LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26 (UPI) --
Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey
announced in an online message he has proposed to Brazilian model Camila Alves
, the mother of his two children.
The couple began dating in 2007 and have a 3-year-old son and nearly 2-year-old daughter.
People.com said McConaughey announced his engagement on his WhoSay account Sunday and posted a picture of him kissing his new fiancee in front of a Christmas tree.
"Just asked camila to marry me," he said in his message. "Merry Christmas."
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