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The real life soap couples who had children together from Coronation Street to Emmerdale


We adore sharing news on real-life soap couples here at Shayne Ward of Coronation Street and Sophie Austin of Hollyoaks recently announced that they are expecting their second child together.

With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of soap stars who had children together, as well as their relationship history.

Shayne Ward and Sophie Austin

In 2017, the Aidan Connor actor and Lindsey Roscoe actress got engaged, and they have a daughter named Willow.

It was reported earlier today (January 4) that they would soon be welcoming their second daughter into the world.

Amy Walsh and Toby-Alexander Smith

Amy Walsh and Toby Alexander-Smith are one of the newest soap couples.

Amy and Toby met in the crowd for a Strictly Come Dancing show in 2019 while playing Tracy in Emmerdale and Gray in EastEnders.

It was announced in September that they were expecting their first child together.

Amy and Toby just announced the birth of their baby a few days ago.

Nadine Mulkerrin and Rory Douglas Speed

Nadine (Cleo McQueen) and Rory (Joel Dexter) have been together on Hollyoaks since 2017.

The couple confirmed their engagement in 2018.

Nadine gave birth to their son, Reggie, a year later.

Only a few weeks ago, it was revealed that the couple is expecting their second child.

Daisy Wood Davis and Luke Jerdy

Daisy Wood Davis (Jesse Donovan, Hollyoaks) and Luke Jerdy (Kim Butterfield, Hollyoaks) met through a mutual friend in 2011.

Daisy and Luke became engaged in 2019 and had their first kid together in October of last year.

Luke and Daisy, who played Jesse and Kim in Hollyoaks, have left the show.


Daisy and Luke left the show in 2018 and 2020, respectively.

Tina O’Brien and Ryan Thomas

Tina O’Brien and Ryan Thomas were probably one of the most well-known soap couples.

While working on Coronation Street, Sarah Platt and Jason Grimshaw met.

Scarlett, Tina and Ryan’s first child, was born in 2008.

Tina and Ryan’s relationship ended before Scarlett’s first birthday.

Tina is now dating Adam Crofts, while Ryan is dating Lucy Mecklenburgh from TOWIE.

Charley Webb and Matthew Wolfenden

Emmerdale’s Charley Webb (Debbie Dingle) and Matthew Wolfenden are another popular soap pair (David Metcalfe).

The couple started dating in 2007 and got engaged two years later.

Charley and Matthew reunited in 2015 after a brief breakup in 2013, and later married in 2018.

Buster, Ace, and Bowie are their three children.

Jeff Hordley and Zoe Henry

Jeff Hordley (Cain Dingle) and Zoe Henry (Rhona Goskirk) met in theatre school in 1994 and have worked together on ITV’s Emmerdale for years.

Violet and Stan are the couple’s two children, who they married in 2003.

During the lockdowns last year, Jeff and Zoe appeared on CBBC’s Celebrity Supply Teacher, where they were featured in an episode that demonstrated viewers how to cultivate and cook with fruit and vegetables.

Jeff and Zoe’s allowance was used to film the episode.

Kym Marsh and Jamie Lomas

In 2008, Kym Marsh (Michelle Connor) of Coronation Street began dating Jamie Lomas (Warren Fox) of Hollyoaks.

The couple revealed their pregnancy shortly after their wedding in 2012.

Kym and Jamie’s baby was born at 21 weeks and died just minutes after being born in 2009.

Kym and Jamie welcomed their daughter Polly into the world in 2011.

The pair got divorced in 2014.

Lucy-Jo Hudson and Alan Halsall

Alan Halsall (Coronation Street’s Tyrone Dobbs) and Lucy-Jo Hudson, who played Katy Harris in Corrie and Donna Marie Quinn in Hollyoaks, are the final couple on our list.

Sienna, the couple’s first child, was born during their 9-year marriage.

Lucy is now dating Lewis Devine, while Alan is dating Tish Merry. They split in 2018, and Lucy is now dating Lewis Devine.


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