But he liked Deidre most of all, he said: "I love how common she is - a bit like me".
Hett, 29 from Stockport was at the Ariana Grande show at the Manchester Arena with his friend Stuart Aspinall, but the pair became separated at the climax of the concert. "He left this world exactly how he lived, centre of attention", Mr Hayward wrote.
A further 59 people, including children, were injured and taken to hospital after the concert.
Martyn's brother Dan Hett also expressed his grief on Twitter writing: "They found my brother last night". I'm in a really bad way so please forgive if I don't reply.
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On Tuesday comedian Jason Manford posted an emotional video on his Facebook as he revealed a family friend, Martyn Hett, was missing after the Manchester Arena terror attack. Thankfully I have his wonderful family and fantastic friends to keep me strong.
It came shortly after the family of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell confirmed she was among the victims of Monday night's attack.
Martyn had also starred in an episode of Tatoo Fixers - and was well-known for having an incredibly realistic tattoo of Deirdre Barlow on his calf.
More victims of the attack have been named overnight by grieving friends and family.
He later posted a picture of a text from his mom, who informed Hett that "you've made your mother very happy".
Apparently, he had just left his job as a digital manager at Rumpus PR to go on a two-month trip of the United States and on Monday shared a photo of his last leaving drinks with a friend.