Ant McPartlin and wife Anne-Marie Corbett welcome baby and share sweet name

Ant McPartlin and Anne-Marie Corbett welcome their baby boy to the world
Ant McPartlin and Anne-Marie Corbett welcome their baby boy to the world -Credit:PA

Ant McPartlin has shared the joyous news that he's become a dad. The Saturday Night Takeaway star and Britain's Got Talent presenter shared the gorgeous news on the joint Instagram account he shares with his co-star and best friend Declan Donnelly.

The 48-year-old shared that his wife Anne-Marie, who he tied the knot with in 2021, had given birth to a baby boy on Tuesday, May 14. Sharing a sweet black and white photo of Ant holding their newborn son, the proud parents also announced their baby's name.

A caption read: "Welcome to the family. Wilder Patrick Mcpartlin." Sharing more details, the couple added: "Born, 14/05/24 at 8.54am. Baby is beautiful, Mummy’s a legend, Sisters are over the moon. Dad’s a mess!"

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The post, which was shared with Ant and Dec's 5.1 million followers was quickly flooded with well wishes from their celebrity friends. Davina McCall, penned: "Arggggghhhhhhhhhh!!!! This is AMAZING !!!! Congratulations to ALL of you."

While the team at Britain's Got Talent wrote: "Massive congratulations!" and Vicky Pattison added: "Congratulations guys Omg!!! Love the name."

Ant is already a stepfather to Anne-Marie's children from her first marriage. The couple hadn't confirmed their pregnancy news but Ant and Anne-Marie had been seen out and about in recent months. You can keep up to date with the latest TV and showbiz news by signing up to the newsletter here.