Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo are engaged. On Thursday (November 4), the duo shared the news in a joint statement to People.com that read, "We're excited and incredibly happy about our engagement and we look forward to a wonderful future together."
According to sources, Lachey, 36, popped the question to the former MTV "TRL" host, 29, "near a beach" in California on Thursday.
"Hey all," he wrote. "If anyone's heard the rumors of my engagement, they are absolutely true! Vanessa and I couldn't be happier. Thanks for all the love."
The couple began dating back in 2006 and teamed up in the video for Lachey's hit solo single "What's Left of Me"; Minnillo starred as his love interest. [article id="1614565"]Lachey and Minnillo suffered a romantic setback[/article] when they briefly called it quits in mid-2009, but later reunited.
In addition to celebrating their engagement in November, the duo will also celebrate their birthdays this month, as the stars both turn a year older on November 9.
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