Peter Andre: Dad of the Year!

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Peter Andre poses with the Bounty Dad of the Year 2010 award held at Crowne Plaza on June 17, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)

Peter Andre has been named dad of the year!

Peter, here seen holding his award, gained his title after more than 35,000 votes were cast in an online poll.

The 37-year-old father said: “This means a huge amount to me as being a dad is my most important role.

Pete beat the likes of Jeff Brazier, who came second and Gary Barlow, who came third.