Keegan confirms Wright engagement

Coronation Street's Michelle Keegan

Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright have confirmed their engagement and thanked wellwishers for their congratulations.

The Coronation Street beauty missed the TV Choice Awards, where she was named best soap actress, as she had just returned home from her romantic holiday in Dubai where the former The Only Way Is Essex star popped the question and gone straight back to work.

Michelle tweeted: "THANKYOU for all the lovely messages, and yes it's true @markwright_ and I are engaged !! We are so SO happy :-) xxx"

She later added: "Jst finished work n got told that I won Best Soap Actress at the @TVChoice awards! Im absolutely over the moon! THANKYOU so much to every1 who took the time out and voted for me. This means so much. Thankyouuu! WOW what an amazing day! I have to keep pinching myself #solucky X"

Co-star Charlie Condou collected Michelle's award for her and tweeted a picture of it for her.

Mark also took to Twitter writing: "Thankyou to everyone for your messages about our engagement. It means so much."

Michelle and Mark, who are both 26, have been dating since January.

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