'Justin's never been happier': Timberlake overjoyed after 'proposing to Jessica Biel on romantic break in the snow'
He is said to have proposed to girlfriend Jessica Biel just before Christmas in a romantic winter setting.
And now friends have revealed that Justin Timberlake,30, has ‘never been happier’ following his decision to settle down with his girlfriend of four and a half years.
An insider told Us Weekly magazine that Justin ‘knew it was the right time to propose’, and decided to pop the question in the mountains during a pre-Christmas break in Jackson, Wyoming.
Engaged! Justin Timberlake is said to be 'happier than ever' after proposing to girlfriend Jessica Biel
The source added: ‘Justin knows how much she loves snowboarding and the mountains, so it was the perfect place.’
Justin and Jessica,29, split for three months last year and sources close to the couple have said that marriage was on the cards after they got back together.
A source told the magazine: ‘This was the basis for getting back together. When they reunited they had a conversation about taking the next step.’
So in love: Justin is said to have known 'it was time to propose' to his girlfriend of four and a half years after the pair reunited after a three month split
The couple are said to have celebrated their engagement with their family and friends meeting up at Timberlake’s home in Big Sky, Montana.
Justin and Jessica were also seen dining at a Thai restaurant in the resort called Lotus Pad and an onlooker said they were having a ‘good time’ with the happy couple ‘throwing back sake’ in celebration.
The Hollywood couple were first spotted together during a snowboarding break in January 2007 at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah.
The pair were said to have met earlier in the month at the Golden Globe Awards that year shortly after Timberlake split from Cameron Diaz.
Shooting for the stars: Justin is said to be considering playing Elton John in a biopic of the singer called Rocketman. Seen here playing John in a music video
A spokesperson for the couple was unavailable for comment earlier today.
While the couple are enjoying their engagement Timberlake is said to be mulling over playing Elton John in a biopic entitled about the singer.
John recently told the LA times that Justin is his first choice to play himself in the film, called Rocketman.
The Friends With Benefits star is no stranger to channelling his inner Elton and has played the singer in the video for This Train Don’t Stop There Anymore.