Entertainment TV 'Law & Order' 's Elisabeth Röhm Is Engaged to Jonathan Colby: 'My Prayers Have Been Answered' The actress first revealed the exciting news in an Instagram post on Sunday By Joelle Goldstein Joelle Goldstein Instagram Twitter Joelle Goldstein is the Staff Editor of TV for PEOPLE Digital. She has been with the brand for five years, beginning her time as a digital news writer, where she covered everything from entertainment news to crime stories and royal tours. Since then, she has worked as a writer-reporter on the Human Interest team and an associate editor on the TV team. In her current role, Joelle helps oversee all things TV, and enjoys being able to say she has to watch The Kardashians, America's Got Talent, Love Is Blind and Dancing with the Stars for her "work" responsibilities. Prior to joining PEOPLE, Joelle was employed at The Hollywood Reporter, where she was co-nominated at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards for Outstanding Magazine Article for feature cover story. She graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor's degree in Television-Radio (and an appearance in the NCAA Women's Volleyball Final Four!) People Editorial Guidelines and Sarah Michaud Sarah Michaud Instagram Sarah Michaud is the senior news editor of PEOPLE's music vertical. They have been working at PEOPLE for 15 years. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 31, 2019 12:16 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Elisabeth Röhm will soon be hearing wedding bells! The Law and Order alum, 45, confirmed to PEOPLE that she and her boyfriend Jonathan Colby are engaged. Colby, a retired judge, popped the question last week. “We’re overjoyed to share with everyone that we got engaged last week at our home in La Jolla, California,” Röhm tells PEOPLE. “In the privacy of our backyard, we shared our commitment to love each other forever as we took in the stunning ocean views at sunset. It was the most loving and romantic day of our lives with many tears of happiness!” Elisabeth Röhm and Jonathan Colby. Courtesy Elisabeth Rohm Elisabeth Röhm and Jonathan Colby. Courtesy Elisabeth Rohm Elisabeth Röhm’s Blog: I’m Back — and Ready to Talk Parenting Post-Split The actress also announced the exciting news on her Instagram alongside a selfie where she held up her sparkling ring. “Yes, I’m engaged to the most loving, kind, elegant, generous and extraordinary man!” she began in the post. “I’m so happy to finally share this most blessed and personal news with all of you. I’ve waited a long time to find My Jonathan,” she said. “My prayers have been answered.” Courtesy Elisabeth Rohm “This photo was taken after Jonathan proposed and as you can see I bawled like a baby with such joy to have found my one true love who I will share my life with forever,” Röhm added of her future husband, who she said she met through her parents. “I said YES! It’s never too late to write your new story. God has blessed me with LOVE and I send all of you my warmest wishes for all your dreams to come true too,” she finished before adding the hashtags “#forevergrateful #forlifeorlonger #elisabethrohm ❤️” RELATED VIDEO: Peek Into Elisabeth Röhm’s Backyard Oasis This will be the actress’ first marriage. She was previously engaged to director Austin Smithard. After calling things off, Röhm started dating entrepreneur Ron Wooster. The pair eventually got engaged and in 2008, welcomed a daughter, Easton August Anthony, now 10. By 2014, however, Röhm and Wooster decided to separate. Röhm is currently starring as Agent Aria Price on the Sony Crackle show The Oath. Season two of the crime drama premieres on Feb. 21.