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"Magic night": Jamie Durie dishes on engagement

"Magic night": Jamie Durie dishes on engagement

Australian media personality Jamie Durie has shared about his recent engagement to singer/songwriter Ameka Jane on Valentine's Day.

He joked he had to "lure" his partner out of the house so he could surprise her with the engagement.

“I said, ‘darling, a mate of mine and his partner want to do a double date for Valentine’s Day, do you want to join us?’” he explained to The Morning Show.

“She got dressed up and off we go.”

Ameka was whisked off to a stunning waterside location where Durie had spelled out "marry me" in roses and Australian native flowers.

“It was really good,” he said.

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The happy couple announced the news on Instagram, with Durie saying it was a "magic night for a magic girl".

“She said YES ❤️! Thrilled to announce our engagement. Thank you to my beautiful @amekajane for turning my life upside down. I couldn’t be happier 🥰,” he wrote.

The engagement ring is custom-made for his bride-to-be which features argyle champagne diamonds and green Asscher cut sapphires.

Durie explained he chose the champagne diamonds because "they're the brown diamonds where I grew up in northwestern Australia" and green sapphires because his future wife has "got beautiful green eyes".