Ingrid Oliver: Is she engaged to Richard Osman?

Author and TV host Richard Osman announced during an interview with bestselling author Marian Keyes that he and his partner are getting married

TV presenter, author and comedian Richard Osman has announced that he will marry his girlfriend Ingrid Oliver.

Osman revealed the news while being interviewed by author Marian Keyes The guard.

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So who are they, how did they meet and when did they get engaged?

Here’s what you need to know.

When did Richard Osman and Ingrid Oliver get engaged?

Richard Osman announced he’s engaged to Ingrid Oliver while being interviewed by literary superstar Marian Keyes for The Guardian.

The couple had sparked engagement rumors earlier this year after photos of were released MailOnline showed Ingrid with an emerald ring on her engagement finger, but neither of them commented.

Bestselling author Keyes decided to ask Osman directly about marrying his partner while they were interviewing for the paper.

She asked, “Is it true that you’re getting married?” and he replied, “Yes. Exciting, isn’t it?”

No other information, such as the date of the engagement or when they will get married, is known.

How long has the couple been together?

The couple are said to have met during the Corona lockdown in the summer of 2020.

The subway reports that Oliver moved into Osman’s house in London last year.

On Desert Island Discs’ Christmas 2021 issue, Osman opened up about his now-fiancé and the impact she’s had on his life.

He said: “I’m happy with myself, I have these beautiful children, I’ve met the woman I’ll be with for the rest of my life.”

Who is Richard Osman?

Richard Osman is a television host, producer, novelist and comedian.

He is the creator and co-host of BBC One’s television quiz show Pointless.

The 51-year-old also hosted BBC Two quiz shows Two Tribes and Richard Osman’s House of Games.

He is the author of two critically acclaimed crime novels, The Thursday Murder Club (2020) and The Man Who Died Twice (2021).

On April 8, 2022, Osman announced it would be him leave pointlessafter 30 series and 1,300 episodes.

At the time, he said he was stepping down from the show so he could focus more on writing, but confirmed he would continue to appear in the spin-off Pointless Celebrities.

Who is Ingrid Oliver?

Ingrid Oliver is an actress and comedian.

She is one half of the Watson & Oliver comic duo and is best known for playing Petronella Osgoo on the BBC TV series Doctor Who.

The 45-year-old has British and German nationality, her mother is Conservative MP Jo Gideon.

She previously appeared on his TV show Richard Osman’s House of Games in September 2021 alongside her now-fiancé.

Has Richard Osman been married before?

Yes, Osman has been married before.

In 2007 he separated from his first wife, whom he is said to have married in the late 1990s.

The couple share two older children, Ruby and Sonny, both in their twenties.

No other information is known about Osman’s former wife as he has always kept his personal life as private as possible.

Has Ingrid Oliver ever been married?

Ingrid Olover also keeps her personal life private so little is known about her previous relationships but it is not believed that she was previously engaged or married.

She has no children. Ingrid Oliver: Is she engaged to Richard Osman?


Hung is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Hung joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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