Busy bees! You won’t believe what Patsy Palmer’s kids have been up to…

Patsy Palmer

by Emma Dodds |

EastEnders actress Patsy Palmer has seemingly passed on her performing genes to her four kids who are all going up in the world!

Patsy, 45, is mum to 25-year-old Charley, Fenton, 16, Emilia, 15 and seven-year-old Bertie.

And whilst Patsy may have reached her own height of fame through her performance as Bianca Jackson in EastEnders, her children seem to be reaching for much higher stars.


Patsy Palmer's children stacked

Charley Palmer Rothwell
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Charley, 25, is Patsy's eldest son with former boxer Alfie Rothwell. He chose to stay in the UK when Patsy moved her brood to the US.

Tom Hardy
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He is carving out quite a career for himself, having begun his career in British TV in shows such as Casualty and Our Girl. But he's now acted alongside Tom Hardy in Legend, a film about the Kray Twins and had a brief part in 2017 blockbuster Dunkirk. He also appeared in this year's Darkest Hour about Winston Churchill.

Fenton Merkell
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CREDIT: Instagram/ Patsy Palmer

Next up is Patsy's son Fenton, 17, who she shares with her taxi driver husband Richard.

Fenton Merkell
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CREDIT: Instagram/ Patsy Palmer

Fenton is signed to a model management company called The Dragonfly Agency, and was even rumoured to have been dating Cindy Crawford's daughter Kaia Gerber last year. Ooh er!

Emilia Merkell
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CREDIT: Instagram/ Patsy Palmer

Patsy's 16-year-old daughter Emilia is also getting involved in the family fame.

Emilia Merkell
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She has just signed to the same modelling agency as Fenton.

Charley Palmer Rothwell
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They've changed quite a bit since this snap in 2002! N'aww.

Patsy jetted off to live a new life in the US as a DJ in 2014, leaving Charley behind who chose to stay to further his acting career - and it's certainly paid off!

Speaking to the Loose Women in April, Patsy said: "We just decided that we wanted to go. We said we either go now or we don't go. My kids are big tennis players and I wanted the outdoor life for them.

"We were nearly in Sydney ten years ago. I did a film there and I really wanted to stay there but we came back. My kids are really happy. It is a really beautiful life."

WATCH: Patsy Palmer opens up about her new life in Malibu on Loose Women

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