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Alexander Ludwig, the actor and singer known for a variety of roles, including for playing Bjorn Ironside in Vikings, is now officially engaged. We have all the details below, including what fans are saying about the sweet moment in his life.

What has Alexander Ludwig been in?

Alexander Ludwig
Alexander Ludwig | Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Tom Ford

The talented actor is best known for playing Bjorn in Vikings since season 2. He’s also appeared in multiple movies including The Hunger Games, where he played Cato, and Lone Survivor as Shane Patton according to IMDb. He also played Dorn in Bad Boys for Life. Fans might also recognize him from his role in the 2019 movie Midway as Roy Pearce.

Ludwig has also been in other movies including The Revenge of Jimmy, A Little Thing Called Murder, The Sandlot Kids 3, Race to Witch Mountain, Grown Ups 2, and more.

How Alexander Ludwig announced his engagement to fans

Ludwig was dating fellow actor and Vikings co-star Kristy Dawn Dinsmore since 2017. But it seems the two have called it quits, and Ludwig has a new woman in his life.

Ludwig has been dating Lauren Dear, and now the two are officially engaged. According to E News, the couple made things public in September of this year. They’ve both posted pictures of each other on their Instagram accounts, and now they’ve finally announced their engagement.

Ludwig shared a few photos of himself seated beside Dear who’s wearing a sparkling engagement ring. Ludwig even included a ring emoji in the sweet post, adding to the cuteness of it all.

“Goldilocks and Bambi live happily ever after 😯🧑🏼❤️🦌💍 !!!,” he captioned the post on Instagram. He shared a series of selfies of the pair accompanied by a rather large engagement ring on Dear’s finger. Dear shared the same post with her followers as well.

Ludwig also took to his Instagram Story to thank everyone for their congratulations and “well wishes.” “Thank you to everyone for all the amazing well wishes. Yes I am the luckiest man in the d**** world to have this one by my side.” He tagged Dear, and shared a photo of the two and the engagement ring, of course.

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A few Vikings actors sent over congratulations virtually in the form of comments. Ludwig’s Vikings co-star and on-screen mother, Katheryn Winnick, commented with well wishes. “Congratulations!!!” she wrote.

Jordan Patrick Smith, who plays his on-screen brother, Ubbe, wrote, “Congratulations my man.”

Maude Hirst, who played Helga on the hit series, also congratulated Ludwig. “Congratulations ❤️,” she wrote in the comments.         

Fans react

Ludwig’s fans couldn’t be more thrilled for him. Over 394,000 people liked the post, and a number of them commented with best wishes for the newly engaged couple.

“Bjorn is getting married 😭😍😍😍😍,” a fan wrote.

Others seem to be really happy for them, with comments that include, “OH MY GOD YESSS 😍” and numerous congratulations.

“Congratulations 😍😍,” a fan wrote.

Another fan says they are “so happy” for them. “❤️❤️❤️ So happy for the two of you,” they said.

“Yay! Congratulations, wish you both many blissful years of marriage ♥️,” said another.

Yet another fan wished them congratulations as well. “Congrats to you both!” they said.

“Sending love your way on this special day 😘🤍! Congratulations Alexander and Lauren,” a fan wrote.

Fans seem to be over the moon for Alexander Ludwig’s engagement to Lauren Dear. We’ll have to see what the couple’s future holds as time goes on.