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Peter Stringfellow, 72, becomes a father again

Nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow has become a father again at the age of 72 after his wife Bella gave birth to a girl.

The couple's daughter, Rosabella, was born at London's Portland Hospital this morning weighing 6lb 6oz.

Club owner Peter Stringfellow has become a father again at the age of 72. Credit: Peter Jordan/PA Wire

Mr Stringfellow said he and his wife were "overwhelmed with love" for their new born daughter.

The businessman, who has two grown up children, married his third wife Bella in 2009.


Peter Stringfellow, 72, announces wife is pregnant

Peter Stringfellow with wife Bella. Credit: PA

Nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow is to become a father again at the age of 72.

He made the announcement that his wife Bella, 30, was expecting during a private party at his central London club, Angels.

Stringfellow, who has two grown-up children and married Bella in 2009, said they are expecting their first child in August.

He told the Daily Mirror the couple were "obviously overjoyed".

He said: "My last child was born 48 years ago, so I'm up for the challenge.

"I know it's going to be tough so, of course we'll have nannies - a night nanny, and a day nanny and a holiday nanny and an aeroplane nanny. I'm ready for the hardship."

Peter Stringfellow may challenge Nick Clegg in 2015 General Election

Peter Stringfellow with dancer Shannon celebrate Stringfellows in Dublin. Credit: ulien Behal/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow could stand against Nick Clegg at the 2015 general election after the Deputy Prime Minister twice singled him out as someone who did not deserve state-funded pensioner benefits.

He said that at 72 he had "done everything a guy would probably like to do... and I might take a serious view of moving into politics", with his home town of Sheffield the most likely target.

In his weekly phone-in show on radio station LBC 97.3, he was asked whether he might stand in Mr Clegg's Sheffield Hallam constituency. He said: "I think 'why not?'. It has opened my mind to the possibility and the idea of going back to my home city and taking him on would be my first choice."