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Home And Away's Penny McNamee's relationship with high school sweetheart Matt Tooker will restore your faith in love

These two are the real deal.

By Bella Brennan
In a world of dating apps and swiping right, actress Penny McNamee and her husband Matt Tooker prove real-life fairytales still exist.
After falling in love at a school musical camp in 1999, Penny married her high school sweetheart Matt Tooker ten years later in 2009.
"It was 1999 at our school music camp. I'd just moved to the school, Matt was in the orchestra playing the French horn – if it can get any nerdier – and I was in the choir," Penny, who plays Tori Morgan on Home And Away, told New Idea of their fateful first meeting.
"I adored him off the bat. I was a ridiculous 16-year-old girl who totally thought he was dreamy."
"She was confident and bubbly," her husband, who works in marketing, added.
However their road to romance hasn't come without some bumps with the pair taking a brief hiatus after two years of dating.
"We were only 19 and we both knew we had to go off and live our lives – we wanted to study and travel," the 37-year-old starlet revealed of their split.
"Even though we really did love each other, we decided to break up, which was heartbreaking."
Eventually, they got back together and the rest is history!
The couple share two gorgeous children together, three-year-old son Jack and one-year-old daughter Neve.
The mother-of-two admits her relationship couldn't be more opposite to her on-screen character Tori's love life.
"She's a total commitment-phobe and I'm the complete opposite. I married my high school sweetheart, love being married and love having a family," she explained to entertainment website stuff.
Keep scrolling as we take a look at Penny and Matt's love story, in pictures

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