According to The Sun, the pair have now confirmed their romance to family and friends, and she has told her bosses at celebrity agency James Grant Management.A source told the paper: "They've adored each other for years and people have often thought they were together - but it's only recently they finally became an item.Among the famous faces seen arriving at the church were Phillip Schofield, Holly Willoughby, Vernon Kaye, Tess Daly, Marvin and Rochelle Humes, Ashley Roberts, Stephen Mulhern, Alan Shearer and Jonathan Wilkes. In an interview on The Jonathan Ross Show earlier this year, Donnelly said he proposed as the sun set.This morning Donnelly joked from the pair's Ant and Dec Twitter account: The Geordie presenter got engaged to Miss Astall, who is his manager, in November last year on an island off the coast of Australia, before travelling to the set of I'm A Celebrity ... He also admitted it was "a little strange" when the couple first got together because they had been work colleagues for so long, but added: "It's going good.He has three brothers, Martin, Eamonn and Dermott; and three sisters, Patricia, Moyra and Camalia.The part of Duncan on Byker Grove was Dec's first well-known TV appearance.Declan Joseph Oliver 'Dec' Donnelly, OBE (born 25 September 1975) is an English television presenter, producer and actor, best known as one half of the British acting and TV presenting duo Ant & Dec, with the other being Anthony Mc Partlin.Donnelly came to prominence in the children's drama series Byker Grove and as one half of the pop music duo PJ & Duncan.
As a person born on this date, Declan Donnelly is listed in our database as the 18th most popular celebrity for the day (September 25) and the 78th most popular for the year (1975).
As for those who were invited, an insider told The Sun: "It's a lovely group of people who have been close to Dec and Ali for years.
It felt right for him to go back to Newcastle because Dec is such a proud Geordie.
Famous faces on the guestlist included Holly Willoughby, Paddy Mc Guinness and Keith Lemon and his Britain's Got Talent boss Simon Cowell was unable to make the nuptials but reportedly sent a gift along with well wishes to the newlyweds.
Vernon Kay and Tess Daly, flew fresh from Brian Dowling's wedding in Wicklow on Thursday for the ceremony, while Rochelle and Marvin Humes were also spotted.