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Meet Farmer Wants A Wife host Natalie Gruzlewski's husband

Australia's real-life cupid has a wonderful love life of her own!

By Rebecca Sullivan
She's played the role of cupid on-screen for years as the host of Farmer Wants A Wife, and now Natalie Gruzlewski is reprising her presenting gig on the show's brand new season this year.
But offscreen, Natalie, 42, has a beautiful love life of her own with husband Jack Ryan.
The pair married in 2012, a year after Natalie split from her first husband, former professional surfer Luke Egan, whom she was married to between 2009 and 2011.
Jack and Natalie held a secret, surprise wedding attended by just their closest family members.
"We thought, let's just do it," Jack told The Australian Women's Weekly in 2012.
"We didn't want a large wedding, we just wanted our close family around one table for a relaxing lunch to celebrate with us," he revealed.
Natalie and Jack pictured on the red carpet together in 2010. Image: AAP
At the time, Natalie explained she was pregnant with her first child and wanted to keep the nuptials a secret.
"We didn't tell anyone they were coming to a wedding, so it was a huge surprise," Natalie said.
"I wore a beautiful Lisa Brown dress, it was so relaxed and amazing," she said, adding, "We loved every minute of it."
In January 2013, Natalie gave birth to the couple's daughter, Olivia, who is now seven years old.
Natalie hosted Farmer Wants A Wife from 2007 to 2013 and now returned to show the host in 2020. Image: Getty
Natalie and Jack keep their family life extremely private, rarely posting photos of each other on social media - Natalie never tags Jack's profile - and staying away from red carpet events.
But Natalie has spoken about her love of motherhood, as well as how she balances travelling for work with her family life on the Gold Coast.
"I'm absolutely loving being a mum. I feel very blessed to have a healthy little girl and to be living on the coast [Gold Coast]," she told The Australian Women's Weekly in 2014.
"It's gone by in a flash. I try to enjoy every little moment with Olivia."
Natalie, Jack and Olivia pictured during a family holiday to Italy together. Image: Instagram
The cute family trio! Image: Instagram
Jack and Olivia enjoying some beach time together on holidays. Image: Instagram
Back then, Natalie said the couple had "no plans at this stage for a brother or sister for Olivia".
"I have the best of both worlds," she said at the time.
"But as any mum will tell you it's about finding that balance."
Farmer Wants A Wife airs on Sunday nights at 7pm and Monday nights at 7.30pm