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Who is Julie Mazur? Meet Cubs star Ian Happ's fiancée

Yasmine Leung May 3, 2022
Who is Julie Mazur? Meet Cubs star Ian Happ's fiancée
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Chicago Cubs’ Ian Happ is engaged to his girlfriend, Julie Mazur, so here’s what we know about the future baseball wife.

Congratulations to Ian Happ!

The baseball outfielder popped the question on 2 May and is now engaged to girlfriend Julie Mazur. While the Cubs star is in the limelight, his partner prefers to keep her life under wraps since her social media remains in private mode.

With that being said, here’s everything we know about the future Mrs Happ.

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Happ announces engagement on Instagram

The 27-year-old also keep his dating life off the ‘gram but for this special moment, the athlete couldn’t help but share the good news.

“The best is yet to come”, he captioned the series of photos.

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Congratulatory messages have flooded the comments, including ones from Nick Madrigal and Joc Penderson, his current and former teammates, respectively.

Mazur’s sister, Lisa, was particularly overjoyed: “THE BEST EVER!!! I love you both so much and cannot wait to celebrate your love!!! Welcome to the family my new BROTHER!!!” she wrote.

Lisa also celebrated the news on her Instagram Story, writing: “To the future, Mr and Mrs Happ!!!”

Turns out, Happ skipped recording his podcast, The Compound, for the occasion. Thankfully, they’ve forgiven him:

Who is Julie Mazur?

Born around 20 May, we know that she is a few years younger than her 29-year-old sister, but her exact age is unknown. According to her LinkedIn, she graduated from Illinois State University in communication – organisational leadership in 2017, so we predict that she’s turning 27 years old at the end of this month.

Whilst at University, Mazur was part of the Chi Omega sorority and participated in volunteer work for children and families under the Greater Chicago Food Depository and Feed My Starving Children.

After graduation, she worked as an executive team leader in human resources for Target in Mundelein, Illinois, before getting promoted to the Highland Park branch.

Her career with Target ended in May 2019 after joining the business consulting firm, DHR Global. Mazur began as a learning and development specialist and has worked as their global learning and development manager since January 2021.

As for her family, she only has one sister and has a close relationship with her parents.

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Yasmine is a third-year Anthropology and Media student at Goldsmiths University with a new obsession with League of Legends, despite being really bad. She's always on social media keeping on top of the latest news and trends and is HITC’s expert in Korean pop culture. She also loves music, TV and fashion - her favourite things to write about.