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Carol Kirkwood: Who is the BBC Breakfast host’s mystery boyfriend? | Celebrity News | Showbiz and television

Carol Kirkwood, 60, has announced that she is engaged to her boyfriend Steve. The BBC Breakfast presenter confirmed they were dating last June, but little is known about her other half.

The star surprised BBC Breakfast viewers this morning when she announced the engagement live on air.

She presented live from the Chelsea Flower Show while sporting a new ring on her left hand.

This prompted colleagues Sally Nugent and Jon Kay to poll the weather star, at which point Carol broke the news.

However, little is currently known about Carol’s fiancé.

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While promoting her romantic debut last year, Carol said of her partner, “He’s just a secret boyfriend because I never talk about him.

“I always feel like through my work I put myself in the public eye and I’m very happy, but my partner, my family and my friends haven’t, so I’m extremely respectful of their private life.

“I just don’t talk about it except to say my partner is gorgeous, he’s funny, he makes me very happy.”

After her divorce from Jimmy, her closest companion was house cat Donald, whom the two adopted together in 2000.