Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tennis Champ Sloane Stephens Announces Engagement to Soccer Player Jozy Altidore

 

Sloane Stephens - Jozy

*Tennis star Sloane Stephens, 26, and Jozy Altidore, a 29-year-old soccer player, are engaged.

Stephens announced their engagement on social media on Monday. The couple posted photos on Instagram, with one captioned “Forever yes,” Sloane wrote while showing off a stunning diamond engagement ring.

Altidore wrote in a post on Twitter: “Forever starts now.”

The Boca Raton-native has played for the United States Men’s National Team in the World Cup as well as overseas in the English Premier League. Altidore currently plays for Toronto FC in Major League Soccer, per The Daily Mail.

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Sloane, a Grand Slam champion, posted about her exciting engagement news by sharing a picture with Jozy’s arms wrapped around her waist. The couple are reportedly childhood friends from Florida who started dating in 2016 after reconnecting.

According to jewelry designer Jen Hansen, the size of the ring could mean that it’s worth up to $2 million.

“This ring is simply stunning,” she told DailyMail.com. “It could be easily worth $2 million, depending on carat cut and clarity of the diamond. Congratulations, and every happiness to the beautiful couple!”

Stephens, who won the 2017 U.S. Open singles title, is a top-10 player in the world.

 

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.

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