'We have some exciting news!': Australian signer Anthony Callea reveals he's getting married to partner Tim Campbell after six years together
Published: 14:41 AEST, 18 August 2014 | Updated: 17:02 AEST, 19 August 2014
He’s known for belting out ballads about love, now Anthony Callea has revealed some romantic news away from the recording studio.
The singer, who first rose to fame on Australian Idol in 2004, confirmed to Woman’s Day magazine that he and fellow singer partner Tim Campbell are set to tie the knot.
The musically talented pair, who first confirmed they were an item in 2008, plan to marry in New Zealand where same-sex marriage is legal.
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'We are very excited to shared this special news': Singer Anthony Callea has confirmed he and his singer/actor partner Tim Campbell plan to tie the knot in New Zealand
‘We have some exciting news.... @timcampbelltwit and I are getting married!’ Anthony, 31, wrote on Instagram on Monday.
‘We are very excited to share this special news with you along with our friends and family. Personally, I can't wait! #love #gettingmarried #NewZealand’
The couple shared their engagement story with Woman’s Day, jokingly apologising that it isn't more romantic.
'We were sitting on the couch': The couple revealed how Tim popped the question at home
Long-time love: Anthony and Tim first confirmed their relationship in February 2008 after months of speculation
The couple revealed details of their engagement in Woman's Day magazine
‘I wish I had a romantic story about it all on the Sydney Harbour Bridge or something,’ former Home And Away actor Tim said.
‘We were sitting on the couch and I was on my second scotch and Tim was on his first white wine and we made the decision there and then,’ Anthony explained.
‘I’m sure I had my Ugg boots on, Tim added.
Anthony and Tim, 38, said they plan to have a small, intimate wedding across the ditch in the coming months.
The couple have collaborated in their profession lives, with Tim joining Anthony for a duet on Callea’s 2013 Christmas release, This Is Christmas.
Tim enjoyed success touring his High School Disco album earlier this year.