Kian Egan has become a father for the first time
The Westlife star`s wife, Wonderland singer Jodi Albert, gave birth to their first son on 20.12.11.
The overjoyed couple - who married two years ago after a four-year romance - have named the tot Koa.
Kian revealed on twitter: "Out little baby boy "Koa" was born today at 6.10pm. Jodi Albert is an amazing woman. Love them both so much. Both doing amazing, so proud. X (sic)"
He later thanked fans for their messages of support, admitting he was shocked to receive so many well-wishes.
He wrote: "Wow thanks guys. Amazing to see our little boy Koa is trending in the Uk! And he`s only a few hrs old!!! (sic)"
Kian`s bandmates Mark Feehily and Shane Filan was among the first to congratulate the star.
Mark tweeted: "Congratulations to my great friends Kian & Jodi on the birth of their first child Koa,a bouncing baby boy! Yey!"
Shane added: "Delighted for Jodi ,Kian and baby Koa Fantastic news!!! Congrats guys!!!"