Updated: 02/10/17 : 06:20:26
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Kian and Jodi announce baby Cobi's arrival on Instagram

Former Westlife star Kian Egan and his ex-soap-star wife Jodi Albert have welcomed their third son – and announced the news on his Instgram account (83.9k followers).

Taking to the popular social media site the couple shared a snap of their new arrival – who was born on Friday evening.


The black and white photo, above, shows the newborn’s tiny little feet nestled in Kian's hands, next to the caption: ‘Our little cub is finally here.’

I’m a Celeb winner, Kian then revealed the sweet name the celeb pair have given their little ‘un, adding: ‘Cobi Egan was born yesterday at 5.37pm.. mummy and baby are doing amazing!!! We are all so in love with him!!!’

And it didn’t take long for fans to flood the happy couple with congratulations on their new bundle of joy.
‘Congratulations on the birth of your little boy! I’m so happy for you all. I send hugsssss,’ one gushed.

While another wrote: ‘Congratulations on the arrival of your little bundle. Glad to hear mummy and babi are doing well. Welcome to the world Cody, lovely name xx’.

And a third added: ‘Welcome to the world baby Cobi Egan and congrats once again to papa @kianegan’.

Cobi is the couple’s third boy as they are already parents to son’s Koa, five, and two-year-old Zeke.

Kian, 34, married former Hollyoaks actress, Jodi back in May 2009 and they live in Strandhill overlooking the sea where Kian enjoys his favourite pastime surfing.

Jodi, 33, – who was also part of girl-bands Wonderland and Girl Thing – revealed she was expecting again in March by posting a photo of a baby book on Instagram next to the caption: ‘Looks like I might be needing this again… baby no3’.

Since then the couple have been keeping their fans up to date with a load of cute pregnancy snaps, including this sweet photo of Jodi’s blossoming bump back in June.