Singer and X Factor winner Alexandra Burke has welcomed her first child with boyfriend, Irish player Darren Randolph.
The 33-year-old star announced the good news by sharing a photo of the baby’s feet on Instagram with the caption: “Welcome to our little fruit world.
“We have loved you more than words can say.”
She and West Ham United goalkeeper Randolph, 34, announced in February that they were expecting.
Randolph, who also plays for the Republic of Ireland, shared the same image and caption on his Instagram account. The baby’s gender and name were not disclosed.
The couple got to know each other last year and share a lot of happy pregnancy pictures on their social media accounts.
However, Burke, who rose to fame after winning the fifth series of the X Factor in 2008, also spoke candidly about how she struggled to accept the changes to her body. in the first few months.
“I’ll be honest and admit that I’ve been through quite a bit of ups and downs in private,” she wrote on Instagram.
But she says she has begun to be kinder to herself and accept the changes.
Until recently, Burke performed as the narrator in the West End revival of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
In 2017, she starred in the serious prom drama in partnership with Gorka Marquez.