Julianne Hough’s New Husband Brooks Laich Signs With LA Kings, Thanks His Wife in the Process


After being engaged for nearly two years, Julianne Hough finally got married in July. And now that the former Dancing With the Stars judge is a Mrs., many fans are wondering all about her new man!

Who is Julianne Hough married to?

Julianne tied the knot with hockey professional Brooks Laich in a romantic ceremony in Idaho surrounded by family and friends over the summer.

What NHL team does Brooks play for?

The 34-year-old was a free agent for the NHL for a bit after playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs. He revealed on Thursday, Oct. 19 that he just signed on with the LA Kings! And of course, he couldn’t be more thankful for his wife, Julianne. “Don’t ever give up on your dreams. Ever. Resiliency rules the world! So grateful for the @lakings and the opportunity they have given me to continue playing the game I love!” he wrote on Instagram. “Special thank you to my wife, my family, my friends and everyone that has helped me get here today, much love to you all! Now let’s go win some hockey games! #GoGingsGo #LAKings ?.”

What are Brooks’ hobbies?

In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and the guitar. Julianne’s new hubby is also a big supporter of many charities. So sweet!

What is Julianne and Brooks’ love story?

Julianne previously got a ring from Brooks in August 2015. After the couple got engaged, Julianne shared their engagement story on her blog. “I was so taken aback when Brooks got down on one knee I completely blacked out! It was like a rush of heat and a wave of uncontrollable emotion swept right through my body,” she gushed. “I didn’t have any words at first (me! no words!). All I could do was explode into his arms and experience pure joy from head to toe.”

Julianne, 29, and Brooks first met in December 2013 at a wedding reception just after her breakup with Ryan Seacrest. After dating for nearly two years, the couple got engaged in August 2015 and tied the knot on July 8, 2017. Since getting together, the two have been major #CoupleGoals on Instagram time and time again with their plethora of adorable selfies, fitness snaps, and sweet notes about each other.

What was Julianne and Brooks’ wedding day like?

As for their special day, Julianne will never forget it. “I don’t think I ever really necessarily dreamed about my wedding as a kid,” she told People. “But I know I will always cherish and remember it for the rest of my life.”

Click through the gallery below to see the past DWTS winners then and now!