Celebrity Leighton Meester Engaged to Adam Brody The famously private pair are set to walk down the aisle, PEOPLE confirms By Sheila Cosgrove Baylis Sheila Cosgrove Baylis Sheila Baylis is an Editor for PEOPLE's Health vertical; she contributes to print features and directs the digital Health team on stories ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic to body image and women's health. She has a Master's Degree in Gender Studies. People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 20, 2013 11:50 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Henry S. Dziekan III/Wireimage They’re getting married! Leighton Meester and Adam Brody are engaged, PEOPLE has confirmed. The former Gossip Girl actress, 27, and the former The O.C. star, 33, whom sources confirmed were dating earlier this year, have been notoriously hush-hush about their relationship. Though they make a point to keep a low profile, the couple were spotted having dinner with another friend in Venice, Calif., in February at local Mexican restaurant La Fiesta Brava. As the couple left the restaurant, “Adam put his arm around Leighton and the two smiled at each other while she snuggled into his chest before the trio headed out,” an onlooker told PEOPLE. The pair worked together on the 2011 film The Oranges. In 2010, Meester spoke about her “really hard” split from Sebastian Stan, saying, “I was really sad when it ended, but that’s what taught me a lot about myself and love and life – and that’s good.” Brody famously split with costar Rachel Bilson in 2006. “It was a typical romance and they just grew apart,” a source told PEOPLE at the time. •Reporting by JULIE JORDAN Dating Adam Brody: 5 Things You Need to Know Be among the first to know who will be crowned PEOPLE s Sexiest Man Alive this year! Sign up below for our daily newsletter to find out about sexy celebs and other special offers.