NBA Baller Amar’e Stoudemire Engaged To Girlfriend Alexis Welch
New York Knicks star Amar’e Stoudemire is engaged to the mother of his 3 children and longtime girlfriend, Alexis Welch, after popping the question in Paris on Saturday night. Later on, the six-time NBA All-Star tweeted the good news to his 650K followers: “Paris, the food & lights were very romantic. When she said yes, it was surreal. I’m still floating. #engaged #blessed”
According to PEOPLE, Stoudemire proposed to Welch outside of their penthouse at Le Meurice Hotel Belle Etoile Royal Suite, while overlooking the Eiffel Tower lights. The Knicks power forward reportedly designed the 8.5-carat radiant-cut ring, worth more than $1 million, with Los Angeles-based celebrity jeweler Shayan Afshar.
The couple plan to wed in 2013.