Maggie Grace, 31, is engaged. On February 18, the Taken 3 actress announced on Instagram that she is set to marry boyfriend Matthew Cooke and shared a picture of them celebrating the happy news with her stunning diamond ring clearly on show.
Quoting the poet Rumi, she wrote: ”The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers do not finally meet somewhere. They are in each other all along. ~Rumi. Matthew Cooke & I are so excited to share our engagement with you guys! I could not feel more grateful to share my life with this incredible man.”
The actress also teased that she and Matthew were considering eloping that night.
In another picture taken before they went out to Global Green USA’s 12th annual pre-Oscar party at Avalon Hollywood, she wrote: ”We’re all fancied up for @globalgreen tonight so we thought – let’s ask our friend to take a fancy photo! Since we’ve got the photo thing covered should we just elope ?!”
Maggie recently admitted she feels able to take ”risks” in her career because she feels so ”secure” in her relationship.
She said: ”It’s sometimes a dance, managing my time, but since I have a secure base and feel anchored I’m able to take risks in work and life. I think of relationships as having a really safe place with someone where you are, and making an effort to show up everyday – to see them and feel seen, especially as an actor when you’re already pretending to be other people all the time. It’s an incredible gift to feel seen by one person; a culture of two.”