Former Duck Dynasty star Sadie Robertson took to social media on Sunday night to announce that she and her boyfriend, Christian Huff, had gotten engaged. She shared all the details of the proposal on Instagram, writing about how excited she was to be tying the knot with Huff. “I screamed YES,” Robertson wrote in the caption. “So many words and so many more pictures to come, but for now just know my friends I’m the happiest human in the world on June 9th, 2019 today and for the rest of my life. I GET TO MARRY THIS MAN. God is faithful and so so good.”
Here’s what you need to know about Christian Huff:
1. He & Sadie Started Dating in the Summer of 2018
Christian and Sadie first became a couple in the summer of 2018. But the pair didn’t announce their relationship until Valentine’s day of 2019. That’s when Sadie put up a photo of Christian with a giant teddy bear. She captioned it, “celebrating this kind of love everyday, but with a teddy bear and balloons today. thank you for how you love and who you are.”
Sadie announced their engagement on Sunday night, gushing on Instagram about her joy and her excitement. Christian didn’t post about the engagement right away, but he often shares loving posts about his relationship with Sadie on his own Instagram page. Sadie’s mother, Korie Robertson, also took to Instagram to gush about the young couple’s engagement. She wrote, “Sadie’s getting married!!!!! To the most amazing man, and we are beaming!!!” She added, “Today was an absolute dream. I love every second of being @legitsadierob mom and can’t wait for @christian_huff to join the fam! ❤️.”
2. He Just Celebrated His 19th Birthday
On Sunday — the same day that Christian proposed to Sadie — he celebrated his 19th birthday. Sadie posted about his birthday earlier in the day on Sunday, writing, “It’s my favorite humans birthday so o o o o get ready for a lot of pics and a lot of words shared throughout the day.” That evening, she posted all the details about their engagement, gushing about her joy and excitement to be marrying Christian.
Christian often posts sweet messages about Sadie on Instagram, calling her his “butta half” and his best friend. Back in February, he wrote, “to my butta half ? and my best friend. thank you for every moment and every memory, nothing you do goes unnoticed. there is nobody in the world like you sadie rob.”
3. He’s an Instagram Star with Over 70,000 Followers
Christian started posting on Instagram in 2012. He is known for posting about sports, athletics, family, and lifestyle. He also uses his highlights to post Bible quotes and inspirational quotes. He has over 70,000 followers on Instagram.
Christian is a private person and is protective of his personal life. He seems to value his close relationships to the people that are near and dear, like his parents, his brother, and of course, his fiancee, Sadie. He often uses social media to write about his feelings for his family and for Sadie. Sadie’s family has also welcomed him with open arms; her mother gushed on Instagram about how thrilled she is about the engagement, adding that she “can’t wait” for him to officially join the family.
4. He’s a Devout Christian who Often Posts About Religion
Huff is a devout Chrisitan whose Instagram bio reads, “If it breaks God’s heart, why do you think it will fulfill yours?” He often writes about religion and shares bible quotes on his Instagram highlights reel.
Sadie wrote that Christian’s “pursuit of the Lord” was the quality that first caught her attention. She explained this in a lengthy Instagram post, writing, “to answer what I love most about him would be His pursuit of love. His pursuit of the Lord caught my attention me before He started to pursue me. I saw the way his eyes were so captivated by God who is love and I felt the fruit of that fixation when he spoke to me. Now i feel it in the way he looks at me, and loves me. I love who he is and who he is becoming based on what He is constantly pursuing.”
5. He Grew Up in Los Angeles
According to famousbirthdays.com, Christian Huff grew up in Los Angeles. He has a brother named Chance, who is a student at Vanderbilt University. Chance seems to be close to Sadie’s family, too; a photo he posted on Instagram shows him hanging out with Christian, Sadie, and Sadie’s sister Bella.
After Chance left home to start college, Christian put up an emotional Instagram post thanking his parents for all they had done. He also wished them well in their “new season of life” as empty nesters, writing, “Thanks for being the best parents either of us could ever ask for and showing us what it truly means to serve others and walk with Christ,” he wrote. “Praying for y’all as you enter into this new season of life. Love y’all!”