Wonderful news! Tony Abbott is now a grandfather

Jul 13, 2021
Frances Loch, 29, and her husband of three years Sam, welcomed Ernest in Portland, Oregon on Sunday. Source: Sam Loch/Instagram

There’s nothing like becoming a grandparent for the first time, and we’re sure Australia’s former prime minister Tony Abbott is absolutely smitten after his daughter welcomed a little boy into the world over the weekend.

Frances Loch, 29, and her husband of three years Sam, welcomed baby Ernest in Portland, Oregon on Sunday.

“Ernest Loch – Born on his due date, July 11,” her husband announced via Instagram, alongside a sweet pic of Frances holding their newborn. “Tipping the scales at an even 9lb. Brought into existence by his mum with nothing but breathing, coconut water and heart.”

 

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Frances and Sam made headlines early on in their relationship, when they announced their engagement after just two weeks of knowing each other. Frances revealed the news on her Instagram at the time by posting a sweet series of photo-booth-style snaps of the pair kissing and cuddling alongside the excited caption: “HEY FEYONCÉ. Two weeks was all it took to know that forever with you was a mighty fine idea.”

The pair made it official three months later in Sydney in a civil ceremony, before tying the knot again a few months later in front of close family and friends.

 

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Pictures of the big day showed Frances in a frilly lace wedding dress that highlighted her amazing abs, while her husband Sam opted for a more relaxed look, donning an open-neck shirt and smart trousers.

The couple now reside in Portland, Oregon, according to her Instagram. Meanwhile, Frances, who used to be a professional bodybuilder, now works as a fitness instructor in the US.

 

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Frances is the second of Tony’s three daughters. Tony and his wife Margaret are also parents to Bridget and Louise.

Do you have any well wishes for the couple? What do you think of the Abbott family?

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