Olly Murs welcomes first child with wife Amelia

olly murs, amelia tank at the pride of britain awards in 2022
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Olly Murs has announced his wife Amelia has given birth to their first child.

The former The Voice UK judge shared the happy news with his followers on Instagram, posting a photo of him and Amelia leaving the hospital with their new arrival in a car seat.

"Our mini murs has arrived," read the caption, which additionally confirmed the child's name: "Madison we love you so much already x." The couple have not confirmed their child's sex.

olly murs, amelia tank at the pride of britain awards in 2022
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Olly and Amelia tied the knot in July last year during a three-day celebration, which included performances from Craig David and the groom himself.

Five months on from the nuptials, The X Factor singer confirmed that the two were expecting a baby together, sharing a photo of him and Amelia in Christmas jumpers holding up an ultrasound photo.

"Baby Murs due 2024," read the caption, posted in December last year.

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Olly, who is currently touring with boy band Take That revealed plans to take the child on the road with him after his birth.

"We have got some stadium shows over the summer so I think Amelia will be coming along to them with the baby," he told The Sun's Bizarre column (via Q Radio).

The singer added that the couple were "so ready to have children" and that it all came together quite "naturally".

Asked what his hopes were for the baby ahead of their arrival, Olly replied: "I am hoping we have a baby who will sleep. Everyone has said to me, 'Just get into a good routine'."

Olly and Amelia began dating in summer 2019, with the two exchanging messages on Instagram, before arranging to meet in real-life.

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