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A pregnancy and a "surprise" breakup: What every couple from The Bachelor Australia is doing now.

After over a dozen seasons of The Bachelor Australia and The Bachelorette Australia, it’s not exactly easy to keep up with the countless couples that have formed as a result of the show.

In fact, over the last nine years, we’ve seen engagements, marriages, babies and break-ups alike.

But which Bachelor franchise couples are still together, and what have they been up to since their show wrapped up?

Here’s everything you want to know.

Brooke Blurton and Darvid Garayeli.

The newest couple from the Bachelorette franchise are sadly no more.

During the final episode, where Brooke confessed her love for Darvid, he shared a sweet message on his Instagram. 

“I can’t believe I found my person. When I entered this experience, I can honestly say I had no idea what to expect, I’ve come out of this with my life partner and she’s so much more than I could have ever envisioned,” he wrote.

"It’s been an absolute rollercoaster to get to this point, 4 months of laughter, tears and endless FaceTimes. This is the beginning of a new chapter for both of us and I can't wait to move into our Melbourne abode. Thank you to everyone for the kind comments and a big shout out to everyone I’ve leant on throughout this process."

Just a day after the final episode aired, the pair moved in with each other.

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However, on January 2, Darvid announced the couple had decided to part ways after one month of publicly dating.

"Starting the new year off with an end to a chapter and hopefully the beginning of another," he wrote in an Instagram story. 

"Unfortunately Brooke and I have parted ways. Whilst we both genuinely thought we were each other's person, things change and that's okay. Please respect our privacy and that at the end of the day we are both just people with real feelings.

"Thank you so much for being considerate, alot (sic) of lessons learned."

Darvid's breakup announcement. Image: @darvgarayeli. 

A few hours later, Brooke shared that she was surprised by Darvid's public announcement, despite saying it was a mutual decision. 

"Hey beautiful people, before my phone blows up. I just want to say right now I'm finding this really quite overwhelming and just as surprising to me as you guys," she wrote. 

"I just woke up to the news. It was definitely agreed to part ways. I just wanted to do it privately, amicably and respectfully. This is not how and what I expected to be doing right now so as you can imagine, this is all a lot. 

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She added: "You will all have your judgements and have your say but there is a lot going on in my world and D's of course. So I again just ask you to be kind, we are human. 

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"I really do hope you respect some part of some what (sic) 'privacy' we do have right now because like I said, this was a surprise to wake up to just as much as it was for you guys."

READ: "It was my choice." What we know about Brooke Blurton and Darvid Garayeli's breakup.

Jimmy Nicholson and Holly Kingston.

In the latest season of The Bachelor, Jimmy chose Holly. And their love story has continued off the screen as well. 

Jimmy told Marie Claire that all they wanted to do as a couple was "go out today and get a coffee," but they were unfortunately forced to keep their relationship behind closed doors until the final episode.

"It's the simple things you really take it for granted," Holly added.

She added how shocking it was to have met the love of her life on a reality show.

"You’re just doing all these amazing, grand things [on the show] and a camera is always there. It really just makes you want to do the simple things."

The couple recently announced their new project together, 100 Honeymoons, where they try out and test some of the best "honeymoon" destinations. 

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"We will be trying and testing honeymoon destinations both on our doorstep and internationally… featuring basic to boujee budgets and a WHOLE LOT of banter," Holly shared. "Can’t wait for you to join us on our big adventure."


Elly Miles and Frazer Neate.

Elly Miles and Frazer Neate broke up one month after The Bachelorette finale. While Frazer has been quiet about their decision to split up, Elly shared her own experience about their relationship. 

"From the second that I met him on the show... I was definitely drawn to him," she confessed on the The Real House Husbands Podcast hosted by The Amazing Race's Tim and Rod Sattler-Jones .

"I look back to the moment when it was all happening and thinking he's great and stuff but in hindsight I think maybe he reminded me of two of my exes and that's why I was drawn to him. Maybe it was familiarity."

When asked about the infamous cheating allegations, Elly revealed that she had been messaged multiple times on social media about his alleged antics. 

"How can you really know until that person admits it to you? Frazer has definitely not admitted that to me, he's definitely always denied it," she said.

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"I had the highest hopes, I was very naive and I guess caught up in hoping the best for the situation."

The 2020 Bachelorette also went on to say: "I don't even know I'd call it a relationship."

"He might've been a bit of a s**t bloke but he was a great lesson."

After they broke up in December 2020, Elly was the only one to make any statements regarding the relationship.

"I think we just grew apart after the show. It was really really hard having the distance and the secrecy and I guess everything that comes along with having a new relationship in the media,"she shared in an Instagram video. 

"It’s a bit of a quick turnaround, I guess, to go from thinking you’ve found the person you want to be with forever to being single again," the 26-year-old said, wiping away a tear. 

Regarding cheating rumours, Elly explained she didn't know if they were true.

"I know there are a lot of allegations towards Frazer about cheating on me and stuff. Whether it's true or not, I don't know. That's not the reason why we broke up," she said. "He says it's not true but f**k who knows, honestly."

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Becky Miles and Pete Mann.

It was an unlucky season for love on the 2020 series of The Bachelorette. Elly Miles' sister, Becky, who joined her as a bachelorette, also parted ways with the man she chose at the end of the season, Pete Mann.

The couple announced the split the morning after the finale aired.

"We came into this experience wanting a fairy tale ending for the two of us, and while I am thrilled that Elly found her person in Frazer, unfortunately things didn't work out with Pete and me," Becky shared on her Instagram. 

"Although I wasn’t lucky enough to find my person this time around, I am grateful for this opportunity and leave with fond memories and no regrets," she wrote.

In an emotional interview with Nova 96.9’s Fitzy & Wippa, Becky explained how Pete broke up with her soon after the finale was filmed.

"We filmed the finale, we had a couple of days together, they were really lovely days. 

"We left that saying, you know, we're going to miss each other, he was happy I chose him... When he got home to Adelaide, about three days later we had a FaceTime and he said 'look I'm sorry I just can't do it'... I still feel quite confused, I'm not really sure [of Pete's reason why]. He said that he didn't see a spark there."

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Becky did end up finding love in 2021 though, with Newcastle local James Bevitron.

And in more exciting news, the couple have announced they are expecting their first child together. 

In a post on Instagram this week, Becky shared her "lil babe" is due mid this year. 

"Soooo excited to finally announce that 2022 is the year I grow a human! Yes - we’re having a lil babe. Coming into this world June 2022," she captioned the post. 

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Tim Robards and Anna Heinrich.

Tim Robards and Anna Heinrich met on the very first season of The Bachelor Australia in 2013.

Before the show, Anna was working as a criminal lawyer, and Tim was as a chiropractor.

Four years after meeting on The Bachelor, Tim and Anna announced their engagement in May 2017.

The next year, in June 2018, the couple wed in Italy, making them the first couple from The Bachelor Australia franchise to get married.

 




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Just months later, the newlyweds took their relationship long-distance when Tim landed a role on Neighbours.

As filming for Neighbours was based in Melbourne and Anna's work was based in Sydney, the pair spent several months living in separate states, which led to countless rumours about the pair breaking up, which the pair always denied.

In May 2020, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child together.

"With everything that's going on in the world we feel incredibly lucky and grateful to be starting a family together," Anna shared, alongside photos of her pregnancy scans.

"I can’t wait to be a Dad!!! The giddy feelings in my stomach show there must be a few nerves, but I know Anna’s going to be an absolutely amazing mother and I couldn’t be more excited to start a family with her!" Tim added.

In November that year, the couple announced they had welcomed their baby girl, naming her Elle.

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Blake Garvey and Sam Frost.

In the second season of The Bachelor in 2014, things… didn’t exactly work out.

During the finale, Blake Garvey got down on one knee and made Bachelor history, proposing to his winner Sam Frost.

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Blake Garvey with his final two Lisa and Sam. Image: Network 10.

The day after the finale aired, viewers learned Blake had dumped Sam and begun dating Louise Pillidge, who came third on the reality show. The move earned Blake the nicknames 'love rat' and 'the most hated man in Australia'.

“When you have that time together and you feel that it’s not quite right, you have to listen to your heart,” he told The Project at the time.

“You have to trust your gut and that’s what I’ve done, and that’s why I’m in this position now.”

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Blake and Louise. Image: Instagram.
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Blake and Louise dated for 18 months before they separated in 2016. Sam Frost went on to become the first star of The Bachelorette Australia.

Sam Wood and Snezana Markoski.

 




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Sam Wood met Snezana Markoski on the third season of The Bachelor in 2015. After meeting on the show, Sam gave Snezana a promise ring, which has been affectionately dubbed "the Cheezel ring".

As Snezana and her daughter Eve were based in Perth and Sam was based in Melbourne, the couple's relationship was long distance at first. After four months, they moved in together in Melbourne, before Sam proposed in December 2015.

Initially, the pair planned to marry in Italy like fellow Bachelor alumni Tim and Anna, but those plans were soon put on hold when they learned that Snezana was pregnant with their first child.

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In October 2017, they welcomed Willow Wendy Wood.

The next year, in November 2018, the couple married at Byron Bay's Fig Tree Restaurant. Snezana's daughter, Eve, was one of her bridesmaids and one-year-old Willow wore a matching lace dress to her mum.

In July 2019, Sam and Snezana welcomed their second child together — daughter Charlie Lane Wood.

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In November 2021, the couple announced they are on their way to welcome a fourth girl. 

"Filled with joy to share that we are expecting another little girl," Snezana wrote in a post to Instagram. 

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Sam Frost and Sasha Mielczarek.

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After being brutally dumped by Blake Garvey, Sam Frost became Australia's first Bachelorette and the first contestant to get a ~second chance at love~.

Although Sam chose Sasha Mielczarek in the finale in 2015, the pair split up a year later.

Sam, who is now an actress on Home and Away and a mental health advocate, began dating Dave Bashford in July 2017. 

Alas, the world discovered that the pair had split after Sam shared a TikTok video last year with the hashtag "31singleandfabulous". 

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A representative for Sam confirmed the news, telling Sydney Confidential that "Sam Frost and Dave Bashford are no longer in a relationship. They remain great mates". 

In September, rumours flew Sam was seeing Instant Hotel star and personal trainer Jay Bruno.

However, it's rumoured the pair have since split. 

Richie Strahan and Alex Nation.

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Richie and Alex on The Bachelor. Image: Channel 10.
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Richie Strahan was the second contestant to get a second chance in the franchise after coming third in Sam Frost's season of The Bachelorette.

In the 2016 season of The Bachelor, Richie chose Alex Nation and gave her a promise ring.

By August 2017, the pair had split up.

At the time, the breakup was largely unexplained. But in early 2019, the former couple sat down together on Bachelor in Paradise and had a long-overdue conversation.

During their conversation, Richie and Alex spoke about how their long-distance relationship had affected them both.

"I barely saw you. I needed to see you more," Alex said throughout the conversation, to which Richie argued that she had continued to "move the goalposts" and had barely visited him in Perth.

"[You weren’t there] when I needed you most — when I needed you — and you know what I’m talking about," Alex said.

In October 2019, Richie made his new relationship with Perth woman Jenayah Thompson Instagram official.

However, it is unclear if the pair are still together. 

Georgia Love and Lee Elliott.

 




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In 2016, Georgia Love chose Lee Elliott on The Bachelorette Australia.

After moving in together in August 2018, the pair announced their engagement in September 2019.

In 2020, Georgia, who also works as a Channel 10 reporter, launched her podcast Everyone Has An Ex.

"I realised there’s something really juicy and voyeuristic about hearing about other people’s failed relationships," Georgia told Mamamia.

"A bit of misery loves company, people who are going through their own heartbreak or their own bad situation, it’s really nice to hear about other people going through the same, or similar, or worse."

Georgia has also launched her own sleep and loungewear label, Georgia Elliott, with her friend Jess.

"I've had this idea about pyjamas for years and about a year ago I kept saying this, and no one's done it, no one's filled that gap yet, maybe I should just try," she explained on Mamamia's Lady Startup Stories. 

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Georgia and Lee later tied the knot in March 2021.

Matthew 'Matty J' Johnson and Laura Byrne.

 




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In 2017, Matty J, who was Georgia Love's runner-up, got a second chance on The Bachelor.

After telling winner Laura Byrne he loved her at the finale, Matty J and Laura moved in together in mid-2018.

In April 2019, the pair got engaged while on their 'babymoon', as Laura was pregnant at the time.

"You are my favourite everything. YES to a lifetime of love and flamboyant dance moves with you my honey," Laura wrote, sharing the news on Instagram.

 




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In June 2019, the pair welcomed their first child into the world: daughter Marlie-Mae Rose Johnson.

Laura, who is a successful jewellery designer, launched her podcast Life Uncut alongside fellow Bachelor star Brittany Hockley in mid-2019.

Matty and Laura welcomed their second child, Lola Ellis Johnson, in February 2021.

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Sophie Monk and Stu Laundy.

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Sophie Monk was Australia's first celebrity Bachelorette in 2017.

During the season, Sophie chose intruder and publican Stu Laundy.

Just three months after the finale aired, the pair announced their split, leading fans to question whether the couple's relationship was governed by a "relationship contract".

 




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Now, three years later, Sophie is dating Joshua Gross, who she met on a plane.

"I had just finished filming Love Island in Mallorca and was on my way to San Francisco for a random TV gig with Channel Nine when I made a last-minute decision to go back to Australia. I sat next to Josh in business class and we started chatting. About two hours into the flight, I asked him if he was single. He responded, 'yes'. I then asked if I could kiss him. I was clearly out of practice and a bit of a nerd so I went to brush my teeth and thought, 'Let’s do this'. We had 16 hours to go," Sophie told The Sydney Morning Herald.

In January 2021, Sophie announced their engagement after two years of dating. 

"Told you I’d tell you guys first," she wrote. "I’m engaged. I honestly can’t thank you enough for all the love and support. I know I have the coolest people following me and you’ve always had my back and I feel so cared about. You’re absolute bloody legends. I’m not very good at being mushy. I’m trying to say I absolutely adore you. @joshuargross and I are so happy."

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Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins.

 




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In the 2018 season of The Bachelor, Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins didn't pick either of his final two contestants.

Instead, the rugby player dumped both Sophie Tieman and Brittany Hockley.

It was... a lot.

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Nick recently returned to our screens for SAS Australia, where he became one of only three contestants to complete the course. 

After the show, the 33-year-old shared that he lost 10 kilograms during 14 days on the show.

"Went into SAS ready for battle, left SAS looking like a lollipop," he wrote on Instagram. 

"Dropped 10kgs over 14 days. Food deprivation made the experience multiple times harder, especially when enduring the cold."

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Nick later went public with his girlfriend Alexandra George. While they keep their relationship relatively lowkey, the pair often share sweet pictures of eachother to their Instagram pages. 

The pair met while Alexandra was on a girls’ trip to WA’s outback Kimberley region in 2020. 

Nick was there with a local tour guide mate.

In 2021, the pair moved closer to the Gold Coast together, to be closer to his terminally ill dad, Mark, and the rest of his family.

Ali Oetjen and Taite Radley.

 




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After the disaster that was the Honey Badger's season of The Bachelor, Ali Oetjen chose Taite Radley on her season ofThe Bachelorette.

After Taite claimed he couldn't commit to marriage or having children with Ali, the decision came as a surprise to viewers.

Two years later, the pair announced in an Instagram post that they had broken up. 

"It is with the heaviest heart that we want to let everyone know that we have decided to take time apart in order to give each other space and time to fully focus on our own paths," Ali captioned the post.

"We both love each other deeply and only want the best for each other and both want the ultimate happiness for each other and hopefully our paths will reconnect again soon. [sic]

"We’ve decided to be open with this so there’s no speculation and so we expect love, respect and kindness in return.

"I love you Taite."

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The couple had recently gone into business together, launching virtual wellness program, Sweaty AF. 

Ali Oetjen has been candid in sharing her journey since breaking up with Taite, posting the reality of her daily life on Instagram.

"You always see happy me, this is me today and has been my daily occurrence since my breakup, it’s bloody slow healing, sadness & hurt fill my whole body," she wrote.

"I still love but know we don’t align."






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You always see happy me, this is me today & has been my daily occurrence since my breakup, it’s bloody slow healing, sadness & hurt fill my whole body. Meditation, Yoga, exercise, nature, cooking, family, friends and focusing on my goals allows for my peaceful spirit to just be. I’ve never experienced anything like this where my soul still feels connected, I still love but know we don’t align. I want to share this to inspire strength in you, as you do me, because I know you’re also going through a break up or you’re finding it extremely tough atm in these huge world changes & darkness we’re being exposed too. KNOW YOU ARE NOT ALONE, THAT WE ARE THE LIGHT, YOU ARE LOVED & EVERYTHING IS HAPPENING DIVINELY & AS HARD AS IT MAYBE TO COMPREHEND THAT THIS IS MEANT FOR US. WE ARE GROWING STRONGER, AWAKENING to PURGE THE HATRED & are ASCENDING to be FREED FROM CONDITIONAL PATTERNS & CAN THEN BE DIRECTED BY OUR SOULS. We’re all equal beings & hopefully by now waking up to our true essence, our true nature which is only LOVE. When you follow me, view my pics/vids/see me on the street, look into my soul as I do yours & know we’re the same. #love #castlight #spreadlove #nonduality #vulnerability #oneworld #letgo #walkyourpath #soulmates

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Ali also appeared on SAS Australia, where she opened up about her past relationship.

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"I was on a show where I'm a woman dating a few men," she told the DS during interrogation. 

"It went really well. I met an amazing man, and we spent two amazing years together. But he didn't want the same things that I wanted," she added.

"I still think he's my soul mate. But our timelines are different. I feel a bit empty."

Matt Agnew and Chelsie McLeod.

 




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In 2019, The Bachelor saw astrophysicist Matt Agnew choose Chelsie McLeod to be his girlfriend.

After the season wrapped up, Matt immediately travelled overseas, with the pair rarely posting photos of each other on social media.

Finally, in November 2019, the pair announced their split on Instagram after dating for six months.

“Chels and I have made some beautiful memories together that I’ll always cherish, and I wish her nothing but the absolute best,” Matt wrote.

“However, it’s with a heavy heart that I write this. For Chels and me, our relationship hasn’t translated from filming to the real, everyday world as we had hoped."

Speaking to the Daily Mail, a source claimed that Matt and Chelsie's relationship fell apart after Matt went overseas for several weeks after The Bachelor finale aired.

"The moment the show ended and they could finally be a proper couple and go out in public together, Matt basically just disappeared," the source said.

"Given the timing, it was as if he had suddenly lost interest and changed his mind about wanting a girlfriend or something. Things then fizzled out quickly," they added.

A year on from their breakup, Chelsie was rumoured to be dating model Ricki Dehaan. 

And in January of 2021, they confirmed it. 

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Matt, on the other hand, has mostly remained out of the spotlight. In February of 2020 he presented his science show Dr Matt Agnew's Guide to Life Beyond Earth at the Adelaide Fringe Festival.

Speaking to the Herald Sun, the astrophysicist explained why he took a step back after the show.

"I did not come out of both the show and the relationship in great shape and I needed time with my close friends and family to pick myself up and put myself back together, really," he told the publication.

That said, Matt doesn't regret going on The Bachelor. 

"It has certainly given me the opportunity to continue to talk about science to a broad audience which is something I am really passionate about."

Angie Kent and Carlin Sterritt.

In the 2019 season of The Bachelorette, former Gogglebox and I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! star Angie Kent chose Carlin Sterritt over fan favourite Timm Hanly.

Since the season wrapped, split rumours have been rife.

And in July of 2020, they were confirmed.

"Hi everyone, there's been a lot of speculation and rumours about the status of my relationship with Carlin," Angie wrote on her Instagram story.

"We have not wanted to confirm up until this point because there have been much bigger issues going on in the world and we've both been taking space to think about what we really want. 

"Matters of the heart are extremely difficult and I'm sad to say that Carlin and I have broken up."

The reality TV star and author continued: "I appreciate everyone's concern and the investment that many of you made into the show and our story, but this is real life and we both need privacy and time to heal. I just want to put the rumours to bed and to clarify so that questions stop."

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"Chemistry doesn't always equal compatibility. We gave it our all, and it didn't work out," the former Gogglebox star later told the Daily Telegraph. 

"Our values didn't align. Both Carlin and I will never give personal details," she added. 

Carlin also spoke about the split in videos to his Instagram story.

"It is true that Angie and I have gone our separate ways," he said in a video to his stories. "It's for the best for us individually."

The personal trainer continued: "My mental health had taken a bit of a left turn and I just simply wasn't the best version of myself or able to give the best version of me to Angie, but again, I wish her well."

"Everyone is battling something that you may never understand or see," Carlin added. 

In 2021, Angie was suspected to be dating Australian Ninja Warrior star Matt Filippi, 34 - however, even after admitting she had indeed broken up with a secret boyfriend, she still did not share his identity.

On Nova's podcast Two Girls, One Pod, Angie said: "I wanted a baby and he didn't."

Locky Gilbert and Irena Srbinovska.

After a season that kept us guessing until the last minute, Locky Gilbert chose Irena Srbinovska to be his one and only.

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And despite the many rumours of the pair's split, it appears Locky and Irena are happier than ever.

In a post to Instagram, he labelled Irena his "future wife, baby mumma and best friend".

"I cannot wait to spend the rest of my life with you," Locky wrote.

"Here is to one crazy adventure and so so many more with you babe."

After the show, the couple kept themselves busy with camping, hiking and even more hiking. 

They are now living in Locky's hometown of Perth.

This article was originally published September 26, 2020 and was updated January 15, 2021.

Feature Image: Instagram @hollykingston/@happylittlebeckymite/@brooke.blurton

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