16 Of The Most Impressive Celebrity Proposal Stories. Aww!
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He put the words "Please marry me!" on the Jumbortron and popped the question with a 15-carat diamond ring from Lorraine Schwartz. The event was televised as part of Kim's series Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
2/16 Corbin Bleu & Sasha Clements
The High School Musical star proposed to his girlfriend of three years, How to Build a Better Boy actress Sasha Clements, in front of Cinderella's Castle at Walt Disney World. He gave Sasha her own glass slipper with the engagement ring inside; the perfect proposal for a couple who made their careers from Disney.
3/16 Seal & Heidi Klum
Seal took his girlfriend of one year to the Canadian Rockies in 2004 for a vacation in a traditional igloo. He arranged for a normal bed to be brought in with them and made the igloo romantic with rose petals, candles, champagne, and her favourite foods. They flew in by helicopter and were left alone in the wilderness to enjoy their vacation together. He proposed that evening with a 10-carat canary diamond.
4/16 Pink! & Carey Hart
In 2005, Pink proposed to her on-again, off-again boyfriend Carey Hart. During the Pro 250 class finals in Mammoth, California she wrote "Will You Marry Me?" on a pit board and held it up in front of the grandstands as he passed the third lap of his race. As he passed for the fourth lap she wrote on her sign "I'm serious!" He pulled off the track, picked her up, and accepted her proposal.
5/16 Prince William & Duchess Catherine
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge became engaged in 2010 during a trip to the Lewa Wildlife Conservatory in Kenya to celebrate William completing his RAF Search and Rescue course. During a private moment on the trip he proposed with an 18-carat sapphire and diamond ring that had belonged to his mother, Princess Diana.
6/16 George Clooney & Amal Alamuddin
Eternal bachelor George Clooney was finally engaged in April 2014 when he proposed to his girlfriend, lawyer and activist Amal Alamuddin. After cooking her a romantic dinner he got down on one knee and proposed, but it didn't go according to plan. It took her almost half an hour to say "Yes" while Clooney carefully balanced on one knee.
7/16 Peter Facinelli & Jaimie Alexander
The actor and producer proposed to his girlfriend of three years, Jaimie Alexander on top of the Empire State Building in NYC. He arranged for a plane pulling a banner saying "Will you marry me?" to fly by the building at 4pm. Unfortunately at 3:55pm Jaimie complained of the cold weather and went inside. The plane went by without her noticing from inside and was quickly lost in the clouds. He brought her outside and asked her to use his binoculars to follow the plane into the horizon. As soon as she saw the sign, she said "Yes!"
8/16 Joe Manganiello & Sofia Vergara
Joe Manganiello became engaged to Sofia Vergara after proposing in December 2015 following a quick six month romance. He popped the question during a Christmas vacation in Hawaii. He wanted to do it on the beach but the island was infested with paparazzi so he moved it indoors. He dropped down on one knee as the sun went down in their room's bay window, and gave her a speech in Spanish before popping the question.
9/16 Nick Cannon & Mariah Carey
At the time of engagement Cannon and Carey had been dating for two months. The 27-year-old rapper and actor brought his girlfriend to the rooftop of her apartment and proposed with a diamond hidden inside a candy ring pop. While ecstatic with the engagement, Carey was a bit disappointed with the presentation so Cannon proposed again with a proper ring a few days later during a helicopter ride.
10/16 Seth Rogen & Lauren Miller
Actor Seth Rogen was absolutely nerve-wracked over the thought of engaging to his girlfriend of six years, Lauren Miller. He joked that it felt like someone had given him a "truckload of heroin to hold on to" as he tried to hide the ring from her. The day of the engagement he came home from picking up the ring and went straight to their bedroom to propose to her. Unfortunately Lauren was in the closet standing in only her underwear with no bra. Not wanting to ruin her idea of the perfect engagement, he turned the event into a bit of joke and placed the ring on her nipple.
11/16 Russell Brand & Katy Perry
While on vacation in Jaipur, India for New Years, comedian Russell Brand arranged for a romantic, candlelit garden dinner and elephant ride at their accommodation. At the stroke of midnight Brand proposed to his girlfriend of six months, singer Katy Perry, as fireworks went off in the background.
12/16 Ben Stiller & Christine Taylor
Comedian Ben Stiller still kept the humour alive during his proposal to girlfriend Christine Taylor. He flew from New York City to L.A. to surprise her with a romantic backyard proposal. He put candles and rose petals along the walkway from her house to the back deck where she would find him waiting. When she came to the backyard she found him on one knee but he had forgotten the ring. He told her to wait a second while he ran into her bedroom and got the ring box out of his backpack. He came back to propose and she said "Yes, of course!"
13/16 Dwayne Wade & Gabrielle Union
Wanting to really surprise his girlfriend of four years, basketball player Dwayne Wade enlisted the help of his sons Zaire and Zion to propose. During an average day out, the family toured their soon-to-be-completed house. The kids announced that they wanted to do an impromptu presentation near the pool area for their parents. They asked Dwayne and Gabrielle to turn their backs, and when they turned around the kids were holding signs that said "Will you marry us?" Dwayne quickly dropped to one knee and proposed marriage.
14/16 Ludacris & Eudoxie Agnan
The 36-year-old rapper proposed to his girlfriend, model Agnan, while on a plane ride in his private jet. He asked her to look out the plane window shortly after take off and she saw projected on the fields below: "Euxodie will you marry me?" She turned around and he was on one knee in the aisle of the plane. She said yes, and the two were married a few days later.
15/16 Chad Kroeger & Avril Lavigne
27-year-old singer Avril Lavigne enjoys making scrapbooks of various times in her life, including her most recent time in the studio. One day she walked over to add something to the book and saw that her boyfriend Chad Kroeger had taken a photo of himself holding the ring box and put the Polaroid in the scrapbook. He covered the page with stickers that said "Will you marry me?" She went looking for him and found him on one knee in the live room of Henson Studios where they initially met years ago.
16/16 Maksim Chmerkovskiy & Peta Murgatroyd
During a performance of Sway in Miami, Chmerkovskiy interrupted the couple's show to get down on one knee and propose in front of their fellow dancers and the audience. She was shocked by his public proposal and said she would cherish the moment for the rest of her life.
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