It’s been 12 years since Ollie Locke first burst onto our screens as a fresh-faced reality star on Made In Chelsea – and a lot has changed.
Ollie’s days of partying in SW3 are long gone after welcoming his adorable twins, son Apollo Magnus Obi and daughter Cosima Emily Bex, via surrogate with husband Gareth. “We have grown up,” the 36-year-old tells us as we catch up at the Fuse press event. “We were out a lot and it was good fun, but it is a different fun now.” Fatherhood has clearly changed Ollie’s life for the better, but it hasn’t been smooth sailing for him.
He and Gareth, 34, spent three years trying for a family and there were many highs and lows along the way. Their first surrogate heartbreakingly experienced two miscarriages after undergoing embryo transfers in Mexico and Cyprus.
And after embarking on IVF with their second surrogate, she too sadly suffered a miscarriage. But in July, the couple were delighted to announce the arrival of their little ones, with Ollie saying, “They are the best thing to ever happen to us.” Here, Ollie opens up about sleepless nights, carving out quality time with Gareth and why they won’t have more children… Hi, Ollie!Read more on ok.co.uk