A new celebrity kid is making waves in Milan: meet Alastair Wallace Stewart, the eldest son of British rock icon Rod Stewart and model Penny Lancaster. At just 16 years old, he’s already beginning to make his mark on the fashion world as an up-and-coming model. He’s not doing badly on Instagram either. Referring to himself as Ali Stewart on the account, he has a respectable 13,000 followers at the time of writing. He hasn’t posted much, but every time he does it appears to be from a different part of the world, whether Milan, Florida, London or Monaco. He most recently made headlines for being plastered across a huge billboard in Milan as a model for an Italian fashion brand. Here’s what we know about him … He is the eldest child from Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster’s marriage Alastair’s parents – Stewart, 77, and Lancaster, 51 – began dating in 1999. At the time, Stewart and his second wife Rachel Hunter had just split up, and Lancaster was studying photography at university. According to British media, she was dared by her friends to ask for the rock star’s autograph, which she did. Who is the father of Amber Heard’s baby? Meet daughter Oonagh Paige The next night, she was invited to go to his concert and take photographs. However, the musician recalls that while he had acquired Lancaster’s number, due to his recent break-up, he’d decided to give it to his bassist instead. Six months later he eventually got in touch with the model. Stewart and Lancaster tied the knot in 2007 in La Cervara, Italy, reported British media . In June, the pair shared a photo of themselves glammed up for their 15th wedding anniversary on their social media. He has seven siblings Alastair has a younger brother, Aidan, 11, and six other half-siblings. They are Liam, 27, and Renee, 29, whose mother is Stewart’s ex-wife Hunter, and Kimberly, 42, and Sean, 41, with Stewart’s first wife, Alana Collins. Ruby, 35, is a half-sibling from Stewart’s former partner Kelly Emberg, while Sarah Streeter, 58, the eldest of the rock star’s eight children, has Susannah Boffey as her mum. How British royal titles will change when Prince Charles becomes king He’s shown an interest in competitive swimming In a 2017 report , the rocker expressed his desire to build a private swimming pool at his residence to help Alastair, then 11 years old, to become an Olympic swimmer. Alastair is said to have shown great potential, having won swimming competitions at a young age, and has even expressed a desire to represent Great Britain. Sports seem to be one of the teen’s regular interests. Other than swimming, Alastair has often accompanied his father to cheer on Celtic FC, who Stewart is famously a fan of. The way he was raised caused controversy Alastair’s mum Lancaster was a regular panellist on British talk show Loose Women , and caused an uproar in 2021 when she shared that she and Stewart used the “cry it out technique” while raising their son, meaning they let Alastair cry himself to sleep to wean him off his nighttime feeds. Inside Dream Kardashian’s fabulous life, from baby Bentleys to Amazon ads After more than 200 complaints were made to the UK’s TV regulator, she was forced to write a lengthy Instagram post explaining in more detail how she’d managed Alastair’s early years sleep training with the help of a paediatrician, adding that there was no “one size fits all” approach for kids. He’s following in his mother’s footsteps Alastair recently signed a deal with Italian luxury streetwear brand Palm Angels. His supportive parents were quick to share his triumph on their Instagram accounts. On Stewart’s account, the proud father captioned the shot: “Love Palm Angels and that my boy ‘wears it well’.” Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .