Jamie and Jools’ baby River is growing up fast – and the spitting image of dad!

Jamie Oliver and son River

Is River Oliver officially the world’s cutest baby? He’s certainly in the running with his toothy grins and dimpled cheeks!

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Hi little dumpling 😊

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“Hi little dumpling,” mum Jools captioned the latest adorable shot of the couple’s Jamie-doppelganger bub.

River Oliver is now just two months shy of his first birthday (where does the time go?!) and he’s busting out the trademark Oliver smile in pukka style.

Baby River, born in August 2016,  is the fifth child of Jools and Jamie. He’s the youngest sibling of 15-year-old Poppy Honey Rosie, 14-year-old Daisy Boo Pamela, 8-year-old Petal Blossom Rainbow and 6-year-old Buddy Bear Maurice.

Jools has been updating her Instagram regularly with similarly cute-faced shots and these glimpses into family life are one of our favourite things. 

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The Munchkin

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Thanks Pop now this is a bit of a cute pic🐥 xxx

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Busy bees

Not content with writing the kinds of recipes we all love to cook, advocating for better food for kids and encouraging us to consider exactly what all that sugar might be doing to us, Jamie is gifting adorable people to the world (with Jools help!) too.

Jools has her own ace stuff going on. She’s mumming like a pro and forging ahead with her highly successful kids’ fashion label Little Bird. 

Jools is also apparently pondering adding baby number six to the Oliver brood!

“Jools did say [five] is an unlucky, uneven number, which frightened me!” Jamie told NovaFM’s Fitzy and Wippa during his recent visit. Do not be a bit surprised if a bump reveal pops up in Jools’ feed in the next year or so!

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Home ❤

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“Love and prayers”

This lovely couple have also offered their support to families affected by this week’s horrific Grenfell Tower fire in London’s North Kensington, feeding hundreds of exhausted, traumatised and displaced people since the tragedy on Wednesday morning.

MetroUK reports that Jamie’s restaurants dispatched 500 meals in the aftermath of the fire and his staff are on site at a shelter providing even more meals to those affected.

“To any of the 100’s of FAMILIES effected by this terrible fire at Grenfell Tower Notting Hill today, you are all welcome to come hang out in my restaurant and be fed and watered by my Jamie’s Italian team. We are in the Westfield just around the corner. Food and drink free of charge so just go and speak to my manager Juan and we will sort you out and give you some love …. this is for victims of the fire our thoughts, love and prayers are with you all big love jamie x x x x” Jamie posted on his Instagram in the wake of the fire, and he’s obviously been true to his word.

These guys are great, basically.



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