Hollywood star Idris Elba and his partner have welcomed a baby boy into the world, he has announced.
The actor, best known for playing Nelson Mandela in last year’s biopic 'The Long Walk To Freedom', tweeted that his partner, make-up artist Naiyana Garth, had a baby boy yesterday.
Elba, who also starred in iconic US cop drama 'The Wire' and British crime series 'Luther', said they have named their Winston after his late father, who worked for the Ford motor company.
The 41-year-old Londoner tweeted a picture of the tiny baby’s hand clutching his own to his one million followers on the social network.
My Son Winston Elba was born yesterday..Truly Amazing :-) pic.twitter.com/MrSEQPZo4z— Idris Elba (@idriselba) April 18, 2014
Along with it he wrote: “My Son Winston Elba was born yesterday. Truly Amazing :-).”
He already has a daughter, Isan, with his ex-wife Kim.