While Shailene Woodley's engagement to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers isn't news to the happy couple (he popped the question some time ago!), it's still news to us. And perhaps what's more unexpected than their quick engagement is Woodley's simple engagement ring.
The Big Little Lies actress gave fans a glimpse of her new accessory while appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Feb. 22. She publicly confirmed the relationship milestone to Fallon, saying, "We are engaged. But for us, it's not new news. It's kind of funny everybody right now is freaking out over it, and we're like, 'yeah, we've been engaged for a while."
With Woodley flashing the rock throughout her conversation with the late-night host, it appears Rodgers proposed with a timeless engagement featuring a round-cut diamond set on a platinum band. "This beautiful design appears to be a stunning 4-5 carat solitaire round-cut diamond set in platinum," Toni Zehrer, senior vice president and chief merchandising officer at Signet Jewelers, tells Brides. As for the price tag? Zehrer believes Woodley's ring "to be in excess of $90,000."
"Shailene composes herself with such elegance, so this classic engagement ring definitely compliments her style," adds Zehrer. In fact, the simple style is a welcome change from the over-the-top baubles celebrities have been debuting as of late. From Paris Hilton's million-dollar emerald-cut stunner to Ariana Grande's unique diamond and pearl rock, we love Woodley's ring because it proves sometimes less is more.
The proposal came just a few months into their relationship as the couple didn't meet until mid-2020. Rodgers, who famously dated racecar drive Danica Patrick since 2017, ended the relationship in July 2020, while Woodley's romance with Australian rugby player Ben Volavola came to a halt in April. "We met during this whacky, whacky time," Woodley told Fallon of first meeting Rodgers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
And on February 6, 2021, Rodgers revealed he was engaged to the star while thanking his "fiancée" during an awards acceptance speech.