Pop star Ariana Grande is engaged to luxury real estate agent Dalton Gomez, she announced on Instagram on Sunday.
Sharing photos of herself with Mr. Gomez (and a diamond and pearl ring), she captioned her post, “Forever and Some.”
Ms Grande had alluded to her relationship with Mr Gomez over the past year, tidying up photos with him in stacks of images shared on Instagram.
A music video for their collaboration with Justin Bieber on “Stuck With U,” a nod to 40s, was the couple’s public debut in the spring, with a clip of Ms. Grande and Mr. Gomez dancing.
In addition to its “shameless and at times with libidinous humor” lyrics, Ms. Grande’s latest album, “Positions,” released in the fall, contains “occasional mistakes of vulnerability that reveal the giddiness and anxiety of a man. new love, ”The New York Times wrote in its review.
Mr. Gomez, a real estate agent with the Aaron Kirman Group in Los Angeles, was born and raised in Southern California, according to his profile on the agency’s website. He worked in luxury real estate for five years, overseeing home sales like Pierre Koenig’s Los Angeles case study # 21, which served as the backdrop for “Charmed.”
Shortly after the release of Ms. Grande’s 2018 album, “Sweetener,” her ex-boyfriend, rapper Mac Miller, died of an accidental overdose.
He had collaborated with Ms. Grande on her hit song, “The Way”, in 2013.
“I’ve loved you since the day I met you when I was nineteen and always will,” she said of Mr. Miller in an Instagram post after his death. .
At the time of Mr. Miller’s death, she had been engaged to comedian Pete Davidson for only a few months. Ms. Grande canceled their engagement soon after.
Mr Davidson attributed their separation to Mr Miller’s death, telling radio host Charlamagne Tha God in an interview: “I pretty much knew it was over after that.
In December 2018, Mr. Davidson shared a disturbing message on Instagram: “I really don’t want to be on this earth anymore,” he wrote.
A police officer checked him in at the Manhattan studios of “Saturday Night Live,” where he is a cast member, and NBC contacted the police department to tell him he was fine, police told the time.
In the deleted post, he said, “I’m doing my best to stay here for you, but I actually don’t know how long I can last. All I tried to do was help people. Remember I told you.
Ms. Grande, 27, rose to prominence as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon show “Victorious,” which aired from 2010 at age 13, but it was her musical career that brought her international fame. His song “Positions” reached No. 1 on the Billboard Global 200.