Michelle Keegan wished her husband, Mark Wright, good luck in his new job as a showbiz reporter for the US entertainment show, Extra. The former Coronation Street star posted photos of her husband posing at Universal Studios in LA, and captioned one post: "First day in his now job! Good luck! #soproud."
Mark is the new showbiz reporter for Extra
Mark's family waved him off at the airport on Monday, and Mark shared a snap of his loved ones, writing: "It's a goodbye for a while to this lot. Jeez that wasn't easy. Nothing beats having a family like mine. All up at 5:30am to take me to the airport. I have the best family in world. The love and support we have for each other is beyond. Family and love is everything and now marrying into my beautiful wife's family, I have 2. I feel like the luckiest man on the planet. I love you guys. See you soon."
Michelle shared snaps of her husband
Mark has kept his fans updated on his first few days in the US via Instastories. In one clip, he revealed that his make-up needed to be touched up due to the hot weather, joking: "My boy keeps me dry on set because it's so sweating. He puts this white powder on me - I don't even know what it is - but it dries me up!" Speaking about his new position back in August, the former TOWIE star said in a statement: "I feel so honoured to be given a job on such a massive show in America, interviewing the biggest stars in the world, and working alongside Mario Lopez who I watched and loved growing up."
He continued: "Lisa G, the boss at EXTRA, didn't know me before meeting her. I asked for a meeting, and she believed in me from seeing my showreel. She gave me a chance by allowing me to interview Mariah Carey and from that she has now given me this amazing opportunity to work on the show full time. It's all a bit surreal."