By Kate Ward
Updated May 20, 2010 at 04:06 PM EDT

Valerie Bertinelli is engaged to boyfriend of six years, Tom Vitale. Vitale, a businessman, proposed to the actress in Florence, Italy. “We’d talked about getting married, but I was still shocked. It was sweet when he asked me, because he was so scared. I was like, ‘Are you kidding me?'” Bertinelli told AARP The Magazine. The couple first met in 2004. Bertinelli was previously married to Eddie Van Halen.