- Ant Anstead is a TV host known for his appearances on Celebrity IOU Joyride and Ant Anstead Master Mechanic.
- He was previously married to HGTV personality, Christina Hall, from 2018 to 2021.
- Ant and Renée Zellweger were reportedly set to be engaged in July 2023, but they haven’t quite made that move yet.
Ant Anstead, 44, and Renée Zellweger, 54, are going strong! After two years of dating, the pair still look as madly in love as ever, and there was even talk of them getting engaged, though sources told HollywoodLife that it isn’t the case just yet. Still, the reports sounded quite nice.
“Renee and Ant are keeping their plans incredibly private, they’re not planning a big public announcement,” a source told The Sun on Jul. 18, 2023. “She has been telling her inner circle about organizing their nuptials, everything will be very low-key. Her relationship with Ant is super strong and they’re madly in love, and they can’t wait to get hitched.”
The 44-year-old previously split from HGTV star Christina Hall, 40, in 2020 after 21 months of marriage. Christina took to Instagram at the time to announce the shocking news with a since-deleted message. “Ant and I have made the difficult decision to separate. We are grateful for each other and as always, our children will remain our priority. We appreciate your support and ask for privacy for us and our family as we navigate the future,” the caption read alongside a photo of the former lovebirds walking in front of a sunset on a beach together. Christina and Ant share one son, Hudson, 3. Below are five things to know about Ant amid his engagement news!
He’s A Popular TV Presenter
Not only is Ant the host of Celebrity IOU Joyride, but he also hosted Ant Anstead Master Mechanic for one season in 2020. A few other shows he has hosted or presented for include For the Love of Cars, Wheeler Dealers, Radford Returns, The Lost Lotus: Restoring a Race Car, and many more.
Ant Is Engaged To Renée Zellweger
Not only is he famous in his own right, but Ant has also been dating Oscar winner, Renee Zellweger, since 2021. The newly engaged couple first met on the set of his show, Celebrity IOU Joyride, and the rest was seemingly history! By that Sept., Ant and Renee went Instagram official with loved-up selfie. Most recently, he shared a rare photo of them dancing together on Jan. 27, 2023. “Always Pause for moments of magic under twinkly lights…x,” he captioned the snapshot with his leading lady. They also celebrated their two-year anniversary on Apr. 23, 2023. He took to IG once more to celebrate the moment. “Two years of magic x,” he captioned the photo of them holding hands.
He & Christina Were Together From 2017 Until 2020
Christina revealed that she was dating Ant by posting a selfie of them riding motorcycles back in Jan., 2018. Ant and the Flip or Flop alum got married in Dec. 2018, however as mentioned above, they split by 2020. Now she is married to Joshua Hall, who she tied the knot with in Apr. 2022.
He Has Been Married Twice
Prior to dating and marrying Christina, Ant was married to Louise Anstead in 2005 before they separated in 2017. Most recently, Louise remarried in Jan. 2022. Ant spoke to PEOPLE about the news at the time and wished her nothing but the best. “We spent 22 years together from teenagers to adults and to this day remain very close friends and we stay in regular contact. Almost daily,” he said at the time. “I wish them a lifetime full of happiness.”
Ant Has Three Children
Ant and Louise share a daughter Amelie, 19, and son Archie, 16. Recently, on Jul. 17, 2023, Renee posed alongside his two teenagers for a group photo shared via Instagram. “@fosgoodwood How it started How it ended x @landrover @radfordmotors,” he captioned the carousel of photos.