F1 champ Jenson Button engaged to ex-Playboy model girlfriend

Jenson Button and Brittney Ward. (Photo: Getty Images)
Jenson Button and Brittney Ward. (Photo: Getty Images)

Cape Town - One of the world’s most eligible bachelors is officially off the market! Former Formula One champion Jenson Button (38) has become engaged to his ex-Playboy model girlfriend, Brittny Ward.

The 27-year-old stunner announced the news with a sexy snapshot of the two of them embracing along with the caption: “Soon to be Mrs Button” and a ring emoji.


Many rushed to congratulate the couple, who started dating in early 2016 – a few months after Jenson split from his wife, model Jessica Michibata. 

The former couple who married in a lavish ceremony in Hawaii in December 2014, split up a year later. 

At the time a spokesperson told Daily Mail: “It is very amicable. There is no one else involved.”

Jenson did hint at a possible reason when he revealed that for most of their marriage they did not live together due to their busy careers. 

Before his marriage he was engaged to British actress and singer Louise Griffiths but their five-year-relationship ended in 2005, according to The Express

There is no doubt however that Jenson and Brittny are head over heels for each other. In January the beauty posted a gushing tribute to her handsome beau on his birthday, saying: “Happy birthday to my favorite human being! You’ve shown me the type of love that I thought only existed in silly fairly tales.

“I can’t believe I’ve captured my very own unicorn. Never letting go.”


Sources: Daily Mail, The Express,Instagram

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