Who is Michelle Hardwick married to and how long has she played Vanessa Woodfield in Emmerdale?

Michelle Hardwick for married last month (Picture: Rex/Instagram/missmichellehardwick)

Actress Michelle Hardwick is catching up with Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield on the This Morning sofa today and the star will have plenty to share thanks to some big developments for the Emmerdale regular both on and off screen.

Michelles character on the soap, Vanessa Woodfield, has been having a tough time recently since the death of her dad, Frank Clayton (Michael Praed) in the factory fire. Whilst fighting claims that he was also the one that started the fire, things are about to get much worse for Vanessa in tonights episode, as she faces trouble with the police.

In real life, Michelle has much happier news to discuss, as she tied the knot last month.

But who is Michelle married to and how long has she been a regular on Emmerdale?

Who is Michelle Hardwick married to?



Michelle Hardwick is married to Emmerdale producer Kate Brooks.

The pair said I do in Memphis, Tennessee at Elvis Presleys former mansion on September 10, 2019 with the 42-year-old donning a chic white jumpsuit for the occasion.


Michelle and Kate got married nine months after Michelle popped the question and shared the happy news on social media revealing: After months of planning, I popped the question!!! She said yes!!!


The actress only confirmed that she was dating Kate a year ago, choosing National Coming Out Day last October to share their happy news.

How long has she played Vanessa Woodfield in Emmerdale?

Michelle has starred in Emmerdale since 2012, when she first joined the soap as vet Vanessa Woodfield.

The daughter of Frank Clayton, Vanessa discovered that she had a half-sister, Tracy Metcalfe (Amy Walsh) back in August 2016.

The sisters have been embroiled in a tense storyline recently which has seen them cope with the fallout of the factory fire and their fathers death.

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