For the finale of Saturday Night Takeaway on April 7, Dec performed the song I'll Be There For You with The Rembrandts in support of Ant.
Despite his best friends bitter divorce split, The Sun exclusively revealed Dec had sent a text message in support to Lisa Armstrong after Ant's blossoming romance with his PA Anne-Marie Corbett.
On Sunday, March 18, Ant was involved in a three-car smash in Richmond, London.
On Wednesday, March 21, the Met Police confirmed the TV star was being charged with drink driving.
Dec’s net worth is estimated to be around £62million.
His 2007 presenting deal with ITV was rumoured to be worth around £40million and a more recent deal is said to be worth around £30million - split between himself and Ant.
They have fronted a number of shows, but really hit the big time when they presented children’s Saturday morning show SMTV Live, which launched the career of Cat Deeley, as well as CD: UK, a music chart show.They then moved away from kids' TV and have had success with Saturday Night Takeaway and are also well known for fronting I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here and Britain's Got Talent.On March 31, Dec presented Saturday Night Takeaway on his own for the first time and gave an emotional speech afterwards in which he thanked the production team and audience.However, the duo's music career didn’t last too long as their record label decided not to renew their contract in 1997 – but after they had already re-branded as Ant and Dec.Having become real-life best friends, their on-screen chemistry proved a winner and they moved into comedy presenting.But they kept it secret until they knew talent manager Ali had safely passed the crucial 12-week mark.Dec thanked fans on Twitter for their 'love' as he opened up about the pregnancy for the first time.He also called for a round of applause for his presenting partner of nearly 30 years.In a video posted on Twitter by an audience member, Dec could be seen saying: "Thanks for all the love and support, it's been a series tinged with..."Thanks for all the love, we really appreciate it ❤ D x." Ant met Dec on the children’s television show Byker Grove when Ant joined in 1990. They played PJ (Ant) and Duncan (Dec), sharing storylines and creating a friendship off-screen as well as on.After leaving Byker Grove, they launched a pop career in 1994, known as PJ & Duncan – their characters on Byker Grove.