Celebrity Engagement Rings: Bigger Is Obviously Better!


It’s almost Valentine’s Day! The day for cramming your face with chocolates and a big day for proposals!

In the world of celebrities, an engagement ring usually means diamonds ranging in size from 6 to 20 carats. Let’s check out some of these over-the-top celebrity engagement rings!

Brandy Norwood

Singer Brandy Norwood showed off her massive bling at Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy party. Brandy became engaged to music executive Ryan Press. This will be her first marriage.

Here’s a close-up:

Blake Lively

Newlywed Blake Lively showed off her huge engagement ring and wedding band as she walked the red carpet at the 12-12-12 charity event. Her hubby, actor Ryan Reynolds, proposed with a Lorraine Schwartz engagement ring that features an oval diamond surrounded (estimated to be around 10 carats). Her wedding band is a more simple small band of diamonds.

Here’s a close-up view:

JWoww aka Jenni Farley

“Jersey Shore” star JWoww announced her engagement to Roger Mathews in September. Roger proposed when he took Farley sky-diving and gave her an over-the-top ring that fits her personality. The ring was designed by Layna Friedman, consisting of a cushion-cut diamond over 5 carats surrounded by 2.5 carats of pink and white diamonds in a white-gold setting.

Here’s a close-up:

Avril Lavigne

Rocker Avril Lavigne shocked everyone when she announced her engagement to Nickelback frontman, Chad Kroeger, in August 2012 after dating for six months. Kroeger popped the question with a 14-carat diamond ring.

Here’s a close-up of her rock:

Sofia Vergara

Colombian beauty Sofia Vergara, who stars on “Modern Family”, celebrated her 40th birthday in Mexico with a proposal! Her off/on beau of two years, Nick Loeb, popped the question with an 8-carat diamond. Sofia said of her huge rock, “It is perfection. It if was bigger, it would be too big to wear. But if it was smaller, I would not like it.”

Here’s a close-up:

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon surprised us all when they eloped in May 2008. There were rumors swirling that they had gotten engaged, but Nick and Mariah had actually tied the knot during a secret beach ceremony. Mariah’s ring is a stunning 17-carat emerald-cut pink diamond ring surrounded by 58 pink diamonds.

Here’s a close-up peek:

Amber Rose

Amber Rose became engaged in March to rapper Wiz Khalifa after two years of dating. The model showed off her stunning oval-cut rock on Twitter. The couple are now anxiously awaiting the arrival of their first child.

Here’s a close-up look:

Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson became engaged to Matt Bellamy in 2011, showing off her nine-carat engagement ring on “The Today Show”. The ring is an emerald-cut center stone flanked by baguettes on both sides.

Here’s a better view:

Jennifer Aniston

Justin Theroux proposed to Jennifer Aniston in August on his 41st birthday while they were out to dinner in Manhattan. Aniston kept the ring hidden for nearly two months following the engagement. Her huge rock is around 10 carats!

Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel, who tied the knot with actor/singer Justin Timberlake in October 2012, has a huge sparkler that is anything but demure. The actress was presented an 18-carat white gold and black rhodium plated ring. The setting featured two aquamarines on the sides, Biel’s birthstone.

Here’s a close-up:


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