The Bachelor’s Bekah Martinez, Grayston Leonard Are Engaged


Grayston Leonard and Bekah Martinez
Courtesy Bekah Martinez/Instagram

Off the market! Bachelor Nation’s Bekah MartinezShe is also her long-term partner. Grayston Leonard, are officially engaged.

“YES 🥂♥️,” the Bachelor The 27-year old alum shared photos via Instagram on Saturday, 7/9/2017, showing snaps of them cuddling and displaying their new bling.

Martinez — who has been dating the 33-year-old Long Beach Rising founder since 2018 — showed off her thick gold bandAnd heart-shaped diamond before several of her fellow Bachelor Nation alums shared their heartfelt congratulations.

“Congrats, Bekah!!! 💖💖💖,” Jade Roper replied via Instagram comment, before Becca Tilley, Ashley Iaconetti, Amanda Stanton and Kendall LongThey were given their best wishes.

“Looovvveeeeee😍😍😍 I’m so absolutely happy for you two love babes,” Long, 30, gushed on Saturday.

The “Chatty Broads” podcast cohost rose to fame as a contestant on Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s season of The Bachelor which aired on 2018 Leonard was her first reality TV star and she began dating Leonard shortly after. Martinez found out that she was pregnant three months later. Before Franklin followed in July 2020, daughter Ruth was born in February 2019.

The Bachelor's Bekah Martinez Is Engaged to Boyfriend Grayston Leonard After Nearly 5 Years Together

Grayston Leonard, Bekah Martinez
Courtesy Bekah Martinez/Instagram

Leonard and Leonard shared two children, and they were both raising them together. However, Leonard was also thinking about their romantic future.

“We want to take some time just for us,” Martinez exclusively told Us Weekly in December 2020. “It has been so much about kids in the past three years. We’re like, ‘OK, maybe we can make something just about us,’ but we want to wait until COVID is over. We want to have, like, a massive wedding and can’t really do that right now.”

She continued at the time: “I love children. I love a house full of people. I’m one of five kids, and I just love that. My body needs a break, and we’ve been talking about exploring the option of fostering so that we can be a home for other children, even if it’s just temporarily.”

Though Martinez said “yes” to the gym owner’s romantic July proposal, it wasn’t the first time he popped the question.

“Wondering how my boyfriend’s going to propose,” she captioned a TikTok video last month. “Remembering he already proposed to me three years ago and I said no but still took pics.”

After fielding questions from curious followers, Martinez explained that her now-fiancé first proposed shortly after Ruth’s arrival.

“I was like, ‘This is so sweet but now is just not the time. I’m still super hormonal. I’m in the thick of postpartum.’ And also, like, our relationship still wasn’t in the best place,” she recalled in her June social media message. “We had a lot to sort through, a lot we had to talk through. Now, I feel ready to answer yes. So, we’ll see what happens. I do foresee a proposal sometime in the near future.”

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