Pilot Jake Pavelka is flying high now that the world knows his intention to say “I do” to Vienna Girardi. According to Variety, 15 million reality TV romantics tuned in to the season finale of The Bachelor: On The Wings of Love to see Pavelka place a Neil Lane engagement ring on his love’s finger.
The sparkler– a 2.72 carat creation designed with the bride in mind, features a 2.02 carat princess-cut diamond embraced by smaller diamonds and resting on a diamond-encrusted band– a total of 70 diamonds in all, People magazine reports. As prospective groom Pavelka knelt on one knee, the diamond’s facets reflected the natural light at the Celestial Terrace of the Jade Mountain Resort on the island of St. Lucia.
The happy couple have yet to set a wedding date, but Pavelka will soon have plenty of practice for a first dance with his bride at their future reception, as the reality personality has been announced as a competitor in the upcoming 10th season of Dancing with The Stars.