Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash: A lookback at their romance (2022)

Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash married in July 2022 at their cottage in Essex after seven years together.

The Loose Women star, 32, and presenter, 40, began dating in 2015 after meeting onI'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! in 2010.

Stacey previously dated Jackass star Steve-O for six months before splitting in July 2015, and was engaged toAaron Barnham, the father of her second son Leighton, 10, until they ended their relationship in 2014.

The X Factor star also has a son named Zachary, 14, from a teenage pregnancy with then-boyfriend Dean Cox.

EastEnders star Joe was engaged toEmma Sophocleous until 2008 and they share son Harry, 15. He also dated his co-star Kara Tointon from 2008 to 2010.

After weeks of dating rumours, Joe and Stacey confirmed their relationship in 2016, and they got engaged on Christmas Eve in 2020.

They welcomed their first child together, son Rex, in May 2019, followed by a daughter named Rose in October 2021 to add to their blended family.

Stacey and Joe purchased their dream home together, named Pickle Cottage, in Essex in March 2021.

Their wedding took place in the gardens of their home in an intimate ceremony surrounded by their loved ones.

Newlyweds! Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash married in July 2022 at their cottage in Essex after seven years together (pictured in May 2022)

Here's a look at a timeline of the couple's relationship...

4 December, 2010: Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash first meet when she wins I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!

First meeting: The presenter first met Joe when she was crowned I'm A Celebrity champion in Australia in 2010

Stacey Solomon first met Joe Swash when she was crowned I'm A Celebrity champion in Australia in 2010. At the time Joe was presenting spin-offI'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here Now! with Caroline Flack, and he interviewed Stacey after she won the show.

Joe, who won I'm A Celebrity in 2008, became good friends with Stacey after their first meeting, though she was datingAaron Barham at the time. They split in 2014.

27 July, 2015: Stacey Solomon is left devastated as she ends her relationship with Jackass star Steve-O after six months

Over:Stacey split from her boyfriend Steve-O after six months together in 2015, with her representative confirming the news to MailOnline

Stacey split from her boyfriend Steve-O after six months together in 2015, with her representative confirming the news to MailOnline and saying she was 'really hurt' by the situation.

It was reported Stacey ended her relationship with Steve-O after they met and fell for each other after appearing on Channel 4's winter sports challenge programme The Jump in February, but sources claimed they found a long-distance relationship challenging.

26 January, 2016: Stacey Solomon gushes over her new romance with Joe Swash

Love is in the air!Stacey and Joe sparked dating rumours when they were pictured together in January 2016, and the presenter confirmed their romance during an interview just days later

Stacey and Joe sparked dating rumours when they were pictured together in January 2016, and the presenter confirmed their romance during an interview just days later.

She said: 'It's going really well. We're having fun, spending time together and getting to know each other.'

January, 2016:Stacey Solomon's horror first date with Joe: Star drank a BOTTLE of wine to conquer nerves before vomiting in his flat

Oh dear!Stacey confessed in 2018 that her first date with Joe two years earlier had ended in disaster

Staceyconfessed in 2018 that her first date with Joe two years earlier had ended in disaster, when she downed a bottle of red wine to combat her first date nerves, and ended up vomiting all over Joe's flat.

She added that she now steers clear of alcohol and said the memorable first date with the former EastEnders actor was the last time she had consumed booze.

14 March, 2016: Stacey Solomon makes her first public appearance with Joe Swash at Game Of Thrones screening

At last!Stacey and Joe made their first public appearance as a couple at an event to celebrate the release of a Game Of Thrones DVD in 2016

Stacey and Joe made their first public appearance as a couple at an event to celebrate the release of a Game Of Thrones Season Five DVD.

The star had previously said she wanted to take things slowly with Joe after her previous relationship with Steve-O left her feeling heartbroken. She said: 'He's lovely so we'll just see how it goes.'

25 October, 2016: Stacey Solomon voices her fears about having a baby with Joe Swash because she already has two sons by two dads

Candid: In 2016,Stacey confessed that she was having doubts over whether she should have kids with Joe because of the stigma around women having children with multiple partners

Staceyconfessed that she was having doubts over whether she should have kids with Joe because of the stigma around women having children with multiple partners.

She said: 'I don't know how many children I can have with different people. It's complicated with our own children.'

5 December, 2016: Joe Swash accidentally hits Stacey Solomon in the face on I'm A Celebrity Extra Camp

Oops! In 2016 Stacey and Joe began hostingI'm A Celebrity Extra Camp, but the presenter accidentally hit his girlfriend in the face during the live final

Stacey and Joe began hosting I'm A Celebrity Extra Camp together in 2016, but the presenter got overexcited while filming the final episode, and accidentally hit his girlfriend in the face.

Throwing his arm back to welcome winner Scarlett Moffatt onto the show, the glorious moment went slightly-pear shaped for the presenter, as it collided with Stacey's face.

Clearly knocked by the force, Stacey was seen stumbling backwards as Joe whipped round to check on her.

23 January, 2017: Stacey Solomon reveals she's considering freezing her eggs amid fears she could go through early menopause

Candid: In 2017,Stacey revealed she was considering freezing her eggs in order to have more children at a later date, as she feared going through the early menopause

Stacey has revealed she was considering freezing her eggs in order to have more children at a later date, as she feared going through the early menopause.

She explained: 'I was 10 when I started (having periods). I remember feeling excluded because none of the other girls had started, and I also felt out of place.

'My mum started early and also had a really early menopause.The likelihood is that you go like your mother so it scares me. I really worry that I will have the same thing.'

4 October, 2018: Stacey Solomon moves in with Joe Swash and celebrates her 29th birthday in their new home in Essex

Milestone: In October 2019 Stacey and Joe moved into their first home together

Stacey gushed that waking up with Joe and her two sons Zachary and Leighton was the 'best birthday present' ever after moving into their new home in Essex.

She wrote on Instagram: 'But I'm actually sooo much happier to be waking up on a mattress on the floor surrounded by brown boxes because we are about to move in together and blend our lives together which is the best birthday present I could have ever wished for.'

22 February, 2019: Stacey Solomon is pregnant: Star announces she's expecting her first child with Joe Swash

Sweet:Stacey and Joe announced that they were expecting their first baby together in February 2019,it was the presenter's third and the actor's second child overall

Stacey and Joe announced that they were expecting their first baby together after three years of dating, it was the presenter's third and the actor's second child overall.

Speaking about their decision to keep her pregnancy secret, shesaid on Loose Women: 'We felt it was important to keep it for ourselves until we felt really safe, and that first and foremost, we didn't find out until a certain point...

'Then we had to let our family know, and then there's that when you think it is the right time to tell people you kind of want to keep it just ours.'

23 May, 2019: Stacey Solomon gives birth to son Rex: Star welcomes her first child with Joe Swash

He's here!Stacey and Joe announced the birth of their baby son Rex after she went into labour 'a lot earlier than planned' in May 2019

Stacey and Joe announced the birth of their baby son after she went into labour 'a lot earlier than planned.'

Posting a black-and-white photo of himself kissing the tiny feet of his newborn, Joe captioned the shot: 'Good morning sonxxxxx.'

Two weeks later, Stacey announced that she and Joe had named their son RexToby Francis Swash, adding they chose the name because her sons thought he 'sounds like a T-Rex.'

5 November, 2019: Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash deny rumours that they've secretly married after a family holiday to The Maldives

Not yet! The couple denied rumours that they tied the knot during a family holiday to The Maldives in 2019, after sharing a picture where her sons appeared to be wearing wedding suits

Stacey and Joe denied rumoursthat they tied the knot during a family holiday to The Maldives, after sharing a picture from the trip where her sons appeared to be wearing wedding suits.

She told her followers on Instagram: 'We didn't get married because I'd be so over the moon I'd be telling everyone. And all our families would be there as well. Joe's family, my family would be there if we were getting married.'

20 December, 2019: Joe Swash admits that he and Stacey Solomon nearly split after their son Rex's birth

Hard time:Seven months after welcoming their first child together, Joe candidly revealed that he and Stacey nearly split after Rex was born

Seven months after welcoming their first child together, Joe candidly revealed thathe and Stacey nearly split after Rex was born, as she revealed she didn't realise how 'alone' he felt.

Joe added that in any other situation he would have considered taking 'some time apart' or even a 'little separation' but Rex made their situation acceptable.

He confessed: 'I did resent you. But it's weird, because in any other situation, I would have probably of gone 'we just need to take some time apart, we need to have a little separation' that's how bad it was.'

24 December, 2020: Stacey Solomon is engaged: Presenter reveals Joe Swash proposed on Christmas Eve

At last!Stacey announced that she was engaged to Joe after he proposed in the woods surrounding their home on Christmas Eve in 2020

Stacey announced that she was engaged to Joe after he proposed in the woods surrounding their home on Christmas Eve in 2020.

She took to Instagram to share a snap of her sparkling engagement ring, with the caption: 'To the moon and back bub. I have no words.'

Discussing the proposal on her Stories she added: 'He asked me to marry him and after crying for what felt like a very long time... I said yes.'

20 March, 2021: Stacey Solomon finds her 'forever home': Star and Joe Swash move into Pickle Cottage

At last! In March 2021, Stacey and Joe revealed they'd found their 'forever home', and moved into their Tudor-style mansion named Pickle Cottage

Stacey revealed that she and Joe had found their 'forever home' after spending a 'long time' house hunting, and announced they were moving into a Tudor-style mansion in the Essex countryside.

She wrote on her Stories: 'It is real, the house needs lots of love and TLC which we can not wait to shower it with…'

Stacey also gave a glimpse of the stunning period property which coincidentally is named 'Pickle Cottage' - with Pickle being the same name she affectionately calls her three sons.

9 June, 2021: Stacey Solomon is pregnant again: Star and Joe Swash reveal they are expecting their second child together

Baby news!Weeks after moving into their new home, Stacey and Joe announced that they were expecting their second child together, his third and her fourth overall

Weeks after moving into their new home, Stacey and Joe announced that they were expecting their second child together, his third and her fourth overall.

Shealso revealed that she and Joe had suffered devastating miscarriages before finally getting pregnant again.

Captioning the Instagram snap, she penned: 'We are growing another pickle. We've never felt so grateful... I have no words.'

14 August, 2021: Joe and Stacey postpone their wedding: Couple delay their nuptials after announcing pregnancy

Revealing all:Joe revealed that he and Stacey decided to postpone their wedding after she discovered she was pregnant, so that 'all their kids' could be present for their big day

Joe revealed that he and Stacey decided to postpone their wedding after she discovered she was pregnant, so that 'all their kids' could be present for their big day.

He admitted that the decision to postpone their wedding was a mutual one: 'But we both wanted to wait until next year that way all of the kids can be there. Couldn't not have our flower girl there could we'.

5 October, 2021: Stacey gives birth to a baby girl: Star gives birth to her daughter Rose at Pickle Cottage on her 32nd birthday

Little one: Stacey welcomed her second child with Joe, daughter Rose, after giving birth at her home on her 32nd birthday

Stacey welcomed her second child with Joe, daughter Rose, after giving birth at her home on her 32nd birthday.

Taking to her Instagram Story she posted a picture of a pink blanket and wrote: 'So to my family on here. Yesterday I got the best birthday present I could have wished for...' before going onto post a video montage documenting her home birth.

6 July, 2022: Stacey celebrates her hen party: Star dresses up as a pickle to jet to Mykonos

Hen do ready! Stacey travelled to Mykonos with her friends for her hen party, dressing up as a pickly in a cheeky reference to her nickname for her children

Stacey travelled to Mykonos for her hen party celebrations with her pals, and in a hilarious Instagram post revealed she had to dress up as pickle for the flight, in a cheeky reference to her nickname for her children.

She wrote: 'They were off on their hen dos in diamante tiaras and white dresses. And I was being patted down in security in a big green pickle outfit.'

25 July, 2022: Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash get married: Wedding takes place at their Pickle Cottage home in Essex

'The best day of their lives': Stacey and Joe married in an intimate Jewish ceremony at their Essex home after seven years together

Staceyand Joemarried in an intimate Jewish ceremony at their Essex home after seven years together, enjoying a romantic performance from TOWIE star James Argent's The Arg Band andlet loose to a DJ playing garage classics.

The star wore a long pale pink gown, with off-the-shoulder sleeves and a corsetted bodice, with a long veil and flower crown.

Posting snaps from her wedding on Instagram, Stacey wrote the caption: 'Forever. Me and My Husband. I don't think I will ever get used to saying that. It all feels like a dream.'

Here are the best photos of Stacey and Joe... from their first encounter on I'm A Celebrity to their intimate wedding:

Together? Stacey and Joe first sparked dating rumours in January 2016 (pictured)

Happy couple!After weeks of dating rumours, Joe and Stacey confirmed their relationship in 2016

Happy! Stacey and Joe announced they were expecting their first child together in 2019

Cute! They welcomed their son Rex in May 2019

Romantic! Stacey and Joe got engaged on Christmas Eve in 2020, after he proposed during a stroll through the woods close to their home

At last! In March 2021, Stacey and Joe moved into Pickle Cottage in the Essex countryside

Family: The couple welcomed their second child together, daughter Rose, in October 2021

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