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Jenna Dewan announces engagement two years after split from Channing Tatum

Albertina Lloyd
Entertainment reporter, Yahoo UK
Jenna Dewan is engaged to Steve Kazee (AP)

Jenna Dewan has announced her engagement to Broadway actor Steve Kazee.

The couple confirmed they were dating in October 2018 and announced they were expecting their first child together in September 2019.

Dewan shared a picture of herself and Kazee, 44, kissing and showing off her huge engagement ring, captioned: “A lifetime to love and grow with you... you have my heart.”

Read more: Jenna Dewan opens up on the breakdown of her marriage

Announcing her pregnancy last year Dewan said: “Becoming a mother is quite simply the absolute best most incredible thing that has ever happened to me @stevekazee you are a gift from above and i couldn’t be more excited to be expanding our family together...!”

Dewan was previously married to 39-year-old Magic Mike star Channing Tatum, until their split in April 2018.

They met on the set of their movie Step Up in 2006, married in 2009 and have a six-year-old daughter Everly. They were together for 12 years.

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan were together for 12 years (AP)

Tatum has also found love again with 31-year-old British singer Jessie J. They began dating in October 2018. Despite a brief split in Decemeber 2019 Tatum shared a picture of themselves very much back together on Instagram in January.

Read more: Channing Tatum defends Jessie J from 'horrible, hateful' troll

Dewan opened up about the breakdown of her marriage to Tatum in her book Gracefully You: Finding Beauty and Balance in the Everyday.

She revealed: "I’d come to realise the dynamic I was in wasn’t serving me nor was it serving my daughter. First and foremost I had to accept the realisation this isn’t working and had moved into hurting.”

And she admitted she had felt pressure from her relationship being played out in the spotlight

Dewan confessed: “The public saw Channing and me in this idealised, romanticised light… Let me tell you firsthand, when it comes to the lives of celebrities, a picture never tells the whole story. Everyone struggles. Every couple has their issues, celebrity or not.”