The Best Celebrity Engagement Rings of All Time

These stunning celebrity engagement rings prove that a diamond—if not a marriage—is forever. But engagement rings haven’t always been all about the diamond: Roman brides were given a gold ring to wear in public and an iron ring to wear at home. In the 1700s, simple poesy rings were popular in Europe, while in New England, Puritan men—shunning frivolous rings—were thought to have given thimbles to their betrothed (though women often cut off the tops and wore them as rings anyway). Fast-forward to 1947 when De Beers released its famous slogan, “A diamond is forever.” The rest is history. Now we have everything from Elizabeth Taylor’s 33-carat diamond from Richard Burton (though it was just a gift, not an engagement bauble) to Meghan Markle’s ring with stones from Princess Diana’s private collection, to Hailey Bieber’s sparkling oval from Justin. Below, ring inspiration galore from some of the dazzling gems sported by stars, royalty, and socialites.

The fiancé: Justin Bieber The ring: A six to 10 carat oval diamond by Solow & Co. The proposal: July 2018 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Alex Rodriguez The ring: A 16-carat emerald diamond The price: Reportedly $1.8 million The proposal: March 2019 Called off: April 2021 Photo: Courtesy of Jennifer Lopez / @jlo

The fiancé: Carter Reum The ring: An emerald diamond by jeweler Jean Dousset The price: $2 million The proposal: February 2021 Photo: Courtesy of Paris Hilton/ @parishilton

The fiancé: Travis Barker The ring: An oval-shaped diamond by jeweler Lorraine Schwartz The proposal: October 2021 Photo: Courtesy of Kourtney Kardashian/ @kourtneykardash

The fiancé: Max Ehrich The ring: An emerald cut diamond, flanked by two trapezoid diamonds The price: An estimated $1 million The proposal: July 2020 Called off: September 2020 Photo: Courtesy of Demi Lovato/ @demilovato

The fiancé: Charlie McDowell The ring: A rose-cut, bezel set diamond The proposal: July 2020 The marriage: September 2021 Photo: Courtesy of Lily Collins/ @lilyjcollins

The fiancé: Offset The ring: An eight-carat pear-shaped diamond The price: $500,000 The marriage: September 2017 The divorce: September 2020 Photo: Shutterstock

The fiancé: Colin Jost The ring: An oval-shaped diamond The price: Estimated to be over $400,000 The proposal: May 2019 Photo: Shutterstock

The fiancé: Dimitri Rassam The marriage: June 2019 Photo: Shutterstock

The fiancé: Pete Davidson The ring: A three-carat pear-shaped diamond from jeweler Greg Yuna The price: Nearly $100,000 The proposal: June 2018 Called off: October 2018 Photo: Getty Images

11. Princess Beatrice of York

The fiancé: Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi The ring: A diamond on a platinum pavé band by Shaun Leane The proposal: September 2019 The marriage: July 2020 Photo: HRH Princess Eugenie/Courtesy of Buckingham Palace

12. Princess Eugenie of York

The fiancé: Jack Brooksbank The ring: A padparadscha sapphire surrounded by diamonds The proposal: January 2018 The marriage: October 2018 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Sebastian Bear-McClard The ring: Two pear and square cut diamonds with a gold band, designed by Ratajkowski The marriage: February 2018 Photo: Courtesy of Emily Ratajkowski / @emrata

The fiancé: Prince Harry The proposal: November 2017 The ring: Three diamonds, two of which are from Princess Diana’s personal collection The proposal: May 2018 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: James Matthews The ring: A large asscher-cut diamond surrounded by a cluster of smaller diamonds. The price: An estimated £200,000 The proposal: July 2016 The marriage May 2017 Photo: FameFlyNet

The fiancé: Kanye West The ring: A 15-carat D, flawless cushion-cut diamond from jeweler Lorraine Schwartz The price: An estimated $2 million The proposal: October 2013 The marriage: May 2014 The divorce: February 2021 Photo Courtesy of Kim Kardashian / @kimkardashian

The fiancé: Jason Statham The ring: A classic large center stone flanked by micro-pavé-set diamonds The price: An estimated $350,000 The proposal: January 2016 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Evan Spiegel The ring: A round brilliant cut diamond flanked by tapered baguettes on a platinum band. The price: An estimated $75,000 to $100,000 The proposal: July 2016 The marriage: May 2017 Photo: Courtesy of Miranda Kerr / @mirandakerr

The fiancé: José Antonio Bastón The ring: A ruby center stone surrounded by diamonds. The proposal: January 2016 The marriage: May 2016 Photo Courtesy of Eva Longoria / @evalongoria

The fiancé: Taylor Kinney The ring: A 6-carat heart-shaped diamond from jeweler Lorraine Schwartz. The price: An estimated $500,000 The proposal: February 2015 Called off: July 2016 Photo Courtesy of Lady Gaga / @ladygaga

The fiancé: Prince William The ring: The 18-carat oval sapphire surrounded by 14 diamonds that Lady Diana Spencer wore when she was engaged to Prince Charles. The price: An estimated £300,000 The proposal: October 2010 The marriage: April 2011 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Ryan Reynolds The ring: A 12-carat oval-cut diamond with micro-pavé band. The price: An estimated $2 million The proposal: unknown The marriage: September 2012 Photo: RexUSA

The fiancé: Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake The ring: A 6-carat diamond flanked by aquamarine stones set in blackened platinum that Timberlake codesigned. The price: An estimated $130,000 The proposal: December 2011 The marriage: October 2012 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Jay Z The ring: A reported 18-carat center diamond set on a split shank. The price: An estimated $5 million The marriage: April 2008 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: James Packer The ring: A 35-carat emerald-cut diamond set in platinum by designer Wilfredo Rosado. The price: An estimated $10 million The proposal: January 2016 The marriage: Called off in October 2016 Photo: Splash

The fiancé: Joe Manganiello The ring: A reported 7-carat cushion-cut diamond with a micro-pavé halo. The price: An estimated $500,000 The proposal: December 2014 The marriage: November 2015 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Brad Pitt The ring: A total 16-carat ring that took Pitt, along with jeweler Robert Procop, a year to design. The price: An estimated $500,000 The proposal: April 2012 The marriage: August 2014 The divorce: September 2016 Photo: Splash News

The fiancé: George Clooney The ring: An ethically mined emerald-cut 7-carat diamond with two tapered baguettes. The price: An estimated $750,000 The proposal: April 2014 The marriage: September 2014 Photo: Getty Images

The couple: Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy The ring: An antique Cartier ring with a European-cut 4-carat diamond surrounded by 16 sapphires. The price: An estimated $81,000 The proposal: February 2014 The marriage: November 2015 The divorce: April 2020 Photo: Pacific Coast News

The fiancé: Michael Todd The ring: An almost 30-carat emerald cut diamond. Sale price at 2011 auction : $3.7 million The marriage: February 1957 The divorce: March 1958 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Justin Theroux The ring: A reported 8-carat radiant-cut diamond. The price: An estimated $500,000 The proposal: August 2012 The marriage: August 2015 The divorce: February 2018 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Adam Shulman The ring: A reported 6-carat emerald-cut diamond from Kwiat. The price: An estimated $150,000 The marriage: September 2012 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Seal The ring: A 10-carat canary yellow center diamond set in a gold band of pavé diamonds. The price: An estimated $150,000 The marriage: May 2005 The divorce: October 2014 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Benjamin Millepied The ring: A conflict-free diamond ring set in recycled platinum designed by jeweler Jamie Wolf. The price: An estimated $200,000 The marriage: August 2012 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Jamie Hince The ring: A custom creation inspired by sketches of the ring F. Scott Fitzgerald gave to wife Zelda. The price: An estimated £67,000 The proposal: January 2010 The marriage: July 2011 The divorce: 2016 Photographed by Mario Testino, Vogue, September 2011

The fiancé: Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis The ring: A brilliant-cut diamond surrounded by a halo of emeralds. The proposal: January 2013 Called off: November 2020 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Adam Brody The ring: A 4-carat cushion-cut diamond in a rose-gold band. The proposal: November 2013 The marriage: February 2014 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Dwyane Wade The ring: An 8.5-carat cushion-cut diamond from Jason of Beverly Hills. The price: An estimated $1 million The proposal: December 2013 The marriage: August 2014 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Vincent Kartheiser The ring: A vintage-inspired octagonal diamond ring. The price: An estimated $80,000 The proposal: March 2013 The marriage: June 2014 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Michael Polish The ring: A square-cut diamond The proposal: August 2012 The marriage: August 2013 Photo: Courtesy of Kate Bosworth / @katebosworth

The fiancé: Matthew McConaughey The ring: A rose-cut diamond with smaller diamonds on either side. The proposal: December 2011 The marriage: June 2012 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Will Kopelman The ring: A nearly 4-carat radiant-cut diamond from Graff. The price: An estimated $80,000 The marriage: June 2012 The divorce: August 2016 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Matt Bellamy The ring: A classic emerald-cut diamond with tapered baguettes on either side. The price: An estimated $200,000 The proposal: April 2011 Called off: 2014 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Shane Warne The ring: An approximately 9-carat center blue sapphire with diamonds on the side set in platinum. The price: An estimated $100,000 The proposal: September 2011 Called off: December 2013 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: John Krasinski The ring: A 3-carat round-cut diamond set in platinum and flanked by baguettes. The price: An estimated $100,000 The proposal: August 2009 The marriage: July 2010 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Chris Martin The ring: An asscher-cut diamond on a double-pavé band. The price: An estimated $90,000 The marriage: December 2003 The divorce: July 2016 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Frank Sinatra The ring: A pear-shaped diamond with tapered baguettes. The price: $85,000 in 1966 The marriage: July 1966 The divorce: August 1968 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Matthew Broderick The ring: A 5-carat, emerald-cut diamond on a yellow gold band. The marriage: May 1997 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Joe DiMaggio The ring: A platinum eternity band with 35 baguette-cut diamonds. The marriage: January 1954 The divorce: October 1955 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Chris Henchy The ring: A center diamond surrounded by a unique configuration of micro-pavé-set diamonds, designed by Neil Lane. The proposal: July 2000 The marriage: April 2001 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Jim Toth The ring: A unique 4-carat Ashoka-cut diamond. The price: An estimated $450,000 The proposal: December 2010 The marriage: March 2011 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Michael Douglas The ring: An antique ring from Fred Leighton featuring a 10-carat stone surrounded by 28 smaller diamonds. The price: An estimated $1 million. The proposal: December 1999 The marriage: November 2000 Photo: Getty Images

The fiancé: Len Wiseman The ring: An emerald-cut diamond set horizontally on a band of micro-pavé diamonds. The price: An estimated $1.4 million The marriage: May 2004 The divorce: November 2015 Photo: Getty Images

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