Jimmy Kimmel is engaged.

The 44-year-old talk show host proposed to his long-term girlfriend Molly McNearney while holidaying in South Africa's Kruger National Forest, his representative has confirmed.

Jimmy and 34-year-old Molly - who is a co-head writer on her partner's show 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' - began dating in October 2009, a few months after he split from comic Sarah Silverman after a five-year romance.

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