Britney Spears and Sam Asghari Are Engaged! Relive Their Fairytale Love Story

After five years of dating, Britney Spears and Sam Asghari just took their romance to the next level! From meeting on set to an engagement, take a look back at their love story.

By Alyssa Morin Sep 12, 2021 10:48 PMTags
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Britney Spears is feeling like one "Lucky" gal!

On Sunday, Sept. 12, the pop star took her fans by surprise when she announced that she got engaged to her longtime boyfriendSam Asghari. The couple, who have been dating since 2016, were overjoyed by the news, as Britney shared a cute video on Instagram of the two celebrating their relationship milestone.

In the short clip, the "Circus" singer flaunted her massive diamond engagement ring and adorably kissed her new fiancé. "I can't f--king believe it," the 39-year-old performer captioned her post with several ring emojis.

For Sam's part, he announced their happy news on Instagram with a close-up shot of the musician's sparkler—which appeared to feature a round cut diamond and gold band.

It was just earlier this month that a source close to the fitness trainer told E! News he was planning to propose to Britney. 

"Engagement has always been in the cards for Sam and Britney, without question," the insider revealed at the time. "It's the direction their relationship has been heading for nearly two years now. It's always a discussion and it's not a question of if, it's when."

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Britney Spears Through the Years

The source added that they are "both feeling so happy and fulfilled in their work and in their relationship. They only elevate one another as a couple and bring out the best in each other."

It's clear the pair is head over heels for each other. But in case you need further proof, scroll through our gallery below to relive their love story.

Love at First Sight

The 39-year-old pop star met the fitness model, 27, on set of her super sexy "Slumber Party" music video, which dropped in November 2016. Onscreen chemistry? Check!

Her Special Someone

Spears wished her fans a very Merry Christmas from her cozy spot in bed next to Asghari. 

Kiss Me at Midnight

The lovebirds rang in 2017 by each other's side, and Brit-Brit couldn't help but share this adorable snapshot in celebration of New Year's Eve. 

Puppy Love

Britney and Sam are huge fans of Snapchat, especially the puppy dog filter!

No. 1 Fans

In March 2017, the couple supported Asghari's sister as she walked in a show at Los Angeles Fashion Week. 

In the 'Bu

Sunny Malibu has never looked better thanks to these two!

Fitness Fanatics

Spears celebrated her main main's birthday with a picturesque hike. 

He Drives Her Crazy

The personal trainer supported Britney backstage at one of her Las Vegas shows in March 2017. 

All Dressed Up

The pair got close for a photo opp ahead of Spears' Sin City performance. 

Jet-Setters

In June 2017, Sam surprised Britney by flying to Japan for some sightseeing between concerts. 

Happiest Place on Earth

Sam tagged along with Britney and her two sons, Sean Preston and Jayden James Federline, as they enjoyed a day at Disneyland.

L-O-V-E

"So in love with this puppy @samasghari," Britney captioned the photo. 

Putting On the Ritz

The lovebirds stepped out for a good cause at the 2018 GLAAD Media Awards

Date Night

"Having the best time with my other half," Spears wrote alongside this photo of the pair in June 2018.
 

Out and About

The couple was photographed while running errands in 2019.

Red Carpet Ready

Britney and Sam made a rare public appearance at the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood premiere.

Up, Up and Away

"Felt like a little trip to paradise for an early birthday celebration," Britney captioned a photo of the duo flying to Hawaii amid the COVID-19 pandemic in November 2020. 

By Her Side

Following the February 2021 release of "Framing Britney Spears," Sam released a personal statement: "I have always wanted nothing but the best for my better half, and will continue to support her following her dreams and creating the future she wants and deserves. I am thankful for all of the love and support she is receiving from her fans all over the world, and I am looking forward to a normal, amazing future together."

Unbreakable Bond

In February 2021, a source close to the pop star offered rare insight into their shared private life. 

"Sam is very good to Britney and she's crazy about him," the insider told E! News. "She loves when they get to travel together and take a romantic vacation... They work out together and both are very into staying fit and taking care of their bodies. They love watching movies together and hanging out at home. But Britney also loves going out to dinner, especially for sushi."

Say I Do

The lovebirds get attended Asghari's best friend's wedding in April 2021. Due to what a source described as "restrictions" involving the pandemic and her dad, Jamie Spears, an insider told E! News she "finally had an opportunity to get out and she took it."

#FreeBritney

Ahead of his girlfriend's bombshell court testimony in June 2021, Sam shared his support for the social media movement calling for an end to her years-long conservatorship. 

Hope For the Future

During the June 23 conservatorship hearing, Britney testified to wanting what she described as the "real deal," marriage and a baby. According to the singer, the conservatorship prevents her from creating the future she wants. 

She told the judge, "I deserve to have the same rights as anybody does by having a child, a family, any of those things."

Stronger Than Yesterday

As Britney continued to make positive strides in her conservatorship battle, a source close to Sam indicated a proposal was just over the horizon.

"Engagement has always been in the cards for Sam and Britney, without question," the insider shared with E! News in September. "It's the direction their relationship has been heading for nearly two years now. It's always a discussion and it's not a question of if, it's when."

The source explained further, "Things are evidently becoming better for Britney with her conservatorship and she's never felt this liberated in all aspects of her life. The closer she gets to freedom, the closer she is to seeing all of her dreams become an actual reality. Marrying Sam is high on that list and loving him the way she wants, how she wants, on her own terms."

She Said Yes!

On Sept. 12, 2021, the music superstar announced her engagement. In a video shared to Instagram, Brit showed off her bling as Sam asked, "Look at that! Do you like it?" "Yes!" she told him. 

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