Neighbours star Daniel Macpherson is engaged to marry his actress girlfriend Zoe Ventoura.

The actor's representative confirmed the happy news to Australia's Who magazine on Monday (19Jan15).

A message posted on the publication's Twitter.com account reads, "Congrats to a 'very excited' @DanMACPherson and Zoe Ventoura! A rep confirms to Who the couple became engaged in Dec".

The couple met in 2011 while filming Australian Tv show Wild Boys. MACPherson is best known for playing Joel Samuels in popular Aussie soap opera Neighbours.