Jared Followill of Kings of Leon engaged to model Martha Patterson
Jared Followill of Kings of Leon is following in the footsteps of his band mates - he's getting married.
The 25-year-old bass guitarist for the popular Grammy-winning indie rock band is set to wed his model girlfriend Martha Patterson.
"It's true! I'm engaged! CANNOT wait to finally lose my virginity," he Tweeted on Wednesday, May 2.
The couple has been together for just a few months and will split their time between Los Angeles and Nashville, according to Us Weekly. Followill was romantically linked to actress Ashley Greene in 2011 and was engaged to model Alisa Torres before they split in 2009.
In May 2011, Kings of Leon frontman and Followill's brother Caleb married Victoria's Secret model Lily Aldridge. The two are now expecting a baby. Followill's brother Nathan, the group's drummer, has been married to Jessie Baylin since 2009.
Followill's cousin Matthew, the band's lead guitarist, welcomed a baby boy with his wife Johanna Bennett in April 2011.
Kings of Leon is known for hits such as "Sex on Fire" and "Use Somebody" from their 2008 CD, "Only by the Night," which marked their first Platinum-selling album and won the band members their first Grammy. The group has three in total.
The band's most recent album, "Come Around Sundown," was released in 2010. The record received a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Album in 2011.