Nicky Hilton Engaged To Rothschild Banking Heir

Paris Hilton confirms her sister said 'yes' to James Rothschild after he popped the question on vacation in Italy.

Nicky Hilton is set to walk down the aisle! The hotel heiress said yes to her boyfriend James Rothschild while vacationing in Italy, her younger sister Paris Hilton confirmed via Instagram on Wednesday (August 13).

According to an US Weekly source, the couple “went on a romantic anniversary trip over the weekend. He took her out on a boat into the middle of Lake Como and he proposed, got down on one knee and everything. It was incredibly romantic and beautiful.”

Paris confirmed the nuptial news, posting a picture of the happy pair with the caption: “Congratulations @NickyHilton on your engagement! I’m so happy for you! You will be the most beautiful bride!

Nicky has yet to comment on her engagement, but she has been updating her followers on Instagram of her European road trip, including multiple shots in Lake Como.

Nicky and James, who is an heir to a European banking family, started dating back in 2011 after meeting at a friend’s wedding.

“Last month, he actually flew from England (where he is based) to the States to ask her parents for her hand in marriage,” the Us Weekly source added.

According to her Instagram feed, Nicky and her husband-to-be are currently still abroad enjoying the sights of Rome. Congrats!

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