The telling sign ex-Home And Away hunk George Mason and his girlfriend Manon Buchalet are married

Did Home And Away hunk George Mason secretly marry his girlfriend Manon Buchalet? Rumours swirl as the French model changes her surname on Instagram

Former Home And Away bad boy George Mason has been happily in love with his long-time girlfriend Manon Buchalet since 2016.

And now the French model has sparked rumours the pair have secretly have tied the knot after changing her Instagram name to Manon Mason.

Daily Mail Australia has reached out to the brunette beauty and her New Zealand actor beau for comment.

Did Home And Away hunk George Mason secretly marry his girlfriend Manon Buchalet? Rumours swirl are swirling that the pair have tied the knot after the French model changed her surname on Instagram

Did Home And Away hunk George Mason secretly marry his girlfriend Manon Buchalet? Rumours swirl are swirling that the pair have tied the knot after the French model changed her surname on Instagram 

At this stage, her official Vivian Models profile still has her listed without her maiden or marriage name, simply referring to her as Manon. 

In January 2017, rumours swirled that the blonde hunk got engaged to the brunette beauty while on holiday in Europe.

In an image shared to the French model’s Instagram at the time, Manon looked ecstatic as she flaunted her impressive ring.

Engaged? In January 2017, rumours swirled that the blonde hunk got engaged to the brunette beauty while on holiday in Europe

Engaged? In January 2017, rumours swirled that the blonde hunk got engaged to the brunette beauty while on holiday in Europe 

The model wore her luscious curly brown locks in a loose, messy bun, pulling her hand through a thick woolen coat to expose the gold-banded rock on her ring finger.

George – who plays embattled hunk Martin ‘Ash’ Ashford on Home and Away – wore a beanie and warm winter coat as he smiled at camera.

Long time coming! The long haired Home and Away star has been linked with the beauty since April 2015

Long time coming! The long haired Home and Away star has been linked with the beauty since April 2015

Long time coming! The long haired Home and Away star has been linked with the beauty since April 2015 

Bad Boy! George once played an embattled ex-convict Martin 'Ash' Ashford on the popular TV soap

Bad Boy! George once played an embattled ex-convict Martin ‘Ash’ Ashford on the popular TV soap 

Meanwhile, a close friend of the pair told Woman’s Day at the time that George had been thinking about the proposal for quite some time.

‘I’ve never seen George as happy as he is when he’s around Manon, and he can’t imagine spending the rest of his life with anyone else.’ the source said.

‘He’s quite the romantic.’

The long haired surfer boy has been linked with the beauty since April 2015.

Bliss! A friend told Woman's Day: 'I’ve never seen George as happy as he is when he’s around Manon, and he can’t imagine spending the rest of his life with anyone else'

Bliss! A friend told Woman’s Day: ‘I’ve never seen George as happy as he is when he’s around Manon, and he can’t imagine spending the rest of his life with anyone else’ 

Family matters: In 2017, Manon, who works as a model, spent Christmas with George and her family in her home country of France

Family matters: In 2017, Manon, who works as a model, spent Christmas with George and her family in her home country of France 

The actor joined the cast of the popular soap in 2014, where he played a recently released prisoner.

The ripped bad boy persona has earned the attention of countless fans, who swarm to his brooding looks and buff torso.

George hails from New Zealand and played the role of Martin ‘Ash’ Ashford in the long-running show for four years.

He made his debut as a resident bad boy on the long-running Australian soap in late 2014.

Departure: Talking about his 2018 departure from the show, Mason told TV Week: 'It was hard to leave, but I was ready to move on'

Departure: Talking about his 2018 departure from the show, Mason told TV Week: ‘It was hard to leave, but I was ready to move on’