The Boyz n the Hood star, 44, was recently photographed wearing a diamond ring on her left ring finger, sparking rumours of a possible engagement, and now Long's representative has confirmed to E! News that the couple is indeed set to exchange vows.

Long and the former basketball star have been dating for more than five years, and share a three-year-old son, Kez.

The actress also has a 12-year-old son, Massai, from a previous relationship.