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Jamie and Jools Oliver (5 kids)

What is it about celebrity chefs wanting big families? Not only do Jamie Oliver and his wife Jools have five kids – Poppy Honey Rosie, 15, Daisy Boo Pamela, 14, Petal Blossom Rainbow, 8, Buddy Bear Maurice,7 and baby River Rocket, 1 – But wife Jools has refused to rule out adding to their brood either! Surely they’ve run out of unique baby names? [Photo: PA]

As Britain's biggest family welcomes their 20th child, here's some of showbiz's biggest families


Sue Radford, 42, and her husband Noel, 45, who rose to fame on the TV show ‘16 Kids And Counting’, welcomed baby Archie on Monday 18 September.

And though the couple have hinted that this might be their last, Noel still isn’t planning on getting a vasectomy, which means there’s always a chance for baby number 21 putting in an appearance.

The Radfords aren’t certainly aren’t the only parents falling into the more is more school of thought when it comes to family planning. In fact, big families are becoming quite the done thing, particularly in the UK.

Recent statistics have revealed that Britain has some of the biggest families in Europe with 9.5 per cent of babies in the UK now having three or more siblings – nearly double the number six years ago.

And it seems supersized families are a thing in the celebrity world too. So to celebrate Britain’s biggest family getting bigger, we’ve rounded up some of showbiz’s biggest broods.

Just imagine the supermarket bills?!

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