What a whirlwind! It was just over a year ago when Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters won the coveted Miss Universe title which catapulted her into international stardom and a brand-new life. It was during this phase when she met and fell in love with former NFL Quarterback Tim Tebow. Now, the couple is ready to take their relationship to the next level as Tim proposed to Demi-Leigh in a beautiful ceremony.
Tim got down on one knee on the ninth of January at his family’s farm in Jacksonville, Florida and asked Demi-Leigh to be his wife. The former NFL quarterback and current Major League Baseball outfielder for the New York Mets secretly flew Nel-Peters’ parents – father and stepmother Bennie and Elzabé Peters and mother and stepfather Anne-Mari and Johan Steenkamp – and some of her closest friends to the US for the occasion.
To make the event even more special, Tim flew in Matthew Mole to perform Demi-Leigh’s favourite song as he officially popped the question and presented her with a magnificent 7.25 carat diamond engagement ring.
Naturally, Demi-Leigh was ecstatic and hadn’t stopped smiling since Tebow popped the question: “Any dreams I’ve ever had, Tim you’ve exceeded them all! I love you and I can’t wait to spend forever with you!”
Last month, Demi and Tim flew down to South Africa to spend Christmas with the Nel-Peters family and the pair are expected to return in February to celebrate their engagement with all of their loved ones here.
We’re so happy for the couple and wish them a lifetime of happiness
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