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11th Jan 2023

Ella Henderson announces she just got engaged


Singer Ella Henderson has just announced that she is engaged to swimmer Jack Burnell.

The former X Factor star took to Instagram on Tuesday to share the happy news with her fans, and from the look on her face in the post, she couldn’t be happier.

The 26 year old wrote: “So this happened… here’s to life with you & all it’s adventures @jackrexburnell.”

Naturally, she was inundated with comments to say congratulations by fans, but there were quite a few famous faces that joined in to give their well wishes.

Laura Whitmore wrote: “Congrats! xxx”,while celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay added: “Congratulations to you both.”

Former TOWIE star Ferne McCann commented: “Congrats huni”, and singer Pixie Lott wrote: “Wowowowieieieieieiee congratulations!!”

The newly engaged couple first met on a dating app during lockdown and he has now proposed while the two enjoyed a holiday in Mauritius.

Jack also shared the good news on Instagram with his followers, writing: “SHE SAID YES!!!  Can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you… @official_ellahenderson.”

Before she found love with Jack, Ella dated engineer Matt Harvey, with the two dating from 2014 to 2016.

The former couple, who are both from Grimbsy in North East Lincolnshire, parted ways but were still thought to be “on good terms” following their split.

A source told The Mirror: “It’s true, they have split. She’s been travelling a lot and it’s been tough but they remain on good terms.

“They’re very sad about it but the relationship came to a natural end and she’s got plenty to focus on with her UK tour kicking off next month”.

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