We can see incredible acts of love everywhere but when it comes to celebrities, they sure know how to make it grand. In this captivating piece, we dive into the top 10 most incredible celebrity proposals that left the world in awe. From romantic getaways to surprise engagements in front of thousands, these proposals have set the bar high for lovebirds around the globe.
As we recount the unforgettable celebrity proposals when stars like David Beckham, John Legend, and Tom Cruise got down on one knee, we witness the power of love and the lengths people will go to express it. Join us as we embark on a journey of love, creativity, and everlasting commitment, as seen through the eyes of some of the world’s most famous and beloved celebrities.
David and Victoria Beckham
David and Victoria Beckham got engaged at Rookery Hall in Cheshire after less than a year of dating. David proposed with a marquise-cut diamond set on a yellow gold band. On their 23rd anniversary, they recalled that David surprised Victoria with 30 roses at a luxury hotel, followed by a room filled with lilies and a surprise proposal after they called the number to open the champagne.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
One of the most iconic celebrity proposals was when Kanye West proposed to Kim Kardashian with a $3 million extravaganza at San Francisco’s AT&T Park. He blindfolded her and led her to a dark baseball field where a 50-piece orchestra played her favorite song. Their friends and family joined in, and West proposed with a 15-carat diamond ring he had chosen himself from three commissioned designs.
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen
John Legend proposed to Chrissy Teigen during a Christmas holiday in the Maldives, but the proposal nearly got spoiled at airport security when they almost found the ring. However, the proposal ended up being sweet and simple, with a waiter presenting a dessert dish that revealed the ring. The cushion-cut engagement ring was a beautiful touch to a perfect moment.
Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry
Orlando Bloom’s Valentine’s Day proposal to Katy Perry was nothing short of breath-taking. Bloom opted for a stunning ruby engagement ring in the shape of a flower. The night began with a romantic dinner at an Italian restaurant, but it was the surprise that followed that truly stole the show. Bloom had arranged for a helicopter ride, during which he popped the question in the sky. When they landed on a rooftop, the couple was greeted by loved ones and an array of beautiful flowers.
Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker
When talking about remarkable celebrity proposals, we have to talk about when Travis Barker proposed to Kourtney Kardashian. The Rosewood Miramar Beach Hotel was transformed into a romantic wonderland, with a sea of red roses and white candles setting the mood. Barker looked dapper in a black and white striped shirt and dark pants, while Kardashian looked stunning in a flowing black ensemble. The engagement ring was a true showstopper, featuring a delicate band and a stunning oval-shaped diamond.
Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello
Joe’s jewelry store visit prompted engagement rumors just six months after he and his partner got together. Originally planning to propose on a Hawaiian beach, Joe changed course when paparazzi threatened the surprise. He instead proposed in their suite, speaking to her in Spanish, and presented her with a vintage-style platinum halo ring featuring a large cushion cut center diamond. Despite the unexpected change of plans, the proposal was a beautiful testament to their love.
Ciara and Russell Wilson
Russell Wilson surprised Ciara with a proposal during a vacation in Seychelles at the exclusive resort North Island in March 2016. The couple had just come from Paris Fashion Week, and Wilson proposed on the romantically private “Honeymoon Beach.” The stunning engagement ring features a reported 16-carat round, brilliant-cut diamond, flanked by four side stones, including pear and trapezoid-shaped diamonds.
Emmy Rossum and Sam Esmail
Sam Esmail, a film director, went above and beyond to create a truly cinematic proposal for his love, Emmy Rossum. The couple had a tradition of reading the ‘Modern Love’ section of The New York Times every Sunday. One Friday, Esmail reminded Rossum that they had forgotten to read the ‘Modern Love’ section that week. When Rossum eventually got around to it, she was in for a surprise. Esmail had a friend at the newspaper help him mock up a replica of the article but with their love story instead. As Rossum read the story, Esmail got down on one knee in the bathroom, where she was relaxing in a bath.
Eva Longoria and Jose Antonio Baston
Eva Longoria, the former Desperate Housewives star, stunned her fans by announcing her engagement to businessman Jose Antonio Baston in the most unexpected way. She took to social media to share a breath-taking photo of the couple in a romantic embrace in the vast, golden sand dunes of Dubai, announcing the news of their engagement to the world. The photo showcased Longoria’s stunning ruby and diamond engagement ring, which was the perfect accessory to her already gorgeous look.
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
After a whirlwind romance, Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise took their love to new heights with a proposal that was straight out of a fairytale. While in the City of Love, Cruise orchestrated a romantic moment at the iconic Eiffel Tower where he presented Holmes with a stunning teardrop-shaped engagement ring.