The Solely Means Is Essex star Kate Wright went official with boyfriend footballer Rio Ferdinand final yr after quitting the ITVBe present.
And now, with greater than a yr of historical past collectively after they began courting in January 2017, the fact star and her different half have gone on a household journey to Dubai.
Whereas Kate and Rio have been capable of spend loads of high quality time collectively, it is the valuable household picture of Rio’s daughter that has everybody smiling.
Exhibiting off the bond she’s constructed along with his daughter, Kate captioned her picture: “Particular instances with the princess.”
Here is all the pieces we all know thus far about their relationship…
Valentine’s Day celebrations
The couple are nearer than ever now, with Kate sharing an lovely Valentine’s Day snap exhibiting items for Rio’s youngsters Lorenz, Tia and Tate.
“Particular instances with the princess” – Kate Wright shares a heartwarming snap with Rio’s daughter Tia as they spend Easter overseas
The touching gesture proves how critical the couple are about one another, with Kate forming an excellent relationship with Rio’s youngsters, who tragically misplaced their mum, Rio’s spouse, Rebecca Ellison in 2015 to breast most cancers.
[Kate Wright/Instagram ]
[Rio Ferdinand/ Instagram ]
Going social media official
After plenty of hypothesis, Rio confirmed his dedication to the romance sharing a vacation snap together with Kate to his 2.four million Instagram followers, and referred to her as household.
“Respectable day with the fam,” he touchingly captioned the picture, and followers have been fast to touch upon the very fact he’d gone social media official with their romance.
The pair initially appeared to substantiate their romance earlier this yr by posting comparable images of their white trainers alongside Rio’s children, following months of intense hypothesis.
[Instagram/ Rio Ferdinand]
[Instagram/ Kate Wright]
Kate and Rio are thought to have met via mutual buddies.
Kate’s been single since splitting from on-off boyfriend Dan Edgar, and Rio – who has a web price of a reported $75million – hasn’t dated a lot because the tragic demise of his spouse Rebecca in 2015.
Whereas she’s stated to be ‘smitten’, he is stated to be taking it sluggish for the sake of his three youngsters.
A supply informed The Solar: “Rio and Kate have loved spending time with one another with different buddies.
“There’s an actual connection there however Rio is in no rush to show this right into a critical relationship.
Dan Edgar breaks his silence
TOWIE’s Dan Edgar spoke out after the reviews emerged.
The truth star just lately admitted he’ll all the time have emotions for the blonde magnificence, however has since modified his thoughts after studying of her new rumoured romance.
“I didn’t suppose he could be her kind in any respect,” Dan stated of the footballer.
“I do know I’ve made errors prior to now however I really feel upset.”
TOWIE forged ‘shock’
Dan Edgar’s TOWIE mate James Lock has spoken out and described the rumoured relationship between the blonde magnificence and the previous footballer as a “shock” for the forged.
Danielle Armstrong’s ex boyfriend had lots to say in regards to the rumoured relationship, slamming his co-star for leaving his buddy “within the lurch”.
James stated: “Kate and Rio have been a little bit of a shock to the system for everybody.
“It got here out of nowhere. My loyalties are with Dan; I’m on aspect with him.”
James continued to The Solar: “He [Dan] has plenty of love for Kate and would have favored the concept of getting her again however then Kate met Rio in Dubai so he’s been left within the lurch.”
Holding the connection underneath wraps
Regardless of starring within the ITVBe present, Kate vowed to depart Rio out of filming.
And Kate made an enormous sacrifice for his or her relationship, reportedly quitting showbiz, telling The Solar: “I’m taking a step again from the general public eye, I need to hold my life non-public as I lived my earlier relationship on TOWIE, my precedence proper now’s Rio and the household.”
“Kate has stated proper from the beginning she doesn’t need anybody title checking Rio within the present,” a supply informed The Solar.
“So far as she’s confirmed her new relationship has nothing to do with TOWIE and she or he intends to maintain it that approach.”