Matthew McConaughey is officially off the market! The actor popped the question to his longtime girlfriend and mother of his two children, Camila Alves, on Christmas Day.The former "Sexiest Man Alive" announced the news on Twitter writing, "just asked camila to marry me, merry Christmas." The couple have two children -- son Levi and daughter Vida.
With the news of their engagement after several years together, the couple joins a growing trend of celebrities opting to tie the knot after starting a family. Here's a look at a few of the celebrity parents who waited until after the baby to walk down the aisle:
Jessica Simpson: The singer has made no secret about her desire to have a family with her former NFL player fiance Eric Johnson. The couple almost made it to their wedding day this fall when they put a hold on the wedding plans to focus on prepping for the arrival of their first child next year. Her baby bump didn't put her wedding plans on hold for very long as the star was recently spotted out shopping for her wedding gown in Los Angeles just last week.
Jennifer Hudson: Once upon a time Jennifer Hudson was planning to be a blushing bride, but her marriage plans to David Otunga got put on hold following the tragic murders of her mother, brother and nephew in 2008. The couple opted to skip the big ceremony for a while to focus on raising their son, Daniel, who arrived in 2009. The singer recently stated that they still plan on getting married, but have no idea when it might happen.
Katie Holmes: The groom went from jumping on Oprah's couch to proposing to his lady love in the blink of the eye. The much anticipated wedding of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes hit a bit of a speed bump when they announced that they were expecting in 2005. The couple got back to wedding planning after the arrival of daughter Suri in April 2006 and the duo headed down the aisle in a lush Italian ceremony six months later.
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