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Andy Samberg and Joanna Newsom at the Vanity Fair Oscars party this week. Source: Getty
Andy Samberg and Joanna Newsom at the Vanity Fair Oscars party this week. Source: Getty

After five years together, former Saturday Night Live actor Andy Samberg, 34, is engaged to marry his singer-songwriter girlfriend Joanna Newsom, 31, his representative has confirmed.

Friends say the pair, who met through mutual friends, have a great relationship.

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A source told Us Weekly of Newsom and Samberg:

"She respects what he does with his songs. She's so proud of everything that he has accomplished."

A source also said Samberg fell in love with Newsom's music and had 'the biggest crush' on his future wife before they met.

Another insider revealed: "They have great chemistry."

Samberg opened up about his future in an interview last summer, explaining of his thoughts on marriage:

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"Who knows. I’m not getting any younger!"

He added: "I hope to be a dad some day. That’s a part of my life."

The funny man also hosted the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday before Sunday's Oscars.

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