Ellie Goulding confirms she is engaged to boyfriend Caspar Jopling

7 August 2018, 15:02

Ellie Goulding
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By Tom Eames

The 'Love Me Like You Do' singer made a rather low-key announcement today (August 7).

While other famous faces may choose to announce such big news on social media, Ellie and her boyfriend Caspar Jopling went for the old-fashioned newspaper ad option.

Ellie and Caspar confirmed their engagement in The Times' personal announcement section.

The couple have been dating for just over a year.

The notice read: "Mr C.W.F. Jopling and Miss E.J. Goulding. The engagement is announced between Caspar, son of The Hon Nicholas Jopling of Yorkshire and Mrs Jayne Warde-Aldam of Yorkshire, and Elena, daughter of Mr Arthur Goulding of Hertfordshire and Mrs Tracey Sumner of West Midlands."

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26-year-old Jopling studied at Eton and Harvard, before joining Sotheby's auction house where he works in strategy and contemporary art.

He also represented Team GB as a rower at the 2010 Youth Olympics. The couple moved in together earlier this year, and split their time between London and New York.

Ellie Goulding has previously dated ex-McFly bassist Dougie Poynter, presenter Greg James and DJ Skrillex, and was once romantically linked to Prince Harry.