Congrats to Jamie Oliver & his wife, Jools Oliver! The two welcomed their 5th child together on Aug. 7 and we could NOT be more thrilled for the happy couple. Even sweeter, Jamie and Jools’ two oldest daughters got to witness part of the birth AND cut the umbilical cord — get all the details below!
Jamie Oliver, 41, welcomed a new son into the world on Aug. 7 and he could NOT have been more excited to announce the happy news to all of his fans. Taking to social media almost immediately after his wife, Jools Oliver, gave birth the TV chef couldn’t stop gushing about his little boy — and we totally don’t blame him, he IS a little cutie!
And then this just happened guys !! IT'S A BABY BOY !! 😀 Everyone in the Oliver family is very surprised and beyond happy. He arrived safely, mum / @joolsoliver was really really amazing, unbelievably composed, natural birth and my two eldest Girls got to come in at the very end as the baby was born which was amazing to witness very very emotional. 8 lbs ( that's 16 packs of butter for you bakers out there) anyway were all hitting the hay it's been a long day big love… bless a little baby boy Woop Woop !!!! And love to all you mums out there how amazing you are it blows my mind …. Big love jamie o p.s no baby names yet …….😜😎👍🏻😛🙂
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“And then this just happened guys!! IT’S A BABY BOY !! Everyone in the Oliver family is very surprised and beyond happy. He arrived safely,” the proud dad wrote on Instagram on the evening of Aug. 7. “Mum / @joolsoliver was really really amazing, unbelievably composed, natural birth and my two eldest girls got to come in at the very end as the baby was born which was amazing to witness.”
And while their little bundle of joy doesn’t have a name quite yet, he weighed in at 8 lbs, or, as Jamie put it, “16 packs of butter for you bakers out there.” SO sweet! And Jools also shared the happy news on her own Instagram account, posting a pic of her nursing her newborn with the caption, “Little baby boy Oliver has arrived. We are so very happy, blessed, grateful and totally in love all over again and so very proud of our two eldest daughters who cut the cord,” she gushed. “Jamie was my hero.”
Recently, Jamie expressed his hopes of having another baby boy in the family. “I thought we’d have a couple of kids but that’s about it. Basically, I do what I’m told, but she’s an amazing family maker and I just go with it,” he explained to the Daily Mirror. “A bit more testosterone would probably be a good thing, but do you know what, I’m just grateful for whatever I get if it’s healthy.” Aw! We are so glad everything worked out for the newly-expanded fam — congrats again you two!
Tell us, HollywoodLifers — how precious is Jamie and Jool’s newest addition? Send the happy couple your congratulations below!