Alec Baldwin Engaged to Hilaria Thomas
04/02/2012 AT 12:05 PM EDT
Alec Baldwin got engaged to Hilaria Thomas over the weekend, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.
"Yes, it's true! Alec proposed to Hilaria this weekend and we're all excited for the newly engaged couple," the rep says. "Alec's birthday is tomorrow – great way to celebrate!"
The 30 Rock star, 53, began dating Thomas, a yoga instructor, last summer.
"I've got a woman in my life now," the actor said of 28-year-old Thomas. "My girlfriend is very important to me."
Baldwin was previously married to actress Kim Basinger, with whom he has a 16-year-old daughter, Ireland.
Reporting by CHARLOTTE TRIGGS