Chris Evans and his spouse Natasha welcome twins

Congratulations are to ensure that BBC Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans and spouse Natasha Shishmanian, who've welcomed twins.

The information was introduced on Evans' Breakfast Show by stand-in host Sara Cox, who learn out a press release from the host.

"Ping and Pong arrived protected and effectively final night time," Evans mentioned Cox. "Both wholesome, each robust, joyful and blessed, as was mum all through.

"Ping popped her head out at 22:10, Pong popped his head out 12 minutes later at 22 minutes previous 10. Infinite due to the superb workforce at Frimley Park Hospital, superb folks, superb professionals, serving to desires come true. Thank you."

Evans had beforehand known as his spouse on Wednesday's (September 19) present reside on air earlier than her labour was induced.

The couple are already mother and father to 2 sons, Noah and Eli, and Evans additionally has a daughter, Jade, from a earlier relationship.

Earlier this month, Evans introduced that he was leaving his Radio 2 present, with hypothesis rife over who will substitute him.

The BBC has already denied that Zoe Ball shall be taking up, although Cox is among the huge names tipped, the presenter even joking about it on as we speak's present.

"Well right here we're then, welcome alongside to the present," she mentioned. "My title is Sara Cox, we by no means thought we might get right here, that is your model new Radio 2 Breakfast present and I simply need to say I'm so thrilled. I wish to thank my mum for her help…"

However, she then broke off and is heard saying to somebody within the background: "Just at some point? Oh."