37-year-old actress, Tatyana Ali, best known for portraying Ashley Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, exclusively reveals to ET that she plans to marry her fiancé, Dr. Vaughn Rasberry, later this summer. They are also expecting their first child together!
Tatyana fiancé is a professor at Stanford University. The soon to be married couple met online!
Ali says, “Planning our wedding has been so exciting, but when we found out we were expecting, our perspective shifted completely,” the bride-to-be explains. “We want our ceremony to really celebrate our newest blessing! Plus, I have the best wedding planner, Michael Russo. He’s making everything so fun and stress free!”
The cute couple’s love story began a year and a half ago, when Ali decided to start online dating.
“Vaughn and I met on eHarmony!” she reveals. “It was my first time dating online. We wrote letters for months before we decided to Skype. And then, of course, met.”
Ali can’t stop herself from gushing about Rasberry’s “perfect” proposal.
“He took me on a 45-minute hike in the Redwoods [in Yosemite, California], which he knows I absolutely love,” Ali shares. “And proposed in the most picturesque clearing. Just the two of us. It was so thoughtful and perfect. We’re best friends.”
Congrats to the couple!