Beau Ryan reveals intimate details about his relationship with wife Kara: ‘I can’t imagine my life without her’

Beau Ryan revealed the ‘good and bad times’ of his 11-year marriage to wife Kara on Sunday as he opened up about the history of their relationship.

The Gladiators host, 38, who tied the knot with Kara, 36, in 2012, said the mother of his two children – Remi, 10, and Jesse, 6, ‘balances’ his ‘needy and emotional’ side .

After having two children and ‘moving house more than 10 times’, the former NRL star said he and Kara had ‘grown together’, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.

“Kara knows me better than anyone and we’ve shared good times and bad,” he told the publication.

‘I am a needy person and quite emotional. My wife is very balanced, like my mother. She takes life in her stride. I can’t imagine my life without her.’

Beau Ryan (38) (left) revealed the 'good times and bad' of his 11-year marriage to wife Kara (36) (right) on Sunday as he opened up about the history of their relationship

Beau Ryan (38) (left) revealed the ‘good times and bad’ of his 11-year marriage to wife Kara (36) (right) on Sunday as he opened up about the history of their relationship

But despite how strong their relationship seems now, The Footy Show star said they had a very rocky start.

The couple ‘properly met’ when Beau was 19, but after three years of dating they broke up when Kara decided to move overseas for a while.

Beau went on to say they ‘reconnected’ when he was 23, but Kara ‘made me work hard for her love’ and the rugby player struggled to ‘get her to commit’.

The Gladiators host, who tied the knot with Kara in 2012, said the mother of his two children - Remi, 10, and Jesse, 6 - 'balances' his 'needy and emotional' side

The Gladiators host, who tied the knot with Kara in 2012, said the mother of his two children – Remi, 10, and Jesse, 6 – ‘balances’ his ‘needy and emotional’ side

He revealed he tried to pop the question to her three times in 2011, with the first two proposals ruined because Kara kept putting a wrench in his plans.

First, she refused to ride in a horse-drawn carriage in Central Park because she thought it was ‘cheesy and cringe’.

Then the mother-of-two wasn’t up to getting into the rowing boat Beau had hired as a back-up, and eventually he was forced to bail at dinner.

After having two children and 'moving house more than 10 times', the former NRL star said he and Kara had 'grown together', reports The Sydney Morning Herald.  In the picture with their children

After having two children and ‘moving house more than 10 times’, the former NRL star said he and Kara had ‘grown together’, reports The Sydney Morning Herald. In the picture with their children

‘Third time lucky I booked a restaurant and asked her there. It was the most nervous I’ve ever been in my life,” he said.

Beau and Kara have been happily married since 2012 and have two children together, daughter Remi and son Jesse.

The former Amazing Race Australia host left NRL in 2014 and had a stellar career in the media.

He started out on The Footy Show and has since worked his way through various hosting jobs and guest appearances. He now hosts Gladiators with Liz Ellis.