Pitt's manager Cynthia Pett-Dante confirmed the engagement to People, saying, "It is a promise for the future and their kids are very happy." The pair have been together for seven years and have six children.
Their love story has been documented like crazy by the tabloids, but in honor of their long-overdue engagement, we decided to take a look back at the highlights of their relationship to show you how they got from meeting on a movie set to preparing to walk down the aisle.
He has since been cleared by the DCFS of any wrongdoing.
But a source revealed to People last month that the two are now getting along much better and even speaking directly to one another without intermediaries.
Angelina Jolie fell hard for Brad Pitt on the set of "Mr. Smith" — but didn't chase Hollywood's leading hunk because he was married to his "best friend," the smoldering actress said in a jaw-dropping magazine interview.
In her first in-depth words about life as half of Tinseltown's first couple, Jolie tells Vogue magazine she never wanted to ruin Pitt's marriage to actress Jennifer Aniston — it just happened that way.
Rumors of an engagement began to swirl when Jolie was spotted at a private viewing at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Chinese galleries on Wednesday rocking quite a sparkler on her ring finger.
"And so we were both living, I suppose, very full lives." Click here for more news on Brad Pitt. Jolie said she was committed to life as a single mom when she was paired with Pitt in the espionage action flick. "I, like most people, had a very distant impression of him from ... "I think we were the last two people who were looking for a relationship. "I was quite content to be a single mom." The "Tomb Raider" babe admitted she was thrilled working with Pitt every day while shooting "Smith" in 20.
"Because of the film, we ended up being brought together to do all these crazy things, and I think we found this strange friendship and partnership that kind of just suddenly happened.
It was announced that he had split from wife Angelina Jolie back in September. The 53-year-old actor 'has been dating a bit' according to a Wednesday report from People magazine.'It's not anything serious,' a source for the weekly said. It’s more of a way to get out and be social.'The Inglorious Basterds star has apparently put himself out there due to encouragement from his friends who 'don't want him to sit at home alone' according to their insider.
It definitely seems to be a way for Brad to be more social the publication claims he has been opting for more group outings.