Over the weekend, Ariana Grande made us all remind ourselves to “just keep breathing” when she took to gram and announced she was engaged to her real estate boyfriend of less than a year, Dalton Gomez. Along with a series of sweet snaps of the happy couple, the 27-year-old flashed her sparkly brand new engagement ring which was just as unexpected as the news itself. The superstar flashed a stunning design which featured a sizeable oval-cut diamond with a gold band and the unique addition of a pearl on the side.
“It looks like a spin on the popular toi et moi two stone ring!” gemologist Olivia Landau of The Clear Cut told OK!. ”It appears to be a very nice quality (DEF color), elongated oval around 2.5 ct paired with a pearl,” she added, estimating the “cost of the ring [to] be around $30,000 to $50,000.”
On her hit track “7 Rings,” Grande famously sings about jewelry on her finger and “matching diamonds for six of my bitches’ and it got us thinking about who else in Hollywood acquired some serious forever bling in 2020. Check out who joins the pint-size pop star in having the best engagements rings of the year.
On New Year’s Day, Wilmer Valderrama popped the question to his girlfriend Amanda Pacheco in San Diego. The NCIS actor got down on one knee and presented his model love with a pear-shaped solitaire diamond ring set in on a pavé band.
“The diamond looks to be about 4 carats and would retail for anywhere up to $100,000,” Mary Frances Joseph of privately owned jeweler Shane Co. told PEOPLE.
On December 21, the two announced they are expecting their first child.
Back in January, the Victoria’s Secret model kicked off the year by getting engaged to her photographer love Jason McDonald while in The Bahamas. Her classic cushion cut diamond ring, which is estimated to be about 3 ct. to 3.5 ct. and accented with tapered baguette diamonds, is set on a white gold or platinum band. Gorgeous!
On January 31, the English model was all smiles when rapper and streetwear label founder Dion “Sincere” Hamilton popped the question with a massive halo oval-cut diamond ring.
“The ring on Jourdan Dunn’s engagement finger looks to be a 2 ct. oval with a large halo and diamond band,” Andrew Brown, CEO of WP Diamonds told Mirror Online. “A nice color clarity combination of G VS would retail for around $30,000.
Over the summer, Brooklyn Beckham proposed to his girlfriend, Nicola Peltz. The Holidate actress’ future mother-in-law, Victoria Beckham, confirmed the engagement with a message on Instagram, calling it “the most exciting news,” alongside a photo of the young lovebirds posing outdoors. Fans quickly noticed Peltz’s new sparkly ring which according to Brilliant Earth is a 4.5 to 5 ct. emerald diamond on a classic solitaire setting and thin band decorated with sparkling pavé diamond accents.
On July 23, after just months of dating, Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich announced they were engaged. The soap actor popped the question to the “Skyscraper” singer with a ginormous diamond ring designed by Peter Marco. The main rock, which was framed with smaller trapezoid-shaped accent diamonds, was estimated to be between a whopping seven and ten carats and could have cost as much as millions according to experts. Despite the impressive bling, the couple split in September.
On September 21, Victoria’s Secret model Jasmine Tookes got engaged to Juan David Borrero, a director of international markets at Snapchat after dating for four years. Borrero proposed in Utah with a 7 ct. oval diamond set in an 18-karat gold band featuring a hidden halo with diamond-embellished and platinum prongs, courtesy of jeweler Ritani, It’s estimated to be worth $250,000.
On September 25, the Emily In Paris actress debuted her engagement ring from her director beau Charlie McDowell. The unique bauble, which the actress calls her “favorite accessory,” is said to feature a 3-carat cushion-shaped, rose-cut, center stone on a flared, yellow-gold, textured bezel. According to Apeksha Kothari, the chief operating officer of diamond search engine Rare Carat, a ring like Collins’ could have cost between $75,000 and $100,000.
After dating for five years, country singer Blake Shelton proposed to Gwen Stefani while in his home state of Oklahoma back in October. The two coaches on The Voice announced the exciting news with matching Instagram posts sharing a kiss with the “Hollaback Girl” holding up her new ring on her left hand. A month later, the No Doubt front woman gave fans a closer look at the gorgeous sparkler which Shelton reportedly custom designed, when she shared a video selfie. Katie Zimmerman, the chief merchandising officer of the jewelry company Blue Niles, told Refinery29.com that the ring is probably a round or oval cut “set in a solitaire or simple pavé platinum setting.” By her estimate, the “Cool” singer’s diamond is likely between eight and ten cts. in weight, putting its value between $700,000 and $800,000.