Hearties rejoice! Hope Valley is full a love triangles and complicated love stories. But the cast of When the Heart Calls’s real-life romances aren’t quite as hard to keep track of.
Erin Krakow, Chris McNally Kevin McGarry are just some of the Hallmark Channel stars who have become family over the show’s more than nine season run. The series premiered in 2014 and was picked up for season 10 in June 2022.
During that time, the protagonist Elizabeth Thatcher (Krakow) has found love more than once — settling down with Lucas Bouchard (McNally) during season 8 after having to choose between him and Nathan Grant (McGarry). Krakow is much more private about her love life than on screen.
In fact, A Cinderella Story actress hasn’t shared much of any of her romantic liaisons with her fans via social media. McNally has been equally secretive about his relationship to Hallmark star. Julie Gonzalo.
In January 2019, the actor confirmed he was seeing someone, but didn’t reveal it was his Sweetest Heart costar. “I am mostly focusing on the puppies,” McNally told My Devotional Thoughts at the time. “My girlfriend and I each adopted a puppy, so I’m looking forward to being home with them when I can.”
Fans were shocked when Gonzalo shared the news that she and her husband had welcomed their first child three years later. “Our hearts are full … Welcome baby M ♥️,” the Christmas with the KranksStar captioned the June 2022 photo and tagged her beau.
Krakow was quick and responsive to send her well wishes to her TV husband. She commented with three smiling faces with hearts emojis. Andrea BrooksMcNally’s co-star, Jeremy, added a series pink heart emojis to his role on the show.
McGarry, who was the beloved Mountie in 2019, joined the series and fell in love with Hallmark’s drama. In November 2020, news broke that the Wedding VeilActor was dating When the Heart Calls’s Kayla Wallace.
The duo, who also costarred in 2022’s Feeling ButterfliesSince then, they have begun to show their real-life romances to fans little by little.
“Sunshine of my life, the source of 99% of my laughter: my dearest, Kevin. Happy Birthday to you 💙,” the Christmas in the snowActress wrote via Instagram in March 2022, gushing for her man.
Three months later, the lovebirds celebrated their series’ renewal in Italy alongside pals Krakow and Ben Rosenbaum.
“News just reached Italy🇮🇹 Mamma Mia! Here we go again! #Season10,” Wallace captioned a vacation snap with the crew in Venice. “Congrats to my When the Heart Calls family🌹 #hearties.” The three other actors reposted the image and proceeded to toast the show’s success.
Scroll down to see which When the Heart Calls stars are off the market — and who’s still single: