There’s something about weddings this year as countless celebrities have shared their engagement news online.
Social media is aglow thanks to countless pictures of dazzling diamond rings as some of the hottest celebrity stars prepare to tie the knot.
Geordie Shore royalty Vicky Pattison has us green with envy after she shared stunning pictures of a Dubai proposal, and our childhood dreams have come true as Bennifer (Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck) reunite after 20 years – and put a ring on it.
Covid couldn’t keep former child star Macaulay Culkin from declaring his love, and as for the ‘blood drinking’ nuptials of Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly?
Now, we’re rounding up all the celebrity engagements of the year so far…
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck
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Oh how our noughties hearts rejoiced at this news! 18 years after they split, J-Lo and Ben Affleck are together again.
And even better, they announced that they are engaged (mic drop).
The 52 year old shared the happy news in her online newsletter, On The JLo, on 8 April.
In a video sent to fans via the newsletter, the singer and actress showed off her green diamond ring as tears ran from her eyes.
Jennifer and Ben rekindled their relationship in May 2021, nearly 20 years after they were first due to be married.
Here goes attempt number two.
Sofia Richie and Elliot Grainge
Congratulations are in order for 23 year old model Sofia Richie and her new fiancé Elliot Grainge.
Sofia, who was previously dating Scott Disick for three years, has been dating Elliot, 28, for a year.
The pair got engaged in April.
Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton
Dapper English actor Tom Hiddleston is reportedly off the market as rumours of his engagement with fellow actress girlfriend Zawe Ashton gain traction.
Speculation began on the red carpet of the BAFTAs on March 13 when Zawe wore a sparkling diamond ring on a particularly telling finger.
The couple have kept their relationship out of the spotlight since 2019, and while there has been no official confirmation of an engagement, a big shiny rock might just be proof enough.
Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun
Avril Lavigne is a fully fledged fiancé after her musician boyfriend popped the question with a custom heart-shaped ring in Paris on March 27.
Lavigne captioned her engagement photos in French on Instagram.
They read: “Yes. I love you forever. Sunday. 27. March. 2022.”
Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly
Jennifer’s Body actress Megan Fox enjoyed an alternative engagement to Machine Gun Kelly.
The 35-year-old model shared a picture of the future groom down on one knee.
Megan wrote: “In July of 2020 we sat under this banyan tree. We asked for magic.
“Somehow a year and a half later, having walked through hell together, and having laughed more than I ever imagined possible, he asked me to marry him.”
It was the most romantic proposal…until they drank each other’s blood.
Lana Condor and Anthony De La Torre
The To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before actress has been dating her longterm boyfriend Anthony De La Torre for six years.
In a super sweet Instagram announcement, she wrote: “Saying YES was the easiest decision I’ve ever made.
“I consider myself the absolute luckiest woman alive to live in your sphere.”
Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman
Eight years after welcoming their son Eric, Simon Cowell finally proposed to girlfriend Lauren Silverman.
The ‘secret’ proposal took place in Barbados during the couple’s sun-soaked holiday.
The X Factor judge got down on one knee and asked mum-of-two Lauren, 44, to finally make things official, reports have claimed, despite previously stating he didn’t believe in marriage.
His girlfriend was reportedly “stunned” by the proposal and said “yes” without hesitation.
Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song
After over four years of dating, Home Alone star Macaulay finally popped the question to Brenda Song.
The news came almost a year after the 41 year old welcomed baby boy Dakota with The Suite Life of Zack and Cody star, who will turn one in April.
On Macaulay’s 40th birthday, Brenda wrote a tribute, gushing: “My unicorn that I never thought could exist, I am the luckiest person in the world because I am loved by you.”
Vicky Pattison and Ercan Ramadan
Geordie Shore star Vicky was left squealing and sobbing with excitement after beau Ercan Ramadan’s proposal in Dubai.
The couple of three years shared their news on February 22, with Vicky writing: “I choose you and I’ll choose you over and over without pause, without a doubt, in a heartbeat… It’ll always be you.”
Becky Hill and Charlie Gardner
Worcestershire pop star Becky said yes to longtime boyfriend Charle during a luxury holiday in the Maldives.
The 28 year old, who appeared on The Voice UK, showed off a dazzling sapphire ring in an excited selfie.
Beside a snap of the pair kissing, she wrote on Instagram: “Turns out he actually does like me.”
Chat show legend Trisha, 64, is engaged to be married for a fourth time.
Back in January, she announced the news on social media and told followers she was “on cloud nine.”
Her boyfriend, who she has not named, proposed to her while on a hike, she revealed.
“So mid-hike, I thought #boo was breaking out the usual snack of almonds or mandarins or bottles of water… Ummm… Man broke out #jewelz.
“I’m on bloody Cloud Nine!!! Dis Man, innit!”
Rebecca Ferguson and Johnny Hughes
X Factor finalist Rebecca was ecstatic to share the news of her engagement to boyfriend Johnny Hughes.
The soul singer, who starred on series seven of Simon Cowell’s TV competition, shared three photos of herself and Johnny on Instagram on January 1.
She wrote: “I am so happy to announce I am engaged to the love of my life. Dreams can come true.”
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