greyson.
“We’ve talked about marriage before. I think we both knew it would happen one day. I just didn’t know this day would come so soon,” the 37-year-old reality star told PEOPLE. “It was a total surprise!”
5. Jennifer Ashton and Tom Werner
Nicole Martin wasn’t the only one who was proposed on New Year’s Eve. Jennifer AshtonTom Werner’s boyfriend got down on one knee to ask the “hello americachief medical correspondent as they rang in the new year.
It wasn’t until days later that Jennifer broke the happy news. Taking to her Instagram account, the doctor shared a photo of her and the TV producer. She captioned the Jan. 3 post, writing, “I said YES! to Tom Werner.”
6. Jeremiah Duggar and Hannah Wissmann
Jeremiah Duggar and Hannah Wissmann get married. Less than three months after going public with their relationship, the former “19 children and countingThe star announced that he and Hannah got engaged.
“Hannah, getting to know you over the past year has been so amazing! I can’t even find the words to describe it,” Jeremiah posted on Instagram alongside the proposal photos. “You are the best thing that ever happened to me and I can’t wait to marry you. I love you!!”
7. Steve Lodge and Janis Carlson
Vicki GunvalsonSteve Lodge’s ex announced on Jan. 3 that he was engaged to Janis Carlson. “I asked Janis on Dec. 20 if she would become Mrs. Steve Chavez Lodge, and she happily accepted,” the once-aspiring California governor told PEOPLE. “We will be getting married in April 2022.”
While Steve is thrilled to marry his fiancée, his ex Vicki was upset by their engagement. When asked for his opinion on the news, “The Real Housewives of Orange County” told Page Six, “I really don’t want to advertise her anymore…She’s a famous woman.”
8. Josh Duhamel and Audra Mari
While Vicki Gunvalson and Steve Lodge’s split looked ugly, it didn’t for Josh Duhamel and Fergie (Stacy Ferguson). When the “Life as we know itThe actor announced his engagement to Audra Mari, the former Black Eyed Peas singer congratulated her ex-husband.
On Jan. 8, Josh shared a photo of himself and his now-fiancée by the beach as he held up a handwritten letter that read, “Audra Diane Mari, will you marry me?” In the caption, he exclaimed, “Here we go!! She found a message in a bottle that washed ashore and said YES!! @audramar.” Upon hearing the news, Fergie exclaimed in the comments section, “Congratulations!!! [several green heart emojis].”
9. Ben Simmons and Maya Jama
Congratulations are also in order for Ben Simmons and Maya Jama. The 25-year-old Philadelphia 76ers player reportedly got engaged to the TV presenter just seven months after becoming an item.
It was revealed that the NBA star, who was previously dating Kendall Jenner, proposed to the British native on Christmas 2021. It was also said that the athlete chose the engagement ring himself. “He chose the ring himself and felt he knew exactly what she would want. Maya said yes and they are both thrilled,” a source told The Sun.
10. Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox
Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox updated their relationship to engage. The singer/rapper popped the question to “Transformersthe actress on January 11 under a banyan tree where they “fell in love” with each other.
MGK, who first met the ex-wife of Brian Austin Green on the set of “Midnight in the Switchgrassin March 2020, presented his fiancée with a personalized ring that featured both a diamond and an emerald stone. He said the combination of their birthstones symbolized “two halves of the same soul forming the dark heart which is our love”.