People.com Entertainment Music Leona Lewis and Dennis Jauch Are Getting Married — See Her Ring and Gorgeous Engagement Shoot! Inside the happy couple's private romance By Jeff Nelson Jeff Nelson Instagram Twitter Jeff Nelson is a Staff Editor at PEOPLE. For nearly a decade, he has worked across the brand's entertainment verticals, reporting on breaking news and writing and editing across platforms, as well as securing A-list cover exclusives, including Barry Manilow's coming out and an at-home interview with Madonna. Jeff has appeared as an expert on Good Morning America, Extra, HLN and SiriusXM, as well as at RuPaul's DragCon as a moderator. He studied magazine journalism at Drake University, graduating with a B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication. People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 30, 2018 10:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 06 Leona Lewis and Dennis Jauch. Mike Rosenthal Leona Lewis and longtime boyfriend Dennis Jauch are engaged! The pair began dating in 2010, after the choreographer performed as a backup dancer on the British singer's tour. 02 of 06 Mike Rosenthal “It’s amazing that we were brought together from different sides of the world through both of our passions, music and dance, whilst on tour in the U.K. eight years ago," says Lewis, 33, of her bond with Jauch, 30. 03 of 06 Mike Rosenthal In August, PEOPLE was first to confirm that Jauch had popped recently popped the question to Lewis. 04 of 06 Mike Rosenthal "We are both quite private people, but we wanted to share our happy news with everyone that has supported us and watched our relationship blossom over the years," says Lewis. 05 of 06 Leona Lewis and Dennis Jauch. Mike Rosenthal Lewis adds: "We are so thrilled to be on this new adventure together and it is a beautiful feeling to share that love with you all." 06 of 06 Mike Rosenthal "It's been the most beautiful eight years of my life with this incredible human being. Here's to many more beautiful memories," Jauch wrote of his romance with Lewis on social media in August. Here's to the happy couple!