Elliot Wright and his wife Sadie Stuart have welcomed their first child together

Former The Only Way Is Essex star Elliot Wright has welcomed his first child with wife Sadie Stuart.

The 39-year-old confirmed the news by sharing an adorable picture of his bouncing baby boy on Instagram, writing:

‘A beautiful boy!!! @sadiestuartx and I are proud to announce that William James Wright was born at 17.47 on the 14/01/2019 weighing 7”10 words can’t describe how I feel!!’

He also revealed how excited he was about his youngest child meeting his older siblings – as Elliott is already dad to Elliott Jr, 11, and Olivia, nine, from his previous marriage.

The reality star, who appeared in TOWIE between 2013 and 2015, wrote: ‘I’m so proud.. so proud of both mum and baby.. can’t wait for him to meet his big brother and sister.. his beautiful.. love love love.’

The heart-warming post has attracted more than 99,000 likes, and scores of fans were quick to congratulate the restaurateur.

One wrote: ‘Congratulations to you both. William is absolutely gorgeous and he was born on my little boy’s birthday.’

While another added: ‘He is beautiful. Congratulations to you both and his big brother and sister.’

A third gushed: ‘Congratulations Elliott & Sadie, a beautiful baby for a beautiful couple, best wishes to you all.’

Thanking his 661,000 followers for their positive words Elliot commented:

‘Thank you for all the amazing comments… it’s been 10 years since I’ve experienced these amazing feelings.. words can’t explain blessed xxxx’

Sharing the same snap of a sleeping little William, Sadie also described her joy at becoming a mum.

She wrote: ‘Words cannot describe the love I feel for you my precious baby boy, you have completed my whole world and I thank god he has chosen me to be your mummy.’

The couple – who married in 2017 – announced that they were expecting in July.

Speaking previously Elliot revealed the incredible bond Sadie, 26, shares with her stepchildren.

‘For her to embrace my kids the way she did and how my kids took to her, I just knew then that she was going to be a great mum,’ he said.

‘They even call Sadie’s mum and dad Nan and Granddad and they did from after the first summer holidays together. Sadie’s very family-orientated and I couldn’t ask for more.’

Huge congratulations.