Who is Declan Donnelly's wife Ali Astall? Australian talent manager and mother of their baby girl Isla Elizabeth Anne

Here's everything you need to know about the special lady in Dec's life, with whom he tied the knot just over two years ago…

Who is Ali Astall?

Ali Astall, 40, was born in Newcastle, Australia.

She is a talent manager who actually worked as Dec's manager for over a decade before they got together.

She currently works for celebrity agency James Grant Management alongside Ant McPartlin's new girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett.

As well as dealing with Ant & Dec, she works with a number of famous faces, from Fearne Cotton to Holly Willoughby.

Even though Ali has been in the public eye since getting together with Dec, she tends to shy away from the limelight.

On March 31, Ali was there to support her husband when Dec hosted Saturday Night Takeaway on his own for the first time.

How did Ali Astall and Dec Donnelly meet?

Even though the pair wed shortly after becoming an item in 2014, they had already known each other for a decade.

Speaking about their romance he 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."

When did Ali and Dec get married?

Dec and Ali tied the knot in 2015 in a very intimate ceremony in Newcastle.

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 two year anniversary.

He tweeted: "Thank you for all the anniversary wishes. Me and Mrs D appreciate them, can't believe this was 2 years ago today. Big D x."

Are Dec and Ali expecting a baby?

The expectant couple attended the Bafta TV Awards on May 13 and revealed that their baby was due in September.

The pair spoke publicly for the first time about their new addition, with Dec beaming and Ali confirming the due date saying,  “I just wish it would come out now, that we could fast-forward to having the baby. We want to get on with it – we can’t wait.”

On March 24, The Sun on Sunday revealed the couple were expecting their first child.

A close source told The Sun that they wanted to keep it a secret until Ali was past the 12-week mark.

On September 1, 2018, the couple announced their daughter had arrived.

The presenter broke the news writing: "Ali and I are thrilled to announce the arrival of our baby girl, Isla Elizabeth Anne, who was born just after 9 o’clock this morning. Mother and daughter both doing well, Dad is head over heels! D x".

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