Ant McPartlin ‘a mess’ as he welcomes first child with wife and reveals baby’s name

Ant McPartlin and his wife Anne-Marie Corbett have welcomed their first child.

The TV presenter, one half of entertainment duo Ant and Dec, announced the news on the joint Instagram account he has with his co-presenter.

The 48-year-old shared a black and white photo showing him holding the newborn, and revealed the baby’s name.

Image: The baby’s name is Wilder Patrick McPartlin. Pic: Instagram/@antanddec

He wrote: “Welcome to the family. Wilder Patrick Mcpartlin.

“Born, 14/05/24 at 8.54am.

“Baby is beautiful, Mummy’s a legend, Sisters are over the moon. Dad’s a mess!”

Anthony McPartlin and Anne-Marie Corbett at their wedding in 2021. Pic: PA
Image: Ant McPartlin and Anne-Marie Corbett got married in 2021. Pic: PA

McPartlin and Corbett were married in 2021 in a church ceremony in Hampshire.

Among the guests were presenters Dermot O’Leary, husband and wife duo Patrick Kielty and Cat Deeley, and comedian David Walliams.

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Another TV personality, Davina McCall, was among the celebrities posting congratulatory messages on the Instagram announcement, writing in the comments: “Arggggghhhhhhhhhh!!!! This is AMAZING !!!! Congratulations to ALL of you.”

Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon wrote: “Awwwww darling I’m so happy for you both! Baby shares the same birthday as my mummy! Can’t wait to meet buba and to celebrate soon! Love you both.”

Pic: PA
Image: Ant and Dec. Pic: PA

Last year, Ant and Dec announced they would be halting popular ITV show Saturday Night Takeaway after the 20th series, which came to an end last month.

The pair said they were taking “a breather” from the show.

Source : Sky News