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Chris Evans reveals wife Natasha is expecting twins!

The 52-year-old announced the happy news live on his Radio 2 show

Gemma Strong

Chris Evans has shared the exciting news that his wife Natasha is expecting twins. The 52-year-old presenter made the big announcement on his Radio 2 show on Monday morning, telling listeners that Natasha had been undergoing IVF fertility treatment in the hopes of having another baby. Chris broke the news during a chat with a fertility expert, while asking her for advice on raising twins. He said: "Mrs Evans is, she is. Double trouble, twin turbo. We have known for a while, obviously. She is definitely the mother, no doubt about that!" Chris also revealed that he had tried to break the news to the couple's five-year-old son Eli, admitting that the little boy "has got a shock and a half coming, he's got a double shock coming". He added: "We tried to tell him, he doesn't quite get it yet. Eli is mum's best mate. That is going to change, my friend."

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Chris Evans and his wife Natasha pictured with their oldest son Noah in 2016

A post celebrating the news was also shared on Radio 2's official Twitter page. It read: "Watch out 2018, The Evans Twins are on the way…" Chris and Natasha have been married since 2007 and are already parents to sons Eli, five, and nine-year-old Noah. Chris is also a father to daughter Jade, 32, from his previous relationship with Alison Ward.

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In January 2015, Chris revealed that he had become a first-time grandfather, following the birth of Jade's son Teddy. Sharing a photo of the tiny new arrival on Twitter, he proudly wrote: "Teddy Rupert is here!! Everyone is doing brilliantly. Congrats to Ma & Pa, Alison and Wardy, Sandra and Gavin." Chris had previously revealed the news of Jade's pregnancy the previous June, telling listeners: "Over the weekend, while I was on my sick bed, my daughter rang to tell me I was going to be a granddad.

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Chris is also a proud father to daughter Jade

"This now puts me staring straight down the barrel of becoming a granddad at the age of just 48. Noah is going to become an uncle as well as little Eli, who is just two, and Tash is going to be a grandma." Chris and Jade had a turbulent relationship in the past, but are now happily reconciled. In 2014, he walked her down the aisle at her wedding to her car mechanic boyfriend Callum at a church near his home in Ascot.

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