Vanessa Hudgens, MLB Player Cole Tucker Are Engaged: Details

Congratulations are so as! Vanessa Hudgens and Cole Tucker are engaged after practically three years collectively, in response to a number of experiences.

TMZ, who was first to interrupt the information, reported on Thursday, February 2, that Tucker, 26, popped the query to Hudgens, 34, earlier than the New Yr.

Us Weekly completely confirmed in January 2020 that Hudgens cut up from Austin Butler after 9 years of courting. Lower than a 12 months later, the Disney alum sparked romance rumors with Tucker in November 2020 once they had been noticed holding palms in Los Angeles.

Shortly earlier than she was photographed with the athlete, Hudgens obtained trustworthy about what she was searching for in a companion. “Your lady’s open. I really feel like on the finish of the day, it’s nearly having related fundamentals and wanting the identical issues,” the actress instructed Leisure Tonight on the time. “I’m not choosy, actually.”

The Excessive College Musical star added: “I do know what I need and I’m like, if somebody comes into the image and may give me all these issues, then nice. It doesn’t matter in the event that they’re within the public eye or not. If something, I choose them to not be, however we’ll see.”

The duo didn’t turn out to be Instagram official till Valentine’s Day the next 12 months. “It’s you, it’s me, it’s us. @cotuck,” she captioned the picture of herself kissing Tucker in February 2021. She added a collection of candy emojis, together with a crimson coronary heart, lips and the hand signal for “I really like you.”

That very same month, Tucker professed his love for Hudgens in a gushing interview throughout MLB coaching.

“I obtained a girlfriend and she or he’s cool. She’s superior, I really like her,” he instructed reporters on the time. “However I don’t need it to be, ‘Oh, Cole’s courting Vanessa … ’ I don’t need it to be handled any in a different way than Mitch [Keller] having his spouse down, or Ke’Bryan [Hayes] having his girlfriend come down. She’s nice. She’ll be round. You will notice her, however you noticed the headline, it’s what it’s.”

The MLB star and Princess Change actress met in a shocking manner – over Zoom. When Hudgens appeared on The View in April 2021, she instructed the story of how she and Tucker obtained to know one another. “It’s actually the final word modern-day love story,” the Powerless alum stated. “We met over Zoom — over a Zoom meditation group.”

The singer recalled Tucker sending a GIF of himself enjoying baseball within the group chat. Hudgens didn’t understand the Pittsburgh Pirates participant was really the individual within the picture and replied, “Scorching.” She additionally revealed her beau was the one who slid into her Instagram DMs.

As their romance continued to warmth up, Hudgens spoke in regards to the duo’s compatibility with ET. “We’re simply, like, the identical, we’re very related,” Hudgens defined as to why Tucker is her excellent match in September 2021. “We’re such weirdos, it’s fantastic.”

The Spring Breakers star went on to inform Form one month later that issues had been going “higher than I may have dreamed of” along with her then-boyfriend. “My relationship with myself is one thing I worth deeply, even when issues don’t at all times go the way in which I anticipated.”

She added, “As an example, my mother obtained married at 25, so I at all times thought I used to be going to be married at 25. That didn’t occur. However I’m in such a tremendous, wholesome relationship, so it doesn’t matter.”

Earlier than the shortstop popped the query, a supply completely instructed Us in December 2021 that Hudgens and Tucker, who had moved in collectively, had been “very in love” and at “the purpose of their relationship the place they’ve gotten severe and are dedicated to one another.” In keeping with the insider, the actress was “dedicated to her profession and never in that headspace proper now the place she’s specializing in marriage,” however Tucker needed to “get down on one knee and suggest” as a result of he’s “fairly the romantic.”

Hudgens beforehand dated Zac Efron from 2006 to 2010 earlier than shifting on with Butler in 2011.