Jesse Metcalfe and Cara Santana Are Engaged

Congratulations are in order for Jesse Metcalfe and his soon-to-be wife, Cara Santana.

The Desperate Housewives alum proposed to his longtime girlfriend with a 5.5-carat diamond ring he designed on Saturday (Aug. 13, 2016), according to Us Weekly. Metcalfe, 37, popped the question to Santana, 33, while sailing aboard a 50-foot sailboat in the middle of the Hudson River in New York City. The couple’s song, Eric Clapton’s “Pretty Girl,” was reportedly playing in the background when during the couple’s romantic sunset cruise.

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“It’s been a long time coming, but we couldn’t be happier,” Metcalfe told the publication.

Metcalfe and Santana have been dating since 2009.

What a weekend! Meant to get this up yesterday, but was too busy celebrating. HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my baby!!!🎉❤️😘

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