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Meet Lara Merry, Bake Off 2023 Winner Matty Fiancee!

Lara Merry is the fiancee of the Great British Bake Off winner 2023 Matty Edgell. When Matty came into the show, he had shared about his engagement but spoke very little about his lady love. Let us help you get to learn more about her.

Here we cover her age, job, current residence, and more as this article proceeds.

Meet Lara Merry, Bake Off 2023 Winner Matty Edgell Fiancee

The Great British Bake Off winner Matty Edgell is currently engaged to his fiancee Lara Merry. The couple has been in a relationship for more than seven years.

After Lara was introduced as his fiancée earlier in the show, Matty from Bake Off declared he was engaged to her. However, the couple has since disclosed their wedding date. He gushed that it was one of the “happiest moments of his life” when he made the proposal while visiting Sorrento, Italy. Wearing a white outfit, Lara was there to witness Matty being proclaimed the winner of Bake Off 2023. As he gave her a hug and buried a tender kiss on her cheek, Lara flashed her stunning, sparkling ring.

He said: “My next big baking project is making our wedding cake. I am just going to keep enjoying it.”

The Great British Bake Off’s X (formerly Twitter) account published a post congratulating Matty and Lara on their engagement shortly after it was announced that Matty had won. “‘A huge congratulations from all of us at Bake Off to Matty and Lara on their engagement!” the post read.

Matty has previously shared that Lara was the one responsible for signing him up for the competition.

Matty Edgell is 28 years old as of 2023. He is working as a physical education and science teacher at Hampton College. Hampton College also tweeted: “We are very proud to announce our PE Teacher Mr Edgell will be taking part in the new series of The Great British Bake Off! Additionally, he plays football for Stanground Sports.

After battling his way through weeks of fierce competition, the 28-year-old instructor defeated other bakers Dan and Josh to win the championship. Now that he’s spoken up, Matty’s long-winded Instagram comment celebrating his victory has split fans.

Matty wrote, “Who saw that one coming?! What an experience and what a journey @britishbakeoff! This is something that has taught me as much about myself as it has about baking. I can’t thank the bakers, the crew, and everyone involved in the process enough for making it so special.”

“The friendships I’ve formed and the memories I’ve made throughout this have been amazing. Dan, Josh, where to even begin?! 30 out of 30 bakes! You two are insane. Your baking ability is unquestionable and I’ve learnt so much from you both. Thank you for the support and words of wisdom throughout, you’re such special people!” Matty added further.

“Thank you so much to all of my family for every bit of support and encouragement. Lara, I can’t imagine I was fun to live with at times and I am so grateful for the sacrifices you made for me throughout this! I don’t think I made dinner for 10 weeks,” the Petersborough-based teacher concluded. “Finally, I’ve been so overwhelmed with the support and comments I’ve received throughout. From friends, colleagues, students, and strangers, thank you all so much – you’ve made this the best experience!”

Lara Merry Age

Reportedly born after 1996, Lara Merry shouldn’t be older than 27 years of age.

Lara Merry Job

Lara Merry is working in the role of Senior Field Clinical Specialist, Heart Failure at Abbott. She has been serving the company in that role since April 2023. Before that, she worked for the company as a Field Clinical Specialist in heart Failure and she joined the company in September 2019.

Lara also worked at Aston University as a Careers and Placements Associate. She worked for that university from September 2018 to June 2019.

Before joining Aston University, Lara was working at Abbott as an Intern, Electrophysiology, and Campus Ambassador. She was also a Customer Advisor at Vivacity Peterborough Culture and Leisure from 2014 to 2017.

Her first recorded job was in the role of Peer Mentor at Aston University from 2016 to 2017.

Additionally, Lara has also done some volunteer work for organizations such as Froglife, The Phoenix School Peterborough, The Red Bag, and Aston BioSoc. She has also done fundraising for Cancer Research UK and for running the Cambridge Half Marathon for Depression Alliance.

Lara is also licensed and certified as CIM Affiliate Professional Member. She received all of her certifications and training at

Is Lara Merry On Instagram?

No, Lara Merry doesn’t have an Instagram but has a Facebook page (@larzbar).

Lara Merry Family

Lara Merry is the daughter of Jayme Lucienne and Scott Merry. Scott has been working at Sky as an engineer since June 2016. He is also a parts advisor at Imperial Commercials Ltd and a parts supervisor at Fengate Commercials.

Find Scott on FB and IG. Meanwhile, Jayme is only on FB.

Some of Lara’s siblings are Alfie Merry (FB & IG), Bethany Merry (IG & FB), and Cody Merry (FB and IG).

Related FAQs

  • Where Is Lara Merry From?

Lara Merry hailed from Peterborough, England.

  • When Is Lara Merry Birthday?

Unfortunately, Lara Merry’s birthday is not available in the public domain.

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