(LOS ANGELES) — Congratulations are in order for late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel. The host of ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! is engaged to girlfriend Molly McNearney, his rep confirmed to ABC News Radio.
Kimmel, 44, proposed to McNearney, 34, while vacationing in South Africa’s Kruger National Forest. The couple has been together since 2009. McNearney is a co-head writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live!
This will be the second marriage for the talk show host and the first for McNearney. Kimmel married Gina Maddy in 1988 and the couple has two children. They divorced in 2002 and Kimmel dated comedian Sarah Silverman until they split in early 2009.
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