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Vanessa Hudgens Is Engaged To MLB Star Cole Tucker, See The Huge Ring!

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By Afouda Bamidele on February 12, 2023 at 5:45 PM EST

Congratulations are in order for Vanessa Hudgens and her now fiancé Cole Tucker.

After a long romance between the actress and the baseball player, the couple is finally engaged. Over the week, the actress sparked engagement rumors when she was spotted with a massive ring at a Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles with her sister, Stella, and mother, Gina. Shortly after putting the sparkler on display, the 34-year-old confirmed her engagement boyfriend via Instagram. 

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Vanessa Hudgens Shows Off Her Massive Engagement Ring From Fiancé Cole Tucker

In a joint post on Instagram, the "High School Musical'' alum and her boo shared two pictures confirming that her man popped the big question. One photo showed the MLB star hugging Hudgens while she flipped her engagement finger to the camera.

The love birds modeled black ensembles, and a faint view of the iconic Eiffel Tower could be seen far in the background. The next snap shows a close-up of the diamond ring now adorning her slender hands with a statue glowing in the background.

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Vanessa Hudgens Is Engaged To MLB Star Cole Tucker, See The Huge Ring!
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In the accompanying caption, the theater singer exclaimed, "YES. We couldn't be happier 🤍." As expected, the announcement was met with a warm welcome and love from admiring fans in the comments

"MOSCHINO" Creative designer Jeremy Scott chimed in, quoting, "SKETCHING THE DRESS NOW!!! "Love you guys," cheered the actress' Spring Breakers co-star Ashley Benson.

One fan noted, "YEEEAAAAAAAHHHH!!! SO stoked you ended up with such a good dude. CONGRATS!! 🎉." A second user wrote, "Ahhh! Amazing news Angel. So happy for you, you deserve all the love. 💘💕."

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"CONGRATULATIONS VANESSA!! I've been waiting for this forever!!! Couldn't be happier for you!" a long-time fan wrote. Hudgens' former Disney Channel cast mate Aly Michalka also sent her well-wishes, writing, "Congrats Vanessa! ❤️ you deserve all the happiness."

Since the sweethearts started dating, they have consistently stunned the media with sweet and romantic PDA moments. Though there is no official date when Hudgens and Tucker started, it was reportedly around December 2020.

From the dates, we know they met during the pandemic, and when chatting with Drew Barrymore, the "Breaking Free" singer noted that they met over Zoom, and she slid right into his DMs immediately. In her words:

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"I found him and we started talking, and yeah, it's wild that, yeah, we found each other over Zoom. I'm such a go-getter. If I want something or someone, I'm going after them. I fully just slid into his DMs and was like, 'Hey, it was nice to meet you."

By the following year, on Valentine's Day, the duo made things Instagram official with the "Cruella" actress captioning an upload of her kissing the MLB star, "It's you, it's me, it's us."

Vanessa Hudgens Is Engaged To MLB Star Cole Tucker, See The Huge Ring!
Instagram | Vanessa Hudgens
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The love affair took off from there, and it was no surprise that weeks later, the Colorado Rockies outfielder gushed about his relationship, telling the news outlet that he was in love with the outstanding actress. He said, "I got a girlfriend and she's cool. She's awesome, I love her."

The pair have supported each other on red carpets, celebrated the holidays together, and created picture-perfect memories while traveling the world. The budding relationship is still on the right track in the following months as they recently got engaged. A source told TMZ that Tucker proposed at the end of 2022

'The Princess Switch' Star Laughs At Ex Austin Butler's Lasting 'Elvis' Voice

The "Bandslam" actress was previously in a relationship with the renowned actor Austin Butler from 2011-2019, and they seem to be cordial with each other. About two weeks before corroborating the news of her engagement, The Blast reported on her reaction to fans claiming Butler is still speaking in his Elvis's voice.  

As fans are aware, the 31-year-old took on the role of the music rock and roll icon in the biographical film "Elvis." One Instagram user made a comment joking about Butler attending "the Lady Gaga school of Oscar campaign acting."

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This statement referenced the music icon's approach to practicing for her Patrizia Gucci character in "House of Gucci," which earned her an Oscar nomination. The "Second Act" actress appeared in the comment section, penning the word "Crying," seemingly siding with the fan's opinion about her ex-boyfriend.

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