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Strictly's Tess Daly shares ultra-romantic photo for husband Vernon Kay

The Strictly Come Dancing host has been married to Vernon for nearly 20 years

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Georgia Brown
Senior Lifestyle & Fashion Writer
14 February 2023
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Strictly Come Dancing host Tess Daly penned a seriously romantic tribute to her husband of nearly 20 years, Vernon Kay, in light of Valentine's Day.

Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, the glamorous BBC star shared a collage of photos of her and her beau, several of which had never been seen by fans before. In one photo, Tess looked radiant as she and Vernon snapped a romantic photo during golden hour. Another showed a shirtless Vernon lapping up the sunshine beside a sun-kissed Tess on holiday. Adorable!

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"Here’s to another one Vern [heart emoji] Happy Valentine’s Day @vernonkay," Tess wrote in the caption, which sparked a flurry of doting messages from fans.

"You two - such a great match," wrote one fan, as another agreed: "Match made in heaven."

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Tess and Vernon shared a romantic snap from a recent holiday

Marking two decades of being each other's Valentine's, Vernon echoed his wife's tribute on his own Instagram page, writing: "It’s 20yrs! Valentines" with a series of photos. Power couple, or what?

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The power couple recently hit up Ibiza

When did Tess Daly and Veron Kay get married?

The couple tied the knot in 2003 in a magical ceremony held in Vernon's hometown, and have marked nearly two decades happily married. They are now doting parents to two daughters, Phoebe and Amber.

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Tess and Vernon share two children together

Tess and Vernon started dating in 2001 when he was a host on T4 and they got married on 12 September 2003 at St Mary’s Church in Horwich, Vernon’s hometown, before hosting their reception at nearby Rivington Hall Barn.

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Of course, queen of the Strictly ballroom Tess didn't hold back on the sparkles on her special day. The blonde beauty looked ethereal in a strapless Marina Adanou gown with a fitted waist and full skirt, of which Tess accessorised with a sparkly bag that matched her tiara and Jimmy Choo shoes.

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Tess looked like a goddess on her wedding day in 2003

For their ten-year wedding anniversary, Vernon surprised Tess with an impromptu vow renewal ceremony in France - something he revealed during his stint on l'm A Celebrity. We can't wait to see what the star has in store for their twenty-year anniversary!

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