8 Celebrity Proposal Stories!

It's the moment many of us look forward to our entire life -- the day our one true love will ask for our hand in marriage. But how will he do it? We can never predict that. But in the meantime, maybe he can sift through these celebrity proposal stories and gather up some inspiration:

1. Christina Aguilera and Matt Rutler

Christina Aguilera and Matt Rutler

This Valentine's Day was certainly a memorable one for Aguilera, thanks to her beau of 3 years, Matt Rutler. The Voice judge was wisked away to Hawaii for a romantic weekend, where Rutler decided to pop the question with a very sparkly and elaborate ring. A source told People that Rutler had been planning the proposal for quite some time.

“Matt spent over a year designing the ring with the ring designer to represent their three-year journey together as a couple,” the source said. “He has been planning this for a while and was just waiting for the right time — the ring has been done for months. Every single placement of each stone has a reason and meaning.”


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Hilaria and Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin is admittedly not very good at keeping secrets. However, despite his inability to plan a surprise, he still managed to stun his Spanish wife with a magical proposal on the eastern edge of Long Island.

Baldwin drove his gorgeous bride, Hilaria, to lovely Montauk, New York where he popped the question near the Montauk Point Lighthouse. He told her that the edge of coastline was the closest he could get her to Spain, where her family still lives.

“He got on his knee,” she said. “And I burst out crying.” So sweet!


3. proposals slide 01_Kat Von D and Deadmau5

Kat Von D and Deadmau5

When the Canadian musician -- whose real name is Joel Thomas Zimmerman -- proposed to the lovely Mexicana last December, he did it via his Twitter. "I can't wait for Christmas so ... Katherine Von Drachenberg, will you marry me?" He tweeted, along with a photo of the engagement ring. Von D later responded with, "Please excuse me while I go squeeze the hell out of my fiancé!"


4. proposals slide 02_Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon

If Cannon's proposal isn't one of the most over the top and unique proposals ever, we don't know what is. Cannon proposed to Carey not once, but twice! The first time he took the songstress to a building rooftop and handed her a candy ring which had the real diamond ring inside.

The second time, Cannon took Carey on a helicopter ride around the Empire State Building, and popped the question once again. Of course she said yes!


5. proposals slide 03_Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey

Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey

It was during Christmas that McConaughey decided to propose to his Brazilian beauty. The actor wrapped Alves engagement inside eight different boxes. She unwrapped box after box until finally reaching the one that held the ring. After a long pause, she accepted his proposal.


6. proposals slide 05_Sofia Vergara and Nick Loeb

Sofia Vergara and Nick Loeb

Vergara and Loeb's engagement story is not only different, but also hilarious. It was on the Colombiana's 40th birthday while they were visiting Mexico. The couple went to the Chichen Itza pyramids, where her fiancé took her past a security checkpoint and went down on one knee. But what happened next was completely unexpected.

"He said that we got permission to go and take the picture," Vergara said while on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. "So I said 'ok let's go' and when I went there he took the ring out there. I made sure I liked it, I put it on immediately, and then I said yes. But when I came down they almost arrested us."


7. proposals slide 06_Roselyn Sanchez and Eric Winter

Roselyn Sanchez and Eric Winter

The moment came as Sanchez and Winter sat in a kayak under a full moon at midnight, in a bay off the coast of the Puerto Rican island Vieques. It was perfect, until Sanchez freaked out over their tour guide sped away.

"The guy knew to take off so Eric could propose, but imagine how I felt floating in this huge bay in the middle of the night with nobody around," Sanchez explains. "I started calling back, 'Señor, hello! Come back!' until I realized something was going on."

He pulled out a 4.3-carat brilliant-cut diamond ring and asked her to marry him. She was overjoyed, but told Winter, "Put it away, please. I don't want it to drop in the water!"


8. proposals slide 04_Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman

Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman

The couple were vacationing in Carmel, CA, when Bratman proposed to the Ecuadorean American pop singer. He took her to a hotel room filled with rose petals and gift boxes. Inside each box was a present with a poem Bratman had written himself. When Aguilera opened the box containing the ring, he got down on one knee and asked her to marry him. Preciosisimo!