First Dates star Fred Sirieix announces he is ENGAGED to his girlfriend of two years with sweet selfie of the couple
- Fred, 48, revealed the happy news on his Instagram page on Tuesday evening
- The show’s much-loved maître d’ sweetly calls his new fiancée ‘fruitcake’
- This will be Fred’s first marriage following a 12 year relationship with ex Alex
- Fred has two children from his previous relationship, Andrea, 15, and Lucien, 10
Fred Sirieix has revealed he is engaged to his girlfriend of two years.
The First Dates host, 48, posted the announcement and a loved-up selfie of himself and his fiancée on his Instagram page on Tuesday evening.
The show’s maître d’ previously revealed he had begun dating his now wife-to-be – who he affectionately calls ‘fruitcake’ – in January 2018.
Cute! Fred Sirieix has revealed he is engaged to his girlfriend of two years
Alongside the snap, Fred wrote: ‘#fruitcake❤️ said yes!’
Congratulatory messages from his friends and co-stars flooded into the comments section of his romantic post.
Cici Coleman, who works as waitress on the hit dating show, was quick to offer her well-wishes and said: ‘Awww Fred!!!!! So so happy for you both ❤️❤️❤️.’
Love: The First Dates host, 48, posted the announcement and a loved-up selfie of himself and his fiancée – who he affectionately refers to as ‘fruitcake – on Instagram
TOWIE star Pete Wicks, who checked into the First Dates Hotel last year in the hope of finding love, said: ‘Yes my man! Congrats!’
British track and field athlete Greg Rutherford commented: ‘Congratulations mate! You guys are amazing. Well done x.’
While Heavyweight boxer Dillian Whyte posted: ‘Cangrats pal.’
Alongside the snap, Fred wrote: ‘#fruitcake❤️ she said yes!’
Congrats! Congratulatory messages from his friends and co-stars flooded into the comments section of his romantic post
Fred keeps his love life largely under wraps and only occasionally shares snaps of himself and his lady love on social media during romantic getaways.
In January 2018, Fred revealed he had begun dating his now fiancée with a post on his Instagram page.
Speaking to Fabulous magazine at the time, he revealed: ‘Occasionally, I’ll go for a little wine and some tapas after work with my partner, who I like to call ‘fruitcake’.
Private: Fred keeps his love life largely under wraps and only occasionally shares snaps of himself and his lady love on social media during romantic getaways
‘It’s nice to have a relaxing conversation and chill out when you’ve had a long day. If I do get the chance to be in the kitchen, I love making fresh pasta. I find rolling it out very therapeutic and I get flour everywhere; it’s great fun.
‘In the evenings I like nothing more than sitting down with a beer and watching something on Netflix.’
This will be Fred’s first marriage as he revealed in 2016 that he has never been wed, admitting his longest relationship was with his ex Alex for 12 years.
The former couple share two children, Andrea, 15, and Lucien, 10.
Glam: Fred always refers to his other half as ‘fruitcake’ on his social media pages
After finding his own happily ever after, Fred is set to launch a new dating show on E4 called Teen First Dates, following the succcess of the original show.
The show will feature gay, straight, bi and trans teenagers who are on the hunt for their other half.
It was revealed by the Sun earlier this month that the production team want all sexualities and body types to feature on their new show.
A source said: ‘While Love Island was criticised for casting slim, good-looking singletons, Teen First Dates will give everyone the chance to find love — regardless of shape, size and sexuality.
‘As the contestants are more inexperienced, crew are keen to be gentle with them and are expecting a lot of nerves, especially as some won’t have been on a date before.’
Moving on: In January 2018, Fred revealed he had begun dating his now fiancée with a post on his Instagram page
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