Reported first by Us Magazine, the This Is Us alum, Susan Kelechi Watson is gearing up to marry Jaime Lincoln Smith. On the 7th of September, Susan shared the news in an Instagram post, stating, “forever after.”
The 37-year-old entertainer also shared a picture of her round sapphire engagement ring with many of its big diamonds front-and-center. Along with the picture came a nice poetic caption. Smith, on the other hand, responded with the same picture on his page.
Her co-star on This Is Us, Mandy Moore, appeared elated at the news, stating that she was “so happy” for them. The 35-year-old added six red heart emojis. Kimrie Lewis, as well, added, “congratulations.” Melanie Liburd shared a nice comment as well.
On Saturday night, Moore spoke with reporters from E! News at New York Fashion Week, stating that she and the rest of the cast have known for a long time about their engagement. Moore said to the outlet that she is happy to celebrate the news, even though it wasn’t exactly recent to them.
Currently, it isn’t known precisely how or when they started dating, however, they’ve appeared in public at a number of events, including on the red carpet at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, shortly before the premiere of Apollo.
Watson is known for appearing in a number of different television shows, including Louie, for two years between 2012 and 2014. Moreover, she starred in NCIS, The Blacklist, as well as The Following. In New York City, Watson appeared at the American Airlines Theatre in the production, A Naked Girl On The Appian Way in 2005.
Since then, the star has had a reoccurring role in This Is Us as the character, Beth Pearson, one of the dominant characters on the show. Watson is lined up additionally to star in her very first movie as Andrea Vogel alongside Tom Hanks in A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood.