Big Brother’s Cody Calafiore, GF Cristie LaRatta Are Engaged

Cody Calafiore and Cristie LaRatta.
Courtesy of Cristie LaRetta/Instagram

Able to wed! After seven years collectively, Cody Calafiore and Cristie LaRatta are engaged.

The Large Brother season 22 winner, 31, introduced on Sunday, October 23, by way of Instagram that he had proposed to LaRatta, 29, sooner or later earlier at sundown. Calafiore offered the social media influencer with a bouquet of white roses and a solitaire diamond ring perched on a gold band.

A number of of the New Jersey native’s fellow Large Brother alums supplied their congratulations, together with Tyler Crispen, Xavier Prather, Tiffany Mitchell, Christmas Abbott and Jessica Graf.

'Big Brother' Winner Cody Calafiore Is Engaged to Girlfriend Cristie LaRetta After 7 Years Together
Courtesy of Cristie LaRetta/Instagram

“SO HAPPY FOR YOU TWO! LOVE YOU BOTH! ❤️❤️❤️❤️ Welcome to the fam Cristie,” the CBS persona’s youthful brother, Paulie Calafiore, wrote by way of Instagram remark.

Paulie’s girlfriend, Cara Marie Sorbello, was equally happy to be taught the information. “IM SO F—KIN HAPPY FOR YOU GUYSSSSSSSSSSSSSS YOU HAVE NO IDEA!!! Love you guys each a lot,” she replied. “Most lovely couple ever ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ solution to go cody! Shes def at all times been the ‘one’ ❤️🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌.”

The previous soccer participant — who appeared on Large Brother seasons 16 and 22 — and LaRatta have been courting since September 2015. As their romance continued to warmth up, Cody stood fervently by his bride-to-be’s aspect as she battled stage 2 Hodgkin lymphoma.

“It’s insane how within the blink of a watch somebody can come alongside and utterly change the whole lot for you in life,” the “Winner’s Circle” podcast host wrote by way of Instagram in February 2017. “6 months in the past, my lovely girlfriend Cristie was identified with most cancers. At present I’m very completely satisfied to say she’s entering into for her final chemo remedy and I couldn’t be extra pleased with the energy and resilience she has proven by way of this loopy time in her life.”

'Big Brother' Winner Cody Calafiore Is Engaged to Girlfriend Cristie LaRetta After 7 Years Together

Cristie LaRatta
Courtesy of Cristie LaRetta/Instagram

He added on the time: “She is such a phenomenal woman inside and outside and I couldn’t have been extra pleased with how she fought by way of this! You’re one of many strongest and most unbelievable girl I’ve ever met and I’m really blessed to be with somebody such as you!”

After finishing chemotherapy in 2017, LaRatta discovered that she was in remission. Simply as Cody supported her amid her analysis, she remained in his nook when he returned for Large Brother’s “All Stars” season in 2020. After his unanimous victory over Enzo Palumbo, Cody solely teased to Us Weekly that he would solely return for a 3rd Large Brother season if LaRatta was on board.

“If Large Brother ever calls, there’s no method I cannot say sure. If Cristie lets me,” he advised Us in October 2020 after his win. “I don’t know what she went by way of throughout this. I do know it was positively laborious for her. I recognize the whole lot Large Brother’s ever carried out for me. The primary time was a fantastic alternative. This time was an unimaginable alternative. So in the event that they want me, who am I to say no?”