Former radio DJ Daniel Ong proposes to artist girlfriend in Maldives

Jan Lee
The Straits Times
Aug 22, 2019

Former radio DJ turned businessman Daniel Ong is getting hitched again.

The 43-year-old proposed to his girlfriend Fay Tan - an artist and founder of her own art studio Art Chamber - while on holiday in the Maldives at Club Med Finolhu Villas.

The couple is currently there on vacation.

Ong posted about his successful proposal on Thursday (Aug 22) on his Instagram and said that he had been planning the big moment since two months ago.

So, this just happened. 🌈

SHE SAID YES!!!❤️❤️❤️ I cried. She cried.
Was so damn nervous, trying to hide this moment for the last 2 months. 🤣
Brought her to the “last chair”, asked her to pose on top, took a few pics...then told her how happy she makes me, and how I wanted her to be happy. ❤️ Gave her my speech that I’ve been rehearsing for a while in my head.
Got down on one knee and popped the Q!🌈🌈🌈🌈 No cameras, no flash mob, no big public proposal... just us. 😍
Me n u my love. ❤️❤️ Our moment forever.
Came to Maldives a single man, headed back with a fiancé. 💍 ❤️ #clubmedfinolhu #private #fiance #ididit #wedidit #yay #happy #ijustwannabehappy #bemine #mygirl @fayfaytan #mybaby #mylove #soinlove #taken #justwannamakeherthehappiest #wedeservelove #proposal #jannpaul @jannpaul

He added: "No cameras, no flash mob, no big public proposal... just us."

Ms Tan also posted about the proposal on Instagram, with a picture of her wearing the engagement ring.

She said: "My random man popped a not so random question! Of course my answer is yes, I love you so much."

This will be Ong's second marriage. He was previously married to host and actress Jaime Teo, 42. The two founded the successful cupcake chain Twelve Cupcakes together and later sold the business.

They got divorced in 2016 after nine years of marriage and co-parent their nine-year-old daughter Renee. The trio had appeared together in an Instagram post earlier this year, celebrating Renee's birthday.

Ms Tan, who is in her 30s, also has a four-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.

The soon-to-be-wed couple are affectionate on social media and often post photos of their dates, including outings with both their children.

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