Josh Duhamel is engaged to his girlfriend of two years, former Miss World America, Audra Mari!

The Safe Haven actor, Josh Duhamel was dating former beauty queen, Audra Mari for 2 years now. The relationship was a smooth one and hence he decided to take the relationship to the next level. He proposed to his lady love on a beach and she said yes. An elated Josh shared the happy news with his Instagram post complete with a photo.

Josh Duhamel proposes to Audra Mari

It was former beauty queen, Audra Mari’s 28th birthday. Her boyfriend, actor Josh Duhamel, 49 thought it was the right moment to ask her hand in marriage. When they were outdoors by the beach, Josh proposed to her. She said yes in acceptance of his proposal. Josh happily shared this great and wonderful news with his followers on Instagram. He posted a pic of the two by the beach smiling to the camera. They were holding a piece of paper in their hand on which was a message that read:

“Audra Diane Mari, will you marry me?.”

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Audra and Josh Duhamel (Source: Instagram)

Josh captioned this post for his 2.2 million followers by the following words:

“It’s on!! She found a message in a bottle that washed ashore and said YES!! @audramari”

His excited fans started posting congratulatory messages for him. One wrote:


And followed it with 2 red heart signs. Another fan commented:

“Woah! Massive congrats my broha!!! Cheers cheers to both of y’all. Pretty gangster move btw.”

Another wrote:

Congratulations guys!!”

The relationship timeline of the couple

It was in late 2019 that the two started their romantic journey. They were spotted on a date together in Malibu prior to that. They were getting cozy and making out at the Toronto International Airport. It was after this incident that the two went public on their relationship and confirmed it.

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Josh Duhamel and Audra (Source: BBC)

As regards their first meeting, an insider revealed:

“Josh and Audra got to know each other through mutual friends,”

The source also informed that the two loved hanging together and their thinking is in unison about their future.

Audra Mari and her life and career

Audra Mari was born on 8 January 1994 in Fargo, North Dakota, the USA. She has a Filipino ethnicity. Her parents are Jeff Mari and Kaley Mari. She has one sibling named Katelyn Mari. Audra studied at Davies High School in Fargo. She had mentioned that she had faced bullying in her school days. Later, she took up a course in public relations and communications at North Dakota State University and completed it successfully.

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Josh Duhamel and Audra (Source: Daily Mail UK)

Audra had aspirations to take up modeling as a career. Hence in her youth days, she relocated to Miami. She began taking part in beauty pageant competitions. In 2016, she participated in the Miss America beauty competition and won the title of Miss World America. She represented America at the Miss World beauty pageant.

Prior to winning this title, gorgeous Audra had represented North Dakota at the Miss teen USA and Miss USA pageants. In the former, she got second place. She has appeared in glossy magazines and was in the Ocean Drive Swimsuit issue. She hosted a show on Welcome Channel and is thus a TV personality too.

Short bio on Josh Duhamel

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