Lauren Sanchez, a former news anchor for KTTV, said she blacked out in disbelief after Jeff Bezos proposed to her. Speaking to Vogue, Sanchez said the couple isn’t rushing into marriage. “We’re still thinking about the wedding, what it’s going to be,” she said. “We don’t know yet. We’ve only been engaged five months.”

Lauren Sanchez is Mexican-American; she was raised in New Mexico

Lauren Sanchez was born into a Mexican-American family in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on December 19, 1969. She is an American citizen. 

Sanchez was the first Hispanic woman to anchor KCOP-TV’s 11 o’clock broadcast. “I was just trying to make my way; I was just trying to get through,” Sanchez talked to The Hollywood Reporter about her achievement. “I never really thought about it until people started saying, ‘Wow, this is kind of a big deal.”