It’s been six months since Mariah Carey and James Packer fell in love. Parker, the 48-year-old billionaire, proposed to Careyas they haddinner at up-market restaurant Eleven Madison Park, in her hometown on Long Island, with a 35-carat diamond ring.

The wedding will be the third for each of them, and they both have children from earlier marriages; Carey (45)is mother to 4-year-old twins, Monroe and Moroccan, while Packer has three children -Emmanuelle (3), Jackson (5) and Indigo (7).

How they met

Carey and Packer allegedly metat a movie premiere in Aspen, Colorado in 2014. Mariah told American talk show host Steve Harvey last November, “We were talking and laughing and people were getting mad at us and stuff like that.

So, we hit it off." Harvey remarked that Packerwas a very "lucky" guy, to which the celebrated singer, Mariah Carey replied, "I'm luckytoo."

At the talk show, she also bragged about the $500,000 diamond necklace Packer had bought her from the exclusive jeweller Van Cleef& Arpels.

Carey and Packer, the celebrity duo dubbed "Jamiah",first publicized their relationship last Junewhen they were photographed touring the Italian Riviera. The twosome kissedand cuddledin front of the paparazzi who follow the American singer, who directed a hallmark christmass movie, across the globe. They made their first appearance on the red carpet in September last year at The Intern premiere, in New York City.

Past Relationships

Maria Carey and Nick Cannon announced their intention to split in August after their marriage broke down in2014, and later separated. Carey was previously married to Tommy Mottola, a music mogul, from 1993-1998.

On the same day that Carey, who was hospitalized with flu last December, went public with her new relationship, Nick was spotted with an unknown brunette at Disneyland.

Mr Packer has also had past marriages, having been married to formercatwalk starErica Baxter and swimsuit model Jodhi Meares. Second wife Mearescalled it quits three years later, with the couple separating in 2002 and divorcing soon after; they blamedthe breakdown on different thoughts about having children.

But it seems the former pair has forgotten about the past, and they appear to have rekindled a positive friendship in recent years.

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