Lauren Reid has just announced her engagement to Harry Marquis, triggering curiosity among netizens, who is this guy? They only know him as the name Lauren tagged in her post, and we only got only bits and pieces from her about her new man during a recent interview.
So, we got down to the business of checking Lauren's Instagram feed and conducting inquiries on Google to uncover more information about Harry.
Here's a summary of what we've discovered about him.
Everything You Need to Know About Harry Marquis
1. He is currently based in New York CityLooking through Lauren's Instagram posts, a majority of their pictures together are in New York. Not to mention, a brief inquiry on Google confirmed that Harry presently holds a position as a post-graduate researcher at a cancer center located in New York City.
2. He is a man of science
In an exclusive interview with PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal), Lauren said her fiancé works as a nuclear medicine physicist.
She revealed, "He's a scientist... He's a nuclear medicine physicist, so yeah... He's working there for a few more years."
In his capacity as a nuclear medicine physicist, Harry fulfills a vital role in the diagnosis and treatment of various illnesses. The website healthcareers.nhs.uk elucidates that professionals in this field utilize radioactive substances to aid in diagnosing and treating a range of medical conditions, including cancer.
3. He is a proud alumnus of the University of Sydney
One of the top universities in Sydney, Australia, University of Sydney is consistently ranked in the top 50 universities in the world.
4. He is Lauren's first love
In an interview with PEP.ph, she revealed that Harry was, in fact, her first boyfriend, although circumstances beyond their control led to their eventual breakup.
Lauren fondly recalled, "We dated when we were 15 years old, so he was my first boyfriend and now he is my last."
5. He was Lauren's prom date
This delightful revelation came to light through a photo she posted on Instagram on September 7, 2023.
The throwback snapshot captures Lauren in a stunning purple dress, standing alongside Harry, both sporting their distinctive emo hairstyles.
6. He's a foodie, too, like Lauren
On August 26, 2023, Lauren took to Instagram to showcase the times she and Harry dived into New York's well-known restaurants, like Rubirosa Pizza & Ristorante, Broad Nosh Bagels, and Hanoi House, among many others.
Interestingly, this food trip post was the first time Harry showed up on Lauren's social media feed.
7. He proposed to Lauren on the Brooklyn Bridge
Lauren recalled to PEP.ph the memorable event, "It was at night, we were walking over the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, he's just like... he told me, 'Hey babe, I'm gonna ask you to marry me now.'
"I was like, 'Okay?' And he got down on one knee and said the sweetest speech...
"And, yeah, I like squealed like a little girl because I was so excited and, yeah, I got down on my knee too, and then I... I did get emotional."
8. He also has his own engagement ring
In a surprising twist days after they got engaged, Lauren also proposed to Harry during a hike and presented him his own engagement ring.
She told PEP.ph in an interview, "We went on a hike a few days later and then I proposed to him, so I got him an engagement ring also.
"I was like, 'Why should only girls have engagement rings, right?' So we both got one."
9. He visited the Philippines
In July 2023, Harry flew to the country to spend some quality time with Lauren. They went on a vacation at Nuuk Taal, a 4-hectare lakeside resort in Laurel, Batangas.
*This story originally appeared on Pep.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.