The Engagement of Supergirl star Melissa Benoist and co-star Chris Wood
On Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, Benoist took to Instagram to share a photo of herself. In the photo, she was smiling in front of a fireplace and showing off an engagement ring on her finger. And next to her in the photo, her now-fiancé and Supergirl co-star Chris Wood gave her a kiss. The 30-year-old star wrote in the caption, saying that she will always accept his propose.
Jennifer Meyer is the one who designed Benoist’s brand new sparkler. Benoist confirmed this by tagged her ring with the jewelry designer’s Instagram account.
What did Wood say?
For his part, Wood posted the same photo of the pair in front of a fireplace on his Instagram page. The actor, who starred as Kai Parker on The Vampire Diaries, said that they are the happiest. And he also shared a picture of himself with Benoist in formal wear. In the caption, Chris Wood told his 2.4 million followers that it’s not from his wedding but it will be soon.
As noted by Us Weekly, Benoist and Wood met on the set of Supergirl. According to that, Wood joined the show in 2016, playing Mon-El, a love interest for Benoist’s character. After that, in March 2017, media outlets a hot reported. Benoist and Wood were dating after peoples saw them getting close in Mexico. At the time, E! News reported that the two kissed several times and that they were in their own world.
According to Brides, Benoist and Wood have kept quiet about their relationship, though they have posted related photos on Instagram. Benoist’s future wedding to Wood would mark her second marriage. But her first marriage was with her Glee co-star, actor Blake Jenner. Benoist and Jenner, 26, finalized their divorce in December 2017, after four years of marriage (via TMZ).
Congratulations to Benoist and Wood on their engagement!