She stated sure! Josh Duhamel and girlfriend Audra Mari are engaged, the actor introduced on his new fiancee’s twenty eighth birthday.
Duhamel, 49, shared a photograph of he and his bride-to-be at sundown by the seaside. The previous pageant queen and the Secure Haven actor have large smiles as they maintain up a bit of paper that reads: “Audra Diane Mari, Will you marry me?”
In his caption, the All My Kids alum confirmed that she accepted the proposal. “It’s on!! She discovered a message in a bottle that washed ashore and stated YES!! @audramari,” he shared through Instagram on Saturday, January 8.
Mari is a former magnificence queen, successful the titles of Miss North Dakota USA 2014 and Miss World America 2016. She’s additionally a mannequin and TV host, main the online sequence Backroads with Audra Mari in July 2021.
The North Dakota natives (she’s from Fargo whereas he’s from Minot) had been first noticed on a date in Malibu in Could 2019, they usually’ve been going robust ever since. The duo acquired collectively as Duhamel was nonetheless finalizing his divorce from Fergie.
The Black Eyed Peas singer, 46, commented on his social media submit, “Congrats!!!💚💚💚💚💚💚”
In a joint assertion to Us in September 2017, the “Large Women Don’t Cry” singer and Duhamel stated: “With absolute love and respect, we determined to separate as a pair earlier this 12 months. To offer our household the perfect alternative to regulate, we needed to maintain this a non-public matter earlier than sharing it with the general public. We’re and can at all times be united in our assist of one another and our household.”
The exes, who began courting in 2004, tied the knot in Malibu in January 2009, and their divorce was finalized in November 2019. They proceed to coparent 8-year-old son Axl.
Duhamel has made it clear that he desires to offer Axl a sibling. Mari and Duhamel’s 21-year age distinction has raised some eyebrows, however the actor beforehand stated he needed a youthful companion as a result of he needed to increase his household.
“I wish to have extra youngsters within the subsequent few years. So it’s extra about discovering somebody younger sufficient to have youngsters,” he stated on a December 2018 episode of Dax Shepard’s “Armchair Expert” podcast. “It’s not as if I’m on the market simply attempting to f—-k something, that’s actually not who I’m. I’m looking for a woman that I will be with and have a household with, you realize?”