Fred Sirieix is engaged
Image Source/ The Telegraph
The 48-year-old maitre d’ shared the news that he has popped the question to his girlfriend, who he affectionately calls Fruitcake.
The First Dates star posted a photo of his wife-to-be on Instagram, with the caption:
‘#fruitcake said yes (sic)’.
Fred – who has never been married – first announced he was dating the mystery woman on social media in January 2018, and later gave an insight into their life together.
‘Occasionally, I’ll go for a little wine and some tapas after work with my partner, who I like to call ‘fruitcake’.
‘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’.
Before meeting his significant other, Fred was previously in a long-term relationship for 12 years with the mother of his two children, 15-year-old Andrea and 10-year-old Lucien.
While Fred likes to keep his family life private, he has shared plenty of holiday snaps with his love on social media.
After popping the question, his famous friends shared their congrats for the happy couple.
His co-star Cici Coleman wrote:
‘Awww Fred!!!!! So so happy for you both (sic)’.
Heavyweight boxer Dillian Whyte posted:
Olympian Greg Rutherford also commented:
‘Congratulations mate! You guys are amazing. Well done x. (sic)’.
Fred is set to front a new dating show for teens with his restaurant welcoming bisexual, straight, gay and trans teens looking for love.
Teen First Dates will see Fred play Cupid for 16-19 year olds in a bid for Channel 4 to compete with ITV2 dating reality show Love Island.
A source recently 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’.