Sue Radford has been treated to a fancy new car for her lockdown birthday – the only downside is there’s not enough room for her 22 kids.
The famous mum, who stars in reality show 22 Kids & Counting with her husband Noel and their large brood of children, was treated to a Range Rover which costs upwards of £30,000.
Sue’s husband wanted to surprise his partner after a hard time homeschooling for the past year, The Mirror reports.
Sharing a snap of her fancy new motor on Instagram, she said: “Happy birthday to me I’m so incredibly lucky to have such an amazing hubby who works so hard for us all I love you @noelradford”.
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She took pictures of the shiny black car as it was picked up and taken back to their 10-bedroom family home in Morecambe.
The large family, who fund their lives through Noel’s pie shop, have been letting cameras into their home to capture their hectic family life for years – ever since they had 15 kids.
On their recent Channel 5 programme 22 Kids & Counting, Sue revealed that they’d spent a whopping £1 million raising their kids, and that she’s been pregnant for 16 and a half years of her life.
Sue and Noel share Chris, 31, Sophie, 27, Chloe, 25, Jack, 23, Daniel, 21, Luke, 20, Millie, 19, Katie, 18, James, 17, Ellie, 15, Aimee, 14, Josh, 13, Max, 12, Tillie, 10, Oscar, nine, Casper, eight, Hallie, five, Phoebe, four, Archie, three, Bonnie, two, and Heidie, who was born in April.
The couple also welcomed son Alfie in 2014 who was tragically stillborn.
In a funny clip from the show, Sue was shown opening Heidie’s birth certificate and telling Noel that he’d spelled his youngest daughter’s name wrong on the official document.
“Men should never be left to sort out birth certificates,” one fan joked when he shared the clip on Instagram.
Another confessed: “This happened to us when we registered our sons birth!”
And another laughed: “I bet Sue was like…’you had 1 job'”
There’s a lot of pressure on the family to bring money in with 18 of their kids still living at home.
Noel has said: “It’s about £30,000 just to keep the house going and feed everybody. So it’s a lot of pies we’ve got to sell to support us all!
“It’s a huge responsibility having 22 kids. I try not to let it get to me.”
He was forced to close the pie shop at the start of the pandemic, but after daughter Chloe suggested they took the business online, it’s been booming and their sales have more than doubled.