Cher sparked engagement rumors on Christmas Day after sharing a photo of a massive diamond ring saying that it was given to her by her boyfriend Alexander ‘AE’ Edwards.
“THERE R NO WORDS, ALEXANDER,A.E,” the 76-year-old singer wrote.
Following the tweet, fans started asking Cher in the comments section whether she was announcing her engagement to the 36-year-old music producer.
“OMG did he propose to you!!!?? Mama lovely ,” one fan commented on the post.
“Wait wait wait hold uppp!! Is that a diamond ring or a ring with diamonds???? What does it meeeaaaan?????????” a second person tweeted.
“Congrats Cher! You deserve all the happiness. Let me know when and where,” another wrote.
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Who is Cher?
Cher is an American singer, actor, and television personality who was born Cherilyn Sarkisian in El Centro, California, on May 20, 1946. She is frequently referred to as the Goddess of Pop by the media and has been seen as reflecting female sovereignty in a male-dominated field.
Cher is well-known for her distinctive contralto singing voice, her work in a range of entertainment-related fields, and the many different looks and styles she has worn over the course of her six-decade career.
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Cher rose to fame in 1965 as one-half of the folk-rock couple Sonny & Cher after their single I Got You Babe reached the top of the charts in both the US and the UK. They collectively sold 40 million records around the world. The top-ten singles Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) and You Better Sit Down Kids launched her solo career around the same period.
With her CBS shows, The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour, which had over 30 million viewers each week for its three-year run, and then with the namesake show Cher, she rose to fame as a television celebrity in the 1970s.
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She became known for setting fashion trends by dressing extravagantly for her television appearances. Cher, who was then the female artist with the most number-one songs in American history, released the US Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves, Half-Breed, and Dark Lady while she was working on television.
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After divorcing Sonny Bono in 1975, she recorded the disco album Take Me Home and performed in Las Vegas from 1979 to 1982, earning $300,000 per week.
Cher made her Broadway debut in the 1982 production of Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, and also starred in the movie version of the play. Her subsequent acting roles in movies like Silkwood, Mask, The Witches of Eastwick, and Moonstruck, the latter of which earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress, were met with widespread praise from the critics. The rock-influenced albums Cher, Heart of Stone, and Love Hurts, all of which produced popular singles, were later recorded by her to resurrect her music career.
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The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s in His Kiss) reached number one in the UK after Cher contributed to the soundtrack for her subsequent movie, Mermaids. She made her directorial debut with a scene in the If These Walls Could Talk anthology about abortion.
With the dance-pop album Believe, which featured the title tune that topped the Billboard Year-End Hot 100 songs of 1999 and became the biggest-selling single of all time by a female artist in the UK, Cher reached a new commercial zenith in 1998. The Cher effect, a groundbreaking Auto-Tune technique, is used to distort her vocals in this song.
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Her Living Proof: The Farewell Tour, which ran from 2002 to 2005, earned $250 million, making it one of the most successful concert tours ever. She agreed to a three-year, $60 million contract to perform at Caesars Palace’s Colosseum in 2008.
She obtained leading roles in the 2010s movies Burlesque (2010) and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) and released studio albums Closer to the Truth (2013) and Dancing Queen (2018), both of which had their Billboard 200 debuts at number three.
Cher is one of the best-selling musicians in the world, with 100 million albums sold. Her accolades include the Billboard Icon Award, the Cannes Film Festival Award, the Grammy Award, the Emmy Award, the Academy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, the Kennedy Center Honors, and the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards.
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She is the only singer to date whose single reached number one on a Billboard chart in each of the six decades from the 1960s to the 2010s. She is renowned for her political opinions, social media presence, charitable work, and social activism, notably for LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS prevention, in addition to her music and acting.
The Grammy winner is 5ft 5 ½ in or 166.4 cm tall.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Cher’s net worth is $360 million.