The Southern Charm star is engaged to Mark “Struthers” McBride, Jr., a source close to Eliza confirms to E! News. The Bravo star also shared the news with her Instagram followers on Friday, writing, “We are engaged!!!!! Happy Valentines y’all! cheers to forever @_struthers I love you!!!”
Struthers, 29, proposed to Eliza, 24, in January, about a year after their romance began.
“i can honestly tell you 2 times in my life where I have been full of excitement, adrenaline, & joy,” he wrote on his Instagram. “This is one of them & enlisting. Here’s to forever EDL Baby, I love you so very much.”
“This is the happiest I’ve ever been. It’s so crazy, from the moment Struthers and I stared dating, I knew he was the man I was going to marry,” Eliza shares with People. “I’m not kidding you when I tell you, there were fireworks going off! And every moment since then, I’ve just fallen more and more in love with him.”
“He’s my best friend, the most selfless man I’ve ever met, treats me like a princess, and makes me feel completely secure,” the reality star tells People. “I really love him. I feel whole when I’m with him. And he’s made me so much more peaceful, he’s made me so much more grounded. He’s changed my whole life, really.”