Chris Harrison Marries Fiancee Lauren Zima: Details

Former Bachelor host Chris Harrison tied the knot with fiancée Lauren Zima after three years of relationship.

Harrison, 52, and Zima, 35, stated “I do” at a marriage ceremony in Napa Valley, California, on October 14, and celebrated with a giant reception in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, November 4, Folks experiences.

The Bachelor Nation alum confirmed he and the Leisure Tonight persona had been engaged by way of Instagram in October 2021. “I really like you @laurenzima,” Harrison wrote alongside a photograph of himself popping the query. “The subsequent chapter begins now!”

A second photograph featured the pair clinking champagne glasses whereas the Illinois native confirmed off her new diamond. “We inform one another this on a regular basis, and we stated it once more n an unforgettably lovely second this weekend: I didn’t know love might be like this,” Zima wrote by way of Instagram on the time. “You’re the most unimaginable accomplice. Thanks for loving me, championing me and asking me to marry you. Right here’s to the subsequent superb chapter, and all the remaining.”

Associated: Chris Harrison and Lauren Zima’s Relationship Timeline

A match made in TV host heaven! Chris Harrison and Lauren Zima first related professionally whereas engaged on The Bachelor and Leisure Tonight, respectively, however their relationship finally blossomed into one thing extra. The couple began relationship in August 2018 after the previous “Roses and Rosé” host made the primary transfer by sliding into Harrison’s DMs […]


Harrison later completely advised Us that he was “extremely completely happy” to have popped the query, sharing particulars about their “amazingly romantic weekend” getaway, revealing he proposed to the leisure reporter “at a really particular spot which means so much to the each of us in Napa Valley at Model Winery.”

The pair first started relationship in 2018, making their relationship pink carpet official at pre-Display screen Actors Guild Celebration in January 2019. Zima revealed throughout a July 2019 episode of “The Viall Information” with Nick Viall that she had made the primary transfer on the Texas native.

Associated: Standing Test! Bachelor Nation {Couples} Who Are Nonetheless Going Robust

Some Bachelor Nation splits hit tougher than others. The Bachelor franchise has been matchmaking since 2002. Again in 2003, Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter turned the primary Bachelor Nation couple to stroll down the aisle. The twosome, who met whereas filming the primary season of The Bachelorette, celebrated 19 years of marriage in December 2022. […]

“Oh, I DM’d him,” she confessed. “He simply gave me a distinct vibe. … It was pretty overt. He talked about one thing about choosing his youngsters up or one thing. He someway introduced up being single, I feel. After which I stated one thing like, ‘I’m single now,’ and he was like, ‘Oh.’ However I stated it in a extra eloquent method. God, I don’t know. One way or the other it was communicated … I opened the door and he walked by way of.”

Following her sliding into Harrison’s DMs, the couple went out for a drink and Zima started to see the fact TV persona by way of a brand new lens. “Not in a damaging method … however I by no means checked out him and ever thought of [if] I discovered him engaging,” she defined to Viall.

Rumors of a potential engagement between the lovebirds started to swirl in April when Harrison posted a photograph of his now-fiancée sporting a white gown by way of Instagram.

Associated: Bachelor Nation Reacts to Chris Harrison’s Engagement After Present Exit

Subsequent cease: “I do!” Chris Harrison and Lauren Zima felt the love from Bachelor Nation as information of their engagement made headlines, regardless of his rocky exit from the franchise. The 50-year-old Texas native revealed the main milestone by way of Instagram on Monday, October 25, writing, “I really like you @laurenzima The subsequent chapter begins now!” Harrison shared […]

“‘I’d cease the world and soften with you’ @laurenzima there’s nobody I’d moderately rejoice love with and I’ll be your plus one anytime,” he captioned the snap.

Harrison rapidly shut down the hypothesis after followers grew confused over the social media declaration, writing, “Wow you attend one marriage ceremony collectively … do one rooster dance and your hitched! I do love this bridesmaid although❤️.”

Harrison — who was fired from the Bachelor franchise after defending season 25 contestant Rachael Kirkconnell’s racially insensitive feedback — was beforehand married to his school sweetheart, Gwen Harrison.  After 18 years of marriage, the now exes, who share son Joshua, 19, and daughter Taylor, 16, known as it quits in 2012.