Olivia Culpo, known for her success as a social media influencer, actor, and reality star, gained fame in 2012 by winning both the Miss Rhode Island and Miss USA titles. Beyond her professional achievements, Culpo’s love life, especially her engagement to San Francisco 49ers star Christian McCaffrey, has captured the attention of fans. The couple announced their engagement in April with a heartfelt post on Instagram, showcasing black and white photos from the special moment.
Despite their joyous announcement, Culpo revealed a slight hiccup in the proposal. While discussing the engagement ring on TikTok’s Amazon Live, she mentioned that she tried to drop hints about her preferences, but McCaffrey seemed disinterested. This led to some hurt feelings, but Culpo later understood that he wanted the proposal to be a surprise. Despite this initial miscommunication, Culpo and McCaffrey seem stronger than ever, with a meticulously designed oval-cut engagement ring as a symbol of their commitment.
In April 2023, Culpo attended the Coachella Music Festival without her engagement ring, which prompted an unexpected encounter with a fellow festival-goer who recognized her. Although some may have found this situation amusing, Culpo’s main focus remained on her upcoming wedding to McCaffrey. She expressed her excitement for the nuptials, highlighting the thrill it brings to her life.
Before finding love with Christian McCaffrey, Culpo had a challenging history with professional athletes, particularly her previous relationship with Danny Amendola. Following a turbulent period, Culpo implemented a “no-athletes” dating rule. However, meeting McCaffrey led her to reconsider, as she found him to be everything she ever wanted in a partner. She attributed the success of their relationship to McCaffrey’s upbringing, emphasizing the importance of family.
Olivia Culpo, along with her sisters Aurora and Sophia, entered the reality TV realm with their TLC series “The Culpo Sisters” in November 2022. Despite the intimate portrayal of their lives, McCaffrey chose not to be a part of the show, respecting his wish for privacy. Olivia acknowledged his preference and teased the possibility of his appearance in the future.
When it came to the engagement, Olivia’s sisters Aurora and Sophia were not in the loop regarding McCaffrey’s plans. While Aurora was deliberately left out to keep the surprise intact, Sophia managed to figure it out on her own. This revelation highlights the closeness of the Culpo sisters and their shared excitement for Olivia’s future.
As Olivia and Christian plan their wedding, they face challenges in securing a location and finalizing the guest list. Despite these hurdles, Olivia looks forward to the creative aspects of the ceremony, cherishing the dreams she held since childhood.