Jordan Jones proposes to girlfriend on American Idol

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‘American Idol’ Contestant, Jordan Jones Proposes to Girlfriend During Audition

American Idol hopeful, Jordan Jones proposes to his girlfriend Lēaira Marie Houghton during his audition on American Idol Sunday, March 1st. See photos.

We love a great love story and ‘American Idol’ is delivering all the love this weekend.

When singer and guitarist Jordan Jones stepped out in front of the judges, he had more than one reason to have the jitters. Not only was he ready to audition as an American Idol hopeful, but he was also ready to make a big life change.

Jordan Jones proposes to girlfriend Lēaira Marie on American Idol
Jordan Jones proposes to girlfriend Lēaira Marie (ABC/Eric McCandless)

What was it? He got down on one knee in front of the three celebrity judges to propose to his girlfriend, Lēaira Marie Houghton.

As you know, these auditions film a lot earlier than they air on television so it’s no wonder that this couple is married already!

Jordan and Lēaira got married in Orlando, Florida on February 21, 2020. She posted the happy moment to her Instagram page saying, “Today my best friend became my husband.”

While on their honeymoon in Disney World, the couple got a romantic photo in front of Cinderella’s Castle. The new bride shared all the reasons she loves Jordan in the Instagram caption. Take a look below.

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Had the most magical day with my best friend✨ – Seeing this picture, “Most magical day with my best friend” is the only statement that justifies what this day meant to me. I’ve noticed that I’ve referred to Jordan a lot as my best friend, but the truth is, he IS my best friend. I remember when we got further along in our relationship and Jordan would tell me I was his best friend, yet I couldn’t find myself to say the same. It wasn’t against him, he wasn’t doing anything wrong, I just couldn’t fathom the fact that I could actually find a best friend in a significant other. It’s a concept I’ve never experienced before and unfortunately wasn’t something I was raised seeing in my house. It was easier and happened quicker that I said the L word than believing my boyfriend could be so kind, sweet, adventurous, and fun like a BF. I can remember my break through point in fully grasping everything Jordan really meant to me. We drove to the Phoenix airport to the very top level of the parking garage, and him and I just stood outside and watched the sun set. Honestly, that moment brought me to tears. I told Jordan that I never thought a moment like that was possible. For me to watch the sunset with my boyfriend who in that moment became my very bestest friend, was quite overwhelming for the girl who was struggling to believe Jordan was even real. So yes, Jordan Jones Houghton is my VERY best friend!! I hope y’all who haven’t found your best friend will find them soon ✨ #honeymoonTB

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Now the happy family is complete! Look at this sweet photo of Lēaira with her two guys hanging out on Clearwater Beach in Florida.

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My guys make me the happiest ♥️✨

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Tune into “American Idol” on ABC Sunday, March 1st at 8pm EST to catch the happy proposal moment!


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