Alex Jones announces she’s expecting baby number three

Alice Howarth
·2-min read
Photo credit: David M. Benett/Getty Images
Photo credit: David M. Benett/Getty Images

Celebrations are in order for Alex Jones! The One Show presenter has announced that she is pregnant with her third child.

The 44-year-old is already mother to four-year-old, Teddy, and Kit, 22 months, with her husband, insurance broker, Charlie Thomson, and revealed that her pregnancy has taken them by surprise.

Announcing the news live on air during Thursday’s The One Show, the host said: “I feel really nervous all of a sudden... it just seems like a good time to share some news with everybody and the crew in the studio for the first time.

“Lockdown has been anything but predictable, and we've had some really unexpected news, baby number three is on the way!”

Alex’s co-host Ronan Keating couldn’t hide his delight and applauded the star after she shared her news.

Alex joked to her co-presenter, “I need all the tips,” to which the Boyzone singer, who is the father of five children, replied: “Oh yeah, loads of them, loads of them. I'm so excited for you.”

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Jones added: “Yeah, we didn't see that one coming... but yeah, we're delighted.”

Asked by Ronan whether she is excepting a girl or a boy, Alex revealed: “A little girl... a little girl!”.

Alex also shared the joyful news on her Instagram page. Sharing a picture of her family holding up an announcement board reading: “coming soon... baby number three”, the presenter captioned the touching picture: “The best surprise ever” followed by a heart emoji.

Her fans and celebrity friends were quick to congratulate her with Rochelle Humes writing: “Yay congratulations beauty...magic number” and Louise Redknapp adding: “Congratulations” followed by three clapping hand emojis.

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