Ryan Thomas Proposes to Girlfriend Lucy Mecklenburgh During Romantic Italian Getaway

Ryan Thomas has popped the question to girlfriend Lucy Mecklenburgh after two years of dating, and we can't wait for their wedding already!

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Ryan Thomas and Lucy Mecklenburgh attend the JW Marriott Grosvenor House London 90th Anniversary at Grosvenor House on April 30, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)

After meeting during their stint on Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls in 2017, ex-TOWIE babe Lucy Mecklenburgh, 27, and Coronation Street star Ryan Thomas, 35, became one of the hottest celebrity couples of the moment.

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The loved-up pair were dating for two years before announcing their engagement on Sunday 23rd June 2019. But how did Ryan propose, when will Ryan and Lucy getting married and who will be joining them to celebrate? Here’s everything we know so far…

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Are Lucy Mecklenbrugh and Ryan Thomas Engaged?

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Yes! After two years of dating, Ryan popped the question to Lucy during a romantic trip to the Amalfi Coast in Italy.

The lovebirds confirmed their exciting news on Instagram, sharing beautiful photos of the moment Ryan proposed.

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After sharing a photo with the caption: “I said YES” to her Instagram feed, Lucy took to her stories to reveal to her 1.4 million followers that she felt like she was dreaming.

She posted a video of herself walking down to dinner where her 35-year-old now-fiancé would eventually propose. “I still had no idea”, she wrote alongside the clip.

“I feel like I’m in a fairytale. Thank you sooo soooo much for all your lovely messages”.

Ryan couldn’t wait to share the exciting news with his 943,000 followers, posting an image of the pair staring lovingly at each other as Lucy showed off her dazzling ring.


It would seem that the Results with Lucy founder had been waiting a little while for Ryan to pop the question! In a chat with OK! Magazine last year, Ryan joked that Lucy wanted him to propose in 2019.

“She’s always dropping hints about what she wants to happen. I think Lucy wants me to propose next year!”, Ryan said.

We both know that we want to get married and have kids one day and we’re happy that our relationship is moving in that direction.”

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When Are Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas Getting Married?


The date of Lucy and Ryan’s wedding is yet to revealed, but we’re guessing it’s likely to be within the next two years, with the average engagement lasting around 18 months.

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What Will Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas’ Wedding Be Like?

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Ryan and Lucy gave us all a big clue as to what their big day could be like during a chat with OK! Magazine back in August 2018 when they revealed their dream wedding plans.

Ryan said: “We’ll have a massive wedding. It would be huge and one big party. It would be bigger than my brother Adam’s!”

For that reason, we’re expecting something pretty spectacular. Perhaps their Italian proposal could be a clue… might the pair decide to return for their big day and get married in Italy?

The guest list is expected to be pretty star-studded, too. Ryan’s brothers, ex-Love Islander Scott Thomas and Hollyoaks actor Adam are assumed to be in attendance, plus Lucy’s former The Only Way is Essex co-star and best friend, Lydia Bright.

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Here at Hitched HQ, we couldn’t be more excited about Lucy and Ryan’s big day! Keep your eyes peeled for all the gossip.