But in real life he is very much in love with his girlfriend of three-years, actress Sarah Greene, 29, from Co Cork.And feisty beauty Sarah has sent a clear message for anyone with designs on the him - he’s very much off the market.“She has the drive and ambition to reach the very top, but she doesn’t like all the nonsense that goes with it.“She has been dating Aidan for over three years and they are very close.The actress, who divides her time between Dublin, London and New York - where she is currently in a Broadway play - also guards her privacy and private life jealously.And she isn’t afraid of confronting anyone who is “rude enough” to invade her - or Aidan’s - personal space. “I have a private life and I want that to be private.She revealed: “My boyfriend was on the Tube and people started taking pictures of him asleep. The odd time in New York you find people taking pictures of you.
The 31-year-old Dublin actor set millions of female hearts fluttering with his smouldering performance as Ross Poldark - a man torn between two women - in BBC 1’s hit costume drama.
“However, she is not a great lover of glitzy showbiz parties - she enjoys quite meals out and evenings together.
“Both of them work very hard and time they spend together is very precious - she guards that time jealously and doesn’t like it being invaded by outsiders.” Although Aidan, who also starred in The Hobbit is setting female hearts racing, his girlfriend’s star is rising too.
One said: “Sarah will stand no nonsense from any female who tries to get too close to Aidan - she will let them know very directly ‘hands off - he’s mine’.
“Sarah is an interesting mix of small town Irish charm and fierce ambition.
Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein currently championing the beauty and she is tipped to land the lead role in the X Men spin-off Deadpool and has already featured in the fashion bible Vogue.