Who is Derrina Jebb? Simon Thomas' girlfriend and church minister's daughter

The Sun revealed the couple appeared to have found love together. Here's everything you need to know about her and how they met…

Who is Simon Thomas' girlfriend Derrina Jebb?

Derrina Jebb, 27,  is a church minister's daughter who currently works in the legal industry.

She is also Simon Thomas' new girlfriend and the Sky Sports anchor first revealed he was dating again on BBC Radio 5 Live last month.

He said: "Right from the early stages, she had this empathy towards me. She’s Christian as well and that’s important to me as a man of faith.

"She’s been an incredible support for me. She was the only person who would always pick up the phone.

"What I saw in her, I saw in Gemma. When she said my phone is always on, she meant it."

What has Simon said about his late wife Gemma?

On an episode of Loose Women in December, Simon claimed his late wife Gemma would be happy he's found a new girlfriend.

He explained: "You have to try and find some kind of life again.

"I think you've got two choices, you either give up on life and remain in a cage and if some people want to do that, that's totally fine. It's not for people to judge.

"I just want to be happy again and I know Gemma would want me to be happy.

Who was Simon's wife Gemma?

Simon married Gemma Thomas in 2005.

On November 24, 2017, she died just three days after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia.

Simon described his first birthday since losing his wife as “the unhappiest” of days in a poignant note to his son.

He also revealed in April 2018 that Ethan had finally been able to sleep in his own bedroom again – he'd been sharing with Simon since Gemma died.

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