Emily Atack flooded with support from famous friends as she welcomes first child and reveals sweet name

Emily Atack welcomed a baby boy (Getty/Instagram/Emily Atack)
Emily Atack welcomed a baby boy (Getty/Instagram/Emily Atack)

The Inbetweeners star Emily Atack was indunated with support from her famous friends as she announced the birth to her first child.

Also known for appearing on reality TV programmes including I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! and Dancing On Ice, as well as her own sketch comedy The Emily Atack Show, she revealed she was pregnant in December.

Atack posted a black and white picture on Instagram on Thursday, of herself, partner Alistair Garner, who is a scientist, and their newborn son, Barney James Garner.

She wrote: “We have a beautiful son. Barney James Garner. All my dreams have come true.”

Atack quickly received congratulations from a number of well known faces, with TV presenter Rylan Clark commenting: “Congrats you two xx.”

Holly Willoughby shared: “Congratulations… just gorgeous while Ruth Langsford penned: “Congratulations….what a beauty! So happy for you both x x.”

“Well that’s brought a tear to my old eyes. Sending the three of you all love,” wrote Carol Vorderman.

Comedian Daisy May Cooper, who welcomed her third child earlier this month, remarked: “Congratulations my darling xxx.”

Other notable names sharing their congrats included singer Peter Andre, Dragon’s Den star Sara Davies, radio presenter Greg James, Lisa Snowdon and Denise Welch.

The post featuring Atack also appeared to have her breastfeeding while in a hospital bed.

The former Celebrity Juice team captain is set to be in an upcoming Disney+ adaption of the Jilly Cooper novel, Rivals.

Her parents are actress, comedian and singer Kate Robbins and musician Keith Atack.

An episode of Who Do You Think You Are? in 2023 delved into her family’s relationship with Beatles star Sir Paul McCartney, as her grandmother Elizabeth is a cousin, and her great-aunt Doreen Atack who was a famed whistler.