Off the industry! Bachelor Nation’s Bekah Martinez and her longtime associate, Grayston Leonard, are formally engaged.
“YES 🥂♥️,” the Bachelor alum, 27, wrote by means of Instagram on Saturday, July 9, sharing snaps of the pair cuddling although displaying her new bling.
Martinez — who has been courting the 33-12 months-outdated Long Beach front Increasing founder given that 2018 — showed off her thick gold band and heart-formed diamond just before numerous of her fellow Bachelor Country alums shared their heartfelt congratulations.
“Congrats, Bekah!!! 💖💖💖,” Jade Roper replied by means of Instagram remark, in advance of Becca Tilley, Ashley Iaconetti, Amanda Stanton and Kendall Extended supplied their own most effective wishes.
“Looovvveeeeee😍😍😍 I’m so absolutely pleased for you two love babes,” Extended, 30, gushed on Saturday.
The “Chatty Broads” podcast cohost rose to fame as a contestant on Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s period of The Bachelor, which aired in 2018. Soon just after her truth Tv tenure, she linked with Leonard and they commenced relationship that February. A few months later on, Martinez uncovered out she was expecting their 1st baby. Daughter Ruth was born in February 2019 in advance of son Franklin at some point adopted in July 2020.
Though elevating two minimal ones jointly, the faculty university student and Leonard had been wondering in advance about their passionate potential.
“We want to just take some time just for us,” Martinez solely advised Us Weekly in December 2020. “It has been so substantially about young ones in the past 3 decades. We’re like, ‘OK, maybe we can make some thing just about us,’ but we want to wait right up until COVID is more than. We want to have, like, a substantial wedding day and can not genuinely do that suitable now.”
She continued at the time: “I adore kids. I adore having a complete house. I’m a single of five young ones, and I just enjoy that. My overall body needs a split, and we have been conversing about exploring the selection of fostering so that we can be a home for other young children, even if it is just quickly.”
Nevertheless Martinez stated “yes” to the fitness center owner’s intimate July proposal, it wasn’t the initially time he popped the issue.
“Wondering how my boyfriend’s heading to propose,” she captioned a TikTok video clip final thirty day period. “Remembering he now proposed to me 3 several years back and I claimed no but still took pictures.”
Just after fielding thoughts from curious followers, Martinez discussed that her now-fiancé 1st proposed soon soon after Ruth’s arrival.
“I was like, ‘This is so sweet but now is just not the time. I’m continue to super hormonal. I’m in the thick of postpartum.’ And also, like, our marriage nevertheless was not in the best position,” she recalled in her June social media message. “We had a ton to type as a result of, a lot we experienced to chat via. Now I come to feel prepared to say certainly. So, we’ll see what happens. I do foresee a proposal sometime in the in the vicinity of long run.”