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OTRC: Gabrielle Union engaged to boyfriend Dwyane Wade -- see ring

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade appear at the 2013 Entertainment Weekly Pre-Emmy Party on Sept. 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Tony DiMaio / startraksphoto.com)

Congratulations to Gabrielle Union and her basketball player boyfriend Dwyane Wade!

The actress announced on her official Instagram page on Saturday, Dec. 21, that she is engaged to Wade, who plays for the Miami Heat basketball team. A photo of the stunning custom, 8.5 carat cushion cut engagement ring by Jason of Beverly Hills can be viewed below.

"Sooooo this happened #Yessss @dwyanewade," Union said in the caption of her engagement ring photo on Instagram, shared with her more than 1 million followers.

Union continued to share her excitement for her surprise engagement on her official Twitter account, tweeting, "Maaaaaannn. I'm floatin! Thank you SO much for all the love, well wishes & support!"

"And yes my hands were ashy," she continued. "And yes my nails arent done. I was truly caught off guard but happy nonetheless :) lmao #ashyknucklesbringgoodluck."

Wade also shared the same photo Union posted on his official Instagram page, with a caption that reads, "She said YES!!! @gabunion."

Union and Wade began dating in 2009 and, according to People magazine, hinted about the state of their relationship in recent holiday cards sent out by the couple, referring to themselves as the "Wade-Union Family."

Union is best known for her roles in the films "Bring It On" and "Think Like a Man." She is also starring on BET network's new series "Being Mary Jane," premiering on Jan. 7, 2014.

Check out Gabrielle Union's stunning engagement ring below!

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