Cher Lloyd, 18, engaged to boyfriend Craig Monk


Is this Cher Lloyd's engagement ring Singer, 18, engaged to boyfriend Craig Monk

It was revealed today that Cher Lloyd, 18, is engaged to her boyfriend Craig Monk, 21.

And now pictures have emerged showing the X Factor star wearing what appears to be an engagement ring over a month ago.

When she flew into Los Angeles in late November with her hairdresser beau, the Swagger Jagger singer was pictured with a small diamond ring on her wedding finger, which is tattooed with a heart.

Happily ever after Cher Lloyd, 18, is reported to be engaged to her boyfriend Craig Monk

Happily ever after Cher Lloyd, 18, is engaged to hairdresser boyfriend Craig Monk

The news of Miss Lloyd's engagement to her boyfriend of nine months was first reported today in The Sun.

A source told the paper: 'Cher's been
telling anyone who will listen that she's engaged to Craig, despite
originally denying the news.

'She's head over heels and has been sporting an engagement ring since last month.'

Is this your engagement ring The singer was pictured in November with what appears to be a diamond ring on her wedding finger

Is this your engagement ring The singer was pictured in November with what appears to be a diamond ring on her wedding finger

To wed: Cher was wearing the ring when she jetted into Los Angeles from London in late November

To wed: Cher was wearing the ring when she jetted into Los Angeles from London in late November

To wed: Cher was wearing the ring when she jetted into Los Angeles from London in late November

Miss Lloyd has previously told Mail Online that her man helps her stay grounded despite her showbiz lifestyle.

'My boyfriend keeps me sane' she has said.

'He tells me to keep a grip, he’ll say “You've got the best thing ever, realise you are the luckiest person ever”.

Now you see it...: There was no sign of the diamond when Cher performed at KOKO Camden in December

Now you see it…: There was no sign of the diamond when Cher performed at KOKO Camden in December

Whirlwind: The couple began dating last April and quickly moved in together

Whirlwind: The couple began dating last April and quickly moved in together

'He whips me back into shape a little bit.'

The couple began dating back in April after meeting at the Mayfair salon where he works. They soon moved in together.

She previously dated Karim Roundi in late 2010, who she was introduced to through fellow X Factor contestant Paije Richardson.

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