Dani Dyer thanks friends for congratulating her on baby news

·2-min read
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21:  Sammy Kimmence and Dani Dyer during the Paul Strank Charity Gala at the Bank of England Sports Centre on September 21, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
Dani Dyer and boyfriend Sammy Kimmence are expecting their first child. (Getty Images)

Dani Dyer has thanked her friends and supporters for their messages of congratulations as she announced she is pregnant.

The 23-year-old reality TV star – winner of Love Island 2018 – is expecting her first child with boyfriend Sammy Kimmence, making her EastEnders star Danny Dyer a grandfather.

Sharing her first scan picture on Instagram she said: “Little bubba can’t believe you are going to be ours.
Me and Sammy are so excited to start this next chapter in our lives, feel so lucky and grateful... 2021.”

Dyer was flooded with messages of congratulations from her fans and fellow reality stars, including Geordie Shore’s Vicky Pattison, Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt, I’m A Celebrity winner Jacqueline Jossa and TOWIE stars Amy Childs, Sam Faiers, Lauren Pope and Lydia Bright.

Read more: Dani Dyer won't drink tap water because 'that's how the government will kill us'

She replied: “Thank you all so so much for the amazing comments. So kind of you all, have no idea how much it means to me.”

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10:  Jack Fincham and Dani Dyer during the 'Love Island Live' photocall at ICC Auditorium on August 10, 2018 in London, England.  (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Dani Dyer won 'Love Island' in 2018 with Jack Fincham. (Getty Images)

Dyer had been dating 24-year-old stockbroker Kimmence before she took part in ITV dating reality show Love Island in 2018.

She went on to win the show with 28-year-old salesman Jack Fincham but they split after four months of dating.

Just weeks after Dyer announced her split from Fincham she was pictured with Kimmence and they later confirmed they had rekindled their romance.

Read more: Jack Fincham slates ex Dani Dyer

Kimmence wrote: “To say I’m grateful is an understatement. Can’t wait to start my perfect little family with you. Baby Kimmence due 2021.....time to hang my boots up from vine FC.”

Her TV hardman dad Danny Dyer, 43, has not yet commented on become a granddad.

Danny Dyer is to become a grandfather as his daughter Dani is expecting her first child. (Getty Images)
Danny Dyer is to become a grandfather as his daughter Dani is expecting her first child. (Getty Images)

Fellow Love Island contestants, including Samira Mighty and Hayley Hughes, also send Dyer their messages of support.

Georgia Steel told her: “Can’t wait for this next chapter.”

And Megan Barton-Hanson commented: “Oh my goddess!! Congrats babe your going to the best Mumma.”

Dyer first found fame on ITV2 reality show Survival Of The Fittest, but after she was injured in the early stages of the show she was cast in Love Island.

Watch the latest The Baby Bump with Lauren Pope videos from Yahoo UK