Sophie Monk engaged to long-time friend Jimmy Esebag

Melbourne: Sophie Monk has announced her engagement to long time friend Jimmy Esebag.

Monk describes Esebag, her senior by more than 20 years, as a male version of herself.

“I`m marrying a male version of myself, which is dangerous but good,” she said.

Monk announced the engagement on 2Day FM breakfast radio, where she is co-hosting with Kyle Sandilands while regular presenter Jackie O is on maternity leave, reports

“I got engaged, and I kept it quiet so no one``s heard much about him,” said Monk on the show.

“He`s a keeper. It feels right - I think you know when you know.”