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“American Idol” Star Gets Engaged To Former Miss Jr. Teen Mississippi In Touching Social Media Post

A woman smiles at the camera while Colin Stough kisses her cheek

It’s been quite a big year for Colin Stough. At the start of 2024, the singer took a leap of faith by auditioning for American Idol. In fact, the reason he ended up doing so is because of encouragement he received from his mom, Nara. It didn’t take long for the then 18-year-old to feel gratitude for his mom’s insistence. He blew the judges and viewers away with his country-rock style. In fact, he ended the competition in third place! As exciting as all of that has been, this latest milestone means even more to him… Colin Stough is engaged!

Now 19 years old, Colin is happy to share that Mckenzie Rhett, a former Miss Jr. Teen in Mississippi, said “yes” when he asked her to marry him. He revealed this news to his followers on social media. The post includes lots of adorable (and silly) photos of the newly engaged couple. Check them out for yourself in the post below!

“Only God knew that a pretty little angel would end up with a tatted up cowpoke,” Colin’s social media post reads. “I love you and this life with you and I can’t wait for the miles and the memories we will have to my best friend and my life partner. Let’s get married.”

Colin Stough Shares Sweet Photos to Announce He’s Officially Engaged!

Mckenzie was also quick to share the exciting news with her own followers. In her post, it seems that we see the moments that took place just around the time that Colin first popped the question. In any case, the pure joy on her face is the best!

As you can imagine, fans of the American Idol star couldn’t be happier for him and his fiancé. Both of their posts are full of well wishes and love!

“Congratulations, you will sing beautifully to her at your wedding,” one fan writes, with American Idol finalist, Jack Blocker, adding, “Cmonnnnn.”

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