Emmerdale’s Michelle Hardwick marries partner Kate Brooks

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Michelle Hardwick has tied the knot.

The Emmerdale star took to her social media to announce the exciting news that she had married her ITV show producer partner Kate Brooks in a gorgeous ceremony over in America.

Taking to Instagram to share the news with her 91.1K followers, the soap star, who plays Charity Dingle’s girlfriend Vanessa Woodfield in the ITV show, shared a gorgeous black and white snap of her and new-wife Kate on their wedding day in Memphis.

Alongside the sweet photo, which showed the pair dressed in stunning white outfits, Michelle donning a loose wide-leg jumpsuit, the 43-year-old wrote: ‘In over 100 degrees heat, on Tuesday 10th September, I became Mrs Brooks ❤️ #graceland #chapelinthewoods #memphis #nextstopnashville’.


Fans and friends left a stream of comments to congratulate the beaming pair on their big day, with a host of well-known faces leaving messages too.

Fellow soap stars Julia Goulding, who plays Shona Ramsey in Coronation Street, and Lynne McGranger, best known for playing Irene Roberts in Australian soap Home and Away, both left sweet well wishes on the gushing post.

‘Congratulations!! ❤️❤️❤️,’ wrote Julia, while Lynne left a stream of emoji symbols: ‘🤗🤗🤗💕💕💕🙏🙏🙏’.

Singer songwriter and former Steps star Faye Tozer Smith, who took part in last year’s series of BBC show Strictly Come Dancing, also commented, writing: ‘Congratulations! 💕💕💕💕💕’.

Other comments included: ‘Wow such a beauts pic! Massive congratulations guys! 😎😎 Xx’, ‘Incredible! Congratulations both of you!!!! Xx’, ‘Wishing you both all the happiness in the world ❤️❤️❤️❤️’ and ‘So happy for u both lots of love and happiness for your future together ❤️xxxxxxx’.

The pair revealed their engagement back in December with a sweet post on Instagram.


Sharing a black and white snap of the pair toasting with champagne glasses, she wrote: ‘So after months of planning, I popped the question!!! She said yes!!! 💍👰🏼👰🏻 #loveislove #noordinaryproposal’.

Big congrats to the pair on their exciting news!

Aleesha Badkar
Lifestyle Writer

Aleesha Badkar is a lifestyle writer who specialises in health, beauty - and the royals. After completing her MA in Magazine Journalism at the City, the University of London in 2017, she interned at Women’s Health, Stylist, and Harper’s Bazaar, creating features and news pieces on health, beauty, and fitness, wellbeing, and food. She loves to practice what she preaches in her everyday life with copious amounts of herbal tea, Pilates, and hyaluronic acid.