Celebrity Families

Kochie gushes over the birth of his eighth grandchild, just three weeks after welcoming his granddaughter Florence

He adorably introduces the new bub to her newborn cousin.

By Catie Powers
Just three weeks after the birth of his granddaughter Florence, Sunrise host David "Kochie" Koch has welcomed another addition to the mix following the arrival of his eighth grandchild, Catalina.
An excited Kochie took to Instagram over the weekend to announce the news, introducing the newborn to his followers via an adorable close-up shot of the sleeping bub.
"Welcome to the family Catalina May Koch; 3.7kg 51cm grandchild #8; Port Adelaide Member #1202182; Foundation @pafc AFLW member. First child for @aj.koch and @carfloresc. Our little Mexican burrito has arrived. Congratulations to Pepe and Laura on their first grandchild.
Kochie introduced granddaughter Catalina to his followers via a close-up shot of the sleeping bub. Instagram
"Our cultural diversity is one of the things I love about our country. It has so enriched my family. P.S if you're thinking "hasn't he just had a new grandchild" you're right. Florence was born 3 weeks ago.. it is going to be so much fun watching these two cousins grow together."
Quick to comment their congratulations to the grandfather was fellow breakfast show host, Kylie Gillies who penned: "How beautiful ❤️ congratulations fam. Xz."
Natalie Barr similarly voiced her support, writing: "So gorgeous. Huge congrats to Carolina and AJ and the whole fam. 💕."
Kochie also documented the touching moment when his two youngest granddaughters met for the first time, while at the same time hinting towards an upcoming family reunion.
The Sunrise host captured the moment his seventh and eighth grandchildren met for the first time. Instagram
Sharing a photo holding baby Catalina while the newborn's other grandmother, Laura, held Florence, Kochie gushed about the two bubs in a sweet caption.
"When Cali met Florrie. How blessed we are to have two little granddaughters born within 3 weeks of each other.
"Watching these cousins grow is going to be fun. Great to have Cali home… and to top of a great day her other grandparents, Pepe and Laura from Guadalajara, received their visa to come for Christmas."
The *Sunrise* host announced the arrival of Florence on October 30th via a similar shot of the newborn shared to his Instagram.
Kochie welcomed his seventh grandchild, Florence, three weeks ago. Instagram
"Welcome to the family Florence May Brown, 52cm, 3.6kg, grandchild #7, @pafc member #1202182," he wrote.
"You're a very lucky girl having incredible parents in Sam and Toby and such loving big sisters and brother… Matilda, Lila and Oscar."
This story was originally published on our sister site, New Idea.

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