When it comes to engagement rings, no one does it better than celebrities – big budgets mean big diamonds!
Embrace some celebrity wedding style and take a look at some of our favourite celebrity engagement rings… Prepare to swoon!
Her little sister, Eugenie, wed in front of the world’s media in 2018, and last year saw Princess Beatrice get engaged to her boyfriend of 11 months – Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. Eugenie shared the first pictures of the happy couple in September, which included a close-up picture of the custom-made diamond engagement ring. The ring was designed by Edoardo in collaboration with British jewellery designer Shaun Leane. The ring’s band is white gold, and has a central diamond, with a collection of side baguette-cut diamonds accentuating it.
Ex-TOWIE star Lucy Mecklenburgh got engaged to her boyfriend, actor Ryan Thomas, in June 2019. Ryan popped the question over a romantic dinner during a holiday to Positano on Italy’s Amalfi Coast. The TV star turned fitness model and entrepreneur showed off her sparkler, a stunning yellow diamond ring, on her Instagram page.
The La La Land actress had an early Christmas present from her boyfriend, Dave McCary, in December 2019. The Saturday Night Live writer took to Instagram to post a picture of Emma wearing the ring, as they both grinned like Cheshire cats. The beautiful ring, named the Pearl Snowflake Ring-Supreme, is said to be made by Japanese-based jeweller Kataoka. The 18-carat beige gold ring came reasonably priced at $4,780 (£4,000).
J Lo is no stranger to engagement rings, but her latest sparkler – from her fiancé Alex Rodriguez – is a stunner. The former professional baseball player chose an amazing setting for his proposal to the Hustlers actress – getting down on one knee last March in the Bahamas. The whopping emerald-cut diamond ring is worth a reported $4.5million (£3.47m).
The Fireworks singer confirmed the news of her engagement to actor Orlando Bloom after a Valentine’s Day proposal last year. Sharing a selfie on Instagram with the Pirates of the Caribbean star, she hid most of her face with the flower-shaped engagement ring. The beautifully-designed ring features a dark pink centre stone, with eight smaller diamonds surrounding it. Experts have said that it’s worth around $5million (£3.8million).
Kate Middleton’s brother broke the news to his thousands of followers that he’s off the market. James shared a photo with girlfriend Alizee Thevenet while on a romantic break to the Lake District. He popped the question with a ring very similar to that of Kate. The special ring has a sapphire stone in the centre, surrounded by smaller diamonds, on a platinum band.
Prince Harry’s ex-girlfriend Cressida Bonas got engaged last summer. Her hubby-to-be, Harry Wentworth-Stanley, shared a picture of the happy couple on his Instagram page with the comment: ‘We’re getting married’. Her stunning ring has an octagonal design, showcasing a large diamond in the middle, a halo of small rubies and another of even smaller diamonds surrounding it.
Dreams came true for this former Love Island star when her boyfriend Bradley Dack got down on one knee in Dubai in October 2019. The giant diamond engagement ring is set on a silver band and is formed in a teardrop shape. Olivia was spotted with a much plainer second engagement ring too, which she wore when her main one was being resized.
Lovebirds Priyanka Chopra and husband Nick Jonas are renowned for sharing coupled-up selfies on their Instagram accounts. But since Nick popped the question in July 2018, the Quantico actress has been flashing an impressive diamond ring in them too. The huge diamond is set in a silver band and has smaller diamonds surrounding it. The couple went on to have several weddings – including an Indian ceremony in Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur in India.
One of the most talked about couples in recent years, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tied the knot in 2018 and went on to have baby Archie last year. When Harry proposed in 2017, he popped the questions with a diamond ring he had designed himself. It featured a large diamond, sourced from Botswana, with a smaller diamond either side that came from Princess Diana’s collection of jewellery.
When you’re marrying a Silicon valley entrepreneur you expect a corker of a ring – and this is exactly what Serena Williams got. The world champion tennis player revealed her husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, proposed with rose petals and champagne in Rome. She showed off the dazzling diamond ring in a close-up photo with her daughter Olympia. With a large oval-cut centre stone and diamonds around it, it’s no surprise the ring is said to have cost a cool $2million (£1.5million).
Olympian Greg Rutherford and blogger Susie Verrill, who have been dating since 2012 and have two children together, got engaged last May. Greg popped the question when the couple went on a hike during a trip to the US. The large diamond ring is set on a silver diamond-encrusted band. He revealed he had the ring for two years before he finally asked, after several failed proposal attempts.
Princess Eugenie married Jack Brooksbank in October 2018 at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Her now-hubby chose a stunning ring to propose to her with. The ring’s centre has coral-coloured padparadscha sapphire and is surrounded by smaller diamonds. According to royal sources, Jack designed it himself, and it’s said to be worth around £7,000.
When Spencer Matthews proposed to Vogue Williams in February 2018, he revealed he’d helped to design her stunning diamond ring. The former Made in Chelsea star said he made multiple trips to a Hatton Garden jewellery shop to help create the ring, which has three diamonds encrusted into the silver band. Spencer popped the question while the couple were at the Lion King in London’s Lyceum Theatre.
The X Factor winner Fleur broke the news of her engagement via Hello magazine last March. Her boyfriend Marcel got down on one knee while they were on holiday in Japan. Most importantly, he proposed with a gorgeous oval diamond ring. The couple went on to tie the knot last June in Morocco.
The ex-TOWIE star first flashed her reported £400,000 wedding ring in November 2018. Rio Ferdinand proposed to her while on holiday in Abu Dhabi and even included his children. The five-carat princess cut diamond ring also has diamonds set into the band.
Liv Tyler didn’t officially announce her engagement to Dave Gardner, but rumours started when she was seen wearing a huge emerald cut diamond ring in 2015. The couple, who have two children together, still haven’t wed, but according to sources, she always refers to him as her ‘husband’.
Miranda Kerr took to Instagram in July 2016 to share news of her engagement to Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel. Considering the groom-to-be is worth an estimated $2billion fortune, the round diamond ring is an understated, timeless design.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are the most extravagant couple in showbiz. True to form Kim’s engagement ring is nothing short of spectacular! Kanye helped design the ring with jewellery designer Lorraine Schwartz and it’s thought to be worth an estimated $1.6million (£1.2million).
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When Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton he kept to royal tradition by using his mother’s engagement ring. The royal got down on one knee in October 2010. The couple went on to wed the following April. The ring’s centrepiece is a 12-carat oval blue Ceylon sapphire set in 18-karat white gold, with 14 solitaire diamonds surrounding it.
Eva Longoria’s ruby and diamond engagement ring was so large, she admitted she couldn’t wait to get married and ditch the sparkler for a simple wedding band. Following her wedding to José ‘Pepe’ Antonio Bastón in May 2016 she said: “I’m a simple girl. My engagement ring was a bit too much for me so I couldn’t wait to wear just the band.”
The cute couple got engaged in July 2018 and then married last October. The ring, which is an oval diamond set on a gold band, is said to have cost husband Justin Bieber $250,000 (£192,000) from New York City-based jeweller Solow & Co. Hailey and Justin married in a private courthouse ceremony in the Big Apple, followed by a big, celebrity-packed wedding at the luxury Montage Palmetto Bluff resort in South Carolina.
Ronan Keating proposed to his now-wife Storm twice, ensuring his three children were there the second time he presented her with the oval diamond, set on a diamond band. The couple married in a beautiful outside ceremony in Scotland in August 2015, with Ed Sheeran singing their first dance.
She has always had great personal style, so it’s no surprise that when Fearne Cotton got engaged, the queen of cool had a very unique ring. The chunky, green opal band is so Fearne and we love it!
When TV presenter Katie Piper got engaged, she couldn’t wait to share a picture with her followers on Instagram and we don’t blame her! Her beautiful ring was designed by Lewis Malka and has a double halo design with a large brilliant cut diamond, surrounded by smaller diamonds.
We love the simple design of Julia Stiles’ modern ring. The actress got engaged to Preston J Cook on Christmas day 2015 and shared a picture with the caption ‘Best Christmas Ever’.
We’re obsessed with pretty much everything that Blake Lively says/does and it’s safe to say her and husband Ryan Reynolds are the definition of couple goals. Just check out the size of the diamond on her rose gold engagement ring!
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They found love on one of our favourite reality TV shows and Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen have gone from strength to strength since they left Love Island. Back in January 2017 they announced their engagement on Instagram after Alex popped the question on New Year’s Eve, presenting her with this stunning halo diamond ring, with a platinum band.
Marot Robbie may be a superstar actress – shooting to fame after appearing in Neighbours, our favourite Australian soap – but she is also totally down to earth too. She’s always been very low key with her long-term relationship with Tom Ackerley and after her small Byron Bay wedding she shared this fun picture of her beautiful diamond ring. The diamond ring has a yellow gold pavé band, with melee diamonds running down the sides.
They are one of the most gorgeous couples in showbiz and when Oliver Cheshire proposed to Pixie Lott in 2016, he chose a beautiful spot and even more beautiful engagement ring! Pixie shared a picture of her large oval diamond in front of St Paul’s Cathedral, saying she was ‘so happy’ and that it was the ‘biggest surprise ever’.
We have had a style crush on LC ever since she first graced our screens on Laguna Beach and then The Hills, so it’s no surprise that we love her engagement ring. The star announced her engagement to William Tell on Instagram in 2014 with this flawless picture of her stunning ring – a simple round cut diamond set on a rose gold band, typical of her classic style.
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