JoJo and Dexter are engaged (Picture: Jojo, Instagram)
JoJo has announced her engagement to boyfriend Dexter Darden with a sweet Instagram post.
The singer, 31, has been linked to the Maze Runner actor, 30, for a number of years and in recent months their relationship has gone from strength to strength.
In November, the pair celebrated Thanksgiving with each others families, with the Too Little Too Late singer sharing some cute photographs of the loved-up couple on Instagram.
Now the pair are planning the rest of their lives together, after Dexter chose the 2021 festive season to get down on one knee – and invited JoJo’s family to share in the special moment.
Sharing a series of gorgeous pictures of the pair cuddled up together and JoJo sporting a diamond ring, the singer wrote: ‘Forever with YOU? Sign me UP. ‘
JoJo, who is ‘celebrating Christmas a whole fiancé!’, described how ‘the most thoughtful, creative, positive, handsome, strong, loving, uplifting human being asked me to marry him’.
‘So obviously I said YESSS!!!
She added: ‘Thank you for the most epic birthday surprise ever. and for flying out my mom, your mom, and both of our best friends to share in that incredible moment with us. you are one of one.’
The post also included a clip of her family gushing over the happy news, as well as a short video of rose petals lining the floor.
New fiancé Dexter, writing in the comments, replied: ‘Thank you for being my forever.’
Fans, friends and colleagues have been flooding the comments with congratulations for the happy couple after the fantastic news.
JoJo and Dexter were surrounded with friends and family for the happy occasion (Picture: JoJo / Instagram)
Choreographer Jemel McWilliams wrote: ‘FAMILYYYYYY FOREVERRRR,’ adding: ‘I love y’all!!! CONGRATULATIONS.’
Actor Molly Tarlov said she was ‘so happy for’ JoJo, saying Dexter ‘seems wonderful and that ring is AMAZING!!!!!’.
Singer Alessia Cara and Tiara Thomas also offered their congratulations to the couple.
JoJo, who has collaborated with Timbaland and Bow Wow in the past, first rose to fame as a competitor in America’s Most Talented Kids, and released her debut album in 2004 to commercial success.
Actor Dexter meanwhile, recently appeared in Maze Runner sequel The Death Cure alongside Dylan O’Brien and Kaya Scodelario.
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