Leona Lewis engaged to Dennis Jauch after eight years of dating

Leona Lewis has announced she’s engaged to long-term partner Dennis Jauch after eight years together.

The X Factor winner revealed the news in a sweet Instagram post that showed her enormous pear-shaped diamond engagement ring.

She captioned the black and white snap of them both: "My heart is singing the happiest song it’s ever sung!

"I’m bursting with joy and overcome with emotion that I get to embark on this new adventure with my best friend, my partner in crime, my ride or die! @dennisjauch."

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She went on: "I can’t wait to be your wife – eeeek wife! What?! Argh! Hahahahaha I still can’t believe it. I dreamed you up and you came true.

"The most caring, kindhearted and inspiring person I’ve had the privilege to know. Now lets go have a big ol’ partyyyyyyyy."

Dennis shared the same image and wrote next to it: "When I first laid eyes on this beautiful human more than eight years ago, our souls connected in a way, I never knew existed.

Leona Lewis engaged to Dennis Jauch after eight years of dating

Leona will be getting married next year
(Image: Instagram/leonalewis)

"You have helped me grow into the man I am today and to see you touch the lives of so many, inspires me to become the best version of myself.

"You are kind, you are pure – you are compassionate & loving… and you are quite frankly the most beautiful woman I ever got to lay eyes on.

"I am happy and proud to announce this next step in our beautiful journey. My wife to be. Now let’s turn 2019 into a party."

Leona Lewis engaged to Dennis Jauch after eight years of dating

(Image: Instagram/leonalewis)

He and Leona met in 2010 when Dennis was working as her back-up dancer.

They’ve kept their relationship under wraps since then, but sparked speculation in August when Leona posted a video of herself on Instagram seemingly waving an engagement ring around.

She told People magazine today: "We are both quite private people, but we wanted to share our happy news with everyone that has supported us and watched our relationship blossom over the years."

Congratulations!

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