Coronation Street actress Michelle Keegan has confirmed that she and her former reality TV star boyfriend Mark Wright are engaged to be married.

The pair got engaged after the former TOWIE star proposed during a holiday to Dubai with the actress confirming the new via Twitter this morning.

She tweeted: "THANKYOU for all the lovely messages, and yes it's true @markwright_ and I are engaged !! We are so SO happy :-) xxx'

The couple have been going out since last December with them originally meeting in Dubai.

Keegan is due to leave her role as Tina in Coronation Street next year.