Written by Katie Byrne, published 2nd jan 2018
Exciting news for Coronation Street star Shayne Ward: he's announced his engagement!
The soap actor proposed to his long-term love, Sophie Austin, sharing the happy update on his Instagram page.
Simply uploading a shot of actor Sophie's glittering diamond engagement ring, Shayne wrote: "#MrsWardtobe".
His followers were quick to flood the post with their congratulations, as were Sophie's when she shared an idential post on her own Instagram account.
The couple - who welcomed a baby daughter together in December 2016 - have been dating for just under two years.
In a tweet sent a couple of days later, a reflective Shayne wrote: "To My Worlds, My Everything My Focus,My Light,My Guidance @SophieAustin1 Willow May Elizabeth ward...❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ I love you beyond any words I could ever say. Here’s to our next adventure ❤️".
So sweet - congratulations to the happy couple!
Image: Instagram/Shayne Ward