Wedding Bells for Idol Judge Kara DioGuardi

Looks like Kara DioGuardi is getting married! It has been confirmed by PEOPLE that she is now engaged to Mike McCuddy.

As the eighth season of American Idol premieres Tuesday, new judge Kara DioGuardi has some big news: She’s getting hitched! DioGuardi, 38, and Mike McCuddy, 34, were engaged Dec. 8 while on vacation in Mexico, DioGuardi’s rep confirms to PEOPLE. 

But don’t expect wedding bells for the duo too soon. Adds the rep: “No wedding date has been planned.” 

So just who is Mike McCuddy? He’s a former school teacher-turned-general-contractor. And, he’s also a dad, according to a New York Times bio of DioGuardi, meaning she won’t just be a new wife, she’ll also be a new stepmom! 

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