It all started on set. Gina Rodriguez and her husband Joe LoCicero first encountered in a 2016 episode of Joan the Virgin â the show that shot her to stardom â but they didn’t start dating until months later.
In a May 2017 interview on Live with Kelly and Ryan, the actress noted that the New Jersey native didn’t move right away. In fact, it wasn’t until six months after their cute encounter that they met at a boxing gym.
“Do you think he found you?” co-host Ryan Seacrest asked, to which the NYU alum joked, “Yes!”
Shortly after, in January 2017, the couple made their first red carpet appearance at that year’s SAG Awards. Since then, LoCicero and Rodriguez have supported each other at many events, including when the I want you to come back the actress sat front row to watch her partner become the California State Amateur Middleweight Muay Thai Champion in June 2018.
A month later, the couple raised their eyebrows with a vacation snapshot which showed a large diamond sparkler on Rodriguez’s left finger. In August 2018, the Awake interpreter exclusively confirmed to We Weekly that she was engaged.
“I have a very, very special man in my life. I’m engaged. You guys are the first people I’ve talked to about this,” she exclaimed. We at the time. “I’m going to marry a feminist. I’m marrying an amazing, loving, understanding, kind and patient man. I’m marrying a truly amazing human being. It’s what it is. I’ve met a human who knows that he is a human.
The pair made things official in May 2019 in an intimate ceremony. The Kajillionaire The actress wore a white satin Pronovias dress before donning a second dress for the reception. In the video of their special dayRodriguez and LoCicero seemed to get emotional as the CW alum made his way down the aisle.
âThank you to my mother-in-law for the wedding of my dreams. And the village that helped her! Rodriguez captioned the video of her nuptials via Instagram.
In July 2022, nearly three years after getting married, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child together.
“This birthday hits different â¤ï¸”, the ollie lost subtitled actress an Instagram montageincluding footage of the couple looking at a positive pregnancy test and crying.
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