Olivia Bowen has announced she is pregnant. 

The Love Island star, 27, took to Instagram on Saturday to share the news that she is expecting her first child with her co-star husband Alex, 30. 

Her New Year’s Day post showed a series of instant photos and a pair of booties alongside the caption: ‘Happy New… Baby Bowen’.  

Yay! Olivia Bowen has announced she is pregnant

Yay! Olivia Bowen has announced she is pregnant

Yay! Olivia Bowen has announced she is pregnant

The trio of images included a shot of Alex kissing his wife’s stomach, a selfie showing them holding the booties and a babygrow alongside sonogram pictures.      

Olivia and Alex, formerly a sales executive and scaffolder respectively, soared to fame in 2016 when they appeared on the ITV2 reality show, where she was an original star and he, a late and extremely popular entrant. 

After leaving the villa their romance soon when from strength to strength and Alex popped the question in New York in 2016.

In the run up to their big day they starred on Say Yes to the Dress and then gave fans a glimpse into the big day on their own wedding show Olivia and Alex Said Yes.

Tender: The Love Island star took to Instagram on Saturday to share the news that she is expecting her first child with her husband Alex

Tender: The Love Island star took to Instagram on Saturday to share the news that she is expecting her first child with her husband Alex

Tender: The Love Island star took to Instagram on Saturday to share the news that she is expecting her first child with her husband Alex

Parents to be! The couple posed for a selfie while holding booties and beaming

Parents to be! The couple posed for a selfie while holding booties and beaming

Parents to be! The couple posed for a selfie while holding booties and beaming 

Loved-up couple Olivia and Alex tied the knot in a luxurious Essex ceremony two years after meeting on Love Island during series two.  

Since then, they have moved into and renovated their dream home, a sprawling Essex mansion, which will now be a home for three. 

Back in February, Olivia spoke about having children, saying: ‘We will just have to wait and see how things go. We were thinking about having kids soon and we would love to start a family, but we are really busy with our careers at present… 

Happy days: Olivia and Alex, formerly a sales executive and scaffolder respectively, soared to fame in 2016 when they appeared on the ITV2 reality show, where she was an original star and he, a late and extremely popular entrant

Happy days: Olivia and Alex, formerly a sales executive and scaffolder respectively, soared to fame in 2016 when they appeared on the ITV2 reality show, where she was an original star and he, a late and extremely popular entrant

Happy days: Olivia and Alex, formerly a sales executive and scaffolder respectively, soared to fame in 2016 when they appeared on the ITV2 reality show, where she was an original star and he, a late and extremely popular entrant

All white on the night: Loved-up couple Olivia and Alex tied the knot in a luxurious Essex ceremony two years after meeting on Love Island during series two

All white on the night: Loved-up couple Olivia and Alex tied the knot in a luxurious Essex ceremony two years after meeting on Love Island during series two

All white on the night: Loved-up couple Olivia and Alex tied the knot in a luxurious Essex ceremony two years after meeting on Love Island during series two

‘I’m quite an anxious person and, because of lockdown, I just don’t think I could do it without my mum being around me. So we’ll wait till the world goes back to normal’. 

In August however, things shifted, as Olivia said: ‘We’ve been talking about kids recently. We’d love to have one in the near future, which I don’t think we were ready for before.

It was a bit of a revelation – I’ve got a picture of us when we decided that we’d not worry about contraception any more.’

That was then... In the run up to their big day they starred on Say Yes to the Dress and then gave fans a glimpse into the big day on their own wedding show Olivia and Alex Said Yes

That was then... In the run up to their big day they starred on Say Yes to the Dress and then gave fans a glimpse into the big day on their own wedding show Olivia and Alex Said Yes

That was then… In the run up to their big day they starred on Say Yes to the Dress and then gave fans a glimpse into the big day on their own wedding show Olivia and Alex Said Yes

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