He’s engaged! After teasing a “large announcement” on his Instagram tales, Ross Mathews revealed that he’s engaged to boyfriend Dr. Wellinthon Garcia on The Drew Barrymore Present on Tuesday, February 23.
“A couple of 12 months in the past, I met anyone who modified my life completely,” Mathews, 41, gushed. “Beyoncé says, ‘Should you appreciated it then you definately shoulda put a hoop on it,’ … effectively, I did.”
To accompany his dwell announcement, the Drag Race choose shared the engagement information by way of Instagram, posting an image of him and his newly minted fiancé sporting matching rings and fur-lined Gucci slides.
“Fiancé, you keep! 💍 I’m so proud to announce that after over a 12 months collectively – navigating a pandemic, quarantine and reverse coasts – the neatest, funniest and kindest man I’ve ever met mentioned, ‘Sure!’ Dr. García, I like you. A lifetime of journey awaits,” Mathews captioned the put up, which was flooded together with his pals’ effectively needs.
“Say WHAT?????? Oh my goodness, that is thrilling!!!! A lot like to you each. ❤️❤️,” Gwyneth Paltrow commented.
“I really feel honored to have FaceTimed your love this summer time over drinks once you advised me your intentions and right here it’s! Congrats 🎊🎈🍾 so comfortable for you each!,” wrote Heather McDonald, confirming that the engagement has been a very long time coming.
Whereas not a lot is thought about Garcia (his tagged Instagram options just one moody picture of the New York skyline), Mathews advised host Drew Barrymore that he’s an educator. He graduated from Hofstra College and works as a director of curriculum for Elmont Faculty District. The pair started relationship proper earlier than the coronavirus pandemic started and stored their relationship going by way of Zoom dates. Ultimately they had been capable of journey and be collectively, “making it work.”
Mathews’ engagement comes a pair years after his high-profile split with ex Salvador Camarena, whom he dated for a few decade. Although he has dated other people since, the previous Howdy Ross host has stored his relationship with Garcia principally below wraps.
“I’ve been so personal about this relationship [ … ] so I’m so comfortable to be sharing this with all of you,” the previous Tonight Present correspondent mentioned on Tuesday.
It’s been a major 12 months for Mathews, with information of the engagement coming just some months after he introduced a 50-pound weight loss in November.