Jess Wright is engaged💎

The couple have been dating for over a year

Jess Wright and William Lee-Kemp at 'The Lion King' 20th anniversary gala performance

by Kaya Terry |
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Jess Wright is engaged to boyfriend William Lee-Kemp.

The former TOWIE star – who has been dating her beau for 13 months - took to Instagram on Sunday to announce the surprise news as she shared a sweet snap of the pair kissing whilst on a romantic holiday in the French Alps.

Captioning a photo of the couple, Jess, 34, wrote: “A million times YES! 💍❤️ I love you so much x (sic)”

Jess admitted she is “overwhelmed” by the “amazing news” and the star revealed the couple are “over the moon” by the news of their engagement.

She said: "I am absolutely overwhelmed with this amazing news. I never expected it for a second and he caught me totally off guard. We are so very happy and in love!

“We are back in a place that is very special to us and now it has been made even better with this news. We are over the moon!" she told HELLO! Magazine.

The former Towie star's celeb pals and family also rushed to wish the pair congratulations on social media.

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Jess’s mum, Carol Wright, wrote: “So happy for you my darling couldn’t of wished for a better guy for you. Love you both (sic)”

Ferne McCann posted: "Oh my god yesssssss darling so so happy for you (sic).”

Billie Faiers added: “Awwww darling congratulations !!!! Soooo happy for you !! Lots of love xxxx (sic)”

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Jess was originally very secretive about the identity of her new man – who is best friends with her brother Mark Wright - and even kept him disguised in social media photos.

But Jess recently unveiled her fiancé after the pair celebrated their one-year anniversary in January.

Sharing a photo of her and William kissing, Jess wrote: "You’re my real first, hopefully my last. You’re my absolute everything. Happy anniversary my love. (sic)"

A source told The Sun: "Jess and William are in love - they're very happy together and their friends and family couldn't be more chuffed for them.

"William shares a flat with Mark's best friend and they're all close mates. He definitely has the approval of Jess' family.

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"His friends describe him as 'Mr Normal' - he's not interested in fame or being in the public eye but that hasn't put him off being with Jess either.

"He understands her life as a celebrity but has his own focus running his audio-visual company."

Last year, Jess insisted she was on the hunt for her “Prince Charming”.

She said: "My family say I'm the fussiest person in the world because I can never choose one guy and stick with them.

"I always seem to find a fault. But I've waited this long to find Prince Charming, so I'm not just going to settle.”

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