Mariah Carey and her billionaire beau are engaged!

2016-01-22 08:48

Cape Town – Mariah Carey and James Packer are reportedly engaged.

E! News exclusively reported that the Australian billionaire proposed to Mariah in her hometown on Thursday evening.

As expected the 45-year-old’s engagement is said to be a master piece weighing in at 35 carats.

It comes as no surprise that the couple are set to tie the knot. Their romance started in June last year and they have been inseparable since.


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An insider told E! News: “They fell head over heels in love with one another.

“It's crazy how perfect they are together, they both know it and couldn't be happier.”

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Mariah is set to kick off her world tour in March and will be performing in South Africa from 26 April to 2 May.

E! News reported James is expected to join her for most of her dates as well as continue working on his charity work.

This will be the third marriage for both Mariah and James. 

Mariah is mom to 4-year-old twins, son Moroccan Cannon and daughter Monroe Cannon, with Nick Canon, while James has three children: Indigo Packer, 7, Jackson Packer, 5 and Emmanuelle Packer, 3.

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