Frankie Essex has given birth to her twins.
The former The Only Way is Essex star, who is the sister of former co-star Joey Essex, has welcomed a boy and a girl into the world with her partner Luke Love.
Frankie, 34, happily announced her happy news to OKAY! magazine, telling the publication: ‘Double the love. Our little bears have arrived’.
joy baby! Frankie Essex has given birth to her twins
The reality star, who has been in a relationship with Luke for three years, announced that she was pregnant with twins, which came as a huge ‘shock’, in February.
Revealing how they found out the news, she said: “The lady scanning me was focusing on a baby and then she said, ‘What else do we have here then?’ and I was so shocked and asked, ‘Are we having twins?’ I burst into tears, tears of happiness. It was so beautiful. It was lovely.
‘We had an early scan because we were so excited. There are no twins in the family and we conceive naturally. They are not identical.
‘It was a shock, but it is a blessing and we are very excited.
Proud parents: The former The Only Way is Essex star, who is the sister of former co-star Joey Essex, has welcomed a boy and a girl into the world with her partner Luke Love (pictured)
‘It’s amazing. As soon as we told the family I asked if the twins run on either side and as far as we all know they don’t.
A month later, Frankie shared the news that she was having a boy and a girl during a gender reveal party attended by her famous family.
His brother Joey shared clips of the celebration on his Instagram story.
In one, Frankie was joined by her cousin Chloe Sims and then took the microphone to thank her guests for coming and urged them to go to the garden to watch some fireworks to find out if she was expecting boys, girls or ‘one’. decade’.
She said: ‘Everyone come outside and celebrate with us. We are very excited.’
Joey then shared a video of blue and pink fireworks exploding in the sky, before panning the camera to Frankie, who celebrated by kissing Luke.
Party time: Last month, Frankie looked emotional as she attended her baby shower and gender reveal party, surrounded by family and friends (pictured with her sister Chloe, 40)
Get over: Last month, Frankie looked emotional when she attended her baby shower and gender reveal party, surrounded by family and friends (pictured with boyfriend Luke Love)
He captioned his post: ‘A proud brother about to become an uncle, congratulations to my sister and Luke. Boy and girl.’
Last month, Frankie looked emotional as she attended her baby shower and gender reveal party, surrounded by family and friends.
The reality star couldn’t hold back her tears at the event, where she shared the happy news that she was having a boy and a girl with her boyfriend Luke.
For the reveal, the venue lit a pink and a blue firework to indicate they were having a boy and a girl, as the group stood and looked up at the sky.
While the star admitted the pregnancy has been “overwhelming,” she recently insisted she’s “not nervous” and has been keeping busy renovating her new home.
‘I was so surprised!’ frankie told him new! magazine. ‘How we found out was really lovely. The lady scanning me was focusing on a baby and then she said, ‘What else do we have here then?’ and I was so shocked and asked, ‘Are we having twins?’ I burst into tears, tears of happiness. It was so beautiful. It was lovely.’
Frankie revealed that she got pregnant shortly after coming off contraception, but she hasn’t had time to feel nervous as she’s been busy working on her new home with Luke.
She explained: ‘I’m not nervous. I am focused on finishing the house by the time we moved in right when I found out she was pregnant,” she said.
‘I love taking care of people, so I hope to be a good mother! It’s so overwhelming being pregnant with all the emotions you go through. But having the house, I’ve had a lot to focus on.’
Frankie added that the couple originally didn’t want to know the sex of their baby, but later planned to find out so they wouldn’t have any more ‘surprises’.
The star also opened up about her pregnancy news on Instagram, posting, “Roses are red violets are blue we’re not just having one baby we’re having two ❤️❤️ Twins ❤️❤️
‘I love you so much @lukeluv ❤️❤️ HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY ❤️❤️ Double blessing ❤️❤️’
Sweet: Frankie was flooded with congratulatory messages after announcing the news
Frankie has kept the details of their romance mostly under wraps since posting their romance in 2019.
Speaking to Closer magazine after they went public with their romance, the blonde beauty sheepishly revealed, “Yes, I’m in a relationship.” We have been seeing each other for a few months, and I am very happy.
“He treats me well and supports me very, very much, in every way, we are good together.”
Frankie resigned from TOWIE in 2014 and recently made headlines with her candid talks about her body dysmorphia.
Cute couple: Frankie has kept the details of their romance mostly under wraps since posting their romance in 2019