Dermot O’Leary, 46, and his wife Dee Koppang, 41, became parents for the first time after hosting a baby boy on Tuesday.
The presenter went to Instagram to spread the word that he “enjoyed cuddling in a newborn bubble.”
Posing a sweet photo of the personalized baby growing up, Dermot revealed that they had welcomed a son together, after announcing for the first time that they were expecting in February.
Oh baby! Dermot O’Leary, 46, and wife Dee Koppang, 41, became parents for the first time after welcoming a baby boy on Tuesday
Baby News! The presenter went to Instagram to announce the news as he gushed out that he was “enjoying hugs in a newborn bubble”
In his article, Dermot wrote: “Welcome to the world of baby Koppang O’Leary … We are delighted to announce that we have had a baby!
“A little boy born on Tuesday June 23, 2020 (Sankthansaften / Midsummer for you Norwegians) at 8:19 am, weighing 6 lb 13 oz.
“Enjoy cuddling in the newborn bubble … cats still 100% convinced. Lots of love, Dermot & Dee x. ‘
Reine: Just a day before the birth of their son, Dermot revealed that he and Dee were celebrating their imminent arrival with a baby shower on the theme of “summer solstice”
Just a day before their son’s birth, Dermot revealed that he and Dee were celebrating their imminent arrival with a “summer solstice” baby shower.
Dermot and his wife Dee announced in February that they are expecting their first child together.
Speaking to Instagram, they shared a funny photo of a bulletin board with a floral wreath that said “Koppang O’Leary productions” would welcome a “newcomer to come.”
In the post, Dermot wrote: “We are happy to announce that we are expecting a little Koppang O’Leary …”
Lovely: Dermot and his wife Dee announced in February that they are expecting their first child together
Dee debuted for the first time at the British Academy Film Awards 2020 nominee party in February.
Since then, the private couple have shared rare glimpses of Dee’s pregnancy during the lockdown.
In April, the Norwegian producer and director presented her growing baby bump, revealing that she had to do Dermot’s hair and makeup for the One World Together highlights show.
Dee joked: “No pressure … had to do @radioleary hair and make up for tonight’s @bbcone @glblctzn live show … (7:15 p.m.).
“I apologize in advance if he looks orange in the show There are only so many things that @ sarahexley1 could teach me on a Zoom tutorial …”
Big news: Dee made her debut at the British Academy Film Awards 2020 nominees party in February (photo)
The news from the presenter triggered a slew of congratulatory messages from stars like Holly Willoughby, Tamzin Outhwaite and Ruth Langsford.
Dermot made the connection to Dee in 2012 after ten years together at St Mary’s Church in Chiddingstone, Kent.
This turned out to be a star-studded opportunity with guests such as Holly Willoughby, James Corden and Bear Grylls.
In 2015, Dermot hinted that he was ready to start a family with his wife Dee, saying to Fabulous Magazine: “I really want children, but I have a very busy woman with a very busy life.
Baby Joy: Since then, the private couple have shared rare glimpses of Dee’s pregnancy during the lockdown (photo at BAFTA in February)
“It is not fair to me to say, ‘I want children now.’ I want children with my wife, but I want them when we both think it’s the right thing to do.
At the end of last year, before his seventh wedding anniversary, Dermot also spoke about the secret of his happy relationship, saying to Fabulous, “It’s a work in progress, isn’t it?
“The key for me is to give yourself space, not to hurt yourself and have fun together. And we do it. ‘
Dermot and Dee met in 2002 while working for the same television production company and got engaged in New York in December 2011.
Happy couple: Dermot and Dee met in 2002 while working for the same television production company, and married ten years later in 2012 (photo in February 2019)