Tom Pearce announces engagement to TOWIE co-star lookalike

They're practically twins


by Nathan Katnoria |

Congratulations are in order for former TOWIE star Tom Pearce who has announced he’s engaged after popping the question to his girlfriend Rebecca Walker during a romantic trip to Bali.

Tom, who quit the ITVBe show in 2014 to focus on his career as an equity broker, revealed the exciting news on Instagram as he shared a loved-up snap of him and Rebecca flashing her engagement ring to the camera.

Alongside the picture, Tom simply wrote, “The girl said yes! 💍.”

Tom was inundated with congratulations from his celeb pals – including long-term besties Joey Essex and James ‘Diags’ Bennewith – in the comments section.

Joey wrote, “Congratulations my brother ❤️👏,” while Diags commented, “Congratulations Tommy P ❤️ you pair of sexy lil mofos 🥂🍾💍.”

Chloe Sims, who recently quit TOWIE to launch a new reality show with her sisters Frankie and Demi and their brother Charlie, added, “Congrats Tom 👏🙌❤️.”

Is it just us or do Chloe and Tom’s fiancée Rebecca bear an uncanny resemblance?

Following his engagement news, here's everything you need to know about Tom, what he's been up to since quitting TOWIE and his love life.

Who is Tom Pearce?

Tom, 32, is a former reality star who rose to fame on TOWIE when he joined the cast alongside his best friends Joey Essex and Diags in 2012.

Why did Tom Pearce quit TOWIE?

Tom announced he was quitting TOWIE in 2014, two years after he joined the show, to focus on his career as an equity broker.

"After nearly three years I just thought it was time. Most of my friends are no longer on the show apart from Diags. I feel like I’ve done everything I can storyline-wise. I want to concentrate on my job in the City as an equity broker," the economics graduate told The Sun at the time.

Tom appeared on TOWIE between 2012 and 2014 ©Getty

Who is Tom Pearce's girlfriend?

Tom announced he was engaged to his girlfriend Rebecca Walker in July 2022 after he got down on one knee during a romantic trip to Bali. It's not known when they first began dating, although they went public with their relationship on Instagram in 2019.

Rebecca is a registered medical grade skin specialist and eyelash technician who splits her time between Manchester, London and Dubai.

Who has Tom Pearce dated?

Prior to his relationship with Rebecca, Tom dated Made in Chelsea star Emily Blackwell. They went public in November 2018 after months of rumours when he shared snaps of them celebrating her 22nd birthday, however they split less than a year later.

Tom dated Made in Chelsea's Emily Blackwell in 2018 ©Getty

The 32-year-old developed a bit of a reputation as womaniser during his time on TOWIE after dating Lauren Pope, Lauren Goodger, Lucy Mecklenburgh and Georgia Harrison. He was also involved in a love triangle with best pal Diags and Fran Parman.

Hang on, did Tom Pearce date Megan McKenna?

Tom and Megan are both TOWIE legends in their own right and although they didn't appear on the show at the same time, it seems the pair have been romantically involved after they were pictured leaving a nightclub together and locking lips as they got in a taxi in 2012.

Megan joined the Brentwood-based reality show four years later and dated co-star Pete Wicks.

Does Tom Pearce have Instagram?

Yep, you can keep up with Tom's jet-setting lifestyle at @tom_pearce.

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