Ricky Martin is Engaged to Boyfriend Jwan Yosef

Happy news for Ricky Martin and his husband-to-be!

Ricky Martin was sweating as he told the adorable story of his engagement to Ellen DeGeneres this week.

The humble singer said he recently proposed to his boyfriend, artist Jwan Yosef, and, of course, he said yes!

 “We just got engaged,” Rick told Ellen, before adding "I'm sweating!" 

"I was really nervous, but I got down on my knees and I took out the little metal box, I just had [the rings] in a little velvet pouch, and instead of saying, 'will you marry me?' I said, 'I got you something!' Bad.

"I said, 'I want to spend my life with you' and he was like, 'what is the questions?' [and so I said] 'would you marry me?"

Ricky said it was a beautiful moment. So beautiful, in fact, he forgot to check Jwan said yes until half an hour later!

The couple has been officially dating since January, after meeting last year. Ricky, an art collector, said he contacted Jwan because he admired his work. After they met, Ricky realised he'd found more than a stunning collectors piece. 


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Ricky has two sons, Matteo and Valentino, aged eight, born via a surrogate mother. The boys reportedly adore their new step-dad.

"They love each other. It's been perfect, Ellen," Ricky said. "It has been really special."

Aw, Ricky! Stop making us cry tears of sweet, sweet joy!


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