Former Gogglebox star quits showbiz and opts for a new life in Wales
A former Gogglebox star has quit the showbiz lifestyle and moved with her husband to Wales. Chris Ashby-Steed appeared on the Channel 4 show in 2013 with his ex-partner Stephen Webb.
However, since his departure, he has traded the life of showbiz for something a little more low-key, reports the Mirror. Chris has now officially left his celebrity status after moving to Wales with husband Tony.
After a stint on the show and quickly becoming a fixture, he left the program and was quickly replaced in 2018 by Stephen’s now-husband Daniel Lustig. Gogglebox stars Chris and Stephen split, then he met his love Tony and the couple got married.
Leaving his TV career firmly in the past, Chris and Tony have now moved to rural Wales and are currently renovating their lavish pad. The beloved duo now reside in Adpar, which is part of Newcastle Emlyn – which is in Wales.
In January he shared a photo of the exterior of the couple’s new home, writing: “I present to you our new home, I have finally traded contracts on our beautiful Victorian home in South West Wales , It was love at first sight.” Fans were quick to congratulate the couple, writing, “The house is beautiful and so is the land, very happy for you both, wishing you many, many happy times together on what must be another chapter in your lives. together.”
More recently, Chris uploaded a picture of his workshop two days ago and revealed he “loves living in Wales”. Sharing the snap on Instagram, he captioned it: ‘Spending some time in my studio doing stuff on this beautiful sunny day and that’s my perspective, I love living here in Wales.’