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The world has fallen in love with Queer Eye. From the moment season one aired on Netflix, it became instantly apparent that the show was about more than makeovers. With each episode, the Fab Five came into some unsuspecting person’s lives and changed it for the better.

As the seasons have gone on, the Queer Eye guys have become more vulnerable, sharing more and more about their personal lives both with their weekly targets and the audience.

We know that all of the Fab Five are in relationships. One person, in particular, who always vaguely brings up his love life is fashionista Tan France. The English star commonly references his husband but never reveals his beau’s identity.

Who is Tan France married to?

Tan met his husband, illustrator Rob France as we all do in the digital age, on a dating website. At the time, Tan was living in NYC and Rob was living in Utah. Tan had been to Utah many times, visiting with a former roommate who was from the state, so he had already fallen in love with Salt Lake City.

But the difference in location wasn’t the only thing standing between the two. Rob is Mormon, while Tan is muslim. For some, such a big religious difference might be a hard thing to circumvent, but for the Frances it actually brought them closer together.

“It made it easier to date somebody who had similarities to me,” Tan told the New York Post. “I don’t drink alcohol, I don’t smoke. We practice some of our religions’ practices. We don’t practice them all. We practice what works for us.”

Shortly after the pair began dating, Tan decided to make the move.

“We started to date and then, yeah, I realized he was the one very shortly after that,” he told The Salt Lake Tribune last year. “So I planned on Utah being my home.”

How did Rob propose to Tan?

Some guys decide to make huge productions out of proposals. You would think for a couple that is so creative, the proposal would have been a big deal, but in fact, it was the exact opposite. You could even say there was no proposal at all, just sort of a mutual understanding.

“You know there wasn’t an actual proposal,” Tan once said on an episode of Queer Eye. “It was a case of, ‘we’re going to get married one day, right?’ ‘Yeah of course we are.’ We just had agreed it was going to happen one day and then we arranged the date.”

And after over ten years of being together, the couple is now ready to start a family.

“I truly do want six [kids],” he told the Press Association. “I will settle for minimum four. And no, six is not loads. It’s just enough.”

And he’s grateful that his platform will give him the opportunity to shine a light on the surogacy process.

“I think that what we do well on the show, or what Netflix did well, was cast five people who are incredibly outspoken and opinionated and vocal and I am one of those people and I feel privileged to be in a position where I get to talk about what I want to do,” he told the outlet. “And if I want to have children I want to talk about it and nobody can say it’s wrong and get away with it. I think that just by the nature of our show and by the nature of who I am, I think that helps lend a light and shine a light on a method that isn’t discussed as often as it should be.”

Read more: ‘Queer Eye’: Did the Fab Five Know Each Other Before the Netflix Show?

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