Watch out Ruth! Because it looks like you might have some competition for husband Eamonn if the reaction to these new pictures are anything to go by…

Eamonn Holmes sent his fans wild on social media on Monday night, after posting some rather dishy throwback photos of himself.

Inspired by the social media trend #OldHeadshotDay, 58-year-old Eamonn deciddcided to follow suit by posting a couple of pics of his old headshots at the beginning of his TV career in the 80s.

The presenting star wrote, ‘Watching all my Girl friends post #headshots on here over the weekend – and then I came across this one from BBC Open Air 1986. Big Head , Big Shot.’

He then treated fans to a youthful pic of himself – and it’s safe to say, they were pretty gobmacked by the ‘handsome’ star!

One emphatic social media user wrote, ‘Phwooooorrrr!!!!’, while another agreed, “My teenage heartthrob @eamonnholmes 😊”.

Watching all my Girl friends post #headshots on here over the weekend – and then I came across this one from BBC Open Air 1986. Big Head , Big Shot.

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Ruth’s husband went on to share another throwback photo, oh himself decked out in a snazzy leather jacket. Eamonn posted the image with a tounge-in-cheek caption, writing, ‘I know what you’re thinking …… How lucky was Ruth to get him ! #Headshots 😃👍’.

Fans appeared to be equally bowled over by the second snap. One wrote, ‘Ohhhh shes very lucky indeed! Looking very dapper Mr Holmes 😎👍#’, and another commented, ‘Hubba hubba!😊’.

A third fan wrote, ‘Phwoar ❤😘’, in response to the image, while a fourth said, ‘Really really handsome 💕’. Well Eamonn, you’ve certainly impressed your fans!

Other users were struck by the nostalgia of the old image, with one saying, ‘Takes me back to your Good Evening Ulster days. I was just a kid and thought you were so handsome – still are!’. And another agreed, writing, ‘Grown up watching you, you still make me smile!’

Eamonn had followed in the footsteps of other TV stars by posting the throwback image. Stars including Holly Willoughby, Susanna Reid and Charlotte Hawkins also wowed fans by sharing their old pics live on TV.