How Are Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Celebrating Their Engagement?

Jennifer “J. Lo” Lopez and Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez are officially engaged. And they’re celebrating. Keep reading to see just how they’re celebrating their engagement after two years of dating.

The proposal

Retired New York Yankee A-Rod proposed to J. Lo on the beach wearing jeans, sneakers, and his World Series ring, according to People. He popped the question on March 9, 2019, with a massive emerald diamond ring estimated to cost in the millions.

Both J.Lo and A-Rod announced their engagement on Instagram sharing a close up shot of Lopez’s massive engagement ring. A-Rod captioned the picture, “She said yes” followed by a heart emoji. As for J. Lo she used only heart emojis in the caption.

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After they announced their engagement on social media, they gave the world more photos from their proposal. J. Lo posted a slideshow of four pictures on her Instagram of A-Rod holding the ring, putting the ring on her finger, the two kissing, and finally a close up shot of them kissing.

A-Rod shared one of the same photos on his Instagram with the caption, “Locking it down” and the hashtag “futuremrsrodriguez.”

How did Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez meet?

The two have been dating since they saw each other at a restaurant. J. Lo explained the encounter during an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Here’s her explanation she gave Ellen: “I was having a Cobb salad and some soup. I saw him walk by, and then afterward I went outside. But for some reason, I felt like tapping him on the shoulder and saying hi. I said, “Hi, Alex” and he said, “Hi, Jennifer.” That’s how we met.”

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Locking it down. #futuremrsrodriguez

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The couple met years earlier at a baseball game when J. Lo was still married to her ex-husband Marc Anthony and Arod was married to his ex-wife, Cynthia Scurtis.

A-Rod’s Valentine’s Day surprise

To celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, A-Rod went all out. He reportedly surprised J. Lo by procuring the design services of HGTV’s Fixer Upper star, Joanna Gaines, to help remodel their Malibu beach house. He set up a FaceTime call between Gaines and J. Lo as their first meeting to reveal the surprise while he and J.Lo were standing in front of their fixer upper.

J. Lo and A-Rod celebrate their engagement

The newly engaged couple were spotted in the Bahamas celebrating their new relationship status, according to PopSugar. A-Rod shared pictures and videos of their journey to the Bahamas on a private plane. The cabin was decorated with silver balloons spelling out “Congratulations” and a banner that read, “She said yes.”


Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez |Andrew Toth/Getty Images for TAO Group

Champagne and donuts with faux diamonds on top awaited the couple on the plane along with a bucket of champagne and chips and salsa. Next to the snacks was a sign that read, “Pop the champagne. He stepped up his game. 3.9.19.”

We’re not sure when they will start planning their wedding but judging from how they’ve celebrated their engagement, their nuptials are sure to be incredible.