Entertainment Music Little Mix's Perrie Edwards Is Engaged to Soccer Star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: 'Love of My Life' Perrie Edwards and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are parents to 10-month-old son Axel By Nicholas Rice Nicholas Rice Instagram Twitter Nicholas Rice is a Staff Editor for PEOPLE Magazine. He began working with the brand as an Editorial Intern in early 2020, before later transitioning to a freelance role, and then staff positions soon after. Nicholas writes and edits anywhere between 7 to 9 stories per day on average for PEOPLE, spanning across each vertical the brand covers. Nicholas has previous work experience with Billboard, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Elite Daily. When not working, Nicholas can be found playing with his 5 dogs, listening to pop music or eating mozzarella sticks. People Editorial Guidelines Published on June 18, 2022 07:41 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Karwai Tang/WireImage Perrie Edwards is engaged! The Little Mix singer, 28, revealed in an Instagram post on Saturday that she and soccer player Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are set to marry. "Last night the love of my life got down on one knee and I said… YES!" Edwards captioned a series of stunning sunset photographs from the special moment. In the comments section, the star received some love from her fellow Little Mix group members. "Best news! So happy for you both 😍😍❤️❤️," wrote Leigh-Anne Pinnock as Jade Thirlwall added a crying and heart emoji. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Perrie Edwards and Baby Axel Twin in Little Mix Merch at His First-Ever Concert Edwards' engagement comes about after she and Oxlade-Chamberlain previously welcomed their first child — son Axel — in August 2021. At the time, the musician announced his arrival on Instagram, sharing a black-and-white photo of her baby's hand, ear, and foot. "Welcome to the world baby 21/08/21 ♥️," she wrote at the time. Edwards later celebrated her son's birth with a New Year's post on Instagram, where she looked back on 2021. There, she posted a series of memories linked to her pregnancy, including getting a sonogram, revealing her baby's gender and relaxing after his birth. "I cooked a whole human in 2021," Edwards captioned her post. Edwards and Oxlade-Chamberlain first began dating in 2016, but made their relationship public a year later, according to Capital FM. Edwards was previously engaged to former One Direction member Zayn Malik.