Ali Astall is an Australian talent manager by profession. She has been a manager of the television presenter, Declan Donnelly, who is famous as Dec for almost a decade. This is how they fell in love with each other.
Ali Astall’s Husband and Wedding
Ali and Dec were co-workers, hence they knew each other from a very long time. Also, she was a very hard working girl and she impresses her clients by the efforts she puts in her work.
Dec and Ali were professional friends, gradually they became good friends and used to hang out with each other. Also, both were single and used to go for dinner or occasions together. After knowing each other for a decade then they started going out as couples. Dec said in an interview,
“I think we’ve always been attracted to each other but it has always been that thing of we work together. This is the first time we’ve given it a try. We always hung out.”
On 12th November 2014, the couple got engaged and decided to get married the other year. Then on 1st August 2015, the couple tied the knot at St Michael’s Church in Elswick, Tyne and Wear. Dec’s best man was his co-host and a good friend of his, Ant McPartlin. They had called a total of 200 guests for their wedding.
Their friend and family, as well as their guests, Tess Daly, and Marvin and Rochelle Humes, made their presence in their wedding.
Ali Astall’s Baby
During the award function on May 13, BAFTA, the couple revealed that they are expecting their baby in September. He shared his excitement,
“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.”
Hence the baby was born exactly on the 1st of September 2018. It’s a baby girl and they named her, Isla Elizabeth Anne Donnelly. The pair shared the good news with their fans and followers via their social media handle with the caption,
“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”.
Ali Astall’s Childhood, Family, Career
Ali was born in the year 1978, in Newcastle. Her mother’s name is Angela and father’s name is Anthony. Her mother is a former air stewardess and her father is retired purser, in a village outside Woking.
She has a brother named Simon. He is a creative director at a music company.
After she completed her education, she started her career working in a building company. Later in 2003, she joined James Grant Management. Then she worked as the manager of Ant & Dec, Fearne Cotton, Tess Daly, Marvin and Rochelle Humes, and Holly Willoughby, etc.
Ali’s mother in an interview on her daughter says,
“She’s very organised. Soon she was managing Anthea Turner and Philip Schofield – and Ant and Dec.”
Her net worth is unknown, however, her husband Dec’s net worth is estimated to be around £40million.
Reference: (thesun.co.uk, dailystar.co.uk)