Ivanka Trump Gets Engaged

07/16/2009 at 03:45 PM EDT

Ivanka Trump Gets Engaged
Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump
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The Donald has a new venture: father of the bride.

PEOPLE confirms that Trump's daughter Ivanka, 27, is engaged to the New York Observer's publisher, Jared Kushner.

"I got engaged last night," Ivanka Tweeted on Thursday. "Truly the happiest day of my life!!!"

In a recent profile of Kushner, Ivanka, who is executive vice president of development and acquisitions at the Trump Organization, told New York magazine that she was glad to be with someone who understands her lifestyle.

"Jared and I are very similar in that we're very ambitious," she said. "That's what makes it so amazing to be in a relationship with someone who is supportive of that."

Ivanka also told the magazine she is converting to Judaism for her fiancé.

With reporting by MARK DAGOSTINO

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