Ryan Dawkins: 5 Things To Know About Claire Crawley’s Husband Amid News She’s Expecting Via Surrogate

Ryan Dawkins married the 'Bachelorette' star in Feb. 2023 after he proposed to her in Oct. 2022. Find out more about him amid their baby announcement here!

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  • Ryan Dawkins is Clare Crawley’s husband.
  • She confirmed their relationship In Sept. 2022 with a cute video of them showing off some PDA.
  • The lovebirds got engaged in Oct. 2022 and were married just four months later.

Clare Crawley, 42, and Ryan Dawkins got married in Feb. 2023, and announced that they’re expecting their first baby via surrogate on Jul. 12, 2023! The Bachelorette star confirmed her engagement with the 47-year-old hunk in an interview and Instagram post on Oct. 10, 2022, and gushed over him. “I am over the moon!” Clare told PEOPLE about the engagement, which took place at the RiSE Festival in Las Vegas, NV. “This was the last thing I expected right now, especially coming from where I was a year ago. It’s just been a serious journey, and Ryan has been by my side since the very beginning.”

Her Instagram post, which included a gorgeous photo of the moment the proposal happened, also included a sweet caption. “He has held me in my darkness, loves me through my healing, and we now celebrate the light together! The easiest YES of my life,” it read. Most recently, Clare and Ryan took to Instagram on Jul. 12, 2023, to reveal that they’re expanding their family and welcoming their first baby via surrogate in Jan. 2024. “Our laundry is about to get a whole lot cuter in 2024!!”, she gushed in the caption of the video. “Baby Dawkins will be arriving via our amazing angel surrogate, in January 2024!!” Learn more about Ryan and his history with Clare below!

Ryan’s The CEO Of A Marketing Agency

He is the leader of Mascot Sports, which ignites the “rally for innovation through athletes, brands, and events,” according to the company’s official website. “Mascot represents a top-tier stable of clients in the areas of sponsorship strategy, experiential marketing and athlete representation. Our passionate team is a mix of execs and entrepreneurs who follow an alternative approach to create powerful opportunities, inspire change and evolve the endurance landscape,” the website further explained.

Ryan’s success all started when he “transformed running and cycling events through his company Project Sports, a venture he founded as a 25-year-old graduate student in 2002.” He went on to sell “a portfolio event to Competitor Group, which became the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in San Francisco, CA.” Project Sport was then “acquired by OmniForce, LLC” in Feb. 2014, “where Ryan was responsible for the integration of Project Sport into the Raceforce division.”

His Relationship With Clare Went Public In Sept. 2022

Clare shared a video of her and the hunk sitting in a car as they laughed and kissed, which can be seen above. “Him,” she simply but effectively captioned it along with a pink heart emoji.

Ryan’s The Father Of Two Daughters

Although it’s unclear how old they are, Ryan’s bio on his company’s website said he lives in Oakland, CA “with his two daughters.” The self-proclaimed “athlete,” who has his Instagram page set to private, also describes himself as a “girl dad,” in the page’s bio.

He’s Had Many Achievements In Both Business & Competitive Sports

Ryan received Acquisition International’s Business Excellence Award for “Best CEO in the Events Sector” in 2015 for his contributions to the industry’s evolution, according to the Mascot Sports website. He also “completed several IRONMAN events” and finished second “as part of a 4-man team in the Race Across America from San Diego to Atlantic City.”

Ryan Proposed After He & Clare Released Lanterns In The Sky

The incredibly romantic moment was caught on camera and showed the couple hugging and kissing before he got down on one knee to ask for her hand in marriage. The beauty appeared to be in shock before she bent down with him and said “yes” while shaking her head and sharing more kisses. “HIM,” Clare captioned the post that included the video and added a red heart emoji. Later, in Feb. 2023, the couple got married and Clare told PEOPLE that it was the “happiest day” of her life. “If I had to do this day over every single day for the rest of my life… I wouldn’t change a thing!”, she told the outlet at the time. “Happiest day of my life hands down!”