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Matthew Wolfenden and Charley Webb look worlds away from Emmerdale on the night they met

Matthew Wolfenden and Charley Webb

Emmerdale’s Matthew Wolfenden and Charley Webb celebrated their fourth wedding anniversary this week, with the couple having tied the knot in 2018

Matthew Wolfenden has shared a throwback from when he first “got together” with wife Charley Webb, as the couple marked their fourth wedding anniversary this week.

The real-life Emmerdale couple, who met on the set of the soap , have been in a relationship for more than a decade and are parents to three children; Buster, 11, Bowie, six, and Ace, two.

They got married in February 2018, with their nuptials said to have come as a surprise to their wedding guests, who had been told that they were attending a birthday party.

The actors celebrated the anniversary yesterday, both sharing posts about their relationship on Instagram.

Matthew Wolfenden posted this throwback of himself and wife Charley Webb

Wolfenden, 41, – who plays David Metcalfe on the ITV soap – took the opportunity to share a photo of the couple that had been taken when they first “got together.”

He wrote: “This photo was taken 15 years ago. We had just ‘got together’ … now we’ve been married 4 years and have 3 amazing, beautiful (always annoying) boys running around the house and driving us mad!”

The actor added in the caption: “I knew as we had this photo taken that we’d be together forever. I’d found my soulmate. Love you pal. Happy anniversary.”

Webb, 33, – who had played Debbie Dingle on Emmerdale, but announced her departure recently – shared a more recent photo of the couple with her fans on social media.

She said in the caption: “Happy 4 years married. This is what our anniversary looks like. 15 years together, 3 children later.”

“I’m in pyjamas ready to read my book in bed and [he] is watching a cooking programme. Happy anniversary pal, you wouldn’t have it any other way,” she continued.

Her husband’s post attracted more than 200 comments, including from Hollyoaks actor Jamie Lomas, 46, – Webb’s brother – who wrote in response: “Happy anniversary guys.”

Matthew and Charley have been in a relationship for more than a decade and have three kids together

Her post has amassed hundreds of comments, with the couple receiving well-wishes on their anniversary from fans and former co-stars last night.

Gemma Atkinson, 37, – who played Carly Hope – wrote: “Happy anniversary guys.” The same comment was posted by Anthony Quinn, also 37, who played Pete Barton.

Isabel Hodgins, 28, – who plays Wolfenden’s on-screen partner Victoria Sugden – responded to the post: “Love you both so much. Happy anniversary. What a wedding it was.”

There were also well wishes from other soap stars including Coronation Street ‘s Catherine Tyldesley, 38, as well as EastEnders alums Emma Barton and Jo Joyner, both 44.