Welcome to the world Bobby Tickle!

Jennifer Ellison has given birth to a baby boy named Bobby.

The Emeralds And Ivy Ball - ArrivalsThe star and her husband, Rob Tickle, were said to be “delighted” by the arrival of their first child.

The couple have released a statement saying “Jennifer Ellison and her husband, Robert Tickle, are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Bobby, who was born last night at 9.50pm weighing 9lb.”

Former Hell’s Kitchen winner Jen married Rob during a secret ceremony in Mauritius last autumn. Within a few weeks of their nuptials the couple found out they were expecting a baby.  Jen said previously she felt it was important to be married before having children.