Yes, Jamie Lomas is engaged to his girlfriend Jess Bell, a dentist. The Hollyoaks star, who plays the villainous Warren Fox on the soap, proposed to Jess in a romantic way while they were on holiday in Mexico. The couple have been together for two years and are looking forward to their wedding and future. Here is everything you need to know about their engagement, love story, and careers.
The Engagement Announcement: Hollyoaks Star Jamie Lomas and Jess Bell
Jamie Lomas, 48, announced the happy news of his engagement to Jess Bell, 34, on his Instagram account on July 10, 2023. He posted a picture of their hands with Jess’s ring finger showing off a sparkling diamond. He captioned the photo with “She said yes!” and added a heart emoji.
The actor also shared the details of his elaborate proposal with OK! Magazine. He said he had been planning it for a while and he wanted it to be perfect. He chose their favourite restaurant in their favourite resort in Mexico as the location. He pretended it was his birthday and asked the staff to bring out a cake with sparklers and champagne. Then, they changed the music to “Marry You” by Bruno Mars and he got down on one knee.
Jess said she was totally shocked and emotional by the surprise. She said she wasn’t expecting it at all and that it was amazing and wonderful. She also said they managed to get a video of the whole proposal and that it still makes her cry.
Jamie revealed he knew what kind of ring Jess wanted in terms of shape and that he got help from a jeweller friend to get it right. He joked he was glad to get it over and done with.
The Love Story: How Jamie Lomas and Jess Bell Met
Jamie and Jess met through mutual friends in August 2021. They went public with their relationship in 2022 after keeping it low-key for a while. They have been inseparable ever since and have shared many pictures of their travels and adventures together on social media.
They have also supported each other’s careers and passions. Jamie has praised Jess for her work as a dentist and her charity efforts. Jess has cheered Jamie on for his acting roles and his fitness goals.
They have also bonded over their love for animals, especially dogs. They have two dogs named Billy and Nala, who often feature on their Instagram accounts.
Who is Jamie Lomas: A Look Into the British Actor’s Career
Jamie Lomas is a British actor who is best known for playing Warren Fox on Hollyoaks since 2006. He has also appeared on EastEnders as Jake Stone from 2013 to 2015. He has won several awards for his performances, including Best Villain at the British Soap Awards in 2008 and 2017.
Jamie is also the brother of Charley Webb, who plays Debbie Dingle on Emmerdale. He has a close relationship with his sister and walked her down the aisle when she married Matthew Wolfenden in 2018.
Jamie has also participated in reality shows such as I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! in 2017, where he finished as the runner-up, and Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins in 2020.
Who is Jess Bell: Exploring the Life of Jamie Lomas’ Fiancée
Jess Bell is a dentist who works at a private practice in Manchester. She graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2012 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree. She is also involved in charity work and has volunteered as a dentist in Uganda and Tanzania.
Jess is also interested in fashion, beauty and fitness. She often posts pictures of her outfits, makeup and workouts on her Instagram account, where she has over 20k followers. She also enjoys travelling, reading and spending time with her family and friends.
Wedding Plans and Future: What’s Next for Jamie Lomas and Jess Bell
Jamie and Jess have not revealed any details about their wedding plans yet, but they have expressed their excitement for their future together. They have said they are very happy and in love and that they can’t wait to get married.
They have also hinted at having children together someday. Jamie already has a daughter named Polly, who is 12 years old, from his previous marriage to Kym Marsh. He said he would love to have more kids with Jess and that she is amazing with Polly.
Jamie and Jess are one of the most loved-up couples in the soap world and their fans are thrilled for their engagement. They have received many congratulations and well wishes from their co-stars, friends and followers. They are looking forward to starting a new chapter in their lives as husband and wife.