Severino confirmed the news in a post on his own account.
“Soooo, something happened!!! Whitney and I are so excited to officially announce our engagement!!” he wrote. “I love you so much baby @whitneywaythore!”
Thore told People her romance with Severino will unfold in “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” Season 6, which premieres Jan. 7 on TLC.
“Chase and I are so excited to officially announce our engagement and even more excited for ‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ viewers to share this happiness with us,” the star said.
“We can’t wait to see the new season and watch as we hang out for the first time, go on our first date, fall in love, and make life-changing plans in Paris,” she added. “It truly has been a dream.”
Thore came to fame after appearing in a 107.5 KZL “Fat Girl Dancing” video, which went viral online. “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” premiered in 2015 and follows Thore in her daily life and her attempts to lose weight.