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A former Strictly Come Dancing winner has announced the news that he and his wife have become new parents to an adorable baby boy.
Sports presenter Ore Oduba, who won the competition back in 2016 with professional partner Joanne Clifton, posted a picture to his Instagram account of his and his wife Portia Jett’s new-born baby, in order to share the exciting news.
He also revealed that the new parents have named their son Roman.
In the post, Ore spoke sweetly about how the new arrival, who was born on 9th January, was a “little blessing”. He also spoke about how his wife, Portia, was his “hero”.
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 💙 @portiajett”
Portia hasn’t yet posted about the news, but did share a sweet picture of a baby blanket on 7th January, just two days before Roman’s arrival.
The couple weren’t aware of the sex of the baby before he arrived, so we’re sure it was a lovely surprise when he made his appearance.
Back in October, Ore also confessed on Loose Women that he was likely be very emotional when his baby was born.
He said, “Guys, I’m gonna be a wreck! But I just absolutely love it, and I love seeing it grow, and I can’t wait for it to come.”
Ore is soon set to head out on the annual Strictly Come Dancing tour, which he will be hosting each night as the celebrities and professional dancers tour arenas around the UK.
He has spoken before about his and Portia’s hope that the baby would be born before the tour starts next week – so luckily, the star has got his wish!
In October, he said, “We’re hoping the baby will be with us by the time the tour starts. We’re working parents, we’ve got to earn the bread and make sure the nest is well-built.”