Nick Lachey & Vanessa Minnillo Engaged

November 4th, 2010 10:45pm EDT

Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo Pop star Nick Lachey is planning to wed again - Jessica Simpson's ex-husband has asked longtime girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo to marry him.

Representatives for the couple have confirmed they are engaged.

A joint statement issued to reads, "We're excited and incredibly happy about our engagement and we look forward to a wonderful future together."

The couple started dating in 2006 shortly after Lachey divorced Simpson.

The engagement news comes just days before the couple celebrates joint birthdays - Lachey will turn 37 and Minnillo 30 on November 9.

Related: Jessica Simpson, Nick Lachey, Vanessa Minnillo, Celebrity

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