How old is Gabbriette Bechtel? Matty Healy engaged to model, singer's mother Denise Welch confirms

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Gabbriette Bechtel and Matty Healy announce their engagement at Charli XCX's Brat concert on June 11 (Image via Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)

Gabbriette Bechtel and Matty Healy are reportedly engaged, after the former posted a picture of her wearing a black diamond ring while attending Charli XCX's Brat show on June 11, 2024. The 1975 frontman has been dating the 26-year-old model and singer since September 2023.

Bechtel, who posted several videos of herself enjoying the concert, showed off her tattooed hand wearing the engagement ring with the caption:

"MARRYING THE 1975 IS VERY BRAT."
Gabbriette Bechtel's story showing her engagement ring (Image via @gabbriette/Instagram)
Gabbriette Bechtel's story showing her engagement ring (Image via @gabbriette/Instagram)

The news was later confirmed by Matty Healy's mother, Denise Welch, when she appeared on the UK talk show, Loose Women, on June 12.

"I have known for a few weeks that Matty got engaged ... They went over to see their friends Charli and George in New York and I woke up this morning to the fact they’ve put it on Instagram. Instagram official ... he's got engaged to Gabriella Bechtel — Gabbriette she's known as."

She continued:

"Black diamond; he had it made for her. I couldn't be more thrilled. We couldn't be happier — she is everything I would want in a daughter-in-law. I'm thrilled."

Gabbriette Bechtel and Matty Healy's relationship timeline

While the couple have been dating less than a year, Gabbriette Bechtel revealed in a 2024 interview with Homme Girls that she had been trying to connect with the British singer for the past four years.

"He came to L.A. and we've been in love ever since," she told the magazine.

She also added that the couple often order takeout and play Fortnite in bed together. According to People Magazine, Bechtel and Healy were spotted kissing in the streets of New York in September 2023, months after he and Taylor Swift reportedly broke up.

In an interview with High Snobiety, Bechtel said that the publicity surrounding her relationship with Healy did not bother her, adding:

“I don’t give a sh*t. I think it’s hilarious. Go for it. Have fun. People have a lot to say. You don’t know me at all.”

In May 2024, Bechtel further talked about her relationship with The 1975 frontman, adding that the two shared a passion for "good food" and that Healy taught her a lot about cuisines. The couple has been keeping a low profile, sharing rare glimpses into their relationship on social media.

According to People Magazine, Gabbriette Bechtel was first spotted wearing the unique engagement ring in late May, which circulated rumors of a proposal on social media. On June 11, the model confirmed the engagement on Instagram while attending Charli XCX's Brat concert.

Charli is engaged to The 1975's drummer, George Daniel. Charli and Bechtel have known each other for years, as the latter was the frontwoman of Charli's band Nasty Cherry, which was disbanded following the pandemic.


Born on July 28, 1997, Gabbriette Bechtel is an Orange County native who moved to LA to pursue her dream of becoming a ballerina. She has worked as a model for various brands like Marc Jacobs, Nike, Savage X Fenty, and Juicy Couture, to name a few.

In 2019, Netflix released a docuseries titled I’m with the Band: Nasty Cherry that chronicled Charli XCX forming the band, starring singer Gabbriette Bechtel and other band members.

Edited by Prem Deshpande
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