Dani Dyer has announced she is expecting twins with her partner, Premier League footballer Jarrod Bowen.
Just a day after revealing their baby joy, Bowen celebrated by scoring a double for struggling West Ham, by stuffing the ball up his shirt, in an apparent nod to his forthcoming fatherhood.
Former Love Island star Dyer first shared the news on Instagram, along with a series of photos, including one which showed two baby scans.
The 26-year-old already has a son – Santiago who is nearly two years old – with her ex-boyfriend Sammy Kimmence.
In her post, she wrote: “Our little TWINS… So excited to meet our babies and watch Santi be the best big brother.
“The biggest surprise of our lives but feeling SO blessed… Our family is getting a lot bigger and we can’t wait.”
While she did not share her due date, it is likely the babies are due in the summer.
Celebrity friends were quick to congratulate the couple, with former Love Island winner Molly Mae, who is also pregnant, writing: “Omg!!! Amazing. Congratulations.”
Zara McDermott, who appeared with Dyer on Love Island in 2018, said: “Congratulations darling this is amazing news!!!!! Twins!!!!”
Bowen’s football club West Ham United posted a message saying: “Congratulations!”, with a red heart emoji.
Dyer – who is the daughter of EastEnders actor Danny Dyer – shot to fame on the 2018 series of Love Island, which she won with former partner Jack Fincham.
Following her split from Fincham, Dyer rekindled her relationship with ex-partner Kimmence, who she had dated before appearing on Love Island. She gave birth to their son Santi on 23 January 2021.
She later separated from Kimmence who was jailed for three and a half years in 2021 for defrauding two pensioners out of more than £34,000.
Dyer confirmed her relationship with Bowen later that year.