The former Hollyoaks actress announced the happy news on her Instagram feed with a snap of herself and Gorka enjoying the chilly British weather outside.
The 36 year old can be seen wearing a black beanie hat on over a green winter coat with a fur-lined hood. Placing her hand on the Strictly Come Dancing professional’s shoulder, she flashed her gorgeous diamond ring for her 1.6million followers to see.
As Gemma, who recently said she fears her beloved dog has dementia, planted a kiss on her soon-to-be-husband, who she shares one year old daughter Mia with, 30 year old Gorka smiled for the camera, clearly ecstatic by her answer.
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In the caption, she wrote: “Valentine’s forever… Of course I said yes,” followed by a red heart emoji.
Gorka also took to his Instagram page to share the news with his 650,000 followers, sharing the same picture of them.
He captioned it: “The best day with my forever Valentine’s,” with a black heart emoji.
The dancer continued: “I asked and she said YES!!!!!!” with an engagement ring emoji. He added: “Happy Valentine’s Day everyone”.
Celebrity friends were quick to offer their congratulations as Nikki Sanderson wrote: “Congratulations,” followed by three pink heart emojis.
Motsi Mabuse posted six red heart emojis, while Amy Dowden added: “So happy for you guys. CONGRATULATIONS,” with five red heart emojis.
Fans were also over the moon by their news as one person wrote: “Awww this is amazing news – I just shouted to my husband ‘Gemma and Gorks are engaged!!!! Woohoo’ xx he responded ‘you know you’re not their mate right!!!!! ’ Lol xx congrat you gorgeous people,” [sic] with a red heart emoji.
Another said: “Congratulations this is such lovely news.” While a third chimed: “This makes my heart swell! huge congratulations!” [sic] with a red heart emoji.
Gorka and Gemma, who hasn’t worn make-up in a whole year, reportedly first hit off after a group rehearsal during Strictly Come Dancing in 2017 for the 15th series of the show.
Since confirming their romance months later, the couple have gone from strength to strength, sharing sweet selfies on Instagram and even welcoming their first child together.
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Mia was born in July 2019, with Gemma announcing the news across her social media.
“And just like that, we’re a three! Our beautiful baby daughter arrived on Thursday 4th July and myself and Gorks couldn’t be happier,” she wrote at the time.
Responding to speculation about why they kept fans waiting, Gemma said: “To people asking why we haven’t posted any pictures. We just want our family and friends to come over and meet her first, that’s all. It’s important for me that they all get a hold and a cuddle first.”