Lily Collins Is Engaged to Director Charlie McDowell

Lily Collins, 31, has just surprised her fans with great news: she is engaged to her boyfriend, Charlie McDowell!

A couple of hours ago, the protagonist of Emily in Paris announced the good news on her Instagram account with three romantic photographs; one of them captures the exact moment when Charlie kneels down and asks the big question.

Lily Collins Is Engaged to Director Charlie McDowell

I’ve been waiting for my life for you, and I can’t wait to spend our life together.

Lily Collins Is Engaged to Director Charlie McDowell

The director, for his part, shared this image with a beautiful thought:

In a time of uncertainty and darkness, you have illuminated my life. I will always appreciate my adventure with you.

Lily Collins Is Engaged to Director Charlie McDowell

Charlie McDowell, 37, is a talented writer and filmmaker who has worked on such films as The Discovery, Bye Bye Benjamin, and The One I love. Previously, McDowell had dated actresses Haylie Duff, Rooney Mara, Phoebe Tonkin, and Emilia Clarke.

For her part, Lily Collins went through a complicated five-year relationship with actor Jamie Campbell, whom she met in 2013 and with whom she had several breakups. The final one was in 2018. He also dated Taylor Lautner and Zac Efron a couple of times, but nothing else was released.

Lily Collins Is Engaged to Director Charlie McDowell

Charlie and Lily formalized their relationship in August 2019, and it didn’t take long for both of them to realize that they wanted to spend the rest of their lives together.