In 2008, Jones split from husband Al Reynolds amid speculation he was gay and financial disputes from their million-dollar wedding, NYDN reported.
But time heals all. Jones is all smiles with her new beau. Lugo is an attorney raised in the notorious Cabrina-Green projects, the Chicago Tribune reports. Rising to success from humble beginnings, he shares a lot in common with his fiancée and fellow lawyer, Jones.
The pair made their first public appearance at the 8th Annual Children’s Museum last July.
“This is my family,” she told PEOPLE at the time. “I’m not married, but we’re together.”