Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp announce engagement with sweet Instagram post

Actress Meg Ryan has announced her engagement with a sweet Intagram post.

The rom-com star confirmed her engagement to musician John Mellencamp earlier this week by posting on social media.

Meg took to her Instagram page to share the happy news with her 400,000 followers.

Alongside a simple caption saying just ‘ENGAGED!’, the You’ve Got Mail star uploaded an image of a cute sketch showing her and the Grammy-nominated rocker holding hands.

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ENGAGED!

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Fans flooded the post with messages of congratulations, expressing their excitement at the America’s Sweetheart’s happy news and referring to her popular films, writing: ‘Grab your happily ever after beautiful lady! Love your movies… bet you are cooler than your characters you portray! Wish you as much happiness as your movies brought a smile to my face! Cheers!’, ‘many blessings!!!SO happy for u two! Kinda makes me wanna break into song, can’t help it!!’ and ‘Congratulations! So happy for you @megryan! 🌸Coconut cake with chocolate sauce on the side?!’

According to reports, the couple have been together for seven years, since they started dating in 2011.

This will be the second marriage for the legend of classic romantic films, as she has been married once in the past to The Day After Tomorrow actor Dennis Quaid, with whom she first appeared in a movie with in 1987 for science fiction classic Innerspace.

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While Meg and John have no children together, the Sleepless in Seattle starlet shares 26-year-old son Jack Quaid (who is best known for playing Marvel in The Hunger Games) with her Parent Trap actor ex-husband.

She also has a 14-year-old daughter, Daisy True Ryan, who she adopted by herself back in 2005.

John, who has previously been married three times, is father to five children (including The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Teddi Jo Mellencamp) whom he shares with his ex-wives.

We wish the couple and their families a happy life going forward! Congratulations Meg and John!