Ben Platt Announces Engagement To Noah Galvin: ‘He Agreed To Hang Out Forever’

Ben Platt celebrated Thanksgiving this 12 months by popping the query.

The star of Netflix’s “The Politician” revealed on Instagram Friday that he and longtime boyfriend Noah Galvin had gotten engaged.

“He agreed to hang out forever,” Platt wrote alongside a collection of images of the proposal, which befell on the Laser Wolf restaurant in Brooklyn, New York.

Galvin, a fellow actor and singer, echoed these sentiments on his Instagram account, noting: “I said yeehaw and then cried for like 7 hours.”

One of many photographs shared by each males reveals a close-up of Galvin’s engagement ring, which was designed by Grace Lee and options an emerald-cut diamond.

Galvin, whose credit embody “Booksmart” and “The Good Doctor,” first confirmed he was in a relationship with Platt in Might 2020.

Noah Galvin (left) and Ben Platt on the 2022 Grammy Awards.

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Curiosity within the couple’s romance was heightened by their shared skilled historical past. In 2016, Platt originated the title position in Broadway’s “Dear Evan Hansen,” profitable a Tony and a Grammy award. When he left the hit musical in 2017, he was succeeded by Galvin.

Showing on “The Kelly Clarkson Show” in 2021, Platt defined that he and Galvin had been “friends for five years” after which started courting shortly earlier than the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their shared time in self-isolation, he famous, solely strengthened their relationship.

In a separate interview with Out journal that very same 12 months, Platt praised Galvin for having “a really unique ability to help me to … be present where I am and to make the life that’s happening day to day too wonderful to not want to be on the ground for it.”

Earlier this month, Platt returned to the New York stage in a manufacturing of the musical “Parade,” receiving rave opinions. He can presently be seen within the Amazon Prime comedy “The People We Hate at the Wedding,” which additionally stars Kristen Bell and Allison Janney.

He and Galvin are set to seem within the forthcoming film “Theater Camp,” a musical comedy in addition they co-wrote.