Alexa Ray Joel announced her engagement to longtime boyfriend Ryan Gleason in her Instagram posts on Monday.
She is the daughter of American singer-songwriter and pianist Billy Joel with his ex-wife Christie Brinkley. Billy is currently married to wife Alexis Roderick. The two recently announced the birth of a baby girl, their second daughter, Remy Anne.
Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley's daughter Alexa Ray is engaged to boyfriend Ryan Gleason
Alex was excited about the big day. This is how she captioned the first picture, which has the two kissing, "He said to me: 'Before I met you, my world was in black and white. You colored it in between the lines. It was the most beautiful thing anybody’s ever said to me. How could I possibly say no to that?!?!’"
Gleason followed his fiancée’s statement with his own. Posting a picture of the couple's hands, along with their engagement ring, he captioned "Luckiest guy in the world!!!!"
The couple has been dating for five years.