Samia Ghadie has announced her engagement to her partner of two years Sylvain Longchambon. The happy couple, who met when they were partnered together on Dancing on Ice 2013, took to Twitter on Monday to confirm their exciting news.
Coronation Street actress Samia shared a photograph of her beautiful diamond engagement ring with her fans. "So @slongchambon and I have some more happy news to share! #soexcited xxx," the 32-year-old also announced, alongside emojis of a heart, a bride and a ring.
Samia Ghadie has shown off her engagement ring
Professional ice skater Sylvain also took to Twitter to celebrate the news, posting a tongue-in-cheek reply to Samia's photograph – "@realsamia great manicure baby #shesaidOUI!!" he wrote.
News of their engagement comes after the couple announced in March that they are expecting their first baby together. Samia has one daughter, Freya, from her previous marriage to Mathew Smith.
Following her big announcement, the bride-to-be was inundated with messages of congratulations. "Yeyyyyyy!! Congrats momma!!! Awesome news xxxxxx" wrote Samia's Coronation Street co-star Catherine Tyldesley.
Samia Ghadie and Sylvain Longchambon have been dating since 2013
They might have a new baby - and a wedding - on the horizon, but it hasn't always been smooth sailing for the couple. Samia and Sylvain, 34, initially caused controversy when they struck up a romance during their time on Dancing on Ice. The announced their relationship shortly after splitting from their respective partners, property developer Will Thorp and Hollyoaks actress Jennifer Metcalfe.
Speaking to the Mirror at the time, Samia said: "I can see how you'd end up in a relationship with your partner. You get to know each other intensely and there's a lot of trust."
Now though, there is lots of look forward to. Samia recently shared her happiness with her Twitter followers. "Sylvain and I are overwhelmed by everyone who has sent is their congrats and kind wishes," she said, referring to her pregnancy. "We've read them all, thank you SO much!! Xxx."