Entertainment Movies Abbie Cornish Is Engaged to MMA Fighter Adel Altamimi: 'You've Swept Me Off My Feet' The Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri actress and athlete are set to tie the knot By Nigel Smith Nigel Smith Nigel Smith is Senior News Editor, Movies at PEOPLE. He is an Entertainment Editor and Writer with more than 10 years of experience in the online and print industries as a journalist, storyteller, proofreader and manager. In 2017 Smith joined the PEOPLE editorial team in New York as News Editor, Movies. He has written feature stories and reviews including interviews with Ryan Reynolds, Anthony Hopkins, Jennifer Hudson and Russell Crowe. Prior, he served as News Editor at the Wrap in Los Angeles, and Entertainment Editor at the Guardian, also in LA, where he covered the red carpet at major awards shows including the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Governors Awards, Grammy Awards and Independent Spirit Awards. He also attended and reported on major film festivals at Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Telluride, SXSW and Tribeca. Smith has appeared as an expert commentator on numerous morning and entertainment shows including Good Morning America, Today, NBC News, BBC News, Access Hollywood, NY1, PeopleTV and more. A native of Toronto, Canada, Smith graduated from Syracuse University in New York State with Master of Arts degree in Arts Journalism (Film). He is married and lives in New York City. People Editorial Guidelines Published on February 18, 2019 05:17 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Abbie Cornish is officially off the market! The Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri actress is set to marry MMA fighter Adel Altamimi, she announced on Instagram over Valentine's Day. Sharing a close-up shot of her hand that showed off the gorgeous engagement ring, Cornish, 36, wrote, ""A thing of beauty is a joy forever" ~ John Keats. ❤️ You've swept me off my feet my love. I have been waiting for you. The answer is yes!" "And may God share this light and love with us forever in his arms," she continued. "Blessed be this day with you. We'll never forget this anniversary! ; ) Happy Valentine's Day to my fiancé." Abbie Cornish/Instagram Just hours earlier, Cornish praised her partner on Instagram, writing, "I respect you so much. The light you see is the light you give." Cornish isn't shy about sharing her love for Altamimi, 29, often posting photos of him on social media with sweet captions. Days after revealing her engagement, she shared a solo shot of the athlete with the caption, "You are the man of my dreams." Chris Pratt Cheers 'Brother' MMA Fighter Adel Altamimi as He Wins Bellator: 'God Is Good!' Altamimi is no stranger to Hollywood as he's also friends with Chris Pratt. The two train at the same gym in Los Angeles and Pratt has often showed off his admiration for the MMA fighter on social media. "So proud of my brother on his amazing win tonight. Made a major splash at his @bellatormma debut. As he will tell you, God is good!!!" Pratt captioned an Instagram of the two celebrating after Altamimi's Bellator win in January. Altamimi's backstory is unique having driven convoys for the Marines before being captured by Al-Qaeda. The Baghdad, Iraq native was ultimately saved by his fellow Marines and returned to the United States where he began his career in sports.