ITV's Ryan Thomas says his dream has come true as fans ask 'when' after special update

Ryan Thomas thanked Lucy Mecklenburgh for arranging his 40th birthday celebrations
-Credit: (Image: Instagram/@ryanthomas84)


Ryan Thomas was flooded with messages as he celebrated his 40th birthday.

The former Coronation Street star regularly shares updates from his life on Instagram and revealed he jetted off to Portugal for the occasion. Ryan was joined on the trip with all of his family and friends, including his partner, Lucy Mecklenburgh, and his three children.

They were joined by some of his famous friends and family including brothers, Adam and Scott Thomas, and fellow Corrie alumni, Richard Fleeshman. Ryan shared a snap today as he thanked Lucy for arranging the bash in honour of his milestone birthday.

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He said: "You made my 40th unforgettable. Love you my angel."

Fans rushed to the comments to wish Ryan well on his special day. Ryan and Lucy have been together since 2017 and got engaged in 2019.

Some fans asked when the wedding will be as they said this will be the next big occasion for the family. Julie said: "When are you going to marry that beautiful lady Lucy"

Fay added: "we had the best time, errrr when’s the wedding." Fiona posted: "Will you two hurry up and get married @lucymeck1 @ryanthomas84 Happy 40th Ryan."

The update comes on a big day for Ryan as it is confirmed he will host a new gameshow alongside his brother, Adam, named 99 to Beat. The two said it was a dream come true in the announcement.

They said: "This is a dream come true for both of us and we cannot wait to get started!! Moments like this don’t come often and we’re going to enjoy every BEAT of it!!!! It literally is the perfect family game show and the fact we get to host it as brothers-doesn’t get any better!

"What a way to turn 40 my brother @ryanthomas84 happy birthday! We always said one day we would work together and am so happy it’s this !! This wouldn’t be possible without you guys, so a big thank you to our team\family @mcsaatchimerlin and also to @itv for believing in us…let the games begin!!!

"99 to Beat has only one rule "don’t come last !!"

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