Joan Collins has welcomed her fourth grandchild as her son Alexander 'Sacha' Newley announces the birth of his first daughter with his jazz singer wife, Sheela Raman.
The actress, 88, is currently grandmother to Miel Celeste Adam, 23, Weston Skeates, 19, and Ava Grace Newley, 17. The former Dynasty star has expressed how 'lovely' it is to become a grandma again and is already doting on the baby girl who is called Deia Shanaya.
Joans told the Daily Mail: 'It's really lovely to become a grandma again,' the Dynasty star tells me at a Bafta party in Piccadilly.
The star - who turns 89 on Monday - said: 'It's all these grandchildren that keeps me so young. ' Distinguished painter Alexander – whose father is Joanie's second husband, the late actor and singer Anthony Newley – proposed to American-born writer and musician Sheela in 2019.