The couple, who have been together since 2006, delivered their vows in front of 50 family members and close friends, including a number of well-known faces.
“They kept the wedding to just their closest family and friends and had a big lunch afterwards to celebrate.”
Paul was introduced to the former English National Ballet dancer by his previous boyfriend and manager Brendan Murphy, who died suddenly from a brain tumour at the age 49, just days before Paul’s 50th birthday.
This isn’t the TV star’s first marriage. In 1977 he wed Portuguese model Teresa Fernandez after her family pressurised her into walking down the aisle.
Speaking about the ‘marriage of convenience’, Paul explained: “Theresa, I call her the lesbian Portuguese barmaid, was lovely. She looked like David Cassidy.
“We worked in a club in Westbourne Grove, London, when I was 22. She was from a very strict Catholic family and was always being hassled by them: ‘Why aren’t you getting married?’ So I said: ‘Come on then, we’ll get married’, and we did.
“We were married for 27 years. I had no idea we were still married until my manager Brendan said, ‘If anything happened to you, everything would go to your wife’. It’s like a real life Corrie story line.”