“After six wonderful years together, I asked Caryn to marry me, and she said yes!” Matt, 61, said People in a statement on Wednesday, April 19. “Our plan is to enjoy our engagement, and we look forward to a simple but elegant wedding in 2024.”
The TV personality began a relationship with Caryn, the longtime manager of Roloff Farms, following his split from his ex-wife, Amy Roloffand things got a little awkward.
“Caryn and I have developed a great friendship over the years,” Matt said. LPBW producers in a confessional at the beginning of their relationship in 2017. “His sense of logic and my sense of logic are very compatible.”
“Everyone, I think, has different people that they relate to at different stages of their life. I have no regrets at all looking back on me and Amy’s 26 years of marriage,” added the Roloff patriarch. “We outdid each other in some ways, and now, my heart is open for Caryn.”
While Matt’s family members were originally not enthusiastic about his relationship with Caryn, they have come to accept the couple. One person who hasn’t always been so comfortable with romance, though, is 60-year-old Amy.
During a June 2022 interview with us weekly, Amy was asked if she would attend Matt and Caryn’s wedding. “I’d rather not,” she admitted.
“We won’t be invited to the wedding,” Amy’s husband, chris mark, noted. “They have already said that when they do, it will be something small. I certainly wouldn’t expect it.”
Matt and Caryn’s engagement won’t surprise fans, as he’s expressed interest in proposing to his girlfriend in the past. “Well that will come downstream I hope…” the TLC star wrote on Instagram in 2020. “You never know what can happen next! For now @carynchandler1 and I are living a very happy and better life together…enjoying our children and my grandchildren. A wonderful season of life!”
However, Matt didn’t seem ready to commit during a 2021 episode of LPBW. When asked by a producer if they were planning on getting married in the near future, Matt joked that they wouldn’t be getting married until at least 2022. “We won’t,” Caryn said as she jokingly punched him during a confessional interview. “He hasn’t asked me.”
Matt and Caryn did not immediately respond to In contactrequest for comments.