We find the hot actress's sweetest quotes

Even a year before they start dating, Michelle Keegan is impressed by Mark Wright.

Michelle appears on The Xtra Factor in 2011 alongside Mark and admires how well he treats her mum during filming.

‘I had to leave her while I was on camera. When I went back, she was in conversation with Mark,’ says Michelle.

‘I overheard him chatting to her and making her feel comfortable. She told me what a nice boy he was.’

Following the start of their romance in late 2012, Michelle Keegan has often spoken of her love for Mark Wright.

The actress admits she loves how gentlemanly her man is but also enjoys their cheeky banter.

‘He’s a genuine guy, very down to earth and a proper gent,’ Michelle explains.

She occasionally uses Twitter to express her feelings. The smitten couple’s engagement is announced on the social media site in September 2013.

Michelle can’t wait to marry Mark and plans to take his name. She admits that their love feels ‘natural’ and thinks they’re ‘very similar’.

The good-looking lovebirds share a passion for fashion but Michelle is willing to compromise on wardrobe space at their house.

She’ll even take style advice from her fella as she admires his tastes.

Michelle Keegan clearly enjoys having Mark Wright as a pal as well as a fiancé.

She professes: ‘I’m lucky to have Mark in my life as my partner and as my best friend.’

The hot actress happily supports her future husband in all of his ventures and looks forward to the day when they settle down and start a family.

‘The idea of marriage is so appealing and with Mark I knew straight away,’ she tells the Daily Mail.

‘I want four children. My mum’s told me how exhausting it is but when the time comes I’ll be ready.’

Aw! Read on for more of Michelle’s slushy statements about Mark…

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