June 22, 2010 / 12:21 PM / 9 years ago

Actor Orlando Bloom to marry Australian model Miranda Kerr

Actor Orlando Bloom and his girlfriend, Australian actress and top model Miranda Kerr, arrive for Doncaster Day at the Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney in this April 26, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Patrick Riviere

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr is set to marry her Hollywood leading man, Orlando Bloom, the couple’s publicists told media on Tuesday.

Kerr, 27, who shot to international fame as a Victoria’s Secret lingerie model, and Bloom, 33, star of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “The Lord of the Rings” movies, began dating in 2007 and have frequently denied rumors of an impending wedding.

But Bloom’s publicist told Entertainment Tonight that this time the reports are true.

“They are engaged,” said the publicist.

Kerr’s publicist Carlii Lyon told People magazine that both families were excited about the prospect of a wedding.

In May this year, Kerr was ranked ninth on the Forbes’ Top 10 Earning Models list after earning an estimated $4 million in the past 12 months.

Writing by Belinda Goldsmith, Editing by Steve Addison

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