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All you need to know about Kirstie Allsopp's family – and she even has a famous cousin!

The TV presenter is a mum-of-two


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Francesca Shillcock
Senior Features Writer
Updated: May 29, 2024
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Kirstie Allsopp has made a name for herself in the property and TV world thanks to her work on shows like Location, Location, Location and Kirstie and Phil's Love It or List It. But did you know, the 52-year-old has a few famous relatives? Meet her family here...

Kirstie Allsopp's parents

Kirstie's father is British peer and businessman Charles Henry Allsopp, 6th Baron Hindlip. He is the former chairman of well-known fine arts auction house Christie's and was a member of the House of Lords from 1993 to 1999. Due to her father's peerage, Kirstie has a courtesy title of The Honourable Kirstie Allsopp. The TV presenter sadly lost her mum to breast cancer in 2014.

Kirstie speaking on stage© Getty
Kirstie's father is British peer and businessman Charles Henry Allsopp, 6th Baron Hindlip

Kirstie Allsopp's partner and children

Kirstie's partner Ben Andersen is also in the property business as a developer. The couple have two children together: Bay Atlas, born in 2006, and Oscar Hercules, born in 2008. 

kirstie allsopp and partner ben© Photo: Channel 4
Kirstie and her partner Ben

Through her marriage, Kirstie is a step-mum to her partner's two children from a previous relationship. The family are lucky enough to have homes in both Devon and London, with the house in Devon being their main residence. 

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What else is there to know about Kirstie Allsopp's family?

There's another well-known name within Kirstie's family – beloved fashion and homeware designer Cath Kidston is her cousin. Kirstie's younger sister, Sofie, is also known for her TV presenting work and has appeared on shows such as This Morning and The Unsellables. She has even temporarily filled in for her sister on Location, Location, Location.

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