Tomi Lahren fiance’s is Brandon Fricke. The couple announced their engagement on June 30.
Fricke and the Fox News host Lahren appeared to have begun dating since around May 2018. The pair were pictured together at the premiere of the conservative movie “Death of a Nation.”
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Lahren Wrote in Her Engagement Announcement That Fricke Is Her ‘Forever’
Lahren, 30, posted a photo with Fricke, 27, and of her new diamond ring on Instagram. The caption reads, “I love you more and those are my Final Thoughts and you are my forever. 6/29/19 #Iloveyou #teamTomi #foreverandalways.”
A second photo shows the couple kissing while on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. At the time of writing, the post has achieved ver 100,000 likes. Among those offering congratulations to Lahren, the controversial right-wing pundit, was fellow right-wing media figure Melissa Francis. Francis simply wrote, “Amazing! Congrats!”
2. Fricke’s Politics Appear be In Line With His Soon-to-be-Wife
In keeping with the politics of his soon-to-be-wife, Thicke includes a link to a pro-Donald Trump merchandise website on his Instagram page, Not My President Calendar. The confusing name is noted in the About section of the website which reads, “We know our name might make Conservatives pause, but don’t fear, each image is a comical reminder of who is Not Your President…Donald Trump Is Your President!”
3. Fricke Is a Licensed NFL Player’s Contract Advisor
According to Fricke’s LinkedIn page, he is a contract advisor with for NFL players. Fricke says on that page that he was employed by Vanguard Sports Group. Fricke told Heavy.com that he is no longer employed by Vanguard. He told Heavy that while he continues to represent players on his own, he is also raising money for Great America PAC, a pro-Donald Trump Super PAC.
Fricke began in working with player contracts as an intern for Athlete’s First. Fricke has been certified by the NFL to work as a contract advisor since October 2013. Fricke is based in Hermosa Beach, California.
4. Fricke Was the Back-Up Quarterback at Central Michigan University
During his college days, Fricke was the backup quarterback at Central Michigan University. Fricke studied applied arts and sports studies at the school between 2010 and 2012, according to his LinkedIn page. From there, Fricke attained a master’s in management from Arizona State University. Fricke is a native of Chico, California.
5. Until 2017, Lahren Was in a Relationship With Navy SEAL Jerad Christian
In 2017, when Lahren was fired from her job at Glenn Beck’s The Blaze network, it was also reported that she had broken with her long-term boyfriend, Jerad Christian.
The Guardian reported in 2016 that Christian had been the inspiration for Lahren’s career-making rant about President Barack Obama’s ISIS strategy. Lahren called Obama’s White House “”half-way, half-baked, tip-toe, be-friendly-to-Jihadis mentality” during her rant.
Lahren and Christian, who is from Utah, met in February 2015 when he was based at the Naval Amphibious Base Coronado in San Diego. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he was serving overseas in July 2015.
Lahren was also once linked to “The Bachelorette” contestant Chase McNary.