Paris Hilton is engaged!
The 36-year-old heiress is engaged to actor Chris Zylka, Hilton’s rep confirms to PEOPLE.
Zylka popped the question in Aspen, Colorado, during a ski trip over the weekend.
“I am so excited to be engaged to the love of my life and my best friend,” Hilton tells PEOPLE. “I have never felt so happy, safe and loved. He is perfect for me in every way and showed me that fairytales really do exist!”
The pair were posing for a photo on the slopes after grabbing lunch in the ski town when Zylka got down on one knee with the stunning sparkler.
Hilton says, “I was so excited and surprised! I immediately said yes!”
Of her new jewelry, the star tells PEOPLE,
“The ring was so gorgeous and sparkling. I was shaking as I put it on. It is the most beautiful ring that I have ever seen!”
Hilton and Zylka first met an an Oscars party eight years ago, but the pair didn’t reconnect until two years back.
Hilton made their relationship social media official in February of last year with a loved-up Instagram post.