Congrats: Emmerdale’s Fiona Wade announces engagement on Insta

Emmerdale star Fiona Wade is engaged.

The 39-year-old announced the happy news on Instagram, posting a sweet snap of her dancing with her new fiance, former co-star Simon Cotton.

The couple, who have been together for six months, posed in a room full of candles. 


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Fiona captioned it, ''Two days ago this beautiful man asked me to be his wife. There has never been an easier answer to a question….Yes!''

She continued, ''Feel so incredibly blessed. Wishing you all a wonderful 2019 & so much love for the year ahead."

Her Emmerdale co-stars congratulated her, with Mark Charnock – who plays Marlon Dingle – writing, "Wonderful news!!! Congratulations lovely Fiona. What a way to go into 2019. Xx".


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One wrote, ''He hit the jackpot, congratulations.''

While another said, ''Such fabulous news, very happy for you!''

Fiona has been part of the soap since 2011, however Simon briefly played an estate agent who was interested in working with Home Farm.

Huge congratulations to the pair – we wish them all the best.