Coronation Street’s Kate Spencer marries her professional boxer fiancé Paul Walker one year after his romantic proposal
Former Coronation Street star Kate Spencer married her fiancé Paul Walker on Saturday, one year after they got engaged.
The actress, 30, took to Instagram on Friday to announce she’d be spending her ‘last night as a Spencer’, before sharing a snap of a clear blue sky the following day as she delighted in the weather ahead of her wedding.
She wrote: ‘Woken up to this beaut on my wedding day. The view from my childhood bedroom window never gets old.’
Happy announcement: Former Coronation Street star Kate Spencer, 30, married her fiancé Paul Walker on Saturday, one year after they got engaged
Professional boxer Paul asked Kate to marry him as they dined out at a restaurant in June last year.
She told fans at the time that she had ‘all the tears’ after he got down on one knee at a steak eatery.
Kate uploaded a series of messages on her social media pages at the time, writing: ‘3 years ago he asked me what my perfect day consisted of.
Happy couple: Professional boxer Paul asked Kate to marry him as they dined out at a restaurant in June last year
‘I said: “Get up early, train in the morning, some time to chill by myself, good food, good coffee, and do something theatre/acting related.
‘Yesterday, we went to the gym, had great coffee, learnt some lines for Corrie, went on a little walk, went to a pub, played backgammon, made tiramisu and ate steak.
‘It was perfect. And then this happened.’
Glorious: The actress shared a snap of a clear blue sky on Saturday as she delighted in the weather ahead of her wedding
Big news: Uploading a series of teasing messages on her story, Kate wrote: ‘3 years ago he asked me what my perfect day consisted of’ as she announced engagement last June
Finally announcing the engagement, Kate uploaded a beaming selfie of herself holding up a ring on her finger as she hugged Paul tightly.
She also shared a series of photographs on her Instagram page which documented the day Paul proposed to her.
Included amongst the images was one of the two of them lovingly embracing in a picturesque garden, with Kate’s engagement ring on display.
Emotional: Kate also uploaded a series of photographs onto her Instagram account which documented the day Paul proposed to her
Leaving the cobbles: Kate played Grace Vickers but left the soap in December last year having taken a break due to the pandemic during which time she worked for an estate agent
Kate also shared a screengrab from the moment she announced the engagement to her family on a Zoom video call.
She could be seen proudly holding up her hand, with her engagement ring prominently on display.
The caption for a final image read: ‘I b****y love you. (And I’m super thankful you swiped right.’
Big reveal: Kate also shared a screengrab from the moment she announced the engagement to her family on a Zoom video call
Kate added: ‘After the Tomahawk steak, before the Tiramisu, and with a coffee in hand, he turned me into an absolute blubbering mess.
‘A million times over, completely and utterly yes.’
Kate played Grace Vickers but left the soap in December last year.
In love: Kate ended her big reveal with an adorable loved-up selfie which had her engagement ring prominently featuring