A wardrobe stuffed with designer labels and a yacht docked in Miami: You’d be forgiven for pondering it’s the lifetime of a wealthy, middle-aged high-flyer — however it truly belongs to a newborn child boy.
Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, 52, and his fiancé Scott Hutchinson, 27, welcomed their son Romeo Tarquin on Aug. 12 through surrogate. A barrage of items with eye-watering prices have adopted ever since.
“We simply spent $2.8 million on a yacht for Romeo and named it after him,” Drewitt-Barlow told The Sun. “It is at the moment in Miami the place Saffron [my eldest daughter] is boarding, together with her new boyfriend and heading over to Cuba and the encompassing islands for 2 weeks.”
“We need to give him the identical begin in life as the opposite children so we’ve got arrange a belief fund for him. Tony [my ex] gifted him $1.15 million and I matched it for him,” he continued. “We will clearly construct up a pleasant portfolio of issues for him over the following few years.”
Drewitt-Barlow stated they’ve “actually purchased each designer conceivable” for little Romeo already.
“Burberry, Versace, Dior, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, if a designer sells child garments we’ve got snapped them up,” he added.
He stated 2-year-old Valentina — who was the child of the household — is on no account jealous over her little brother and has loads of items thrown her method.
“She has a private chef, a complete play room stuffed with the newest devices and toys, full time live-in nanny and a workforce of home employees that maintain her each want, together with a full time hair stylist that kinds her hair every single day,” he listed.
Drewitt-Barlow, who has appeared on “Below Deck,” and his ex-husband Tony Drewitt-Barlow, 56, have a mixed fortune of $204 million, which they proceed to share even after the cut up.
Drewitt-Barlow shares youngsters Saffron and Aspen, each 22, Orlando, 18, and twins Jasper and Dallas, 11, with his ex, from whom he had a high-profile split in 2019.
The pair made historical past in 1999 as Britain’s first “homosexual dads,” once they turned the primary same-sex couple to be listed as “dad or mum one” and “dad or mum two” on their twins beginning certificates as a substitute of “mom” and “father.”
The father-of-seven separated from his ex in 2019 and started dating his now fiancé — who used to date his daughter — with the pair welcoming daughter Valentina in October 2020.
Romeo’s conception was unconventional, with Drewitt-Barlow, Hutchinson and Drewitt-Barlow’s ex-husband all donating sperm once they determined to have one other child, with Romeo’s gender then chosen by Drewitt-Barlow and Hutchinson via intercourse choice.
According to the doting dad, it’s not simply him and Hutchinson which might be spoiling the newborn.
“Before he was born our eldest daughter Saffron spent over $11,500 on garments,” he recalled. “The second he was born, one other $23K, she has completely gone excessive.”
Drewitt-Barlow and Hutchinson stay with with his ex-husband and his new companion Brent of their $6.9 million, 10-bedroom Florida mansion. That will change quickly, nevertheless, with Drewitt-Barlow constructing a $6.9 million dwelling for his household in Essex within the UK.