CORONATION Street star Julia Goulding is secretly engaged to her boyfriend Ben.
The teaching assistant, 30, popped the question to Julia, 33, in March 2018, but the couple have kept their exciting news underwraps since then.
An insider told The Sun Online: “Julia and Ben are incredibly close – he even relocated to Manchester from London for her, so it’s no surprise he proposed to her.
“Julia is quite a private person but everyone is so happy they are planning to tie the knot.”
The actress, who plays Shona Ramsey on the soap, previously revealed that Ben was the first person she called when she found out she got the job on Corrie in 2016.
She said: “I was living in London at the time and I was on the train home, so I was running up and down and I didn’t have anyone to hug.
“I rang my boyfriend and my mum, I was crying and laughing. I must’ve looked like the biggest weirdo.”
After she landed the job she moved back to Manchester with Ben, who was happy to support her lifelong dream of being on the show.
He also looks her after when she’s not on set and just at home relaxing with their cat Marcel, by making her roast dinners.
She revealed: “We love to cook a roast. Well, when I say we, I mean Ben cooks a roast while I have a glass of red wine and decide what to watch on the telly.”
And discussing what they get up to at the weekend, she added: : “I’ve reached that age where you join the National Trust.
“Ben and I go to Dunham Massey to see the Georgian house and gardens and have a nice walk – I can’t even count how many times we’ve been this year alone.”
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