Alexa Ray Joel and her partner Ryan Gleason are engaged! The daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley shared several snaps after Ryan popped the question while enjoying a beach break. She wrote: "So I was completely taken off-guard, dumbstruck, and shell-shocked- and FOR ONCE in my life, I had absolutely no words, and I couldn’t speak. I just kept staring at this ridiculously exquisite ring — and he was just hysterically laughing at me!!!"
Alexa shared a photo of her beautiful ring
She added: "He said to me: 'Before I met you, my world was in black and white. You coloured it in between the lines.' It was the most beautiful thing anybody's ever said to me. How could I possibly say no to that?!?!" Ryan shared a photo of Alexa's hand wearing the dazzling engagement ring, writing: "Luckiest guy in the world!!!!"
Fans were quick to offer their congratulations, with one writing: "Wow congratulations. My beautiful girl. You deserve this happiness. Hugs for both," while another added: "This is perfect!!! The loss of words and the laughter. Precious & perfect and quite simply beautiful. As is life, as are you, as is love! Congrats Alexa."
Christie also shared a snap of the happy couple on Instagram, and said she was "over the moon" by the exciting news. She wrote: "Under the largest moon on the year, my little Moonbeam got engaged, and I am over the moon with joy for these two… Ryan is the sweetest, kindest, hardworking man who sincerely loves and adores my precious Alexa Ray so I love him too and while we have always thought of him as family soon he really will be! What a beautiful way for our family to start the New Year."