Robbie Williams’ wife Ayda Field has given birth to a baby girl Theodora Rose.
The Take That star took to his Twitter page on Tuesday night to announce the pair had welcomed baby Theodora Rose Williams into the world.
Announcing the happy news on his blog, Robbie Williams wrote: “Praise be, it’s Theodora Rose Williams, affectionately known as Teddy….. Born 3:33 p.m. on 18.9.12, 7Ibs 4oz…
“Baby, Mummy and Daddy are all rockin…. Thank you for your best wishes XXXX.”
It is the first child for the couple, who married two years ago.
Following the birth, Robbie Williams’ Take That bandmate Gary Barlow was quick to lead the congratulations to the singer and his wife.
He tweeted: “Massive congrats Rob and Ayda. So happy for you.”
Boyzone singer Ronan Keating tweeted: “Congrats to Robbie Williams and Ayda.”
And Chris Moyles wrote on his Twitter page: “Congratulations Robbie & Ayda!”
And singer and actor Jonathan Wilkes, who is a long-standing friend of Robbie Williams, said: “Right bed time !!! Got a big day Tomorrow I’m meeting a new little lady !! X”
Robbie Williams recently expressed concern he could miss his baby’s birth due to his concert schedule over its birth due date.
He told radio DJ Chris Evans last week: “I’ve had a bit of a falling out with the wife.”
He continued: “So I’ve got gigs this week, the baby could come at any minute, the wife has said, <<If I go into labor and you’ve got a gig in say Leeds or Dublin, you’ve got to cancel it and come home>>.”
Robbie Williams recently revealed the couple had chosen a name for their daughter and was pleased it was a traditional moniker.
He said: “Right now I’m ecstatic. We do have a name but we’re not going to get it out in case it gets tweeted.
“And as a celebrity we’re supposed to call them Aubergine or something like that aren’t we?
“I do have a sort of celebrity name but it’s not Apple-esque. It’s a very solid, old-school name.”
Robbie Williams also said he is planning to move back to England from Los Angeles because he doesn’t want his daughter to go to school with the “f***ing idiots” in the city although he admitted he and American born Ayda are still discussing their future living arrangements.
He said: “I don’t want to educate our baby in LA because I would much prefer her to have English sensibilities.
“They are idiots in L.A. schools. They are f***ing idiots. They are a breed of idiots that only exist in Los Angeles and she would be surrounded by them. It’s not like one or two either. It’s not like the Big Brother house, where you pick the worst ones.
“I think kids there have a massive sense of entitlement, are dull and dumb. It means me coming back to the UK for good but I can live with that. It’s worth being pestered for her to have a good school.
“I want the baby to have an English passport, we’re still figuring out exactly whereabouts the baby is going to be brought up.
“I had a conversation with the wife last night about where we’re going to end up but we still don’t know.”