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She Said ‘Yes’: Duane Martin Is Engaged To Ashley Marie Jones

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Duane Martin and his fiancée Ashley Marie Jones

Duane Martin is engaged to be married. The actor proposed to Ashley Marie Jones and she said, “Yes!”

According to the couple’s social media, the proposal took place aboard a helicopter, on the second day of Black History Month, as part of a birthday surprise for Ashley.

Made For Me

Ashley Marie Jones shared highlights from the proposal with Muni Long’s hit single, “Made For Me” as the soundtrack. 

The caption on the post read: 

This moment is surreal… 🤍🙏🏼

Wow, 2.2.24. A birthday surprise! 😍

Y’all, I’m a fiancée!!!… To such an amazing man.

I value our love; it’s at high altitude, high frequency, and filled with lots of laughter ✨ @duane_martin

See the original post below. 


Duane Martin Announces His Engagement To Ashley Marie Jones

Duane Martin took to his respective Instagram page to announce his engagement by reposting a video collage of his fiancée, Ashley Marie Jones. 

The caption on the post read: 

She said YES 💍 ❤️

Meet my fiancée

God don’t make people like her in 3s

She’s rare

She’s a heart opener

Her spirit is cherry

I’m hugging gratitude tight🙏🏽

@ashleymariejones

See his original post below. 


Details on how Duane and Ashley met and how long they’ve been dating are under wraps as they kept their relationship really low profile from the general public.

This will be the second marriage for Duane Martin, who was previously married to “Martin” star Tisha Campbell from 1996 to 2020.

Related: Tisha Campbell & Duane Martin’s Divorce Is Finally Finalized

From their union, Duane and Tisha welcomed two sons, Xen Martin and Ezekial Martin.

This will be the first marriage for Ashley Marie Jones.

Congratulations to the lovebirds.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who Is Duane Martin?

Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, actor Duane Martin has showcased his acting chops in a variety of movies and TV shows, including notable titles like Above The Rim, Deliver Us From Eva, The Seat Filler, “All of Us,” and “Bel-Air.

How Old Is Duane Martin?

Duane Martin was born on August 11, 1965. He is currently 58 years old. 

Was Duane Martin In The NBA? 

Duane Martin briefly secured a non-guaranteed contract as an undrafted free agent to join the New York Knicks in the NBA. 

Unfortunately, he was swiftly released and never had the opportunity to step onto the court for an official game.

Will Smith & Duane Martin

Duane Martin has been very close friends with Will Smith for years and even guest starred on his hit sitcom, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

In November, their friendship became a salacious headline after Will’s former assistant, Brother Bilal, claimed he walked in on them engaged in a sexual act. 

Related: Will Smith Denies Brother Bilaal’s ‘Unequivocally False’ Claim

A rep for Will Smith is denying the “completely fabricated” claim that the Oscar-winning actor had sex with his longtime friend Duane Martin.

Will Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, said they were planning to take legal action against Brother Bilaal. 

Related: Jada Pinkett Smith Says Rumors Are A Result Of A Shakedown For Money: ‘We’re Going To Take Legal Action’

Who is Ashley Marie Jones?

Ashley Marie Jones is an actress and print and TV model, whose previous work includes “Deal or No Deal,” “Lucifer,” “Superstore,” and “Room 104.” 

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