Olly Murs announces baby girl's birth and reveals rare name

Olly Murs and his wife Amelia carry their newborn son out of hospital
Olly Murs and his wife Amelia with their newborn son -Credit:Olly Murs Instagram

Olly Murs has revealed he has become a dad for the first time. He shared the happy news on social media after his wife Amelia gave birth to a baby girl.

The singer announced his daughter's name to fans as he shared the first photo of the newborn. He revealed they had decided to name her Madison.

Olly posted a photo of him and his wife carrying their daughter out of the hospital in a car seat. The singer, who rose to fame on the X Factor, wrote: "Our mini murs has arrived. Madison we love you so much already x"

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Olly, who was recently ditched from the line-up of judges on The Voice, was met with many congratulations from friends and fans. One wrote: "What a lucky wee girl! to have you as a dad! My heart feels full."

"Hope Amelia is good, congrats! x," a second commented. "Congratulations the pair of you," a third fan echoed.

A fourth wrote: "Welcome to the world little angel. congratulations to you both xxxx." And a fifth added: "Congratulations!!!!!! so so happy for you both. What a gorgeous name."

The singer, 39, and his bodybuilder wife, 31, shared news of their pregnancy in December last year. He wrote: 'Baby Murs due 2024' as he pointed at Amelia's bump and held up a scan photo.

Olly and Amelia got married on Essex's Osea Island five months before they announced their pregnancy news.