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Mariah Carey Debuts 35-Carat Engagement Ring on Red Carpet With Fiance James Packer

Newly engaged Mariah Carey and Fiance James PackerMariah Carey and fiance James Packer made their post-engagement red carpet debut on January 28.

Mariah Carey, her new fiance James Packer and her dazzling diamond ring made their red carpet debut for the G’Day USA Gala in Los Angeles Thursday.

Making their first red carpet appearance since their January 21 engagement, Carey and Packer arrived in sleek style wearing all black for the January 28 Australian and American business networking event.

Mariah Carey showing off her engagement ring

Mariah Carey showed off her 35-carat engagement ring during the G’Day USA 2016 Black Tie Gala at Vibiana. Credit: John Sciulli/Getty Images

Carey looked stunning in a body-hugging black dress with just a hint of sparkle. The full-length skirt and long sleeves of the semi-sparkly gown – paired with her pale lips and nude nails – allowed her engagement ring to take center stage.

Although, with an engagement ring that contains over 35 carats worth of diamonds, those stones don’t really need a platform on which to shine – they’ll shine in any light!

Mariah Carey's 35-carat engagement ring

The center stone of Mariah Carey’s engagement ring is 35 carats. Credit: Courtesy of Wilfredo Rosadao

Packer, Carey’s billionaire beau, presented the singer with an incredible 35-carat emerald-cut center stone with single-carat baguettes on either side when he proposed in New York just over a week ago. Wilfredo Rosado Fine Jewelry confirmed to The Knot that each baguette is one carat.

The couple have yet to announce any wedding plans just yet, but we can guess that Packer will spoil his bride in true billionaire fashion!

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Kaitlin Jones
Kaitlin Jones
Kaitlin is an online news writer at The Knot covering viral wedding news. She has a Bachelor’s in English from Plymouth State University. Kaitlin has a passion for news writing and all things Disney.