Katie Price and her ex husband Peter Andre banded together to support their son Junior as he signed his first record deal at 16-years-old.
Junior teased he has been working on a ‘massive project’ as he revealed he is now on board at Columbia Records.
A proud Peter, no stranger to the music scene, said it was his lifelong dream to see his eldest child follow in his footsteps at the same age.
Junior’s mum Katie, 43, wrote on social media that she ‘always knew he would be a star’ telling her followers that she and her ex had looked through their son’s contract with him before he signed on the dotted line.
She wrote on Instagram alongside a picture of Junior sealing the deal: ‘I am so excited and no words can describe how proud I am of my son @officialjunior_andre signing his very well deserved record deal @rebelrecs @columbiauk from a young age I knew he would be a star it wasn’t long ago me Junior his dad and me were going through his contract to make sure everything is in place a right for him ❤️ now the future is exciting watch the space ⭐️ I love you Junior.’
Speaking about his new chapter Junior said in a statement he said: ‘Signing my first ever record deal is a dream come true.
‘I would like to thank everyone who helped me get here, especially the team at Columbia and Rebel Records and all the people who worked with me on this project.
‘I can’t wait to share my music with the world.’
He added on his Instagram: ‘Wow.. where do I start. These past 6 months have been hectic. But I’ve loved every single second of it. My dad took me to the studio 6 months ago and got me in the booth at @rebelrecs.
Junior Andre and his dad Peter visited the Columbia offices with Rebel Records to sign the deal (Picture: Instagram/officialjunior_andre)
‘Since then I have secretly been working on a MASSIVE project, and not long ago got a call saying @columbiauk want to sign me! I would just like to say thank you to the team @rebelrecs alongside my dad who have helped develop me into an artist.
‘And of course a big shoutout to @sktartist and @marcellonoego who are very talented and have been working with me on this project since the start.’
Not forgetting to give props to his famous mum, Junior added: ‘Also not forgetting my mum who is always supportive of me. And of course my family and friends.
‘I love everyone who supports me and I am very excited to go on this journey with you all.’
The Mysterious Girl singer added: ‘I signed my first record deal at 16 years old. It was my dream and passion to see Junior sign his first record deal at the same age.
‘I took him to Rebel Records six months ago and Junior and the team have now become a part of the Columbia family.
‘I’m so happy for him. The passion and dedication Junior has put into this project is incredible and we can’t wait for you to hear it.’
Katie and Peter, 48, wed in 2005, welcoming Junior the same year. They also had daughter Princess in 2007 before they split in 2009.
Peter is now married to Emily MacDonagh and they share children Amelia and Theo.
The former glamour model went on to marry Alex Reid from 2010 to 2012 and Kieran Hayler in 2013 with their divorce finalised earlier this year. She and Kieran share children Bunny and Jett.
Katie, who is also mum to 19-year-old son Harvey, is now engaged to boyfriend Carl Woods.
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