Former South Carolina first lady Jenny Sanford is ready to get married again.
Nearly eight years after divorcing then-Gov. Mark Sanford, who had publicly admitted to an affair with a woman in Argentina, Jenny Sanford announced she is engaged.
She posted a picture Tuesday of herself with her fiance, Andy McKay, on Instagram with the caption ‘…Yes!’
Jenny Sanford, 55, told The Post and Courier of Charleston she will marry investment banker McKay this spring. She says they have dated for 15 months.
Former South Carolina first lady Jenny Sanford is engaged to investment banker Andy McKay. She announced in an Instagram post Tuesday
The news comes eight years after Jenny Stanford (shown outside the Charleston County Courthouse in South Carolina in February) divorced from then-Gov. Mark Sanford, who admitted to having an affair
South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford arrives with his then-wife Jenny at a White House dinner held by U.S. President Barack Obama in this file photo taken February 22, 2009
Jenny Sanford says they bought a ring and got engaged Monday after last week’s East Coast snowstorm delayed McKay’s trip to Charleston.
Several of her social media followers chimed in to congratulate the happy couple after.
One said: ‘So so thrilled!!! He is a lucky, lucky man!’ While another added: ‘So happy for you!! You deserve all the happiness in the world!!!’
Mark Sanford admitted in the summer of 2009 he had an affair with lover María Belén Chapur
She says her sister introduced them and McKay is a kind man who gets along with her four grown children she had with Mark Sanford, who is now a U.S. House member.
Following his mysterious disappearance, Mark Sanford, now 57, finally admitted in the summer of 2009 he had an affair with María Belén Chapur.
The pair got engaged in 2012, but broke it off in September 2014.
He resigned from his position as chairman of the Republican Governors Association after.
Mark Sanford is shown with Argentinian lover María Belén Chapur (standing behind him in 2013 in Washington DC)
The pair (shown together in an undated photo) got engaged in 2012, but broke it off in September 2014