Ant and Dec admitted that they would love to have children with their wives [Wenn]
Presenting duo Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly have opened up on one day become dads, saying they would be “over the moon” to have children in the future.
The I’m A Celebrity hosts, who were both honoured with OBE’s for the services to broadcasting earlier this year, shared their thoughts on having children.
Anthony McPartlin, who married his longtime girlfriend Lisa Armstrong in 2006, opened up on one day starting a family with the makeup artist.
Gushing over his wife, the presenter, 41, said: “I think I’m lucky.
Ant and Dec revealed their plans to start families [Getty ]
“Lisa works in the industry and understands it. She’s constantly working – sometimes more than me!”
When asked if he would like to become a father, Ant said: “We would love to start a family so fingers crossed. If we’re blessed with children, then we’d be over the moon!”
Speaking to Fabulous magazine, Dec, who married Ali Astall in August 2015, seemed equally as keen to one day have children.
“Absolutely at some point, when the time is right!,” Dec explained.
Anthony McPartlin married longtime girlfriend Lisa Armstrong in 2006 while Dec married Ali Astall in August 2015 [Getty ]
“We’ll have to put some time in the diary. Things are pretty busy!”
In 2013, Ant revealed that he and his wife Lisa were having difficulties conceiving.
“Lisa and I would love to have kids. We’re trying,” he told told Radio Times.
“It’s tougher than you think when you get a bit older.”
TV presenters Ant and Dec were presented with OBEs by the Prince of Wales during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace [PA]
Before his co-host Dec became a married man, Dec joked that he was waiting for him to settle down before he has children with Lisa.
“There’s a rumour that we do everything together and I’m holding off having kids till Dev finds himself Mrs. Right.
“I love that idea, but I’m afraid it’s not true,” the presenter said.
Meanwhile the pair have opened up recently being awarded OBE’s after a successful 20 years in TV. The pair admitted that the honour, which they received at Buckingham Palace, was “bizarre and overwhelming” and “hasn’t sunk in yet”.