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Matt Dallas has met his match!

The former star of ABC Family's Kyle XY announced his engagement to musician Blue Hamilton via Twitter Jan. 6. "Starting off the year with a new fiance," the actor, 30, wrote. "A great way to kick off 2013!"

This is the first time Dallas has mentioned his homosexuality publicly.

Hamilton is a California-based singer-songwriter. The two have been quietly dating since 2009.

Dallas recently starred in the Hallmark Channel holiday movie Naughty or Nice. His other notable film and TV credits include Beauty & the Briefcase, Eastwick and You, Me & The Circus.

The Arizona-born actor has also appeared in music videos for Katy Perry and James Blunt.