“The best part of getting married was not having to change anything,” the Magic Mike XXL star tells PEOPLE. “It was finding someone who complemented me perfectly.”
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The Sexiest Couple Alive got engaged on December 25, 2014 after nearly six months of dating. Manganiello proposed while they vacationed in Mexico.
Manganiello admitted he had a crushon Vergara since they met at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in May of 2014 – when she was on the arm of ex-fianc Nick Loeb.
“She’s got the curves, she’s got a beautiful face, beautiful hair, just gorgeous,” he told PEOPLE. “Naturally beautiful. She’s feisty!”
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• Reporting by JULIE JORDAN