After dating for 6 months, the Canadian rockers are engaged to be married!
A lot of people had no idea these two were dating, but Avril Lavigne
, 27, and Chad Kroeger
, 37, have been going steady for 6 months and now they are engaged to be married, PEOPLE
The two met in February when they started collaborating for Avrils
' new album and, according to a source, "a romantic relationship bloomed as they spent time writing together".
Six months later, the Nickelback
frontman proposed with a 14-carat diamond ring, on August 8, 2012.
"He makes her so happy. Both of their families could not be more excited", another source added.
The engagement was confirmed by Nickelback
on their Twitter
: "Congratulations Avril and Chad!" and the "Complicated
" singer retweeted the post.
This will be Chad
's first marriage and Lavigne
's second. She was married to Sum 41
frontman Deryck Whibley
and divorced in 2009.
Congratulations to Avril
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