Benedict Cumberbatch is officially off the market! The actor just announced he's engaged to Sophie Hunter.

According to E! News, Cumberbatch made the exciting news public via the classified section of The Times. The Telegraph reports that the announcement reads: "Mr B.T. Cumberbatch and Miss S.I. Hunter: The engagement is announced between Benedict, son of Wanda and Timothy Cumberbatch of London, and Sophie, daughter of Katharine Hunter of Edinburgh and Charles Hunter of London."

So traditional! We love it! The Telegraph also claims that the actor flew to Edinburgh to ask Hunter's mother for permission to marry her daughter.

A spokesperson for Cumberbatch verified the news, telling the Telegraph, "I am delighted to confirm this morning’s announcement that Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are engaged."

While there is reportedly no wedding date as of yet, we send all of our best wishes to the happy couple during this joyful time!

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