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Home and Away couple announce engagement

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  • James Stewart
    American actor (1908-1997)
  • Jessica Marais
    South African actress
  • Sarah Roberts
    Australian actor

Home and Away couple James Stewart and Sarah Roberts have announced their engagement after finding love with each other on the set of the popular TV show.

In an interview with New Idea magazine, James, who was previously engaged to actress Jessica Marais, revealed he put a lot of thought into his proposal to co-star Sarah, in fact six months of planning.

The 43-year-old popped the big question on November 30, choosing the very restaurant where they had their first date for the special occasion.

James Stewart and Sarah Roberts are engaged. Photo: Getty
James Stewart and Sarah Roberts are engaged. Photo: Getty

Romantic proposal

“I was sitting in this Italian restaurant and I was sweating, but I kept it simple – which made it more real,” James told told the publication.

Meanwhile Sarah was over the moon and admits she hadn’t been expecting the proposal so soon.

“My whole face felt paraylsed and I was so overwhelmed,” she revealed.

“I can’t imagine being with anybody else and I’ve planned things for the future with Jimmy and our families so there was no question of what to say when he asked me.”

The couple met on the set of Home and Away. Photo: Channel Seven
The couple met on the set of Home and Away. Photo: Channel Seven

Wedding plans

Keen for a Spring wedding, Sarah revealed she’d already asked her brother to walk her down the aisle.

After months of rumours, the couple finally went public with their romance at the start of the year.

James shares a six-year-old daughter with Packed To The Rafters co-star Jessica Marais, who he enjoyed a five-year relationship before calling time on their engagement in 2015.

James shares young daughter Scout with ex Jessica Marais. Photo: Instagram/__jamesstewart__
James shares young daughter Scout with ex Jessica Marais. Photo: Instagram/__jamesstewart__

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