Lily Collins & Charlie McDowell By: Paige Kindlick September 25, 2020 1:59PM EDT 1 of 5 Lily Collins & Charlie McDowell LESE / BACKGRID Lily Collins and Charlie McDowell announced in September 2020 that they’re engaged! The couple have been linked to each other since 2019, when they popped up on each other’s Instagram accounts for the first time that August. “Always got your back,” Lily captioned a snap of herself cuddling up to Charlie in Paris at the time. Just one year later, she revealed the happy news on Instagram. “I’ve been waiting my lifetime for you and I can’t wait to spend our lifetime together…,” she captioned a series of snaps, which featured an up-close look at her engagement ring, a pic of the couple kissing, and an adorable snap of the filmmaker getting down on one knee! Charlie also shared the news on his Instagram page, writing, “In a time of uncertainty and darkness you have illuminated my life. I will forever cherish my adventure with you.” The daughter of musician Phil Collins was already showbiz royalty, but it turns out her husband-to-be also descends from celebs: Charlie’s parents are esteemed actors Malcolm McDowell and Mary Steenburgen. Lily has previously been linked to actors Zac Efron, Chris Evans, and Jamie Campbell Bower, while Charlie has also dated A-listers including Emilia Clarke and Rooney Mara. Scroll through the gallery above to see more pics of the newly engaged couple. September 25, 2020, 1:08PM 2 of 5 Lily Collins and Charlie McDowell LESE/BAM / BACKGRID Lily Collins and boyfriend Charlie McDowell share a few laughs while taking their dog Redford for a walk around the neighborhood. She cut a casual figure in a red, blue and white sweater. September 25, 2020, 1:11PM 3 of 5 Lily Collins and Charlie McDowell Walk Their Dog Terma,SL / BACKGRID Actress Lily Collins and boyfriend Charlie McDowell walk around their Los Angeles neighbourhood with ther pup. She donned an oversized black hoodie, while her beau looked equally casual in a black baseball cap. September 25, 2020, 1:11PM 4 of 5 The Couple Walk Their Dog MEGA Lily Collins and Charlie McDowell enjoy a stroll with their puppy Redford. They stepped out in April to walk their dog amid the COVID-19 pandemic. September 25, 2020, 1:08PM 5 of 5 Lily & Charlie In Los Angeles MEGA Lily Collins and Charlie McDowell get some fresh air amid the global pandemic. They were seen taking their sweet puppy for a walk in Beverly Hills. September 25, 2020, 1:08PM Click to Subscribe to Get Our Free HollywoodLife Daily Newsletter to get the hottest celeb news.