Jamie Foxx Reacts to Daughter Corinne's Engagement to Joe Hooten

Jamie Foxx shared his heartfelt reaction after his daughter Corinne Foxx announced her engagement to Joe Hooten: "I have my tissues ready."

By Kisha Forde Dec 18, 2023 6:58 PMTags
Watch: Jamie Foxx REACTS to Daughter's Engagement

It'll be the perfect occasion for the DJ to play a love song.

After Corinne Foxx announced her engagement to Joe Hooten Dec. 17, her dad Jamie Foxx shared a sweet shoutout to the couple on their next chapter together.

"You are a perfect example of what being in love is," the Oscar winner wrote alongside their engagement pics shared to Instagram Dec. 18. "You care about each other's life mental and physical… and you have each other's back."

As the 56-year-old explained, he was overjoyed when his future son-in-law clued him in on the proposal.

"When you whispered to me a while back that you were gonna ask my baby girl to marry you," the actor, who shares Corinne with ex Connie Kline, continued. "I had tears of joy in my soul… and @corinnefoxx you have… and have always had a special place in my heart… you deserve love abundantly…so again congratulations you too… can't wait to walk you down that aisle."

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And not only is Jamie ready for his position in the wedding, but he's already overcome with emotion.

"You have a great soul in @joe.hooten," he concluded his post. "I LOVE YOU BOTH DEARLY… I have my tissues ready."

As for Corinne and her fiancé, the pair couldn't be happier, as the Beat Shazam cohost replied, "We love you Dad!!!!"


The heartfelt message from her father comes just hours after the 29-year-old announced her engagement, sharing photos of her gorgeous emerald-cut diamond ring.

"From the first time I saw you," the actress captioned her Instagram post, "I knew you were my forever."

But Corinne isn't the only one looking forward to happily ever after. Keep reading for a look at all the celebs who got engaged this year.

Cecily Strong 

Cecily Strong shared on a March 2024 episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers that her boyfriend of three years—a man she's formerly referred to as Jack—popped the question in December 2023. 

Corinne Foxx & Joe Hooten

Jamie Foxx's daughter announced her engagement to her partner on Instagram on Dec. 17.

Demi Lovato & Jutes

The musician proposed to the "Skyscraper" singer in Los Angeles with a pear-shaped diamond ring.

Logan Lerman & Ana Corrigan

"That's Mrs Logie to you," the ceramics artist wrote on Instagram Nov. 21 alongside a photo of her diamond ring from the Percy Jackson star.

Channing Tatum & Zoë Kravitz

News of the Magic Mike actor and the Big Little Lies actress' engagement broke in October, and it looks like he has her dad Lenny Kravitz's stamp of approval.

"I love him. He's a great guy," the Grammy winner told E! News in December. "He's a great guy. We're very close, and we have a great line of communication."

Brian Austin Green & Sharna Burgess

The Beverly Hills, 90210 alum proposed to the Dancing With the Stars pro on his 50th birthday in July, though the couple didn't announce their engagement until two months later.

"Sharna threw me this surprise party," Brian recalled on the Sept. 22 episode of their Oldish podcast, "and I was like, 'That's a perfect place to do it. She'd never see it coming.'"

Captain Sandy Yawn & Leah Shafer

The Below Deck Mediterranean star announced her engagement to the esthetician on Sept. 18, telling E! News of the proposal, "I have been thinking about marrying Leah for years. I knew from the minute I met her, but the timing had to be right. I wanted to make sure we could truly do life together first."

Nany González & Kaycee Clark

The Challenge stars announced that they're engaged on Sept. 17, sharing a video of Nany getting down on one knee in Thailand's Phi Phi Islands. 

Charlie Puth & Brooke Sansone

"I flew to New York to ask my best friend to marry me, and she said yes," the singer on Instagram Sept. 7, referencing his song lyrics. "I am the happiest, best version of myself and it is all because of you Brookie. I love you endlessly forever and ever and ever."

Torrey DeVitto & Jared LaPine

The Pretty Little Liars alum got engaged on Sept. 1, when the director popped the question during a walk in the woods.

"Earlier this month at 5 pm on a weekday while walking the back trails at the farm, still in my PJs and goat boots, he got down on one knee, in what I hoped wasn't poison ivy, and asked for forever," she wrote Instagram Sept. 25. "My answer was obvious."

Hannah Brown & Adam Woolard

It's a yes! The former Bachelorette star got engaged after her man proposed at Bolt Farm Treehouse in Whitwell, Tenn., on Aug. 24.

Zooey Deschanel & Jonathan Scott

"Forever starts now!!!" the New Girl alum and the HGTV star wrote on Instagram Aug. 14 while announcing their engagement.

Danielle Campbell & Colin Woodell

The Originals stars announced their engagement in August by sharing a series of photos together and the actress writing, "You and me."

Thomas Brodie-Sangster & Talulah Riley

The Love Actually alum and the Westworld actress, who is the ex-wife of Elon Musk, announced their engagement on July 27.

"Very happy to share that after two years of dating, Thomas Brodie Sangster and I are engaged!" she wrote on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter that her ex-husband purchased in 2022.

Tommy Fury & Molly-Mae Hague

The Love Island U.K. couple got engaged on July 23, exactly six months after welcoming their daughter Bambi

Hulk Hogan & Sky Daily

The wrestling legend proposed to girlfriend of more than a year in July during a date night in Florida.

Ethan Dolan & Kristina Alice

The YouTuber proved that he's ready to subscribe to the married life when he got engaged to his girlfriend of three years in July.

Braunwyn Windham-Burke & Jennifer Spinner

The Real Housewives of Orange County alum announced on Instagram July 15 that she had proposed to her partner on their one-year dating anniversary at the spot where they first met—14th Street Park in New York City.

Noah Cyrus & Pinkus

Noah Cyrus shared the happy news that she and boyfriend Pinkus quietly got engaged in May 2023. Noah celebrated the news with a series of photos of the cute couple alongside a heartfelt caption.

"The greatest moment of my entire life was saying 'yes' to spending the rest of ours together," she captioned the June 26 post. "This past month of being your fiancé and being in our own little world of just us two has been so perfect and I wish I could never leave this time." 

Emily Osment & Jack Anthony

The Hannah Montana alum announced her engagement to her love on June 25.

"This magical, beautiful, kaleidoscope of a person asked me to marry him this weekend," she wrote on Instagram. "I did not know life could be this sweet or I could ever be this deliriously happy. I am so proud of the life we have built together and the people we have become over the last few years. This love is so big and so uniquely ours and I know it can do anything. I am so honored to stand next to you every day. I love you, Jack."

Brody Jenner & Tia Blanco

The Hills alum proposed to the pro surfer at the couple's baby shower in June—announcing the big news on Instagram and writing, "Can't wait to love you forever."

Jana Kramer & Allan Russell

The country music star got engaged to the Scottish soccer coach after six-and-a-half months of dating. "It was a really beautiful night...we were all sitting on the porch of the steps and looking out at the view, it's stunning," she recalled of the proposal during a May 25 episode of her Whine Down podcast. "And he said, 'You're the love of my life and will you marry me?'"

Hailie Jade & Evan McClintock

Eminem's daughter updated her relationship status with her longtime love in February. 

Cole Tucker & Vanessa Hudgens

The High School Musical alum confirmed her engagement to the baseball player in February by showing off her gorgeous ring.

Christina Hendricks & George Bianchini

The Mad Men alum announced her engagement to the camera operator on March 10. "We proposed to each other and we said yes!!!" she wrote on Instagram. "I will love and care for him forever."

Sharelle Rosado & Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson

The Selling Tampa star and the former NFL player announced their engagement in early January.

Ben Savage & Tessa Angermeier

The Boy Meets World alum got engaged to his leading lady on a lake in Indiana. He captioned the January announcement, "The best is yet to come."

Nick Viall & Natalie Joy

After two and a half years of dating, the Bachelor Nation star proposed to his girlfriend, saying in his announcement, "For the rest of my life, it's you."

Hannah Ann Sluss & Jake Funk

The Bachelor alum got engaged to the NFL player during a romantic trip to Mexico in January. 

Rebel Wilson & Ramona Aruma

The Pitch Perfect star updated her relationship status during a trip to Disneyland. As she wrote in her announcement post, "We said YES!"

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