Avril Lavigne and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger's relationship has been so quiet that few even knew they were dating. Now, after a six-month courtship, the Canadian rockers are engaged to be married, Lavigne's rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.
For Canadian rock music fans this must be a match made in heaven.
"A romantic relationship blossomed as they spent time writing together," a Lavigne pal tells PEOPLE.On Aug. 8, Kroeger popped the question, presenting Lavigne with a 14-carat diamond sparkler."He makes her so happy," a family source tells PEOPLE. "Both of their families could not be more excited."
Avril was previously hitched to Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley, with the two calling it quits in 2009 after three years of marriage.
She dated reality TV personality Brody Jenner from 2010 to 2012.
This will be Chad's first marriage.
Congratulations Avril and Chad