AN EMMERDALE cast member has announced her engagement to her former co-star on Instagram by sharing a seriously stunning snap on New Year’s Day.
Fiona Wade, who plays Priya Sharma in Emmerdale, revealed her boyfriend Simon Cotton had got down on one knee to propose, five months after confirming their romance.
The 39-year-old actress said it was an easy answer and immediately said yes to her now fiancé.
The soap regular uploaded a sweet snap of herself and Simon embracing each other whilst standing in a living room to announce the exciting news to her 53,800 followers.
She captioned the photo: “Two days ago this beautiful man asked me to be his wife.
Fiona added: “Feel so incredibly blessed. Wishing you all a wonderful 2019 & so much love for the year ahead.”
The soap star was inundated with messages of congratulations from her army of fans online.
Fiona’s Emmerdale co-stars also posted messages with Mark Charnock, who plays Marlon Dingle, commenting: "Wonderful news!!! Congratulations lovely Fiona. What a way to go into 2019. Xx".