Exciting news for Chris Evans; the 48-year-old Radio 2 presenter has become a grandfather for the first time. Chris made the big announcement during his breakfast show on Friday, shortly after his daughter Jade gave birth to a baby boy named Teddy. He also proudly shared a photograph of his tiny grandson on Twitter, writing, "Teddy Rupert is here!! Everyone is doing brilliantly. Congrats to Ma & Pa, Alison and Wardy, Sandra and Gavin."
Chris became a father to Jade when he was 21, and engaged to her motherAlison Ward
. He is now married to wifeNatasha
, with who he has two sons,Noah
, five and two-year-oldEli
. Speaking on his radio show back in June, Chris revealed that his daughter, 27, was expecting a baby, due 29 December. "Over the weekend, while I was on my sick bed,my daughter rang to tell me I was going to be a granddad
," he told his 9.85 million listeners.
"This now puts me staring straight down the barrel of becoming a granddad at the age of just 48. "Noah is going to become an uncle as well as little Eli, who is just two, and Tash is going to be a grandma." Chris and Jade had a turbulent relationship in the past, but are now happily reconciled. Last September hewalked her down the aisle at her wedding
to her car mechanic boyfriend Callum at a church near his home in Ascot.