Ashlee Simpson has snagged a hot new fiance. Check out all the facts on Evan Ross …
1. Evan Ross & Ashlee Simpson Announced the Engagement Via Twitter
The love of my life said YES!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/8CI6ovBAA1
— evan ross (@realevanross) January 14, 2014
Like most of Hollywood, the announcement of the couple’s engagement was on Twitter. Yesterday the two lovebirds each posted the same photo, with different captions to express their excitement. According to People, the couple only went public with their relationship this past July.
My baby love and I are ENGAGED!!! Hallelujah Hawaii !!!!! pic.twitter.com/KVwoltverE
— Ashlee Simpson (@ashleesimpson) January 14, 2014
2. Diana Ross Is Evan’s Mother
— evan ross (@realevanross) December 11, 2013
That’s right. Evan Ross is the son of legend Diana Ross. Apparently, Ross, 25, and Simpson, 28, have been friends for almost 10 years, so Mama Ross should consider Simpson as family at this point. According to People, Diana Ross and her new future daughter-in-law were spotted hanging out together at a concer after-party back in August.
3. He Played the Part of Dallas Austin in the TLC Movie
You may have seen Evan Ross in TLC’s biopic film Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story playing his off-screen friend Dallas Austin.
— Ashlee Simpson (@ashleesimpson) October 22, 2013
Other than his role as Dallas Austin, you may have seen Ross in other projects like 90210, According To Greta, and Gardens of the Night. He actually has a few films in the works right now, including The Hunger Fames: Mockingjay and The Wilderness of James.
— evan ross (@realevanross) October 22, 2013
4. Ross Loves Simpson’s Son
— evan ross (@realevanross) August 18, 2013
Evan Ross has posted various tweets about his excitement in spending time with Simpson’s son 5-year-old Bronx. Bronx is from Simpson’s previous marriage with Pete Wentz. This will be Ross’s first marriage, while it will be Simpson’s second walk down the aisle.
5. Ross Is Friends With Simpson’s Ex
In case you don’t remember, Ryan Cabrera and Ashlee Simpson used to date. They even appeared in each other’s music videos. Simpson’s “Piece of Me” was written about Cabrera. Apparently, the two are on good terms and Cabrera’s even chumming up with Ashlee’s new fiance Evan.
Just for fun, have a throwback moment and look at the “On The Way Down” music video of Simpson and Cabrera below: