Sunrise's Sam Mac celebrates daughter's major milestone: 'Adorable'

The TV star is currently travelling through Europe with his family.

Sunrise’s Sam Mac has shared a sweet video on social media celebrating his eight-month-old daughter Margot’s major milestone.

The Channel Seven weatherman is currently travelling through Europe with his family of three after attending the wedding of his partner Rebecca James’ brother, snowboarder Scotty James, in Venice, Italy.

Sunrise’s Sam Mac and his daughter Margot / Rebecca James and Margot.
Sunrise’s Sam Mac has been sharing updates about his family holiday online. Photos: Instagram/sammacinsta

Taking to Instagram on Thursday, Sam posted a video montage of Margot laughing at a stuffed toy of Dobby the house elf from Harry Potter as they strolled through London.

Sam’s daughter was clearly in love with the toy and couldn’t stop giggling when it appeared from behind a bush or on top of her stroller.


The final clip showed Margot wearing a cute pink and white striped playsuit as she crawled towards Dobby in their apartment.

“People will say I’ve lost my mind… but… Dobby helped our baby Margot crawl for the very first time,” Sam captioned the post.

Sunrise’s Sam Mac's Margot crawling.
Margot crawled for the very first time thanks to a Harry Potter toy. Photos: Instagram/sammacinsta

'She's lucky to have you'

Sam’s followers quickly took to the comments to celebrate the “adorable” announcement and applaud his parenting skills.

“Carry on being the most wonderful father that you are, Sam,” one follower wrote. “Margot is going to have a wonderful / one hell of a life, that's for sure.”

“No stopping her now Sam she will be up and running in no time,” another added, while a third said, “Watch out mum and dad, Margot's on the move!”.

“You’re the best dad, she’s lucky to have you,” someone else shared.

“Margot is a free elf,” another person joked, while a different user remarked, “Just make sure she doesn’t give Dobby a sock”.

Sam's expensive holiday purchase

Sam’s post comes just over a week after he shocked his followers with his expensive purchase in Venice.

“The face of pure joy, after paying €80, $130 in Australia, to ride a gondola in Venice,” he said.

The 41-year-old went on to document the whole gondola ride, singing songs and trying to banter with the gondola rider to make the most out of the costly holiday attraction. He then paid the fee again as his partner Beck got jealous of his solo trip and wanted to do it with him.


Sam certainly wasn’t the only big star to travel to Italy for Scotty James’ wedding, with Hollywood royalty such as Michael Douglas and his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones in attendance, as well as Sarah Ferguson and Australian F1 star Daniel Ricciardo.

Scotty James tied the knot with billionaire heiress Chloe Stroll, whose brother Lance drives for Aston Martin in Formula 1.

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