Former EastEnders star Matt Di Angelo announces birth of twins with adorable snap

Former EastEnders star Matt Di Angelo announces birth of twins with adorable snap

Former EastEnders star Matt Di Angelo announces birth of twins with adorable snap

Former EastEnders star Matt Di Angelo, who played Deano Wicks on the BBC One soap, has welcomed twins with his wife Sophia

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Matt Di Angelo and wife Sophia find out gender of their twins

Matt Di Angelo has welcomed twins with his wife Sophia.

The former soap star, who played Dean Wicks on EastEnders, took to Instagram on Tuesday to share the adorable news.

Alongside a snap of his two bundles of joy – a girl and a boy – the 35-year-old actor penned: “My beautiful wife @sophiaperry has had two happy and healthy babies and begun raising them.

“I’m in the kitchen trying to work out the steriliser.

“Welcome to the world Raphael & Daphne. My dynamic duo. 15/08/22.”

Matt is a proud dad to two beautiful twins – one girl and one boy

Matt’s baby announcement has already garnered thousands of likes, with his former EastEnders co-stars rushing to celebrate the birth of his adorable twins.

Former EastEnders actress Jacqueline Jossa penned: “Twins. Congrats guys!! Love this xxx”

Meanwhile, another fan gushed: “You’re going to be the BEST dad!!! What beautiful names.”

“GORGEOUS! They are little angels. Congrats to you and Sophia,” another commented.

The former EastEnders actor shared a number of sweet snaps of his newborn twins

Back in April, Matt revealed that he and wife Sophia were expecting twins.

The happy couple shared their gender reveal on Instagram with fans – as they found out they’re expecting a boy and a girl.

“‘The lottery of life’, still a fair way to go but we feel VERY blessed,” the dad-to-be excitedly told fans.

He joked: “The boys name will be JACK, and the girls will be POT.”

Matt and Sophia dropped their baby announcement back in April


( Instagram/ @mattdiangelo)

The pair are now proud parents to twins


( mattdiangelo/Instagram)

Matt famously played rapist Dean Wicks in EastEnders and con-artist Sean in the super-cool drama Hustle.

He featured on the soap from 2006 – 2008 and subsequently from 2014 – 2016, taking a short break in 2015.

He was also known for his stint on the 2007 series of Strictly Come Dancing, where he fell for is professional dancing partner Flavia Cacace – however the couple called it quits shortly afterwards in 2008.

The couple celebrated in style at the Dorchester


( mattdiangelo/Instagram)

Matt tied the knot to fellow actress Sophia, who is known for her role on Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, in London in 2021.

The two had been dating for five years prior to their idyllic 2019 engagement, where Matt popped the question while the couple were on holiday in the Caribbean.

The pair enjoyed pizzas on a white, sandy beach, before Matt presented his partner with a gorgeous diamond ring.

Congratulations to the happy family!

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