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Jamie Oliver's wife Jools Oliver shares throwback photo of her husband and he looks so different

The mum-of-five posted a romantic tribute to the celebrity chef

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Diane Shipley
Diane ShipleySenior Online Writer
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Jools Oliver paid a sweet tribute to her husband of 21 years on Wednesday.

The mum-of-five took to Instagram, where she re-shared a picture taken by photographer David Loftus back in 1995 and posted on his feed earlier that day.

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The moody black-and-white shot showed Jamie sipping what looked like a milkshake as he sat holding a book on a barstool in Soho's Bar Italia.

The celebrity chef was wearing a black leather jacket with the collar turned up and his hair was worn in a retro 1950s style.

In the caption, Jools gushed: "Beautiful picture @davidloftus I would like this on my insta too xxx they were the days."

She then added an impressive 12 heart-eyes emojis – bless!  

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Her followers were quick to point out how cool Jamie looked, even if there was a little good-natured disagreement over which film star he most resembled.

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"Straight from Grease - looking very cool," one wrote, with another adding "Very Danny Zuko :) x," to which a third chimed in: "Kenickie."

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Jools praised the throwback photo on Instagram

Meanwhile, one fan wrote: "Very Rebel Without a Cause [heart emoji]," while another agreed, commenting: "Channelling James Dean!!!"

Others just wanted to share in the love for Jools' husband.

One responded: "Soooooo long ago!!! He was a boy then. And he's the BEST. BIG FAN HERE!!!! Always Jamie!!"

Another sweetly added: "Do you love it when you are like "whoar" and then you realise it's the man you've always loved."

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The couple have been married since 2000

Jamie and Jools have been together for a long time.

They tied the knot on 24 June 2000 after dating for eight years, since they were both 17.

They now share five children: daughters Poppy, 18, Daisy, 17, and Petal, 11 and sons Buddy, ten, and four-year-old River.

The photo comes a day after Jamie shared a gorgeous family photo featuring Jools and their two youngest kids to Instagram, leaving fans delighted.    

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