Bachelorette Jillian Harris Got Engaged to Justin Pasutto on Christmas Day: See Her Sweet Announcement

bachelorette jillian harris(Photo by Matt Petit/ABC via Getty Images) JILLIAN HARRIS, JUSTIN PASUTTO

Santa really delivered this year! Former Bachelorette Jillian Harris is engaged to longtime boyfriend Justin Pasutto, after he proposed on Christmas Day.

The season 5 Bachelorette, 36, announced the joyous news via Instagram on Sunday, December 26. “Well THAT was SOME Christmas morning!!!!!” she wrote, alongside a photo of her family in their festive pajamas. “OH MY GOD my heart cannot handle this much LOVE! @slipperygoose you’ve made me the HAPPIEST girl in the world. 💍🍾❤️ #Finally#ISimplyAskedForOneThingForChristmas.”

It’s been an eventful year for the couple of four years after they welcomed their first child together, a beautiful son named Leo, in August.

Bachelorette Jillian Harris Chris Harrison

Jillian Harris with longtime Bachelor host Chris Harrison in June 2009. (

Harris is best known for competing on Bachelor Jason Mesnick’s season 13 back in 2009. She eventually was selected as the fifth season Bachelorette in 2009.

Oh you know. Just having breakfast in bed with my “FIANCÉ” 👌🏼💍❤️ @slipperygoose @opushotel

A photo posted by Jillian Harris (@jillian.harris) on

The pair celebrated their engagement with breakfast in bed at a Vancouver hotel. “Oh you know,” Harris shared. “Just having breakfast in bed with my “FIANCÉ” 👌🏼💍❤️.”

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Esther Lee
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