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Hollyoaks star Jimmy Essex gets engaged to boyfriend of six years

The actor is best known for playing Adam Donovan on the Channel 4 soap

2019-01-23

Words: Steve Brown

Hollyoaks star Jimmy Essex has got engaged to his boyfriend.

Best known for playing Adam Donovan in the Channel 4 soap, the actor took to Instagram to reveal that his long-term partner Charles had got down on one knee to pop the question while they were on holiday in Sri Lanka.

Posting a photo of the diamond ring and kissing his partner, Essex simply wrote: “So ... this happened.”

 
 
 
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His musician fiancé also posted on his Instagram account saying: “6 years and counting... He said yes”

 
 
 
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6 years and counting... He said yes 💍

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