He may have battled his way through SAS Australia, but before that gruelling stint, Dan Ewing was known for his on-screen romance with Bianca Scott on Home & Away.
That’s correct, the River Boy was a big favorite at Summer Bay, so much so that when he returned as Heath Braxton for a cameo appearance earlier this year, fans went crazy.
Heath’s happily ever after came in the shape of a romance with Bianca Scott (played by Lisa Gormley) during his original time on the long-running drama, but off-screen, a different woman is capturing Dan’s heart.
Home and Away’s Dan Ewing has been dating Kat Risteska since 2016.
For three years, the actor was married to Marni Little, with whom he shares seven-year-old son Archer. In December 2015, the former couple called it quits on their marriage.
Dan’s new romance with his girlfriend, dancer Kat Risteska, was a fresh start for him after a tumultuous divorce.
In 2016, the Home & Away actress announced their romance by posting a candid photo of the brunette beauty writing on a Christmas card on Instagram.
“You know you’re dating a chick from the west when she makes writing a Christmas card look Thug,” Dan joked in the caption, adding the hashtags, “#easeupcuz” and “will stab you”.
Where it all began! Dan confirmed his relationship in 2016 by posting this photo and captioning it: “You know you’re dating a chick from the west when she makes writing a Christmas card look Thug.”
According to a source at the time, the two had known one other for years and had even crossed paths on the set of Home & Away, where Kat had temporarily worked as a young actress herself.
“They met when she was 19 since she used to work for the same management group as Dan. As a result, they’ve both known her for quite some time,” a source told the publication.
During an interview on Channel Seven’s The Morning Show in 2018, Dan admitted it was him who first pursued Kat via social media.
“I was single for about eight months give or take… and then it was just months of stalking her [online] really!” he revealed.
“4 years of you making me a better soul & me making you ….eat more red meat & obsess over basketball…” Dan wrote to mark the four-year anniversary of their relationship.
Last year, Dan marked four years since he and Kat started dating with a gushing post on social media.
“4 years Boo. 4 years of you making me a better soul & me making you ….eat more red meat & obsess over basketball…” the SAS star wrote in the lengthy caption.
“You are the epitome of ‘Show me don’t tell me.’ An older soul than an “old soul” …Perhaps a sexy Amazon warrior soul? What do you recon ?? Just me ?? My fantasy ?? Ok cool…”
He also described Kat as “making everyone around you better” and said he was “truly blessed” to have her in his life.
The Home and Away star said he was “truly blessed” to have Kat in his life.
Dan proposed to Kat on December 9, 2021, after years of rumors that the Chasing Comets actor was eager to walk down the aisle with her.”All I want for Christmas is…,” he later revealed on Christmas Day, alongside a close-up photo of Kat’s ring.
Kat also took to Instagram to share the same photo, as well as another of the pair happily embracing right after the proposal.