Romantic holiday, loved-up selfies and his boxing career: Everything we know about the dad of three ‘dating’ Sheridan Smith


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Sheridan Smith has reportedly found love again following her split from ex Jamie Horn – but who is her ‘new boyfriend’?

The actress is dating former boxer Dave ‘Rocky’ Ryan, according to reports. The pair have shared some selfies to Instagram, and look pretty loved-up!

But what do we know about Dave? And how long have the pair reportedly been dating?

Sheridan Smith and 'new boyfriend' Dave
Sheridan and Dave looked very happy in a pic recently (Credit: Instagram Stories)

Sheridan Smith ‘new boyfriend’

The pair have been beaming in some loved-up pictures recently. Sheridan shared a couple of photos to her Instagram Stories.

One showed Sheridan and Dave smiling for the camera in a cute selfie.

Meanwhile, another saw the pair cuddling up to each other as they smiled for the camera. Dave shared the picture and added a red love heart emoji to it…

Sheridan Smith and 'new boyfriend' Dave on Instagram
Dave captioned one pic with a red love heart emoji… (Credit: Instagram Stories)

Romantic getaway

According to reports, Sheridan and Dave enjoyed a romance holiday together recently. The location is unknown but plenty of pics have been shared by the actress.

She shared images of the pool they were lounging by as well as the delicious meals they were indulging in near the sea.

Dave also shared a glimpse into their getaway, sharing an image of him and Sheridan lounging by the pool.

Benidorm star Sheridan revealed on Monday that they were catching their flight home.

Sheridan Smith smiling at event
Sheridan has reportedly found love (Credit:

Who is Dave?

According to reports, Dave is a former boxer and is the brother of Sheridan’s friend Sandy Ryan.

He is reportedly 40 years old. Reports also claim he is a dad to three daughters. His Instagram bio states that he’s a “former commonwealth champ”.

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Sheridan split from her ex Jamie – the father of her son Billy – in 2021.

ED! has contacted reps for Sheridan for comment.

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Rebecca Carter
Associate Editor (News)

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