Joe Swash 'living under late dad’s shadow' following his sudden death when ...

JOE SWASH has said he is "living under the shadow" of his late dad, who died when he was just 39 years old and was hugely popular amongst his colleagues.

PUBLISHED: 16:23, Mon, Nov 30, 2020 | UPDATED: 16:23, Mon, Nov 30, 2020

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Joe Swash, 38, is set to turn 39 in January and has revealed he sometimes feels as though he is living in the shadow of his father, who died at the age he is now. The TV presenter’s dad worked as a London taxi driver and was immensely popular amongst his colleagues, caused mayhem at the funeral.

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He had so many friends

Joe Swash

So many arrived to pay their respects, that police had to close down roads in the area.

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Joe revealed on Dave Berry’s Dadpod: “When my dad died, he had so many friends - he was a London taxi driver - that the police had to close the roads 'cause there were so many cars going to the funeral

“They all come up to me, all the cab drivers, and said to me, ‘Your dad was one in a million.’

“So, I live under this shadow of this amazing man that I didn't really know very well,” he added.

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joe swashJoe Swash has spoken out on “living under the shadow” of his late father (Image: INSTAGRAM/GETTY)

joe swash dad fatherhood family children stacey solomon news latest updateThe actor and presenter has a son from a previous relationship and has recently welcomed a son with long-term girlfriend Stacey Solomon (Image: INSTAGRAM)

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The actor and presenter has a son from a previous relationship and last year welcomed a son with long-term girlfriend Stacey Solomon.

The latter also has two sons from previous relationships, and Joe revealed he loves them as if they were his own.

He continued: “I try to live up to what he done for me in them 11 years, with my boys and with Stacey's boys as well. 

“Like, they're my kids as well. I love them to

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