See these new pics of The X Factor winner!

Shayne Ward was almost unrecognisable as he showed off a thick head of curls and bushy beard in brand new snaps.

The former Coronation Street star, 34, who rose to fame when he won the second series of The X-Factor back in 2005, posed for a snap alongside fiancé Sophie Austin, 35.

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The pair can be seen glammed up in their glad rags as they attended the National Autistic Society’s Twinkle Ball, hosted by Paddy McGuiness.

Dressed in a black and white tuxedo complete with a smart bowtie, the soap star posed up a storm beside his other half, showing off his transformed hairdo, worlds away from his former shaved head look.

Meanwhile, Sophie shared a sultry solo pic of Shayne, swooning over him and penning: ‘My mr Bond @shaynetward 😍.’

Fans were quick to agree, with one commenting to say: ‘He’s so hot,’ although some didn’t seem to be keen on his beardy addition, with another adding: ‘Better without beard,’ and one more continuing: ‘Can u shave beard…’

The That’s My Goal singer even made sure to pen a sweet shout out to Sophie, with whom he shares baby daughter, Willow.

Shayne wrote a congratulatory caption, praising Sophie on her recent fitness achievements.

He wrote: ‘I Cannot begin to tell you just how proud I am of you. 6 weeks into your training and you look incredible.

‘I’ve never seen anyone work harder.

‘6 more weeks to go my Angel. Keep smashing it #fitmomma #luckydaddy ❤️.’

Plenty of Shayne’s followers were quick to comment on the super cute upload, admiring him for showing such support to Sophie.

One penned: ‘It’s so refreshing to see a Man being so supported towards his Partner & Be her Biggest Fan ! ❤️ your both very lucky to have one another 🔥👏,’ while another added: ‘Very pretty ♥️ love how supportive you both are of each other x.’

Taken from our sister site, Woman