British television presenter Declan Donnelly has been married to his spouse Ali Astall since 2015 and the duo have two kids together. Details about his family explored.
Declan Donnelly first rose to prominence as a child actor before his popularity blossomed when partnered with Anthony McPartlin first as the pop music duo PJ & Duncan and subsequently as the television host team of Ant & Dec.
When Donnelly is not on our screens, he is most spending quality time with his spouse and their children. Here’s everything we know about the comedian‘s family; his wife and kids.
Who is Declan Donnelly married to?
Declan Donnelly has been married once in his life to his wife, Ali Astall.
Declan and Ali tied the knot on August 1, 2015, in Newcastle at St Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Elswick, Tyne and Wear, in a very intimate ceremony.
His co-host Ant was best man, and 200 guests watched them take their vows, including celebs such as Tess Daly, and Marvin and Rochelle Humes.
The smitten telly host later shared never-before-seen wedding pictures with his wife to celebrate their second anniversary in 2017.
He tweeted at the time: “Thank you for all the anniversary wishes. Me and Mrs D appreciate them, can’t believe this was two years ago today. Big D x.”
How did Ali Astall and Dec Donnelly meet? The couple started dating in 2013 and they announced their engagement a year later. Ali and Dec had known each other for a decade because she works for the talent agency that represents him.
Speaking about their romance Dec told the Daily Express: “We always hung out.
“When she was single and I was single we’d go out for dinner on Valentine’s Day together.
“Last year we went out as a couple. It was a little strange because we’ve had a working relationship for so long.”
Who is Ali Astall, Declan Donnelly’s wife?
Ali Astall is famous as the spouse of famed British comedian and presenter Declan Donnelly.
She was born in Newcastle, Australia on December 18, 1978.
Her parents are Angela Astall (mother) and Anthony Astall (father).
She has one sibling, a brother called Simon Astall.
What does Ali Astall do for a living? By profession, she is a talent manager who worked as Dec’s manager for over a decade before they got together.
Ali works for celebrity agency James Grant Management alongside Ant McPartlin’s wife Anne-Marie Corbett.
As well as dealing with Ant & Dec, she works with some famous faces, from Fearne Cotton to Holly Willoughby.
In November 2023, the inseparable pair were captured enjoying a relaxing evening as the two wined and dined at the Langham Hotel in Surfers Paradise, Australia.
He looked lovingly into his wife’s eyes as the two enjoyed the romantic meal together ahead of the launch of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! on Sunday.
How many children do Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall have?
Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall who have been married for close to a decade are parents of two.
The couple has a daughter named Isla Elizabeth Anne Donnelly and a son called Jack Anthony Alphonsus Donnelly.
They first became parents in September 2018 when they welcomed their baby girl, Isla.
The happy family then welcomed a son, Jack, in July 2022.
Their children’s ages are 5 and 1 as of 2023.