Ben Simmons is head over heels in love with Maya Jama. The NBA player has it made it clear by apparently popping the question just seven months into their relationship.
Simmons, 25 and Maya Jama, 27 are engaged. Maya was spotted by DailyMail enjoying a coffee date with the Philadelphia 76ers’ player. The British TV presenter was sporting a huge diamond ring on her finger, which experts believe to worth almost £600k ($800k).
Maya showed off her emerald-cut diamond ring as she grabbed drinks with her new fiancé after the couple’s gym session. Jewelry experts over at Steven Stone have estimated Maya’s sparkler is worth around £500,000. Managing director, Zack Stone said:
“It looks to be an emerald cut diamond set on a white gold or platinum band. The centre stone is around 10 carats, which is huge, and will no doubt be of the highest quality. With this in mind, it could be worth around £500,000 on today’s market.”
Maya wore a big smile as she strolled down the street with Ben. She was dressed in black leggings and an oversized navy hoodie with Ben matching the TV star’s workout wear.
The Sun reported, the pair who went public with their relationship in 2021, have only told their close friends and family about their engagement over the holidays. The news may upset the Kendall Jenner fans as the pair was previously in an on-and-off relationship for years.
A source told the publication, “Ben adores Maya and has fallen head over heels for her”. The Australian basketball player picked out the ring by himself on Jewelers’ Row in the diamond district of Philadelphia the day before he proposed. The sourced said, “He chose the ring himself and felt he knew exactly what she would want. Maya said yes and they’re both thrilled.”
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