Jeff Brazier and Kate Dwyer have tied the knot in a romantic Portuguese cliff-top wedding ceremony on Saturday, it has been revealed.
The television presenter, 39, got married with his two teenage sons, Bobby, 15, and Freddie, 14, acting as best men in the Algarve’s stunning Tivoli Carvoeiro resort.
They announced their engagement in October, with the TV star revealing he had sweetly asked the approval of his sons with late reality TV star Jade Goody.
Jeff Brazier and Kate Dwyer have tied the knot in a romantic Portuguese cliff-top wedding ceremony on Saturday
Jeff proposed to his girlfriend of five years in Ibiza, after seeking permission from his children in October 2017.
The presenter has raised the teenage boys since the death of Jade from cervical cancer in 2009, at the age of 27.
BBC Sport’s Robbie Savage wished his colleague luck as he tweeted: ‘Best of luck to one of our team @jeffbrazier who’s not on the show today cos he’s getting married to @katedwyerPR.’
Robbie continued: ‘Have a great day both of you but make sure you’re back next week mate! Only one Saturday allowed off during the season!’
Despite the wedding not yet appearing on Jeff or Kate’s social media, a friend of Kate’s shared snaps of the stunning resort on social media.
The close friend included a picture of some of the wedding guests in their chic gowns while also sharing snaps of the beautiful view.
While the guests travelled to the Algarve in the last few days to attend the wedding, both Jeff and Kate have been silent about their recent nuptials.
After seeking their approval for the proposal, Jeff admitted that ‘both boys were intrigued by how it would work, how I’d do it’.
He explained to Hello!: ‘They said, ‘What will you do, dad, if she says no?’ I said, ‘I don’t want to be complacent, but I think we’re all right’.’
Jeff got down on one knee as the couple walked out to the end of a jetty in Ibiza and sat on a wall that formed a harbour for local fishing boats.
‘I told her I loved her, and had been thinking about this for a while,’ he said. ‘I pulled the box with the ring out from my back pocket and asked if she would marry me. It was a very special moment.’
The TV personality has also opened up about how well Kate has slotted in to the family, supporting Bobby and Freddy as they grieve for their mum Jade.
Jade and Jeff met in late 2002 after she soared to fame in Big Brother. After just three months of dating, they found out she was pregnant with Bobby.
Although Jeff had split with the Big Brother star five years before her untimely death from cancer he has full custody of his boys.
In an interview with the Mirror Online, Jeff explained how he and Kate have ‘medium-length plans’ to expand their family, Jeff said: ‘We’ve discussed it, it’s going to happen. I think we’re working our way to it.’
‘What’s going to be exciting to me is seeing the kids as older brothers, they’ll be incredible. And it’ll teach them about other responsibilities for them.’
He continued: ‘It’ll be fantastic for me too, I’ll get to experience parenting within a relationship and actually be married, because I haven’t experienced that – not even as a child.’
‘It’ll be like putting things on track, being a real human being who is married and has a child with someone that he loves and stays with. Not that I didn’t love Jade, but to be with someone where the relationship blossoms and goes from strength to strength… it’s what we all try to create.’