We like surprises: Baby joy for Ashley Banjo and wife Francesca

Ashley Banjo and his wife Francesca are expecting their second child, ten months after welcoming their daughter Rose.

The dad took to Instagram to share their major news.

He posted a photo of himself, Francesca and their baby girl Rose who was holding an ultrasound photo in her hand.


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The dancer admitted that the news was quite a shock for them.

He wrote, “It's a good job we like surprises! Baby number 2 is officially in the mum oven ladies and gents.”

The Dancing On Ice judge added, “I feel so blessed and excited. Our little family is growing.”


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Ashley’s friends and family were quick to comment on their baby news.

Strictly Come Dancing professional Oti Mabuse wrote, “Congratulations,  you banjo brothers aren’t playing games @jordbanjo”

Jordan Banjo added, “If it’s in the oven be careful Rosie doesn’t eat it.  Na but real talk man so proud of you guys, Banjo expansion.”

“Fantastic, congratulations to you both!!! Xx” Coleen Nolan added.


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“Congratulations @ashleybanjogram & @francescabanjo,” Alesha Dixon said.

Ashley and Rose welcomed their first child, a daughter named Rose, in February. She was born on February 21 and weighed a healthy 8lbs 13oz.


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Speaking about becoming a dad for the first time, Ashley said: “I am in the deepest love ever with my little family @francescabanjo I love you and am so proud #nextchapter.”

Huge congratulations to Ashley and Francesca on their pregnancy. 2020 is going to be an exciting year for the parents.




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