A lot has happened among the Glee cast since the series ended, especially in their personal lives. Lea Michele and her longtime boyfriend, Matthew Paetz, called it quits in early 2016, despite engagement rumors at the end of January. Then there’s Naya Rivera, who filed for divorce from her husband, Ryan Dorsey, in November 2016, after 2 years of marriage, plus a baby.
But, don’t worry, not everything’s bad news on the Glee star relationship front. In fact, nearly two handfuls of stars shared a once-in-a-lifetime moment with their significant other after the show came to an end on March 20, 2015. From engagements to the actual walk down the aisle, here are nine Glee stars who saved their wedding date until after the series finale:
The woman who brought Quinn Fabray to life on the small screen throughout the series' duration kept a relatively low profile when it came to her relationships (apart from when she dated I Am Number Four co-star Alex Pettyfer; she prob learned her lesson from that whole debacle). So, when word got out that she was engaged, people were shocked, especially since she only started dating her now-husband, Winston Marshall, in July 2015.
The 30-year-old actress and 28-year-old Mumford & Sons banjoist got engaged over the 2015 holidays, but the public didn't find out until late January 2016. And things moved quickly after that, as they tied the knot on October 15, 2016.
Brittany may've been more of a free spirit on Glee, until she tied the knot with Santana, but her real-life alter ego, Heather, has only had eyes for one person since she was a teenager.
The 29-year-old dancer and her now-husband, Taylor Hubbell, went to high school together, but reportedly didn't start dating until Taylor was playing college baseball. Since then, life has been one heck of an adventure: Heather gave birth to their first son, Elijah, in September 2013; they were engaged by August 2014; got married in May 2015; then had another bundle of joy, Owen, in February 2016. Aww.
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Mike Chang's livin' the dream IRL. Not only does he still get to show off his acting prowess — as fan-favorite Magnus Bane on Shadowhunters — but he walked down the aisle with his longtime love.
Though people didn't find out about his engagement to longtime love (of 6 years!) Shelby Rabara until March 2014, he actually popped the question in October 2013... in Hawaii. Sigh.
While that happened long before the series ended, they didn't get hitched until months after the finale, on November 22, 2015.
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Marley & Ryder's real-life counterparts hit it off instantly, starting a relationship practically when he arrived on set after his Glee Project win.
The two reportedly kicked off their coupledom in February 2012 — 9 months before his first episode ever aired — got engaged in July 2013 and TIED THE KNOT in late March 2015, around the time of the dramedy's final episode!
Sadly, the 28-year-old actress filed for divorce from her 24-year-old bae in December 2016.
Both of Becca's big moments with now-husband Zach Martin went down after the Fox hit wrapped up.
The 30-year-old blonde, who played Kitty Wilde on the show, and her entrepreneur man wasted no time before planning the big day. The two started dating in 2015, got engaged in May 2016, then put a ring on it on December 3, 2016.
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You go, Becky Jackson! The 26-year-old blonde actress, who portrayed Sue Sylvester's student sidekick, throughout the duration of the program, accepted a promise ring from her childhood friend-turned-boyfriend, Timothy Spear, in August 2016 over a romantic picnic.
"He picked out the ring, made payments on it and then planned the picnic and the moment to get down on one knee to ask her to promise to be his one-and-only and marry him when they are ready," revealed Lauren's mother, Robin Sinkhorn. "Then they watched the sunset together." How cute is that?!
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The latest Glee star to get down on one knee is the 30-year-old actor, who portrayed Rachel's love interest, Brody Weston, on the series from 2012-2013.
Dean was reportedly planning a proposal in Australia over the 2016 holidays, but his lady love, Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown co-star Jillian Murray, couldn't make it — so he popped the question after attending a Broadway play in December 2016.
When Idina was a part of the series, she was married to fellow performer Taye Diggs. But, after her time on Glee, as Rachel's biological mom, Shelby, the Rent co-stars divorced, and she moved on with another man.
The Broadway legend got engaged to another Rent co-star, Aaron Lohr, in April 2015, after they kicked off their relationship the year prior. No word yet on a wedding date.
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