Ben Cohen reveals his future plans for a secret wedding with fiancé Kristina Rihanoff and says they are now focusing on getting their 'business sorted'

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Ben Cohen revealed he plans 'to wed successful secret' his fiancé Kristina Rihanoff - but admitted now they are some very focused connected their businesses.

The rugby icon, 45, talked astir his ploy for a low-key wedding to nan Strictly star, 46, 'when nan clip comes' during a candid chat connected nan Jeremy Vine Show connected Tuesday.

Jeremy, 58, asked: 'Ben, I must inquire you astir emotion because you're getting joined soon, aren’t you. You've been engaged for a while to nan Strictly legend, Kristina.'

'Yeah, Kristina - no, we're not, we’re not going to get joined yet. Listening to you guys [in nan studio], it’s truthful overmuch going connected successful nan world astatine nan moment,' nan sportsperson answered promptly.

'You know, having a business successful today's world is really tough. Not only do we person to woody pinch Brexit, we've gone into Covid and each nan lockdowns and 3 wars and a recession. 

Ben Cohen revealed he plans 'to wed successful secret' his fiancé Kristina Rihanoff - but admitted now they are some very focused connected their businesses (pictured successful July 2023)

The rugby icon, 45, talked astir his ploy for a low-key wedding to nan Strictly star, 46, 'when nan clip comes' during a candid chat connected nan Jeremy Vine Show connected Tuesday

'So we'll get our business sorted and ore connected that and past erstwhile things perk up a small bit, we whitethorn deliberation astir doing it location astir apt successful secret,' he added.

Fellow erstwhile rugby subordinate James Haskell - who precocious separated from his ex-wife Chloe Madeley - praised him: 'That's nan champion stitch up I've ever seen of anyone. Ben’s handled that truthful well, he's conscionable like, he’s for illustration Atherton, he's conscionable dealt pinch a consecutive bat.'

But nan BBC journalist was speedy to constituent out: 'If you're going to hold for world bid to get married, my friend, that's going to beryllium a while,' arsenic James 38, added: 'I'm getting unmarried. I've been done it.'

'Right. You're dormant right. But getting joined costs money,' said nan Sale Sharks sensation.  

'When you unfastened a business earlier Covid and nan struggles that travel pinch that and we're some workaholics, we some put a batch into it, you know, it's tough. 

'So you want to spell and get joined somewhere, you know, induce your friends and person a bully clip and it’s going to costs a spot of money, isn’t it. So we’re going to person to prevention up,' he finished.

Ben shares girl Milena, 7, pinch pro ballroom dancer Kristina, which they welcomed successful June 2016.

With their first question and reply and photoshoot arsenic caller parents, nan first-time mum Kristina told HELLO! at nan time that she was 'settled' and 'in a happy place' pinch Ben.

Ben shares girl Milena, 7, pinch pro ballroom dancer Kristina, which they welcomed successful June 2016 (pictured together)

The erstwhile Rugby prima Ben fell successful emotion pinch nan Russian dancer aft they were collaborated up connected nan 11th bid of Strictly successful 2013, contempt Ben being joined astatine nan clip (pictured connected nan show)

 Kristina past discontinue nan show successful 2015 erstwhile she fell pregnant pinch Mila (pictured together successful 2022)

Ben besides shares twin daughters Harriette and Isabelle, 15, from his first matrimony to Abby Blayney Cohen (Ben pictured pinch Kristina and Mila, and his copy daughters together celebrating Christmas)

The erstwhile Rugby prima Ben fell successful emotion pinch nan Russian dancer after they were collaborated up connected nan 11th bid of Strictly successful 2013, contempt Ben being joined astatine nan time. 

Kristina past discontinue nan show successful 2015 erstwhile she fell pregnant pinch Mila. 

Earlier past year, Ben said his narration pinch fiancée Kristina has been 'strengthened' by 'difficult times successful business' up of their wedding.

He told Hello! Magazine: 'Over nan past 9 years we've been done nan wringer'.

'To support each different done difficult times successful business is nan eventual trial successful a relationship. I've watched her flourish, from her becoming a mum to increasing arsenic a businesswoman, and it has strengthened our bond.' 

They told nan mag that they scheme to make nan large time a family matter pinch Mila and Ben's copy daughters Harriette and Isabelle, 15, will arsenic bridesmaids - whom he shares pinch his first woman Abby Blayney Cohen.

Kristina said:  'Mila can't wait, She's already told maine what she's going to wear. 'I want this benignant of dress, Mummy, pinch a agelong train for illustration you will have,' she tells me. She surely knows her ain mind.'