When did Louise and Jamie Redknapp get divorced?

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JAMIE and Louise Redknapp were once regarded as the golden couple of showbiz.

But they left fans shocked when their marriage unexpectedly broke down.

Jamie and Louise Redknapp officially divorced in January 2018
Jamie and Louise Redknapp were married in 1998
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When did Jamie and Louise get married?

Jamie and Louise tied the knot in June 1998 and shunned a huge, showbiz wedding.

The couple instead got engaged and married all in the same week, while on holiday in Bermuda.

Louise was just 23 at the time and in 2017 told the Mail Online their nuptials were “private and small” and “perfect”.

She added: “Neither of us wanted a big, glitzy wedding.”

The couple have two sons together, Charley, 15, and Beau, 10.

Pictured at a footballer Robbie Keane's wedding in 2008, Louise and Jamie's nuptials were a more private affair
Pictured at a footballer Robbie Keane’s wedding in 2008, Louise and Jamie’s nuptials were a more private affair
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When did Jamie and Louise get divorced?

The former golden couple split in 2017 after 19 years of marriage following Louise’s stint on Strictly Come Dancing.

Their divorce was then official by 2018.

In February 2021 Louise revealed in her autobiography that she regrets not putting more effort into trying to save the relationship.

She wrote: “I wish I’d tried. I want to say to anyone thinking of running: Just slow down. Don’t run.

“Because once you run too fast, you can’t make up the ground you’ve lost.

“Stop, say what you need, say what you think, don’t be afraid to say what’s really going on. You don’t have to be quiet.”

 Jamie, Louise Redknapp
Lousie and Jamie in happier times
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Who are Jamie and Louise dating?

As of February 2021 Louise is believed to be currently single.

Meanwhile, Jamie is in a relationship with model Frida Andersson-Lourie.

They are believed to have started dating in August 2020 after meeting through mutual friends.

At the time a source told The Sun that Frida was “fun- loving and kind”, adding: “Jamie feels ready to move on from his marriage to Louise and is happy to be doing it with someone who has kids too and is financially secure.”

Jamie and Louise were once seen as the golden couple of showbiz
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What are Jamie and Louise Redknapp most famous for?

Jamie, 47, is a retired England footballer, who started his career on the pitch playing for AFC Bournemouth.

He is the son of football manager Harry Redknapp and was a midfielder for Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, and Southampton before hanging up his boots in 2005.

Jamie now works as a pundit for Sky Sports, writes a newspaper sports column and is a team captain on Sky’s A League of Their Own panel show.

Louise, 46, found fame in 1993 as one-quarter of girl band Eternal.

In 1995, she quit the pop group and embarked on her own solo music career, going on to release three platinum-selling albums and had hit singles with the likes of Naked and Two Faced.

Louise has also worked as a judge on the UK version of the TV show So You Think You Can Dance? and was a runner-up in the 2016 series of Strictly Come Dancing.

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