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Kate Upton at the red carpet of the 2016 Met Gala.

Justin Verlander and Kate Upton are engaged

3 May 2016 Entertainment News

Fourth Estate Staff

New York City, NY, United States (4E) – Supermodel Kate Upton just revealed that she is engaged to Justin Verlander as she showed off her massive sparkler during this year’s Met Gala on Monday evening.

According to reports, the 23-year-old was happy to confirm the news when she walked at the vent’s red carpet. She shared, “'I'm really excited, he asked me right before season started so we've been keeping it on the down low for quite a while. So I'm excited to finally be able to share it with the world!”

Upton and her now- fiancé Justin Verlander reportedly designed the engagement ring together. The two have been together for a little more than three years. The Sports Illustrated model, however, said that they are not rushing to tie the knot and get on with the wedding pointing out that they are still enjoying the engagement period.

Verlander , the Detroit Tigers pitcher, and Upton have also been one of the most popular baseball couples as the supermodel frequently appears at the games of her current flame to support him. The two are also known to be very endearing when it comes to puppies. Upton and her fiancé have hosted adoption events for the puppies to find a new home during spring training. The two also fuel their Instagram feed with photos of their furry friends.

Just before the Swimsuit Illustrated model left her home for the red carpet of the 2016 Met Gala, she posed with her dog Harley. The photo was posted on her Snapchat account. “The Other Woman” actress knelt down on the carpet wearing her couture gown for the event for a quick photo op and snuggled with her Boxer pooch.

More on the Met Gala look of Upton, she walked the red carpet wearing a custom Topshop glittering silver gown. Her blonde locks were styled to make it seem like it was inspired by women in old Hollywood movies. Her hair was wavy and she wore a smoky eye make-up and paired it with nude lipstick. The model and actress topped off her look with metallic heels and a matching clutch bag.

The theme of the 2016 Met Gala is Manus x Machina : Fashion in an Age of Technology. The event is held every first Monday of May.