Patton Oswalt is engaged to Meredith Salenger: Couple reportedly preparing to tie the knot

Patton Oswalt is ready to tie the knot again! A source confirmed to People Thursday that the comedian is engaged to actress Meredith Salenger -- and the happy couple confirmed it themselves not long later.

The two went public with their romance in June at the Los Angeles premiere of "Baby Driver." In the weeks since, they've openly referenced the relationship on social media, with Salenger calling him "the love of my life" and declaring her love for his daughter, Alice.​​​​

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 20: Patton Oswalt and Meredith Salenger arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of AMC's 'Preacher' season 2 held at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on June 20, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 20: Patton Oswalt and Meredith Salenger arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of AMC's 'Preacher' season 2 held at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on June 20, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 20: Meredith Salenger and Patton Oswalt arrive at the Premiere of AMC's 'Preacher' Season 2 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on June 20, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kathryn Page/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 20: (L-R) Actress Meredith Salenger and actor/comedian Patton Oswalt attend the Premiere of AMC's 'Preacher' Season 2 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on June 20, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Barry King/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 20: Meredith Salenger and Patton Oswalt arrive at the Premiere of AMC's 'Preacher' Season 2 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on June 20, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kathryn Page/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 14: Actors Meredith Salenger (L) and Patton Oswalt arrive at the premiere of 'Baby Driver' at Ace Hotel on June 14, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
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The positive news is a happy development for Oswalt, who faced a difficult year after the unexpected death of his wife, Michelle McNamara. She passed away in her sleep in April 2016, leaving behind Oswalt and their 8-year-old daughter.

Oswalt, 48, has spoken candidly about his intense grief following McNamara's passing. Thankfully, he's found light in Salenger, 47, a Harvard graduate with professional law experience. For his part, Oswalt is known for his stand-up comedy career as well as countless film and TV roles.

The two met through a mutual friend -- actress Martha Plimpton, a source told People: "They started chatting as friends and it blossomed from there."

See photos of Patton Oswalt and his wife Michelle McNamara

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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 08: Actor Patton Oswalt and wife attends the 'Young Adult' world premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre on December 8, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Actor Patton Oswalt and wife Michelle Eileen McNamara attend the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 3rd annual Governors Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 12, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Comedian Patton Oswalt (R) and wife Michelle Eileen McNamara attend the LACMA inaugural Art + Film Gala at LACMA on November 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 08: Patton Oswalt and Michelle McNamara attend the 'Young Adult' world premiere after party at the Hudson Terrace on December 8, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Actor Patton Oswalt (R) and Michelle Eileen McNamara arrive at LACMA's Art And Film Gala Honoring Clint Eastwood And John Baldessari at LACMA on November 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Actor Patton Oswalt (L) and Michelle Eileen McNamara attend LACMA Art + Film Gala Honoring Clint Eastwood and John Baldessari Presented By Gucci at Los Angeles County Museum of Art on November 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for LACMA)
Michelle McNamara and Patton Oswalt during The World Premiere of Disney/Pixar's 'Ratatouille' at Kodak Theater in Hollywood, Calfornia, United States. (Photo by E. Charbonneau/WireImage for Disney Pictures)
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