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Home & Away’s James Stewart and Ada Nicodemou spotted on sweet stroll with James’ daughter

The stars have been getting cosy both on and off screen.
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Home and Away stars Ada Nicodemou and James Stewart have recently been spotted taking a stroll by the water with James’ 12-year-old daughter Scout.

Ada and Scout appeared to be bonding as they walked side-by-side without James in sight.

Ada Nicodemou walking with James Stewart's daughter Scout
Ada and Scout appeared to be bonding. (Credit: Matrix)

As well as their budding off-show romance, James and Ada have found themselves in the spotlight more than ever after James recently joined the cast of Dancing With The Stars.

The two appear to be relatively open about their relationship and have not made much effort to hide their time spent together.

In fact, this isn’t the first time Ada and James have been seen out and about with Scout.

The three were seen walking by the water in early July 2024. (Credit: Matrix)

Two months after the Home and Away stars shared a kiss outside a Sydney pub, the pair were spotted heading for a morning coffee with Scout.

The trio took a stroll to a local café near James’ Coogee home over the June long weekend.

Things turned even sweeter when James and Ada shared a cuddle.

On and Off screen couple, Home & Away's James Stewart and Ada Nicodemou enjoy the long weekend public holiday together, with James' daughter Scout. James and Ada were spotted out on a morning walk with Scout, 12, heading to the local cafe near James’ Coogee home. EXCLUSIVE 10 June 2024 ©MEDIA-MODE.COM
James and Ada shared a cuddle. (Credit: Media Mode)

Are Ada Nicodemou and James Stewart in a relationship?

Just weeks after their Home and Away characters Leah and Justin tied the knot on-screen, James and Ada were spotted kissing each other in real life following a fun afternoon at a Sydney pub on April 25.

First, they enjoyed some Anzac Day drinks with friends at the Royal Hotel Randwick. As day turned into night, the group headed to dinner at a nearby Italian restaurant. Afterwards, James and Ada took a walk, where he pulled her in for a passionate kiss.

A few days later, the pair were photographed getting touchy-feely again, this time between scenes on the Home and Away set in Palm Beach, NSW. James placed his hand on Ada’s waist as he squeezed past her chair, which he also later pulled out for her.

On and Off screen couple, Home & Away's James Stewart and Ada Nicodemou enjoy the long weekend public holiday together, with James' daughter Scout. James and Ada were spotted out on a morning walk with Scout, 12, heading to the local cafe near James’ Coogee home. EXCLUSIVE 10 June 2024 ©MEDIA-MODE.COM
James, Ada, and Scout were spotted on a stroll over the June long weekend. (Credit: Media Mode)

At the time, New Idea’s exclusive source told us that Ada, 47, and James, 48, had been on “a few dates” in recent weeks. This came after Ada quietly ended her long-term relationship with wealthy entrepreneur Adam Rigby.

The well-placed source confirms to us, “Ada and Adam split at the end of 2023.” They debuted their romance at the 2018 TV Week Logie Awards.

Meanwhile, James’ ex-wife Sarah Roberts, 39, confirmed their long-rumoured divorce in an interview with Stellar just last month.

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James and Ada took a stroll, where he pulled her in for a passionate kiss. (Credit: Backgrid) (Credit: Backgrid)

Sources said it’s not surprising that Ada and James have started dating, given the natural chemistry they bring to their scenes as Leah and Justin.

“Working with Ada is always so easy,” James told us in January, when we paired him and Ada together for a photo shoot to celebrate Home and Away’s 2024 return. “It’s a joy.”

Ada similarly shared that she finds “Jimmy” an amazing actor.

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A few days later, the pair were photographed getting touchy-feely again, this time between scenes for Home & Away. (Credit: Backgrid) (Credit: Backgrid)

“It’s lovely to work opposite someone who you can bounce off really easily, and he offers so much to each scene,” Ada revealed.

“He’s very passionate about work, so it means I have to be too!”

While they’ve been Home and Away co-stars for seven years, Ada and James first met each other filming Aussie drama Breakers way back in 1998. James readily admits he keeps forgetting that they’ve known each other for some 25 years!

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They enjoyed some Anzac Day drinks with friends at the Royal Hotel Randwick. (Credit: Backgrid) (Credit: Backgrid)

“It’s full circle to do Home and Away with Ada,” he admitted in our chat.

Both stars are now parents to young children – Ada has soccer-mad son Johnas, 11, while James is dad to daughter Scout, 12, James told us that Ada has even given him a “couple of notes” when it comes to parenting a girl.

“I’ve got questions for her, she’s got questions for me…” he dished.

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It has come just weeks after their Home & Away characters Leah and Justin tied the knot. (Credit: Backgrid) (Credit: Backgrid)

James and Ada are the latest in a long list of Home and Away cast members who have fallen for each other in real life.

These couplings include Debra Lawrence and Dennis Coard, Dannii Minogue and Julian McMahon, Beau Brady and the then Bec Cartwright, Rebecca Breeds and Luke Mitchell, and more recently, Sophie Dillman and Patrick O’Connor.

Clearly there’s something in the Summer Bay water!

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