Chris Harrison has acquired a rose of his personal.
The previous “Bachelor” host and his girlfriend of three years, “Leisure Tonight” correspondent Lauren Zima, are engaged, the couple confirmed on Instagram Monday.
Harrison took to his account to share candy pictures from the proposal, which befell at Model winery in Napa Valley, California, over the weekend.
“I really like you @laurenzima. The following chapter begins now!” he wrote alongside three pictures, together with one in all him and Zima cuddling and holding glasses of wine as they celebrated their new relationship milestone.
One of many snaps confirmed Harrison on bended knee as he put an engagement ring on Zima’s finger, whereas one other confirmed his now-fiancée admiring the sparkler. In response to Web page Six, the TV character popped the query with a diamond ring from McClave Jewelers.
Zima, 33, who hosts the “Bachelor” recap present “Roses & Rosé,” additionally shared the joyful information on Instagram. She gushed over Harrison and expressed her pleasure about their future collectively.
“We inform one another this on a regular basis, and we mentioned it once more in an unforgettably lovely second this weekend: I didn’t know love could possibly be like this,” she wrote. “You’re the most unbelievable associate. Thanks for loving me, championing me and asking me to marry you. Right here’s to the following wonderful chapter, and all the remaining.”
Harrison and Zima began relationship in 2018 after assembly by way of numerous interviews tied to the “Bachelor” franchise.
Zima beforehand revealed that it was her who made the primary transfer by sliding into his DMs after feeling a “vibe.” That they had identified one another for round three years earlier than their relationship turned romantic.
“It was all the time extremely skilled,” Zima was quoted by Us Weekly as saying throughout a July 2019 interview with former “Bachelor” Nick Viall. “Not in a unfavorable method … however I by no means checked out him and ever thought-about [if] I discovered him enticing.”
The Chicago native recalled that they linked at a craft service desk whereas filming, explaining that Harrison gave her a “completely different vibe.”
“It was pretty overt. He talked about one thing about selecting his youngsters up or one thing,” she continued. “He by some means introduced up being single, I feel. After which I mentioned one thing like, ‘I’m single now,’ and he was like, ‘Oh.’ However I mentioned it in a extra eloquent method. … I opened the door and he walked by way of.”
Harrison was beforehand married to his school sweetheart, Gwen Harrison. The previous couple, who share son Joshua and daughter Taylor, divorced in 2012 after 18 years of marriage.
The engagement information comes months after Harrison’s official exit from the “Bachelor” franchise following practically 20 years as host. The TV character got here beneath fireplace after seemingly defending former “Bachelor” contestant Rachael Kirkconnell’s previous racially insensitive habits.
Harrison confirmed his exit in June by way of Instagram, saying he had an unbelievable run as host of the franchise and was excited to begin a brand new chapter in his life.