ITV The Chase: The life of Giovanna Fletcher, from McFly’s brief teenage husband split to TOWIE star brother
Giovanna Fletcher has many talents and professions to her name, including being an author, actress, blogger, vlogger and presenter, but fans will likely be most familiar with her win on ITV’s I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out. from here!
However, his private life is probably even more eventful and fascinating than his screen life, reports The Mirror.
Tom and Giovanna Fletcher are the perfect couple – so it may come as a surprise to learn that they once broke up.
The McFly singer, who is one of the favorites to win this year’s award Come dance strictly alongside his professional dance partner Amy Dowden, briefly broke up with the love of his life.
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The pair met when they were just 13 at Sylvia Young Theater School, when Giovanna sat next to Tom at the school assembly.
But they didn’t make it official until several years later, in 2003, when they were 18, during their on-and-off romance.
The following year, Tom wrote his love a song for Valentine’s Day, All About You, which would become a huge hit for his band McFly.
But they endured a rough patch that led to them breaking up – and Giovanna started dating another man.
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The couple broke up for 14 months, but Tom was still on the loose and Giovanna realized she still had feelings for him.
“There was just something about him,” the I’m A Celebrity winner told Heat magazine earlier this year.
“I had a boyfriend for the 14 months we weren’t together, but Tom was always there. We never really left each other alone…
“When I first met the McFly boys, Dougie (Poynter) said to me, ‘He literally talks about you all the time.’
“And I remember being in Namibia (doing charity work) and thinking about Tom more than my boyfriend.”
After returning from the month-long trip, Giovanna ended her relationship with her boyfriend and got back together with Tom.
In a conversation with HELLO !, Giovanna admitted that their relationship has gone through different phases since their teenage romance began.
“When we first met, we only dated for two days, then we had all this teenage drama, ‘I love you, no, I don’t love you,’ then he kissed all my homies like the teenagers do!”
But that wasn’t enough to separate them, as she added: “The feeling of knowing what’s important and not getting lost in the ‘fluff’ was really what kept us together so strong.”
Tom married his childhood sweetheart in 2012 and they are parents to three boys, Buzz, Buddy and Max.
Giovanna has already opened up about her sex life with Tom, or rather the lack thereof.
Since becoming a mother, Giovanna, 36, admits sex has been put on the back burner.
“Tom and I were laughing at the scarcity of our sex life. But we have three children – we did at one point! Giovanna told The Sun in Sunday’s Fabulous magazine.
“It’s not a top priority. Sleeping is better!
“Tom and I love each other and I think we’re both on the same page. That’s how we got into this mess!”
The Essex-born author and blogger is the sister of Mario Falcone, known for her role in the popular reality TV series The Only Way Is Essex, reports L’Express.
The star has an Italian father, also called Mario, and an Argentinian mother called Kim Falcone. She also has a sister called Giorgina.
Her brother Mario is three years younger than her and he celebrated his 32nd birthday in February 2020. Giovanna is 35 years old and she was born in January 1985.
Mario first appeared on TOWIE in 2011, as part of the third season, and he remained a main cast member until season 16.
He returned to the show for the 19th season, before saying his final farewell to reality TV after season 21.
Mario was featured on Celebrity Big Brother in 2013, finishing in fifth place, and he was the third TOWIE member to participate.
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