Ruth Langsford opens up on 'nerve-racking' first with husband Eamonn Holmes

RUTH LANGSFORD has spoken candidly about the first time she came across her husband and This Morning co-star Eamonn Holmes as she admitted the encounter was "nerve-racking".

PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 08:01, Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Ruth Langsford has been in a relationship with Eamonn Holmes for 23 years but the couple have only been married for 10 years. The This Morning host opened up about her other half as she dished on the TV veteran in a candid interview.


The 60-year-old presenter revealed she had "fancied" Eamonn before she met him when he was a presenter on GMTV.

Eamonn was previously married to Gabrielle Holmes and they have three children; Declan, 31, Rebecca, 29, and 27-year-old Niall.

The This Morning couple are parents to their only child together, son Jack, 18.

The Northern-Irish born broadcaster got engaged to Ruth in 2009 and they married the following year.

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Ruth Langsford opens up on 'nerve-racking' moment with husband EamonnRuth Langsford opens up on 'nerve-racking' moment with husband Eamonn (Image: WENN)

Ruth Langsford has opened up the first moment she saw Eamonn HolmesRuth Langsford has opened up the first moment she saw Eamonn Holmes (Image: GETTY)

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They met in 1997 after they were introduced through a mutual friend, TV presenter Sally Meen.

Speaking about her spouse, Ruth dished: "Before I even met Eamonn, I was a big fan.

"I used to watch him on GMTV andI always thought he was handsome, funny and a brilliant journalist.

"It was nerve- racking when I did meet him; I remember thinking, ‘Oh, my God, that’s Eamonn Holmes!’"

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