Musician John Legend announced Tuesday (Dec. 27) that he was engaged to Chrissy Teigen. Here’s what we know about this gorgeous swimsuit model.

Christine Teigen is Thai and Norwegian, hailing from Snohomish, Washington. She is 26 years old, 5’8” and got her start as a suitcase girl on “Deal or No Deal.” She went on to model for Maxim, Frederick’s of Hollywood and Victoria’s Secret, before becoming a Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, where she was named Rookie of the Year in 2010.

Legend popped the question while the couple were on vacation in the Maldives. They have been dating since 2007. It will be the first marriage for both.

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."