Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

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Tim Tebow Engaged To Former Miss Universe

January 10, 2019 - 3:02 pm
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By WFAN.com

Tim Tebow is getting hitched.

The former NFL quarterback and Mets minor leaguer posted a photo Thursday on Instagram of him proposing to former Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters.

"Thank you for saying YES and making me the happiest man in the world," Tebow wrote. "You’re the love of my life, and I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you."

@demileighnp Thank you for saying YES and making me the happiest man in the world. You’re the love of my life, and I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you. • • [email protected]

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Nel-Peters posted the same photo on her Instagram account, writing: "Any dreams I’ve ever had, you’ve exceeded them all! I love you and I can’t wait to spend forever with you!"

Tebow, 31, confirmed to ESPN in July that he was dating Nel-Peters.

"She is a really special girl, and I am very lucky and blessed for her coming into my life," the former Jet said then. "I am usually very private with these things, but I am very thankful."

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Nel-Peters was born and raised in South Africa and now lives in New York City.

Tebow is expected to start this season with the Mets' Triple-A affiliate in Syracuse.