The Bachelorette’s Chase McNary, Ellie White Engaged: Proposal Details

Chase McNary and Ellie White
Courtesy Chase McNary/Instagram

A Bachelor no more! After two years of dating, Chase McNaryAnd girlfriend Ellie WhiteAre officially engaged.

“It was always you 💍,” the Bachelorette alum, 33, wrote via Instagram on Saturday, July 2, sharing several photos from the pair’s mountainside proposal.

McNary, who announced his romance with White in May 2020, got down on bended knee in Breckenridge, Colorado, beside a picnic arrangement that had been decorated with candles, lanterns and a decorated letter “M” for his last name. The pair celebrated their nuptials with champagne.

“Take me off the roster 🤍 Forever his 🤍,” the Haut Bas designer wrote via her Instagram on Saturday.

Many of the guests attended the celebrations to mark the couple’s engagement. Exercise at the Beach alum’s reality TV costars chimed in, offering supportive messages.

“Congratulations Y’all!!! But be honest, she knew this was coming,” Wells AdamsThe Colorado native, who was competing alongside him on season 12 ABC dating series, posted via Instagram comment. “I mean, that’s a ‘I’m getting a fat diamond today’ hat if I’ve ever seen one. 😍😍

The 38-year-old Bachelor in Paradise Bartender who is engaged to actress Sarah Hyland, was just one of McNary’s Bachelor Nation pals who congratulated the happy couple. Becca Tilley, Amanda Stanton, Robert Graham, Chris SoulesAnd Luke PellThey also sent their best wishes.

The Bachelorette's Chase McNary Is Engaged to GF Ellie White After 2 Years of Dating: 'It Was Always You'

Chase McNary and Ellie White.
Courtesy Chase McNary/Instagram

🙌 Congrats guys see you back in Scottsdale,” Pell, who also appeared on season 12 of The Bachelorette, replied on Saturday.

The Challenge: War of the Worlds alum rose to fame as one of JoJo Fletcher’s suitors during her tenure as the franchise lead in 2016. McNary was third behind her eventual husband. Jordan Rodgers, Robby HayesHe continued his quest for The One by completing stints on Exercise at the Beach  BiP Season 6.

“[I’m looking for] someone that’s adaptable, fun, attractive, understating, not jealous, also beautiful and athletic,” the bar owner previously told Us Weekly September 2019. “I actually knew early on that messing with Bachelor Nation is kind of a messy pool to play in, so I’ve always kind of been conscious of that. So right now, I don’t know if Bachelor Nation is the [dating] pool I’m pulling from.”

After failing to make lasting relationships on-camera, he finally connected with White and shared their relationship via Instagram in May 2020.

“I have a secret and I want to share it with you all … Something that this girl right [here] taught me, and she might not even know it,” he gushed via the social media platform that July. “I have finally cracked the code to the best relationship that I’ve ever had … And it’s one five-letter word … TRUST.”

He added: “I have never trusted someone as much as I trust @elliefwhite. Even more, I have never trusted my self with someone as much than I trust her. Although it sounds simple, find someone with whom you can trust. Only then everything else will fall into place!”

The duo’s romance continued to heat up as they purchased their first joint home late last year.

“Our own little piece of sky! 🔑,” McNary wrote via Instagram in September 2021 of their Phoenix, Arizona, abode. “Can’t wait to rock this new chapter with you and that new hair @elliefwhite. Maybe we’ll paint the house to match those beautiful eyes.”

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