AceShowbiz - There are some exciting ways to kick off the New Year. As for some Hollywood's hottest couples, they chose to take their relationships to a whole new level. These celebrities made sure that they had a good start in 2022 by getting engaged to their partners.
Fans have been indeed waiting to see some of these loved-up stars walking down the aisle. However, they did not expect the others to pop the question this quickly considering the fact that their relatiosnhips are still new. Regardless, we couldn't be happier for them.
Find out ten celebrities who got engaged in 2022 so far.
Congratulations are in order for Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman. The longtime judge of "America's Got Talent" and 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 pair 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 her previous relationship. Meanwhile, an insider informed The Sun, "Lauren was absolutely stunned and never in a million years expected Simon to pop the question. She burst into tears, happy tears, and obviously said yes straight away."
Jodie Sweetin had the best surprise ahead of her latest birthday. The former "Fuller House" star is set to walk down the aisle for a fourth time after her boyfriend of nearly four years, Mescal Wasilewski, popped the big question.
The actress broke the exciting news via Instagram on Monday, January 17, two days before she turned 40. Posting a photo of the two smiling ear-to-ear in which she showed off her engagement ring, she gushed, "I can't wait to see the life that lies ahead for us. Here's to us, @ghostfacelito and our life of adventures. Together."
Another star who welcomed 2022 with engagement is Sasha Spielberg. The daughter of "West Side Story" director Steven Spielberg announced on January 3 that she has been engaged to boyfriend Harry McNally.
The singer/actress, who is also known by her stage name Buzzy Lee, shared the news by posting a sweet photo of her and her now-fiance on Instagram. "When Harry (McNally) Proposed to Sasha (Spielberg) on New Year's Eve She……..said Yes!" she raved in the accompanying message.
New Year's Eve is indeed a perfect day for proposal. "The Real Housewives of Miami" star Nicole Martin divulged that her longtime love Anthony Lopez popped the question on December 31, 2021, during 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 that day was coming so soon," the 37-year-old reality TV star told PEOPLE. "It was a total surprise!"
Nicole Martin wasn't the only one who got proposed to on New Year's Eve. Jennifer Ashton's boyfriend Tom Werner went down on one knee to pop the question to the "Good Morning America" chief medical correspondent as they rang in the new year.
It was not until a few days later that Jennifer broke the happy news. Taking to her Instagram acccount, the doctor shared a photo of her and the television producer. She captioned the January 3 post by writing, "I said YES! to Tom Werner."
Jeremiah Duggar and Hannah Wissmann are getting hitched. Less than three months after going public with their relationship, the former "19 Kids and Counting" star announced that he and Hannah got engaged.
"Hannah, getting to know you for the past year has been so incredible! I can't even find the words to describe it," Jeremiah gushed on Instagram alongside photos from the proposal. "You are the best thing that has ever happened to me and I cannot wait to marry you. I love you!!"
Vicki Gunvalson's ex Steve Lodge announced on January 3 that he has been engaged to Janis Carlson. "I did ask Janis on Dec. 20 if she would become Mrs. Steve Chavez Lodge, and she happily agreed," the once-wannabe California governor revaled to PEOPLE. "We will be married in April 2022."
While Steve is excited to marry his now-fiancee, his ex Vicki was upset by their engagement. When asked for her opinion about the news, "The Real Housewives of Orange County" alum told Page Six, "I really don't want to give him any more publicity... He's a fame w***e."
While Vicki Gunvalson and Steve Lodge's split seemed ugly, it wasn't the case for Josh Duhamel and Fergie (Stacy Ferguson). When the "Life as We Know It" actor announced his engagement to Audra Mari, the former Black Eyed Peas vocalist congratulated her ex-husband.
On January 8, Josh shared a photo of him and his now-fiancee by the beach as he held a handwritten letter that read, "Audra Diane Mari Will You Marry Me?" In the caption, he exclaimed, "It's on!! She found a message in a bottle that washed ashore and said YES!! @audramar." Upon hearing the news, Fergie raved in the comment section, "Congrats!!! [several green heart emojis]."
It was unveiled that the NBA star, who previously dated Kendall Jenner, proposed to the British native over 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're both thrilled," a source told The Sun.
Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox have updated their relationship to engage. The singer/rapper popped the question to the "Transformers" 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 Switchgrass" in March 2020, presented his fiancee a personalized ring that featured both diamond and emerald stone. He said that the combination of their birthstones symbolized "two halves of the same soul forming the obscure heart that is our love."