Jillian Michaels Engaged to GF DeShanna Marie Minuto After Three Years of Dating

The former 'The Biggest Loser' trainer proposes to her partner with a 7-carat emerald cut diamond flanked by two single carats on both sides just more than a month after celebrating their dating anniversary.

AceShowbiz - Jillian Michaels is hearing wedding bells. A little over three years after dating DeShanna Marie Minuto, the former trainer on "The Biggest Loser" proposed to her girlfriend and later shared their engagement news on social media.

Making use of Instagram on Sunday, November 28, the celebrity fitness guru posted a picture of herself embracing DeShanna as the latter showed off her engagement ring. "1153 days... here's to thousands more. She said 'yes,' " the 47-year-old captioned the snap.

The post has since been flooded with congratulatory comments from Jillian's famous pals. One in particular was Lauren Hashian, who marveled, "OMGGGGG CONGRATULATIONS YOU GUYS!!!! It's a celebration!!!!! Sending so much love to you both!!!" Natalie Martinez, meanwhile, simply gushed, "Congratulations."

Also announcing the happy news was DeShanna on her own Instagram page. In addition to the identical photo, DeShanna shared a black-and-white image of her 7-carat emerald cut diamond flanked by two single carats on both sides. In the accompanying message, she simply wrote, "YES!" along with a ring emoji.

When speaking to PEOPLE about the engagement, Jillian showered her new fiancee with compliments. "DeShanna is 'all the things' -beautiful, smart, funny, creative, quirky, passionate ... I could run down the list of adjectives. Those characteristics obviously attract you to someone. But it's the quality of their character that makes you think 'Thank God for this person laying next to me' every night when you fall asleep," she raved.

"It's easy to stay together when everything is going great, but when real life sets in and things get messy, challenging, scary, and even downright ugly - that's when the truth reveals itself," the Fitness App by Jillian Michaels creator continued. "And this woman has revealed herself to be strong beyond measure, wise beyond her years, and loving beyond my wildest dreams. I am so grateful to officially call her mine."

Jillian and DeShanna got engaged just one month after they celebrated their third dating anniversary. Sharing a photo of the two cozying up together, she penned, " 'We are all asleep until we fall in love' Happy Anniversary @deshannamarie. I adore you."

Jillian was previously engaged to Heidi Rhoades. Together, they share two children, 11-year-old daughter Lukensia, whom they adopted in May 2012, and 9-year-old son Phoenix, whom Heidi gave birth to the same month and year.

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