Big Brother winner Craig Phillips, 47, becomes first time dad as he welcomes daughter Nelly


BIG Brother winner Craig Phillips, 47, has become a dad for the first time after welcoming daughter Nelly.

Craig first rose to fame after winning the first series of the reality show in 2000.

Big Brother winner Craig Phillips has become a dad for the first time at 47

The star tied the knot with wife Laura Sherriff in February last year, and now the couple have welcomed their first child together.

Taking to Instagram Craig shared a snap of him and Laura leaving the hospital with their newborn daughter last month.

As they carried the tot between them in her carrier, he captioned it: “Bursting with pride, please welcome Nelly Janice Phillips weighing in at a trim 6lbs 8oz’s both mummy @_mrsdiy and baby Nelly are doing great X.”

Craig has kept his fans up to date on life as a new dad ever since, sharing a funny snap of him trying to buy nappies in the supermarket a few days later.

Craig and wife Laura Sherriff welcomed daughter Nelly last month
Craig won the first ever series of Big Brother in 2000
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Craig has documented moments of being a new dad on social media


He also shared a picture of him cradling Nelly in his arms surrounded by all the cards and gifts they had received since her arrival.

He wrote: “Someone’s spoilt! Wow-totally overwhelmed by all of the gorgeous baby gifts that @_mrsdiy and I have been receiving.
“Thank you to each and every one of you for spoiling Nelly-she really has no idea how lucky she is right now!”

The proud papa is making sure to capture every special moment of Nelly’s progress, and shared a picture from a baby photoshoot she had recently.

Craig shared a sweet snap of Nelly asleep during a baby photoshoot


He captioned the adorable image of his sleeping daughter nestled in a pink rug: “Can anyone spot my gorgeous little daughter Nelly having her first photoshoot at just 12 days old!

“Big thanks to @love_photography_lana you were amazing hun, @_mrsdiy @mrandmrsdiytv can’t thank you enough for your time and efforts yesterday, and now we can’t wait to see and share your shots with our dear Friends. X”

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