Actress Peggy Ovire engaged to Frederick Leonard

Frederick Leonard and Peggy Ovire

Actress Peggy Ovire is engaged to her colleague Frederick Leonard.

The duo sparked reactions on social media on Friday after Frederick revealed Peggy as his partner on her birthday.

In the birthday message, Frederick vowed to love and cherish her in good and bad times, adding that his love for the actress has remained consistent through the years.

While many speculated that the lovebirds had already gotten married, others claimed they recently got engaged.

However, during her surprise birthday party on Friday night, Frederick got down on one knee to propose to the 37-year-old who accepted his proposal.

In a video posted on Instagram, excited guests at the party could be heard screaming for joy over the engagement.

Peggy and Frederick also confirmed their union in an Instagram post on Saturday where Peggy penned down an appreciation message to the 46-year-old actor who she referred to as her husband.

She wrote: “You were First My Best Friend. You Always Said “Peggy I’ll Make You a Happy Woman” Keep praying for me. I’ll give you the finest things in life. I”ll Love You Right? Every day you come through & Yesterday You gave me a shocker Again lol. I have Watched You Grow, Blossom & keep to those Promises. It’s not been a Rosy Road. This Man Right here! For the First Time I don’t know what to Say to you, But thank you for Loving this Stubborn girl Hopelessly.

“May God’s Favor Never depart from your life, May God make his light shine on you, May good health, Prosperity, and Long life be yours IJN. Amen My Husband, The Crown On My Head @freddieleonard. Cheers to Forever.”

Responding in the comment section of the post, Frederick wrote: “I loved you from the moment I laid my eyes on you. I still love you now. Remember always that in good times and in all times I will love you forever! Mrs. Leonard.”

Fellow celebrities and fans congratulated the couple in the comment section of the post.

The couple will be holding their traditional wedding ceremony on November 19 in Delta State.