Nick Carter, Backstreet Boy, Engaged to Lauren Kitt

Celebrity News Feb. 22, 2013 AT 5:30PM
Nick Carter and Lauren Kitt Nick Carter and Lauren Kitt Credit: Angela Weiss/

He wants it that way! Nick Carter is set to wed girlfriend Lauren Kitt, his rep confirms to Us Weekly. The Backstreet Boy singer, 33, proposed to the fitness expert/actress, 29, on Wednesday (Feb. 20) on a secluded island in the Florida Keys, where the boy bander spent some time as a young boy.

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After traveling to the spot via boat, the "I'll Never Break Your Heart" crooner got down on one knee, asking for Kitt's hand with a seven-carat diamond ring from XIV Karats.

Nick Carter and Lauren Kitt
Nick Carter and Lauren Kitt
Credit: Instagram

Carter hinted at the big moment via Instagram, in which the star and his bride-to-be beam (wearing a bikini top) in a self portrait taken on the beach. "Big question . . . Great answer," read the caption.

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It's the first marriage for Carter, who's now working on a new album with the Backstreet Boys and planning a fan-cruise to celebrate their 20th anniversary.

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