Here at OK! journal, we’ve adopted Elliott and Sadie Wright’s relationship each step of the way in which. From completely protecting their marriage ceremony in October 2017 to introducing their son Billy to the world final January, we’ve shared many milestones with the couple.
Now Elliott, 39, and Sadie, 28, who starred in their very own ITVBe present Playa In Marbella, have provided us a glimpse inside their new five-bedroom home in Kent.
The pair even have a home in Spain, which is the place Elliott runs Olivia’s La Cala – named after his 10-year-old daughter from a earlier relationship. The glamorous restaurant, close to Marbella, is beloved by celebrities together with Denise van Outen and his cousin Mark Wright and wife Michelle Keegan. Following their self-shot photoshoot for OK!, Elliott and Sadie flew again to Spain to reopen Olivia’s on 18 May, after briefly closing because of the coronavirus disaster, they usually admit enterprise has been hit arduous.
“It’s been tough,” says the previous TOWIE star, who additionally has a 12-year-old son referred to as Elliott. “It’s crippled the business and a lot of other local restaurants in the area. The hospitality industry has really felt it.”
But Elliott is remaining optimistic and has large plans for the restaurant this summer season, together with month-to-month DJ units from Mark and performances by his pal James “Arg” Argent.
Here, Elliott and Sadie share some unique photographs of their new home with OK! and open up about working a enterprise throughout these powerful occasions…
Tell us about your new home…
Elliott: It’s my dream home. Eventually we’re going to knock it about and make it precisely how we wish, however we’re in no rush.
Sadie: It’s positively our ceaselessly home. We used to remain with my mother and father after we have been over within the UK. We purchased the home simply in time as a result of I feel Elliott would have gone off his head dwelling with my mum and pop in lockdown! Even although everybody will get on so properly, beneath lockdown it might be totally different as a result of you may’t get a launch.
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What’s your favorite room?
Sadie: I like the lounge. We’ve bought a beautiful log hearth and it’s so cosy.
Elliott: We wished a base within the UK for the long run and it was necessary for the youngsters to have their very own bedrooms. When I’ve my older children, I don’t must carry them to Spain on a regular basis. I’ve plans to open one other Olivia’s subsequent 12 months and I need to open one in London.
How has coronavirus affected Olivia’s?
Elliott: It’s been powerful. It’s crippled the enterprise and loads of different native eating places
within the space. The hospitality trade has actually felt it. But we have to try to come again stronger from it. It’s been actually unusual as a result of there’s at all times been loads of competitors with my rivals, however now we’re all speaking and dealing collectively, which is sweet. It will most likely take us till subsequent 12 months to get better. I’ve been a resident in Spain for 20 years and I’ve seen loads of mates in enterprise lose their livelihood to this, which is heartbreaking. I really feel grateful we made it by means of.
Tell us about reopening the restaurant…
Opening was extra of a celebration that we’ve made it by means of this c**p. From a well being perspective, I had to verify my workers had coronavirus exams and I additionally needed to have the place fumigated and have put plastic shields in place. I’ve opened up on my terrace so we are able to nonetheless accommodate 50 to 60 diners and all of the tables are two metres aside. Everyone’s temperature is examined earlier than they arrive in. By July, we should always hopefully have issues sorted and all of the events can go into full swing. I’m as determined to get again to regular for my workers as I’m for me. They’re nice. They have a furlough scheme in place in Spain which has similarities to the UK, however for us it’s been barely totally different as we’re a seasonal enterprise so I vary from having 40 to 120 workers when it’s peak season. Everyone can’t wait to start out incomes correctly once more. I actually felt for my workers who have been trying ahead to getting again to work after a protracted winter.
Are you hoping your loved ones will be capable of exit to Spain quickly?
We’re hoping they’ll all come over in July. Carol [Mark’s mum], Mark and Jess [Wright] can’t wait to return and Mark is hopefully going to be doing a gig each month and internet hosting a celebration, so Michelle will come over a couple of occasions too, which might be good. We’re trying ahead to that. Even Gemma [Collins] has been saying she needs to host a celebration, which is hilarious. She stated as a result of she’s the queen of divas, it needs to be a diva night time and he or she needs to be introduced in on a throne by a load of bare males! I informed her I’ll do my finest to make that occur.
After Mark left his job in Los Angeles and Michelle give up Our Girl, there was hypothesis they’ll begin a household quickly…
Sadie: They love infants!
Elliott: They love Billy. They at all times touch upon photos of him. We’re a really family-minded household, so I’m positive when the time is correct for them they’ll. We haven’t been in a position to see them, however we keep in contact.
Is it good to have Mark round extra since he returned from Los Angeles?
It’s beautiful that he’s based mostly again right here. For him to go to America was a large factor, however we’re like that as a household, it’s sort of bred into us. We have a look at a chance and grasp it, and now he’s bought a terrific slot on Heart.
Mark’s sister Jess just lately bought engaged. What sort of marriage ceremony do you suppose she’ll have?
Elliott: I informed her to do it at Olivia’s!
Sadie: It might be wonderful as a result of something the Wrights do is at all times wonderful! The Wrights are an enormous household and there’s at all times a little bit of karaoke concerned. Jess bought up and sung at our marriage ceremony! Her and Will [Lee-Kemp] will make the proper husband and wife. We have been with them the weekend earlier than he proposed and all the lads within the Wright household have been giving him stick, saying, “When are you going to propose?” not figuring out he had the ring and was planning it the next week!
Would you come back to TOWIE for the ten-year anniversary, Elliott?
I haven’t put any thought into it. TOWIE was a terrific factor and I wouldn’t ever put it down as a result of it launched loads of us. I’m nonetheless in contact with Mario [Falcone], James [Lock] and a number of the ladies. If Mark wished to do it they usually wished to carry the Wrights again, I wouldn’t say no. It would solely make sense if all of us did it, so it must be one thing we mentioned as a household. Obviously we’d all miss Nanny Pat, although.
Arg appears to be in an excellent place for the time being. Have you been supporting him?
Sadie: We FaceTime him almost on daily basis. He’s doing so properly and he’s in a superb headspace proper now. He’s sticking to his train, consuming a very good weight-reduction plan and staying slim.
Elliott: Arg has actually been there for me throughout this time. He was eyeing up a bed room right here and asking if he may lockdown with us!
Has lockdown impacted your relationship?
Elliott: Well, we’re surviving! We haven’t put one another into the bottom [laughs].
Sadie: We’re used to being collectively on a regular basis anyway as a result of we work collectively, so nothing has actually modified in that respect. At the beginning I felt fairly anxious, however that was simply the unknown.
Have you been in a position to see Olivia and Elliott?
Elliott: That was one of many positives to lockdown as a result of I had the youngsters. We have been meant to have them for a couple of days however the day we picked them up we went into lockdown in order that they have been with us for weeks. They went to their mum’s simply earlier than we went again to Spain.
Sadie: They beloved it a lot and beloved taking part in within the backyard with Billy. Normally Elliott has the kids for the vacations however he’s at all times working, so it was beautiful to have high quality time collectively.
Elliott: Billy beloved it. But now they’re gone he’s been marching round the home on the lookout for them!
Would you wish to have any extra kids?
Elliott: Don’t begin!
Sadie: We’d positively wish to have extra however not simply but. I missed having a glass of wine whereas I used to be pregnant! I’m going to have a couple of extra wines this 12 months after which I feel subsequent 12 months or the 12 months after would be the proper time. Billy has been such a dream that I do know the following child might be
Elliott: I’d like 4 extra.
Sadie: I’ve at all times stated I’d like six children. I met Elliott and he already had two and now I’ve bought Billy so possibly one other two or three. I really feel like I’m at all times placing it off. It’s not that I don’t need to, for me it’s extra the merrier, however I’d like to click on my fingers and a child seem. There is rarely a proper time, so that you’ve simply bought to get on with it.