26/01/2011 11:08 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Penelope Cruz And Javier Bardem Welcome Their First Child

Photo: PA

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem welcomed their first child on Tuesday according to Spanish newspaper El Pais - the same day that Bardem received an Oscar nomination for his performance in Biutiful.

The couple, who married last year in a private, low-key ceremony, have tried to keep their private life out of the media spotlight although Bardem paid tribute to their relationship when accepting an award at Cannes for his performance in Biutiful: "I share this joy with my friend, my companion, my love: Penelope: I owe you a lot and I love you so much."

Cruz gave birth to the child in Los Angeles' Cedars Sinai hospital but the couple are yet to announce the baby's name or gender.