After Hollyoaks star Stephanie Waring was spotted with a tattooed hunk, fans were all gaga over who the mystery man could possibly be. She was seen smitten with the guy at the start of July as they were spotted near Manchester. Sporting a fitted crimson dress, she looked happy in company of her new guy- who was literally covered in tattoos. Tattooman!
The actress had posted on twitter,.
‘With @benjitaylor01 and my boy.. @SakanaMcr.’ Yes, no clue of who our tattooman may be.
Fast forward some twenty days and our tattoo man has finally been revealed.
Waring, age 36, was spotted with the guy within the same week and insiders have concluded that the mystery hunk goes by the name Rick Shore. How she and her new boyfriend met appears to be unknown till know. Guess we’ll find out in days to come.
A source close to Stephanie had this to say about the situation: 'Steph is absolutely delighted with how things are going and although it’s early days she is very happy.'
After breaking up with Dan Hooper, whom she dated till 2014, she was reported to have had an affair with James Hill. The two were thought to be dating but Stephanie said that they were just friends. Although the two definitely looked more than friends, the actress was quick to say that she was not romantically involved with the businessman who had also appeared in the British reality show The Apprentice.
A mother to her son Lexi with Hooper, Stephanie was also in news as it was reported that she had a huge role to play in the separation of Hooper and Holllyoaks co-star Kym Marsh. Nonetheless, she was quick to confirm that she had nothing to do it and it was all just a rumor.
Standing at a short height of 5’1”, Waring is best known for portraying Cindy Cunningham in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks. She has also featured in other soap operas such as the Coronation Street, Doctors, Holby City, Crash Palace, Nice Guy Eddie and Merseybeat. Born in Urmston, Greater Manchester , she later went on to feature in the Nice Guy Eddie’s movies as well. She attended Flixton Girls' High School and also has an older daughter, Mia Grace, who was born back in 2005. She took over the role of Cindy Cunningham from Laura Crossley back in 1996 only to continue the role until 2001. After brief appearances from 2002 till 2004, she was announced as a series regular in 2008 after executive producer Bryan Kirkwood felt the serial needed some established characters.
After her return to Hollyoaks in 2008, the hot actress has gone on to become one of the most coveted actress in the show. And now, happy with her new boyfriend, be ready to see some beautiful snaps of Stephanie with her hunky beau on her Instagram account.