LJ Moreno engaged to PBA player Jimmy Alapag

Posted at 12/10/2009 12:08 PM | Updated as of 12/10/2009 1:22 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Actress LJ Moreno and her basketball player boyfriend are getting married in the United States next year.

Moreno announced the good news during her guesting on Gel Santos-Relos’ “Balitang America.”

Moreno said Jimmy Alapag, the Filipino-American point guard of Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters, proposed to her on October 1st.

According to Moreno, they are getting married on August 19, 2010 in Laguna Beach in Orange County, California.

Moreno and Alapag broke up 2 years ago, but they rekindled their romantic relationship early this year.

Moreno, a former teacher, was last seen on "Nasaan ka Maruja?" with Kristine Hermosa and Derek Ramsay. She was one of the participants of ABS-CBN's hit reality show “Pinoy Fear Factor.”

Actor Aga Muhlach had once included her on his list of 10 most beautiful actresses in the Philippines.

When asked if she is leaving show business after the wedding, Moreno answered in the negative.

"Tuloy pa rin ang [showbiz career ko]," she assured.