EastEnders Zack star’s love life with stunning wellness guru partner of 16 years

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    EastEnders star James Farrar is best known for his role of Zack Hudson in the BBC soap.

    The actor, 35, made his first appearance as Sharon Watts' long lost brother back in 2021 and quickly made a name for himself on Albert Square.

    Zack has found himself entangled with several women since arriving in Walford, including a tryst with Sam Mitchell and getting Whitney Dean pregnant.

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    But away from the soap, James has been happily married to partner of 16 years, Ali Roff.

    Ali, who is now an author and yoga teacher, met James at university and the duo went on to marry in 2017.

    Sharing an insight into their marriage on his Instagram, the actor penned a lengthy message in which he branded Ali his "soulmate" and admitted to "falling hard" for his wife.

    He gushed: "Ali Roff, my soul mate. 15 years ago Als came into my life. Every day I learn something new from you. I’ve never met anyone with such intelligence. Especially emotional. I fell for you hard – I loved partying with you – and you’re an absolute sort."

    In a separate post, he detailed the early stages of their relationship.

    "When we first met we were 'unavailable'. Our interests were football, netball, partying and being rascals. We couldn't help falling for each other and a lot has happened since," he wrote.

    The star added: "In our 12 years together Ali has spent time travelling the world educating herself on Eastern and Western philosophy. I spent a year away from London filming a TV show. We moved to Blackheath together and got married."

    Ali, who is also a Wellness Director at Psychologies Magazine, confirmed the couple were expecting their first child in July 2021.

    Posting a selfie of the couple which featured her blossoming bump, she penned: "Mama and Papa #babylove #firstbumppic #love."

    As James celebrated his 15th anniversary with Ali, he gushed over her pregnancy.

    "I have just seen Ali go through a 9 month pregnancy; working full-time, smiling, dancing, singing, laughing. Seamless," he wrote.

    The former Hollyoaks star added: "I will adore our child, but continue to adore your magic Als. You’ve impressed me more than ever through this pregnancy."

    Ali gave birth to their baby girl, Summer in November 2021.

    Taking to his Instagram Stories to announce the arrival of their bundle of joy, James shared a photo of the baby alongside the caption: "Life will never stand still again and nor will I! #bobbinglife."

    To celebrate their daughter's first birthday, Ali shared a compilation of adorable videos alongside the caption: "A Year of Summer. Our lives are forever filled with sunshine with you FarrarGirl. We are so blessed."

    Shortly after celebrating Summer's birthday, the pair made an appearance at the Rosewood London Christmas Courtyard Party and looked more loved-up than ever as they cosied up for a sweet snap.

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