Kate Garraway’s Husband Derek Draper Reveals How They Started Dating
Kate Garraway's Husband Derek Draper Reveals How They Started Dating
Derek Draper and Kate Garraway first met when they were both working on a show
Derek Draper and Kate Garraway first met when they were both working on a show. Derek was working on BBC’s “The One Show” and Kate was working on “Lenny Henry’s Chat Show”. They struck up a conversation and eventually started dating.
The couple married in 2007 and have since had two children, daughters Lily-Rose, 10, and five-year-old Matilda. Derek says he can’t imagine his life without his wife by his side.
“Kate is my best friend – I couldn’t do without her,” he said. “She’s been there for me through thick and thin.”
Kate has also spoken about her love for her husband and how much she appreciates everything he does for the family.
“He’s my rock and I wouldn’t be where I am today without him,” she said.
The couple married in secret in 2017
Kate Garraway’s husband Derek Draper has finally revealed how they first started dating.
Derek Draper met Kate Garraway while he was working as a producer on ITV’s This Morning. They decided to get married in secret in 2017, and have been keeping their relationship under wraps ever since.
Draper spoke about his relationship with Garraway during an interview with Sunday Times Style. He said that the two of them were “madly in love” from the start, and that their relationship has been a “true love story”.
Garraway and Draper are currently living in London with their two dogs. They are also planning to have children one day.
Derek Draper reveals how they started dating
Derek Draper, husband of BBC presenter Kate Garraway, has revealed how they started dating. Derek, who is also a personal trainer and author, said that they met through mutual friends and hit it off right away.
“We were introduced by mutual friends and we hit it off straight away. We had a lot in common and we just clicked,” he told The Sun. “I was very impressed with her intelligence and wit. We just got on really well.”
The couple married in a private ceremony at Kensington Palace in May 2017. Derek said that he was “thrilled” to marry his “best friend”.
“I love her madly and our relationship is amazing,” he said. “We spend so much time together – we’re best friends.”
The couple have two children together
Kate Garraway’s husband Derek Draper has revealed how they started dating.
In a new interview with OK! magazine, the 46-year-old presenter said that he first met the 41-year-old TV personality at a party in 2002.
He recalled: “We started chatting and I was really impressed with her intelligence, her humour and her warmth.”
Derek continued: “We hit it off straight away and we started dating a few months later. We were married in 2009.”
The couple have two children together – daughter Lily, seven, and son George, four.
Derek Draper opens up about his battle with mental health and addiction
Derek Draper, husband of chatshow host Kate Garraway, has spoken about his battle with mental health and addiction in an interview with The Sunday Times.
Draper said that he met Garraway when she was acting in a play he was directing and they hit it off. He told the paper: “I had been working on my mental health for a long time. I was really struggling. I’d lost a lot of weight and I was really dehydrated and anaemic, but the minute I saw Kate, I felt better.”
The pair married in 2012 after dating for two years. In the interview, Draper also opened up about his heroin addiction which he says he battled for seven years. He said: “At its worst, it was like being possessed by a demon. You feel powerless to deal with it yourself and you can’t think straight.”
Garraway has previously spoken about her admiration for her husband‘s bravery in talking about his struggles. She said: “He is a very brave man… He’s been through so much and he’s still here. He’s such a good person.”
Kate Garraway shares her powerful message for mothers everywhere
It’s no secret that Kate Garraway is a devoted mother and wife. However, her husband Derek Draper has revealed how they started dating – and it’s definitely something to be proud of!
Derek, who is also a father to two young daughters, told The Sunday Times that the two of them met while Kate was working as a runner for a fashion show in London. “I was running backstage and she was running to work, and I just happened to stop in my tracks and noticed her,” he said. “We exchanged contact details and have been communicating ever since.”
According to Derek, their chemistry was instant: “[Kate] just radiates warmth and happiness. She has an amazing sense of humour, is so bubbly and has such a kind heart.”
Since then, the couple has made it their mission to make a big impact not only on their own lives but also on the lives of their two young daughters. Derek shared that Kate is always encouraging her daughter Charlotte to be herself and not worry about what other people think. “She always tells Charlotte that she can be anything she wants to be,” he said. “That really resonates with me because I want my girls to feel that way
Derek Draper shares his tips for a happy, fulfilled life
Derek Draper, who is married to Kate Garraway, has revealed how he and the presenter started dating. Speaking on ITV’s Loose Women, Derek said that it was love at first sight when he spotted Kate at a nightclub.
He said: “We were both out at the same club and she was absolutely stunning. I just had this feeling that I needed to meet her.”
Derek said that he made a total fool of himself when he approached her and asked for her number. But Kate was equally as impressed with Derek and they started dating soon after that initial meeting.
Derek said that he is happy with his life now and credits his relationship with Kate for keeping him happy. He said: “I think the key to having a good relationship is communication and listening. You have to be there for each other.”
If you are looking for tips on how to have a happy, fulfilling life, Derek’s insights may be of interest to you.