Jordan Banjo announces he’s engaged six months after welcoming second child

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Jordan Banjo and Naomi Courts

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The Greatest Dancer presenter Jordan Banjo has proposed to his long-term girlfriend Naomi Courts.

Jordan, who found fame in dance group Diversity, announced the lovely news on Instagram over the weekend, after popping the question during a romantic holiday to the Maldives.

Sharing an adorable selfie in front of the spectacular "Will U Marry Me?" fire sign he'd constructed in the sea, Jordan wrote, "Well she didn’t say no💍❤️."

Jordan's celebrity friends were quick to congratulate the pair, Love Island star Kem Cetinay wrote, "Congrats guys ❤️❤️", with Jordan's fellow Diversity star Sam Craske jokingly adding, "Not sure why you said yes @naomiella21 you must be mad! 😂 Na real talk so so happy for you two nutters, mad love ❤️."

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Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger

Guardians of the Galaxy actor Chris Pratt announced he'd proposed to Katherine Schwarzenegger after just a few months of dating. Chris shared a cute photo of the pair to his Instagram page, showing off Katherine's stunning ring. He wrote, 'Sweet Katherine, so happy you said yes! I'm thrilled to be marrying you. Proud to live boldly in faith with you. Here we go! ud83dudc8dud83dude4f♥ufe0f'.

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James McVey and Kirstie Brittain

The Vamps singer James McVey popped the question to his girlfriend Kirstie Brittain in January, shortly after leaving the I'm A Celebrity jungle.

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Scarlett Lee and Nathan Shaw

X Factor 2018 star Scarlett Lee announced her boyfriend Nathan Shaw popped the question to her in January... in a graveyard. She shared the news online, writing, 'He asked I Said YESSS! ud83dudc8d For what God Has Joined Together Let No One Separate! There's no other place I would rather of done this, my granny and grandad are my whole world and I've been so sad they weren't here to see me on the xfactor but he made this so special I'm so happy I love Nathan future MRS SHAWud83dudc8dud83dudc8d❤ufe0f❤ufe0f❤ufe0f'. [sic]

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Gareth Gates and Faye Brookes

Gareth Gates and former Corrie star Faye Brookes got engaged in January 2019. The pair split in September 2019, but got back together soon after. Speaking to OK! Magazine, Pop Idol star Gareth revealed he penned a 17-MINUTE song about their six years together, incorporating things which mean a lot to the couple. He told the publication, "It was all about the six years we've spent together and I incorporated bits of songs that mean a lot to us as a couple. I got a bit carried away though – it went on for 17 minutes!"Faye, who plays the role of Kate Connor in Coronation Street, then added, "We were both crying the whole way through. Once it was finished, Gareth got down on one knee and said: 'Will you spend the rest of your life with me?' And of course I said yes straight away."

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Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney

Jennifer Lawrence got engaged to her art dealer boyfriend Cooke Maroney in February 2019 after beginning their relationship in June 2018.

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Casey Batchelor

Celebrity Big Brother star Casey Batchelor got engaged to her boyfriend Dane Goodson in February 2019. They've been together since 2016 and share daughter Florence - they also have another baby on the way.

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Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom

Katy Perry announced on Instagram that she and Orlando Bloom were engaged on Valentine's Day 2019. Sharing a photo of the newly-engaged couple on Instagram, Katy's unique engagement ring was visible to see. She simply wrote, 'Full bloom', to accompany the photo.

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Mark Feehily

Westlife's Mark Feehily announced his engagement in February 2019! After secretly dating his partner Caileann for the last six years, he announced the happy news on Instagram this morning with a series of three photos, revealing that they'd become engaged whilst on holiday in the Maldives.

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez

Popstar J-Lo got engaged to baseball player Alex Rodriguez in March 2019, announcing the news in a sweet Instagram post.

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Hilary Duff

Lizzie McGuire star Hilary Duff got engaged in May 2019 after her music producer boyfriend Matthew Koma popped the question! Hilary, who welcomed her second child in December 2018, announced the lovely news on her socials, sharing two cute snaps of the couple, whilst showing off a STUNNING looking engagement ring. Alongside the snap, Hilary wrote, 'He asked me to be his wife♥ufe0f'. [sic]

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Ryan Thomas and Lucy Mecklenburgh

Ex TOWIE star Lucy Mecklenburgh and former Coronation Street actor Ryan Thomas got engaged in June 2019. The couple were on a romantic retreat to the Amalfi Coast in Italy, which Lucy described as a 'dream holiday' when Ryan popped the question. Lucy, 27, took to Instagram to announce the good news, with a romantic snap of the pair and the caption, 'I said YES ud83dudc8d❤ufe0f'

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Holly Hagan

Geordie Shore star Holly Hagan got engaged to her boyfriend Jacob Blyth in June 2019 whilst the pair were on holiday together in Ibiza for their second anniversary.

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Katie Price

Katie Price announced her engagement to Kris Boyson on Loose Women, saying, "So Kris bought the ring, for that finger, so there you go. I've got love in my life. The show [Quest Red's My Crazy Life] is going really well, it's the highest-rating show, so everything's going really well."

Jordan's brother Ashley Banjo wrote, "You did it Jord! 🙌🏽🙏🏼❤️ Congrats again you two! So so happy for you guys man. Better start saving those pennies now 😂", with his The Greatest Dancer co-host Alesha Dixon adding, "Yes!!!!!!!! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 congrats bro!!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️."

Clearly over the moon, Jordan's new fiancée Naomi couldn't contain her excitement, telling fans, "To my Fiancé, thank you for making me feel so special, like the luckiest girl in the world."

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"For everything you do continuously through our relationship and for going above and beyond for this perfect moment right here!"

Jordan and Naomi welcomed their first child together, adorable little Cassius Banjo back in 2018, before going on to welcome their second child, daughter Mayowa in 2019.

Congratulations to Jordan and Naomi.

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