Alexi Ashe and Seth Meyers
07/05/2013 at 10:25 AM EDT
Talk about a Weekend Update.
Saturday Night Live
star and head writer Seth Meyers is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, lawyer Alexi Ashe
, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.
It's been a busy year for Meyers, 39, who will take over Jimmy Fallon's spot
as the host of Late Night
next year, when Fallon replaces Jay Leno as the host of The Tonight Show
When the news was announced in May
, Meyers said in a statement, "12:30 on NBC has long been incredible real estate. I hope I can do it justice."
With reporting By EMILY STROHM