17 Female Celebrities Who Got Engaged… on Their Birthday!
August 2, 2018
Everyone can admit that their birthday is one of their favorite holidays of the year, right? It’s so nice to have a reason for all your friends to get together and getting all dolled up, and receiving presents definitely isn’t the worst thing in the world. The day is made even sweeter when you have a special someone to share the day with… but can imagine your S.O. getting down on one knee and
popping the big question, too?! #GOALS
For some celebs, that situation is actually a reality. Yes, last year brought us more
celebrity heartbreak than we could handle, but now 2018 is officially the year of celeb engagements, and we couldn’t be more excited for the happy couples! We’ve rounded up all of the female stars who got a double-dose of surprise during their birthday celebrations. From simple proposals to renting out an entire baseball stadium, these boyfriends definitely knew how to put a ring on it with a bang:
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Nick Jonas shocked the world when he proposed to girlfriend Priyanka Chopra after dating for just TWO MONTHS! The two started seeing each other in May 2018, and they apparently fell hard and fast for each other.
By her birthday on July 18, Nick was ready to pop the question. According to
, he asked Priyanka to be his bride that day, her 36th birthday, and he closed down an entire Tiffany and Co. store just so they could have the place all to themselves to shop for rings. If that isn't #goals, we don't know what is! People
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If you told us three years ago that Juni Cortez from
Spy Kids and the "All About That Bass" singer were going to get married we probably wouldn't have believed you. Meghan Trainor and Daryl Sabara started dating in July 2016 and have always been candid about their relationship.
The two have spoken openly about their incredible sex life and the crooner even told
that she wrote a song called "Marry Me" right in front of her bae's face. She announced their engagement on Instagram on her birthday, December 22, 2017, with a super cute video of the proposal saying: Cosmopolitan
"I SAID YESSSS!!!! For my 24th birthday, the love of my life @darylsabara made all of my dreams come true. He proposed to me under a tunnel of beautiful Christmas lights and surprised me with my family and friends. I'm still in shock. I've never been this happy! Thank you Daryl, my family and friends for making me feel like a real princess."
Ummmm, we're not crying...YOU'RE crying!
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After divorcing tennis player
Ryan Sweeting in the fall of 2015, The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco's view on marriage had " completely changed," so nothing could have prepared her for her whirlwind romance with professional equestrian Karl Cook.
The two made their relationship public in March 2016 by posting tons of adorable pics to Instagram. Since then, they have continued to be open about their love and Kaley even cited that their mutual love for horses is a strong connection they have to each other. After a year and a half of dating, the two took their relationship to the next level by getting engaged. Karl proposed on Kaley's birthday on November 30, 2017, and recorded the whole thing, which means we got to sob along with her as she realized what was happening.
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Honestly we're still trying to wrap our heard around this relationship as a whole. There have been so many accusations and objections and apologies that we have lost count, but we DO know that this couple has always been the center of controversy.
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp met while filming The Rum Diary in 2009 where they played love interests. They didn't start a romance until 2012 and everyone couldn't help but comment on their 23-year age gap.
After dating for almost two years, Amber was spotted with a beautiful ring on
that finger. She attempted to keep her it covered while out and about and eventually Johnny started wearing the ring because it was too big for Amber. Although the actual details of both their engagement and wedding still aren't well known, a source did spill that the Pirates of the Caribbean star dropped down to one knee on Amber's 27th birthday.
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Although she is often referred to as
Beyonce's younger sister, Solange was front and center on her wedding day. After divorcing from her first husband Daniel Smith in 2007, Solange began seeing director Alan Ferguson in 2008. The two don't flaunt their relationship much or talk about each other in interviews, but they did give us a sneak peak into their November 2014 wedding.
The ceremony was kept a secret until our timelines were flooded with pictures of the wedding party and guests wearing head-to-toe white in honor of the nuptials. Daniel proposed to his longtime love on her 28th birthday while they were on the beaches of Jamaica. How romantic is that?!
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This relationship was rocky from start to finish and somehow continues to get worse! The "1, 2 Step" singer and
Future first started dating in 2013 and on Ciara's 28th birthday he popped the question. Seven months after they got engaged, the couple welcomed their son, Future Zahir Wilburn, into the world on May 19, 2014.
Ciara called off their wedding in August 2014 and insinuated that Future cheated. The two reunited the following month to try to work things about, but we knew they split for good in March 2015 when she released a breakup song called "I Bet." Ciara has since married NFL star
Russell Wilson but that hasn't stopped the rapper from talking about his ex-fiancée. He has called her multiple rude names and has ranted publicly about his custody rights.
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Lana Del Rey
Although these two are no longer together, they still have a very sweet love story. The "Summertime Sadness" crooner and
Kassidy band member first began dating in 2011. Throughout their relationship they often worked together and Barrie-James O'Neill even opened for Lana Del Rey on her Paradise Tour in 2013.
The two kept a relatively low-profile romance so fans went crazy when she began sporting a diamond ring in July 2013. Barrie apparently asked Lana to marry him on her 27th birthday and she said yes! There must have been trouble in paradise, however, because the two parted ways in June 2014.
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Before she was with
Joe Manganiello, Sofia Vergara was still married to Joe Gonzalez. But in between these two Joe's the Modern Family star was engaged to Nicholas M. Loeb. Nicholas asked the question during Sofia's week-long 40th birthday celebration in 2012 and she immediately began talking about how excited she was to get married.
The excitement must have worn off because in 2014 Sofia took to her
WhoSay account to announce that they decided to call off their engagement. In her statement, she said that they were having "too many problems" and that the relationship "was not fun anymore."
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New Girl star has a picture-perfect family that we couldn't adore even more if we wanted to! Zooey Deschanel and film producer Jacob Pechenik began dating in August 2014 and by January 2015 they were expecting their first child together. A week later, they were also engaged. Talk about a whirlwind romance!
, the actress accepted her man's proposal on January 17, which happened to be her 35th birthday! The duo tied the knot in June 2015 and their daughter, E! News Elsie Otter, was born the following month. In May 2017 they added to their family by welcoming their son, Charlie Wolf.
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American Idol alum and WWE star had a decade-long romance full of heartbreak, happiness and sorrow that had a surprise ending. Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga met in 2008 and less than a year after their first date she was spotted with an engagement ring. David surprised her with a proposal on her 27th birthday and before they could fully celebrate tragedy struck when the singer's mother, brother and nephew were murdered by her former brother-in-law in Chicago.
The couple obviously needed time to heal so the wedding planning was put on hold. In August 2009, their son
David Daniel Otunga, Jr. was born. The couple kept saying that they were waiting for the perfect time to get married and that they weren't going to rush things. In early 2017 Jennifer implied that she would be walking down the aisle soon but in November 2017 she announced that she split from David and received a protective order against him.
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Michelle Branch filed for divorced from bass player Teddy Landau, she didn't know what was next for her or her daughter. The same year the divorce was finalized she met Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney at a Grammys party and the two began dating while working on her album,
After two years of dating, Michelle announced that they were engaged by posting the sweetest photo to Instagram saying, "Thank you for all the birthday love and wishes. Last night, right before I blew out my candles, Patrick asked me to marry him and then I had nothing left to wish for … 34 might be the best year yet." To make this year even better, on February 8 that they are expecting a baby and that they're postponing the wedding until after she gives birth.
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This country music star has had a lot of engagements in her life, but unfortunately they have all come with rocky relationships. Jana and her current husband former NFL star
Mike Caussin met through Twitter in 2014. After four months of dating the two got engaged on Jana's 31st birthday in December 2014.
One Tree Hill alum wed Mike on May 22, 2015 and they welcomed a baby girl on January 31, 2016. A little more than a year after they said their vows, the couple separated due to the athlete entering a rehab facility for sex addiction. The two have since reunited and are determined to make their marriage work.
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Charlotte Church rose to fame as a classic singer and quickly caught the eye of Welsh rugby player Gavin Henson. Their relationship began in 2005 and they have quite the history. In 2007, Charlotte gave birth to the couple's first child, Ruby Megan Henson and in January 2009 their son, Dexter Lloyd Henson was born.
Many people thought the couple would never wed but in 2010 Gavin got down on one knee on Charlotte's 24th birthday. The singer never made it down the aisle because two months after announcing their engagement they ended their relationship.
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Even if you've never watched one episode of
Keeping Up with the Kardashians there's still a strong chance that you know all about this romance. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West began dating in 2012 and had their first daughter, North West, a year later. Five months after giving birth, Kanye surprised Kim by renting out San Francisco's AT&T Park stadium and having the jumbotron read out the words "Please Marry Me!" in honor of her 33rd birthday.
The pair tied the knot in May 2014 and have since added to their family by two!
Saint West was born in December 2015 and Chicago West was born in January 2018 via surrogate.
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The former BBC Radio 1 host is currently married and has two children with guitarist
Jesse Wood. Before she met her forever love, she was actually engaged to another Jesse. Jesse Jenkins is a popular skateboared that Fearne Cotton dated in 2010.
The skateboarder gave her an extra special birthday present by proposing to her when she turned 29. Their love wasn't meant to last, however, because nine months after they announced their engagement they called the wedding off and decided to split up.
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When British soap opera star
Shona McGarty's relationship with Eastenders co-star Matt Lapinskas ended in 2013, she wasn't sure if she was going to be able to fall in love again. Thankfully she was wrong and she found the love of her life in Ryan Harris.
After five years of dating, the two are officially headed down the aisle after he shocked her with a birthday surprise she'll never forget. Shona opened up to
revealing that Ryan had her cut her birthday cake and the engagement ring was inside. We are so excited for this happy couple! OK! Magazine
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Joe Locicero made a guest appearance on Gina's hit show, Jane the Virgin, no one knew what was happening behind the scenes. As it turns out, sparks were flying between the two off camera, because now the couple is engaged to be married!
Fans began to speculate that Joe proposed to the actress after she posted a photo on Instagram around her 34th birthday, which clearly displayed a diamond rock on
that finger. Aww! We're so happy for these two!