Strictly star Ore Oduba announces he’s welcomed his first child with wife Portia

Strictly star Ore Oduba has announced he’s welcomed his first child with wife Portia.

The TV presenter took to social media to share the lovely news that he has become a father with fans.

In the sweet announcement, the first-time dad revealed that the pair welcomed a baby boy, and already picked a baby name for their little bundle of joy – Roman.

Alongside an adorable picture of him with his new baby, he wrote: ‘Cannot find the words to describe this feeling… Just thank you God for our little blessing. His mum is simply my hero. 09.01.18 the best day in our tiny family’s life. Roman, you are our world… and the world is all yours 💙’.

Clearly overjoyed after welcoming a little one into his life, the proud dad also updated his Instagram bio following the announcement to: ‘Brand new Daddy 💙’.

Fans of the 32-year-old were quick to congratulate the couple on their first addition to their brood, taking to the comments section to send their well-wishes.

One said: ‘Congratulations such lovely new 😍’, while another wrote ‘Oooooh wow what a beautiful introduction to baby Roman! Congratulations to you all 💙 I’m guessing there were a LOT of tears xx’.

Ore and Portia announced they were expecting their first child back in August, with a cute picture on social media where Ore looks like he can’t contain his excitement and Portia can be seen cradling her growing bump in the background.

Captioning the snap, he wrote: ‘Not sure what I did to deserve this one. My best friend, the most amazing wife and soon to be the most amazing mum 💗💙 Been a pretty life-changing last 12 months, now @portiajett and I are preparing for our biggest adventure yet! Can’t hide our excitement anymore 👶🏽 Starting a family has always been our dream. And no prizes for guessing.. THERE. WILL. BE. TEARS!!!! 😭😭😭 #babynews #pregnancyannouncement #tinydancer’.

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The loved up pair tied the knot in November 2015, and it didn’t take them long to start thinking about starting a family.

A year after getting married, Ore told HELLO! magazine: ‘From the first two months, we talked about wanting children. The way we are with each other hasn’t dipped or changed.

‘I know it will always be fine when Portia is here.’