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Sunrise host David ‘Kochie’ Koch welcomes his eighth grandchild

Baby joy! Sunrise host David ‘Kochie’ Koch announces the arrival of his eighth grandchild – just three weeks after welcoming his seventh


Sunrise host David ‘Kochie’ Koch announced the arrival of his eighth grandchild on Saturday.

The 65-year-old took to Instagram to share the happy news, revealing his son AJ and wife Carolina had welcomed their first child, a daughter named Catalina May Koch, together on Thursday.

The news came three weeks after Kochie welcomed his seventh grandchild, after his eldest daughter Samantha gave birth to a baby girl named Florence May Brown. 

Christmas has come early! Sunrise host David ‘Kochie’ Koch announced the arrival of his eighth grandchild on Saturday. Pictured: Kochie holding Catalina, alongside his wife Libby holding the pair’s seventh grandchild Florence

Alongside a picture of little Catalina, Kochie wrote: ‘Welcome to the family Catalina May Koch; 3.7kg 51cm grandchild #8; Port Adelaide Member #1202182; Foundation @pafc AFLW member. First child for AJ and Carolina. 

‘Our little Mexican burrito has arrived. Congratulations to Pepe and Laura on their first grandchild.’

He continued: ‘Our cultural diversity is one of the things I love about our country. It has so enriched my family.

New arrival: 'Our little Mexican burrito has arrived. Congratulations to Pepe and Laura on their first grandchild' he wrote

New arrival: ‘Our little Mexican burrito has arrived. Congratulations to Pepe and Laura on their first grandchild’ he wrote

‘P.S if you’re thinking “hasn’t he just had a new grandchild” you’re right. Florence was born 3 weeks ago… it is going to be so much fun watching these two cousins grow together.’

Kochie also shared a picture of himself and his wife Libby holding little Catalina and Florence, captioning the image: ‘When Cali met Florrie. How blessed we are to have two little granddaughters born within three weeks of each other.

‘Watching these cousins grow is going to be fun. Great to have Cali home… and to top of a great day her other grandparents, Pepe and Laura from Guadalajara, received their Visa to come for Christmas.’

Samantha and her partner Toby share three other children together – Lila, Oscar, and Matilda.

Love: The beaming grandad also took to his Instagram Stories to share more sweet images with little Catalina, captioned: 'Catalina is very cute'

Love: The beaming grandad also took to his Instagram Stories to share more sweet images with little Catalina, captioned: ‘Catalina is very cute’

Adorable:"He also shared one of Libby cradling both babies in her arms, adding: 'And I think grandma is in her element!'

Adorable:”He also shared one of Libby cradling both babies in her arms, adding: ‘And I think grandma is in her element!’

The beaming grandad also took to his Instagram Stories to share more sweet images of himself with little Catalina, captioned: ‘Catalina is very cute.’

He also shared one of Libby cradling both babies in her arms, adding: ‘And I think grandma is in her element!’

David shares four adult children with his wife Libby.

The couple met decades ago, and have been happily together ever since.

‘Lib was a 20-year-old nurse. Our friend Judy decided to have a party, and that’s where we met back in 1977,’ Kochie told New Idea magazine in June.

Family: Catalina is the first child of Kochie's son AJ and wife Carolina (pictured)

Family: Catalina is the first child of Kochie’s son AJ and wife Carolina (pictured)

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