The engaged pair have been dating for a year and a half, but who is she?
Speaking about the romance earlier this year, Dec admitted that there was always something between him and Ali: “I think we’ve always been attracted to each other but it has always been that thing of we work together. Before that he was in an 11-year-relationship with his childhood sweetheart actress Clare Buckfield, 38, who starred in the sitcom 2point4 Children, before they separated in 2003.
Declan Donnelly has said finding love was tough because potential girlfriends already knew too much about him before they even met.
host presenter is gearing up to wed his long-term girlfriend, Ali Astall, in his home town of Newcastle today - with his sidekick, Ant, well, by his side.
The 39-year-old presenter will declare his love (get it?
She’s been working as Dec’s manager for more than a decade, so they’ve been good pals for ages, but the pair only started dating last spring. It was a little strange because we’ve had a working relationship for so long.