There must be something in the water because the list of exciting celebrity engagements in 2022 just keeps growing. From old flames re-kindled to young love just getting started, these engagements pulled at heartstrings everywhere and left us in awe of the natural diamond engagement rings.
Rivaling the adorable love stories though are the gorgeous natural diamond engagement rings from each of the proposals. We’re talking east-west settings, pave bands, toi et moi styles and so much more. Ahead, take a look at the diamond rings from 2022’s most notable celebrity engagements.
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck
The multi-hyphenate confirmed her engagement to Ben Affleck in her newsletter, “On The J Lo” in early April, giving us a glimpse at her extremely rare green diamond ring: An 8.5-carat cushion cut, purchased from Ilan Portugali of Beverly Hills Diamonds and designed by Rahaminov, set in a classic, platinum mounting with a trapezoid-shaped white diamond on each side.
Margaret Qualley and Jack Antonoff
Qualley announced her and Antonoff’s engagement on Instagram in May with a carousel of cute selfies and the caption, “Oh I love him!” Simple and sweet with a great view of the ring: A round solitaire with a braided band.
Simone Biles and Jonathan Owens
Owens, a football player for the Houston Texans, proposed to Biles on Valentine’s Day, and presented her with an oval-shaped diamond ring designed by Zo Frost. According to Zo Frost and Co, Owens handpicked the center stone for his bride-to-be, which is mounted on a pavé diamond band.
Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly
The self-proclaimed Twin Flames made it official with a toi et moi diamond and emerald ring from Stephen Webster, both gems in pear shapes on January 11 under a Banyan tree in Puerto Rico… and they drank each other’s blood.
Romee Strijd and Laurens Van Leeuwen
It’s been a big year for the model and her now-fiancé who welcomed their first daughter back in December of 2020. In January 2021, Laurens proposed on top of a mountain in Switzerland (major!) with a round brilliant diamond set on a thin gold band designed by Ring Concierge.
Brenda Song and Macaulay Culkin
Song and Culkin welcomed their son Dakota in April 2021 and made things official in January of this year with an engagement.
Lana Condor and Anthony De La Torre
The “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” actress got engaged to her longtime boyfriend in January of 2022. “Anthony worked with the INCREDIBLE Vietnamese female-owned @parisjewellerscanada to design the most stunning piece I’ve ever seen,” gushed Condor in the caption of her Instagram. The ring itself is an oval-shaped natural diamond in a solitaire setting with a bezel-set diamond band.
Jodie Sweetin and Mescal Wasilewski
The Full House star got engaged on her 40th birthday to her boyfriend of four years. He proposed with a marquise diamond with a modern, negative space halo and pavé band.
Joey King and Steven Piet
“Hanging out with you forever sounds like a real dream, so let’s do it,” King wrote in her Instagram caption announcing her engagement to her longtime boyfriend. She also gave us an up-close shot of the Mociun ring in the post, an east-west set oval solitaire bordered on one side by three baguettes.
Abigail Breslin and Ira Kunyansky
The “Scream Queens” actress posted the big news on Instagram back in February with the cheeky caption, “I was like, ‘duh.’” Her boyfriend of 5 years proposed with a round solitaire diamond set on a pave band.
Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun
After a year of dating, Avril Lavigne said yes to Mod Sun’s March proposal in the City of Love—Paris! Mod Sun proposed with a heart-shaped diamond ring from XIV Karats, a dozen roses, and the perfect view of the Eiffel Tour on the Seine. How romantic.
Sofia Richie and Elliot Grainge
“Forever isn’t long enough @elliot,” the model captioned her engagement announcement on Instagram in April. Her emerald-cut diamond looks to be about 5 or 6 carats and sits on a plain platinum band for ultimate sparkle.
Derek Hough and Hayley Erbert
The dancing couple announced their engagement on Instagram in June and from the elaborate flower-adorned, candle-lit set-up, it’s clear Hough went all out on the proposal. The ring itself is a round solitaire on a pavé band and was made by Paris Jewellers Canada. For inspiration, the store’s co-owner, Chau Lui listened to the couple’s favorite song ‘Someone to Stay.’
Kat Graham and Darren Genet
The actress quietly got engaged this year to her partner during a vacation to Mexico in the spring of this year. The couple first met in 2017 on set—Genet is a director and producer—and have kept their relationship private since then.
Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton
After three years of dating out of the public eye, the actors got engaged back in March. Even sweeter, they announced they are expecting a baby in June!
Beanie Feldstein and Bonnie Chance Roberts
Roberts got down on one knee in a sweet backyard proposal and asked Feldstein to be her wife with this gorgeous vintage-inspired ring designed by Michelle Oh Jewelry, featuring pear-shaped diamonds surrounding a bezel-set vintage-cut diamond. Oh wrote in an Instagram caption that Roberts wanted the ring to resemble “a rare flower in bloom,” and the final design certainly delivered.
Becky G and Sebastian Lletget
Pop star Becky G announced her engagement on Instagram in December with her athlete fiancé Sebastian Lletget. Designed by The Clear Cut, her ring features an oval natural diamond, set on a thin pavé band.
Ben Platt and Noah Galvin
The Broadway star proposed to his boyfriend of two years—also a Broadway star!—with a diamond and emerald ring from Grace Lee Designs.
Antoni Porowski and Kevin Harrington
After quietly announcing their engagement on Instagram in November, the Queen Eye star and his fiancé still haven’t shown off newly engaged bling, but our eyes are peeled on their feeds for that hint of sparkle.