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Dermot O’Leary shares sweet wedding photo to celebrate wedding anniversary with wife

The presenter tied the knot with Dee Koppang in 2012

X Factor host Dermot O’Leary has shared a throwback wedding snap as he celebrates his fifth wedding anniversary to wife Dee Koppang.

The couple tied the knot in 2012 at an intimate wedding in a Kent village after 10 years together.

Dermot, 44, expressed his love for his other half on his Instagram.

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The couple are celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary (Credit: Instagram)

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The presenter captioned the gorgeous photo: “5  years married to my half Viking/Maccabee.

“Never a dull or boring moment and a world of laughs and love. Couldn’t ask for more. Love you bubba x.”

The snap shows Dee sat on a huge letter D in her stunning dress while hubby Dermot gazes at his bride.

One follower commented: “Congratulations, Derms and Dee! You guys are so cute and this photo is just wonderful! 💗.”

Another said: “Happy Anniversary have a lovely day!”

“Gorgeous picture ❤️,” a third wrote.

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Dermot and Dee tied the knot in 2012 (Credit: FameFlynet)

Following their lavish church ceremony, the guests made their way to the nearby 15th century Chiddingstone Castle for the reception.

Among the guests were a number of famous faces including This Morning’s Holly Willoughy, Celebrity Juice star Fearne Cotton, Love Island’s Caroline Flack and funnyman James Corden.

Dermot and Dee got engaged during a holiday to New York in November 2011.

The couple met in 2002 when they worked for the same TV company.

They previously opened up about starting a family together but Dermot explained that they didn’t have time to have babies.

In 2015 Dermot admitted he would love to have children but they didn’t have the time with their busy schedules.

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The couple first met in 2002 after working together (Credit: FameFlynet)

Speaking to The Sun’s Fabulous magazine at the time he said: “I definitely want kids, but I’ve got a very busy wife with a very busy life. It’s not fair for me to say: ‘I want kids now.’

“I do want kids with my wife, but I want them when we both think it’s the right thing to happen.”

Now two years later there are still no signs of baby planning but they still have a busy household with their pets.

Back in July the star was left heartbroken after losing his beloved cat Silver.

Demot said the pet will leave a “heart-shaped hole” in the lives of him and his family.

Had to finally say goodbye to our little Italian boy Silver today. He bravely fought on for 7 months against a horrible heart condition (originally given days to live back in December.) One tough little Puglia paisano cat! No words can begin to describe what a massive heart shaped hole he leaves in our lives. He made our house a home, made us better people, and won the hearts of all that met him. He gave & received unconditional love, and was genuinely the most dog like cat we've ever met. He was only 4. And in our minds, that means he's joined the 27 club- in cat years. He lived up to the mantra… live fast and die young. As heartbroken as we are, we are so grateful for the stray kitten which came into our lives. From the moment he came into the world in an olive grove in Puglia, (Dee actually helped deliver him, in a deft piece of cat midwifery) to his last breath holding onto his mama- he was a wonderful friend, companion & cuddle giver, and you couldn't have wished for a more human like cat. Smart, funny, intuitive, with a model looks & a killer blue steel. Born, raised and went to sleep in his mama's arms. You couldn't have wished for a more dignified & serene passing. Rest easy little prince, we miss you terribly. Snooze & play on the laps of those who we followed, and know we'll be rubbing that brilliant white belly, and massaging those beautiful pink paws, further on up the road. Special thanks to Fran, @franowen9271 Kate, @katehsheard Chantelle & all at 'The Village Vets' who kept that engine going for as long as they could. But some hearts are just too big to be here too long. Love you forever little man, Your Mama, Papa & sister Toto xxx

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In a heartfelt and lengthy message Dermot said: “He made our house a home, made us better people, and won the hearts of all that met him. He gave & received unconditional love, and was genuinely the most dog like cat we’ve ever met.

“He was only 4. And in our minds, that means he’s joined the 27 club- in cat years. He lived up to the mantra… live fast and die young.

“As heartbroken as we are, we are so grateful for the stray kitten which came into our lives.”

But the couple do share another cat together named Toto.

Meanwhile Dermot is back on our screens hosting the brand new series of The X Factor.

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Dermot has returned to The X Factor as host for this year’s series (Credit: FameFlynet)

The fourteenth series is already underway but Dermot opened up recently about his disappointment over the changes to the show.

Over the past few months we’ve been aware that the show bosses are trying to switch things up for the new series to attract more viewers.

According to reports, the amount of live shows will be reduced from ten to six weeks in a bid to boost falling ratings.

But Dermot O’Leary admitted he is gutted to lose out on his “favourite part of the show”.

“Of course I want to do live shows, it’s my favourite part of the show,” he said at the launch of the show today.

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The fourteenth series is already underway (Credit: ITV)

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“But I get it, I get the fact you have a two and a half hour live show which is how we used to make our show 14 years ago.

“People don’t watch two and a half hours of telly on a Saturday night anymore so you’ve got to evolve.”

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