21/12/2011 17:05 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Westlife's Kian Egan Is A Dad For The First Time

Westlife's Kian Egan is a dad for the first time PA

Westlife star Kian Egan got an early Christmas present this year - his wife Jodie Albert has given birth to their first baby!

The Irish singer and former Hollyoaks star Jodi have named their baby boy Koa.

Kian announced the news on Twitter with the very sweet message:

"Our little baby boy 'Koa' was born today at 6.10pm. Jodi Albert is an amazing woman. Love them both so much. Both doing amazing, so proud. X."

He was then inundated with messages from fans, so much so that Koa started trending!

"Wow thanks guys. Amazing to see our little boy Koa is trending in the UK! And he's only a few hrs old!!!" wrote the proud new dad.

Kian's bandmates were first to congratulate the new parents, with Mark tweeting:

"Congratulations to my great friends Kian & Jodi on the birth of their first child Koa,a bouncing baby boy! Yey!"

And Nicky adding:

"Amazing News for @KianEganWL & @JodiAlbert_xxx Welcome to the world Koa ! happiest days ever - & just in time for Santa too!"

Congratulations Kian and Jodi!
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