David Hasselhoff Gets Engaged To Welsh Lover Despite Their 27 Year Age Gap

David Hasselhoff has got engaged to his girlfriend Hayley Roberts following five years of dating.

The 63-year-old actor popped the question to his girlfriend, whom he met back in 2011 when she asked for his autograph, over a beach-side picnic in Malibu.

Speaking of his decision to get down on one knee recently, the twice-divorced Baywatch star, below with Roberts, said: “I had a saying, ‘You don’t get married because you want to live with someone, you get married because you can’t live without them’. I felt that way. I knew that I was really unhappy without her.”


But the proposal didn’t go quite to plan as the 36-year-old blonde beauty thought her boyfriend was joking.

She told Hello! magazine: “I thought he was just joking around at first. He’s asked me before, but it was never for real. Then he pulled out the ring. I cried so hard that he didn’t get around to actually asking, ‘Will you marry me?’ until about 10 minutes later.”

Although their 27-year age gap has been the hot topic of conversation in the past, the couple, posing below on Hasselhoff’s famous Knight Rider car, don’t want to waste time fretting about the future.


Roberts added: “I don’t want to miss out on being with someone I love because of what might happen down the line.”

This wil be the first time the sales assistant has walked down the aisle Hasselhoff was previously married to singer Catherine Hickland for five years before they split in 1989.

He went on to marry actress Pamela Bach, with whom he has two children, Hayley, 23, and Taylor-Ann, 25, in 1989 – but they split in 2006.

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