Celebrity News August 18, 2015 Julianne Hough Engaged to Brooks Laich "Dancing with the Stars" judge Julianne Hough is an engaged woman! Julianne said “yes" after boyfriend Brooks Laich, who plays hockey for the Washington Capitals, popped the question. Hough posted a pic of herself with the engagement ring and wrote on Instagram, "We are overwhelmed with joy and excitement to share with you our recent engagement! #fiancé #love." Waiting for your permission to load the Instagram Media. The couple met through a mutual friend and began dating in December 2013. This will be the first marriage for Brooks and Julianne, who broke off her engagement to dancer Zach Wilson in 2007. Congrats to the couple on their engagement! #BrooksLaich #CelebrityNews #JulianneHough #TrendingStories More Julianne Hough Likes to ‘Shock’ Her Body with Her Workout ‘DWTS’ Premiere: The Good, the Awkward… and Julianne Hough’s Cleavage! 'DWTS' Premiere: Julianne Hough's Cleavage, Couples Get Spicier, and Cheryl Burke Retiring?