Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger’s Road to Engagement: Their Relationship Timeline


In the early hours of Monday, January 14, actor Chris Pratt made a surprising announcement when he revealed his engagement to Katherine Schwarzenegger, his girlfriend of less than one year.

“Sweet Katherine, so happy you said yes!” the Guardians of the Galaxy lead wrote in his post. “I’m thrilled to be marrying you.”

Now, with the couple’s romance resolutely headed towards marriage, take a look back at their relationship timeline and what brought the pair together and what ultimately resulted n love.

July 2017

Pratt and Anna Faris announced in a shocking message to fans that they were “legally separating” after eight years of marriage. The parents of Jack, 6, shared a joint statement about their decision. “We tried hard for a long time, and we’re really disappointed.”

December 2017

Pratt and Paris file for divorce.

June 2018

Mom knows best? It’s first reported by People that Schwarzenegger and Pratt–now nearly single for a year–are dating. The surprising and unexpected pair was set up through Schwarzenegger’s mom, Maria Shriver. Images also surfaced of the two at a Father’s Day picnic.

September 2018

Three months in, an insider told People that the relationship between Pratt and his girlfriend was turning rather serious.

“They’re such a great fit together,” the insider told the mag. “It’s only been a few months but Chris and Katherine are both very serious about the relationship and their friends wouldn’t be surprised if they got engaged sooner rather than later. Katherine has spent time with Chris’ family and they all love her too. She fits in really well with them and vice versa.”

That same month, the couple joined Pratt’s brother, Cully Pratt, for a relaxing tasting at Napa’s Round Pond Estate winery. “So thankful for time shared with my family & friends!” Cully wrote on his page.

November 2018

Pratt and Faris settled their divorce. That same day, the actor and Schwarzenegger stepped out together for an outing.

December 2018

Insta official! After months of secrecy, Pratt finally shared a public declaration of adoration for his new girlfriend. “Happy Birthday Chief! Your smile lights up the room,” he wrote at the time. “I’ve cherished our time together. Thrilled God put you in my life. Thankful for the laughs, kisses, talks, hikes, love and care.”

January 12, 2019

Over the weekend, Pratt helped Schwarzenegger move into her new home.

Meanwhile, his future brother-in-law Patrick Schwarzenegger gushed about the actor while chatting with Extra at a charity softball game. “Chris is great, he’s such a good guy,” Patrick noted. “He’s someone that really values people like the fire department, the police department, and giving back.”


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My sweet love. Wouldn’t want to live this life with anyone but you

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January 14, 2019

It’s happening! Pratt announced his engagement to Schwarzenegger overnight after her big move. The Jurassic World star proposed with a dazzling, large, oval-shape diamond ring. “Proud to live boldly in faith with you,” Pratt expressed. “Here we go!”

Hours later, Katherine posted her happy news. “My sweet love,” she expressed on her Instagram page. “Wouldn’t want to live this life with anyone but you.”

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Esther Lee
Esther Lee
Esther is the Senior News Editor at The Knot. A self-proclaimed pop culture enthusiast, she appreciates a good celebrity interview just as much as she adores Nancy Meyers movies. You can find her kicking off her mornings with barre and a green juice, traveling and exploring new cultures, and rapidly scrolling her feed for the latest and greatest news. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @theestherlee.