Selling Sunset stars Chrishell Stause and Jason Oppenheim have confirmed they are in a relationship.

Oppenheim, who is Stause's boss at the Oppenheim Group real estate firm where the Netflix reality series is set, told US publication People: "Chrishell and I became close friends and it has developed into an amazing relationship.

"I care about her deeply and we are very happy together."

A representative for Oppenheim said the couple got together recently and a rep for Stause said they are "happily together".

Chrishell Stause and Jason Oppenheim cuddle up in Instagram photos, image via Chrishell Stause/Instagram

The couple are currently holidaying in Italy along with other members of the Selling Sunset cast, including Jason's twin brother Brett Oppenheim, Mary Fitzgerald and her husband Romain Bonnet, and model Tina Louise.

Stause posted a series of photos to Instagram, including two photos of her and Oppenheim cuddling up on a boat trip.

She captioned the photos: "The JLo effect," along with a shrugging emoji.

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Oppenheim responded to the post with a simple heart emoji, while his brother Brett wrote: "Love you Chrishell. Thank you for making my brother happy."

Fitzgerald commented: "Nothing makes me more excited than to see two of my closest friends together and making each other so happy!"

Fellow Selling Sunset star Amanza Smith wrote: "Love you both! So happy it's out!! Ahhhh we can all just be normal now! Happy!!!! Makes me sooooo happy for you both!!"

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