Nick Knowles is reportedly dating a mother-of-two who’s 27 years his junior.
The DIY SOS presenter, 58, who cut up from his spouse Jessica Rose More in 2016, is reportedly within the ‘early days’ of a romance with Katie Dadzie, 31, after meeting her at his children’s playgroup.
It comes after Nick revealed in February 2020 that he was single once more after splitting from his girlfriend, PR guru Emily Hallinan, 27, insisting at the time it ‘wasn’t the tip of the world.’
New romance? Nick Knowles is reportedly dating a mother-of-two who’s 27 years his junior, after revealing in February 2020 (pictured at the time) that he was single once more
According to The Sun, Nick and Katie made their public debut as a pair at a restaurant in Bath final week, after being associates for a number of years.
The presenter allegedly met his new girlfriend at a playgroup attended by his youngest son Eddie, seven.
A supply stated: ‘Nick and Katie have recognized one another for a few years, but it surely’s at all times been platonic.
‘They really met by their youngest offspring and went on a number of playdates as buddies, earlier than romance blossomed. Katie is a fantastic girl, fiercely unbiased and simply Nick’s sort.
‘They’ve met each other’s associates and, though it is early days, everyone seems to be hopeful this may be for retains.’
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Nick Knowles for remark.
In February 2020 Nick confirmed that he was single once more following his cut up from girlfriend Emily.
Old flame: It comes after Nick revealed that he was single once more after splitting from his girlfriend, PR guru Emily Hallinan, 27, insisting at the time it ‘wasn’t the tip of the world
He wrote on Instagram: ‘Happy Valentine’s. And in case you’re single like me don’t be concerned, we do not have to hitch in the whole lot yearly. I missed nationwide prune day too. Because it is not the tip of the world to be single for some time.’
The pair reportedly started dating final yr, after exchanging a collection of messages a couple of work alternative on Twitter, with Nick telling Emily to get in contact.
They had been noticed collectively a number of occasions since, as soon as in London’s West End the place they went to see musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, days after Nick was pictured kissing a thriller blonde at the back of a black cab.
A supply advised The Sun at the time that the pair appeared cosy in the course of the West End present, saying: ‘They arrived fairly incognito however had been positively on a date inside.
‘She was cosying as much as him in the course of the present they usually shared a few tender moments in the course of the emotional components.’ The supply added: ‘It did not seem like a severe relationship but it surely’s clear that they had been into one another.’
Nick has remained tight-lipped about his love life following his divorce from his second spouse in 2016. He was married to Jessica however the pair determined to go their separate methods after 4 years of marriage.
Ex: Nick has remained tight-lipped about his love life following his divorce from his second spouse Jessica in 2016 after 4 years of marriage
Despite a bitter divorce battle surrounding the custody of their then three-year-old son Eddie, the pair at the moment are again on good phrases with each other, with Nick lately admitting he nonetheless cared about his former spouse.
Speaking to The Mirror in 2018 Nick stated: ‘It took me some time to determine stuff out. I’m actually pleased with the truth that Jess and I are actually good.
‘She’s an amazing mom. Coming out of a wedding is difficult, so I simply need to ensure it stays respectful. I actually care about my ex. She’s received a brand new chap and I’m actually happy. They appear actually completely happy.’
Following the couple’s cut up, Jessica entered a brand new relationship with RAF engineer William Babbage.
Drama: Elsewhere, Nick was rumoured to be in hassle with BBC bosses after he appeared in a Shreddies industrial, threatening his 22-year tenure on DIY SOS
Elsewhere, Nick was rumoured to be in hassle with BBC bosses after he appeared in a Shreddies industrial, threatening his 22-year tenure on DIY SOS.
But, regardless of reportedly being in breach of strict promoting guidelines set by BBC bosses, the company seems to have made a U-turn on their stance.
Nick advised The Sun: ‘I’ve at all times stated that DIY SOS is greater than only a presenting job for me, it is a part of me.
‘It has my coronary heart and dealing for the BBC for over 22 years is one thing I’ve by no means taken without any consideration.
‘I’ll proceed filming new episodes of DIY SOS over the approaching months and shall be again in your screens with the purple shirts subsequent yr.’
During crunch Zoom conferences in April, Nick was advised by company bosses that he must get the advert taken off air or stop the present that helped launched his profession.
Rules: The TV presenter performed a builder in a Shreddies industrial which is alleged to breach BBC promoting guidelines (pictured on DIY SOS)
However the presenter, who has dropped off the BBC’s high earners checklist lately and has lately signed up for a brand new DIY present on Channel 5, was nonetheless displaying the 30-second advert at the highest of his private web site.
MailOnline understood at the time that the problem is the similarity between Knowles’ character within the advert and his function because the presenter of DIY SOS – and whether or not it breaches a rule banning stars from replicating their BBC roles in commercials.
The broadcaster’s strict guidelines state that any promotions involving on-screen expertise mustn’t ‘imitate, recommend a reference or connection to or ‘move off’ BBC content material’.
Uncertain: Nick lately dropped off the BBC’s high earners checklist lately and has lately signed up for a brand new DIY present on Channel 5 (pictured internet hosting DIY SOS in 2008)