Who is Sam Restagno? Y&R's Christel Khalil announces engagement

Shania Wilson April 11, 2022
Who is Sam Restagno? Y&R's Christel Khalil announces engagement

Sam Restagno put a ring on it!

The Young & The Restless’ Christel Khalil finally announced her engagement after months of keeping it under wraps, taking to Instagram to share the special news.

“I could not be happier to tether myself to you forever,” Christel shared in a heartfelt post.

It’s not clear when the two will tie the knot, but fans couldn’t be happier for Khalil and Restagno after their six-year relationship.

Keen to know more about the soap star’s husband-to-be? We break down everything that we know about Sam Restagno and his engagement to Khalil.

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Christel Khalil announces engagement

Surprise! Christel Khalil has a ring on that finger.

Taking to Instagram, the soap actress announced her engagement to long-time boyfriend Sam Restagno after six years of dating.

“A couple months ago I said yes to the love of my life,” Khalil started, alongside a series of engagement pictures.

“We hate taking pictures so thank you to our beautiful friends for finally making us! Thank you @indigolabyogi for being such an amazing photog.

“And thank you @srestagn for asking me to be your partner in life. I could not be happier to tether myself to you forever….(and yes, dressing the same that day was a true accident 😆).”

How exciting!

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Who is Sam Restagno?

The Y&R star has been dating her now-fiancé since 2016, but how much do you know about him?

Originally from Canada, Restagno is the founder & Managing Partner at Golden Spruce Capital, according to CrunchBase.

Sam started off his career at Siemens as a finance manager after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Western Ontario, and then an MBA from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

Later, he served as an Investment Banker with RBC Capital Markets, before going on to work with dentalcorp, the largest network of dental practices in Canada.

In 2016, Restagno founded Golden Spruce Capital, a “Toronto-based pool of entrepreneurial capital seeking to acquire best-in-class small and medium-sized businesses.”

In terms of his personal life, he appears to stay relatively out of the limelight but has frequently featured on Christel Khalil’s Instagram page since 2016, following her split with Stephen Hensley.

Fans congratulate soap star on engagement

Obviously, Y&R fans are thrilled for Christel Khalil, and have taken to social media to congratulate her on the engagement.

“Fantastic news, Christel,” one person commented.

“OMG SO HAPPY FOR YOU,” another wrote.

“Congratulations Christel and Sam,” a further fan shared.

Congrats to the happy couple!

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Shania is a Magazine Journalism graduate from the University of Derby. Her main passion is rooted in print journalism, however, she also branches out towards social media and is also interested in public relations. Outside of writing, Shania enjoys using social media, reading, and drinking coffee.