Jonathan David Bennett is an American actor and TV show host. He is known for his roles as Aaron Samuels in the 2004 comedy Mean Girls, Bud McNulty in 2005’s Cheaper by the Dozen 2, the title character in the 2009 direct-to-DVD comedy Van Wilder: Freshman Year, and Casey Gant in the UPN mystery drama Veronica Mars. He was the host of the Food Network show Halloween Wars and had been the host of Cake Wars before that.
Jonathan Bennett has called himself the “gay king of Christmas.” The actor, who is 41 years old, gave himself the name as a joke because he produced and stars in “The Holiday Sitter,” the first Christmas romantic comedy on Hallmark Channel that is about a gay couple.
On November 30, 2020, Bennett’s representatives said that he was engaged to Jaymes Vaughan, a former Amazing Race contestant who is now the host of Celebrity Page. Vaughan proposed to Bennett on the set of The Christmas House with an original song. In 2021, Bennett and Vaughan were the first gay couple to appear on the magazine’s cover The Knot.
Read on to know everything about Jonathan and Jaymes’ relationship.
An Inside Look Into Jonathan And Jaymes Relationship
Jonathan Bennett and Jaymes were already seeing each other for four years. In November 2020, Jaymes proposed to Jonathan in an unusual way, which caused a sensation. At their engagement, the couple didn’t walk down the aisle, but instead met at the alter to a song that Jaymes wrote for Jonathan. The couple then said their own vows and closed the proposal with a kiss and wedding rings from Kay Jewelers.
Jonathan told People, “It was really a dream wedding.” The Hallmark actor said, “We kept having to stop and remind ourselves that we weren’t on a movie set, but that this was actually our real life.”
On March 19, Jonathan Bennett and Jaymes Vaughan got married in a hotel in Mexico. The news outlet said that the couple’s closest friends and family members were at the wedding. People say that the ceremony took place at the Unico Riviera Maya Hotel in Mexico, close to the Playa Kantenah beach.
Meet Jaymes Vaughan, Jonathan Bennett’s Husband
Jaymes Vaughan is also a professional actor with over a decade of experience in the business. Bennett reportedly met Vaughan in 2016 on his show, Celebrity Page. Bennett was there to advertise his show, Halloween Wars. After his first appearance, the 40-year-old man from Ohio went on the show multiple times.
Before he became an actor, Jaymes Vaughan worked with The Chippendales in Las Vegas. Vaughan was not only the group’s ceremony planner but also the lead singer for the project. He has also been a contestant on shows like “The Amazing Race,” where he tried to win enough money to pay for his sick father’s treatment. His father had cancer at the time. In the 21st season of the competition, Vaughan and his partner got second place.