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Inside Lachy Wiggle’s relationship with fiancee Dana Stephensen and their three children

Lachy isn't afraid to gush over his family.
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He’s the purple-skivvied Wiggle who’s adored by millions of children around the world, but behind-the-scenes, superstar Lachlan Gillespie’s greatest role is that of doting husband to-be to ballet dancer Dana Stephensen.

The pair’s romance was first confirmed in August 2019, after they fell for one another on the set of a Wiggles’ DVD special.

Opening up about their romance, mother-of-one Dana told the Daily Telegraph: “He’s just amazing and I just love him so much.”

The senior dancer for the Australian Ballet also revealed the two had an instant spark after meeting in December 2018 when Dana, was a guest ballet dancer on The Wiggles Big Ballet Day DVD special.

“Lachy and I just had a really beautiful connection straight away. It was between us, but after the fact quite a few people noticed,” she said at the time.

And it’s not just with Dana that Lachy has forged a beautiful bond – he is also extremely fond of Dana’s young son Jasper.

In April 2020, the happy couple announced their engagement on Instagram with both Lachy and Dana proposing to each other on separate occasions.

“At the end of our summer holidays, I walked into the most beautiful surprise – a room filled with the most incredible flowers and Lachy singing at his piano and then asking me to marry him,” Dana explained at the time.

“It was such a surprise and so special. Our faces say it all. It was something very meaningful for us to both have the opportunity to propose to one another, each in our own way,” she added.

We can’t wait for Dana and Lachy’s Wiggly wedding.

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As for Dana, she kept her proposal simple and heartfelt.

“On Thursday night, Dana asked me to marry her at home under a fairy light sky and a very excited little boy in a beautiful bow tie,” Lachy revealed.

Of course, it hasn’t always been smooth sailing for the singer, who made headlines after announcing his separation from former bandmate Emma Watkins.

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The pair were once considered the ultimate Wiggles‘ power couple, but just two years after tying the knot, they caused shockwaves when they announced their surprise split in August 2018.

Despite calling time on their marriage, the pair have vouched to remain friends as they continue to work together in the children’s supergroup.

former Yellow Wiggle Emma has also followed ex-husband Lachy’s lead by dating a costar, and getting married to her new man Oliver Brian, who plays the guitar and banjo for The Wiggles.

After keeping their pregnancy under wraps, Lachy and Dana announced the surprise news they had welcomed twin daughters called Lulu and Lottie in September 2020.

“Oh Lulu and Lottie, your mummy and daddy love you with all we have – you are both so beautiful – and I would love to sing to you both forever……… 🌈💜💜🌈,” he wrote said.

Keep scrolling to check out Lachy and Dana’s sweetest family moments!

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Lachy and his stepson share the sweetest bond, and when the family got their morning coffee, the Wiggle shared this touching picture featuring Jasper wrapped around his leg. Dana also styled her little girls with the cutest matching bows, and our hearts can’t handle their adorable outing.

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“You are the best mummy in the world and when Lulu and Lottie can talk they’ll tell you as much as we do Mummy 💜Jasper and Lachy,” penned the proud Wiggle for Mother’s Day 2022.

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Lachy shared a sweet tribute for Dana to express how proud he is of all she does and for keeping their family in good spirits.

Alongside this picture of the couple embracing, he wrote, “I hope our cuddles always show our appreciation of just how much you power our family 🌟 you are our light star.”

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Mr and Mrs Wiggle: Lachy and Dana (pictured with Dana’s son Jasper) announced their engagement in April last year.

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It was double the engagement joy with Lachy proposing to Dana first over their summer holiday and then Dana following suit shortly after.

“It was something very meaningful for us to both have the opportunity to propose to one another, each in our own way,” Dana explained.

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Lachlan Gillespie’s love life made headlines in 2018 after his shock split from fellow bandmate Emma Watkins, however it looks like the children’s entertainer has finally found his happily ever after in Dana.

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“We have, and continue to share, the most beautiful life together, but we wanted to let you know that privately for the last six months we have been navigating through a trial separation, and we have made the decision to separate as a couple,” the stars explained in statement at the time, adding: “Throughout that period, we have performed hundreds of shows together and that is always a continued source of joy for us both.”

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Back to where it all started: Dana shared these photos back in December 2018, after working with both Emma and Lachy for a Wiggles’ DVD special.

“What an amazing group of people we had the pleasure of working with today, The Wiggles! I’m absolutely in awe of their talents and humbled by their kindness. Also, can never thank them enough for giving me the best street cred going around the daycare scene – perhaps the only time in my life I’m going to be a cool mum,” she wrote at the time.

If only she knew what was to come!

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Happy family: Dana, Lachy and Dana’s son Jasper cuddle up together.

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Lachy and Dana regularly share loved-up selfies with their followers.

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EXCLUSIVE: The truth behind Emma Watkins and Lachlan Gillespie’s divorce

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The pair hit it off after meeting on the set of a Wiggles special.

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Date night! A dapper Lachy and glamorous Dana enjoy a romantic evening out in Sydney.

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“He’s just amazing and I just love him so much,” Dana says of her fiance.

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Sharing a kiss among fields of lavender, it doesn’t get more romantic than this.

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Emma and Lachy look back at their wedding

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These two are big fans of a cute couple selfie!

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Lachy has forged a strong bond with Dana’s young son.

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In September 2020, the couple delighted fans by announcing the safe arrival of their surprise twin girls – Lulu and Lottie.

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The girls are beyond cute.

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Bring on the Wiggly wedding.

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