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David Tag has revealed he's a new dad after his girlfriend gave birth to their first child, a baby boy.

The Hollyoaks star, who plays Sylver McQueen in the Channel 4 soap, revealed he and Abi Harrison are parents in an Instagram post he shared with his fans on Wednesday afternoon.

The couple's newborn son was born last Wednesday, June 9.

In the post he unveiled the first picture of their son, showing the baby's tiny hands entwined with theirs

Their baby, whose name the couple is yet to reveal, was wearing a tiny white babygro in the black and white snap.

David Tag has revealed he's a new dad after his girlfriend gave birth to their first child
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David welcomed his newborn son to the world in the adorable post announcing his happy news.

"Welcome to the big wide world baby boy," he captioned the photo, adding two blue love heart emojis.

David's Hollyoaks co-stars rushed to send him their messages of congratulations in the comments section.

"Ahh amazing!! Congratulations," Nikki Sanderson, who plays Maxine Minniver, wrote, alongside blue love hearts.

"Oh my god. Congratulations all can't wait to see him," Chelsee Healey, who stars as Goldie McQueen, said with red hearts.

He shared this adorable snap of his newborn son

"Congratulations dude xxx," Nadine Mulkerrin, who plays Cleo McQueen, commented.

Adding heart eyes emojis, Jessamy Stoddart, who stars as Liberty Savage, posted: "Massive congratulations to you both xxxx."

David later shared the news with OK! Magazine, saying the couple are "thrilled" to be parents.

He said: "Myself and Abi are both thrilled to share the safe arrival of our beautiful baby boy, born on Wednesday 9th June at 12:14pm.

David announced Abi was pregnant in January of this year on Instagram with a picture of her shadow showing her bump

"Both Abi and our little man are doing great and we can’t wait for you all to meet him!"

David announced Abi was pregnant in January of this year on Instagram.

The soap star shared a photo of his living room and Abi's shadow could be seen as she sported a visible bump.

He told his 177,000 Instagram followers: "Some good came out of 2020…."

The actor's Hollyoaks character Sylver was part of a huge storyline last year when he murdered his serial killer mum Breda with knitting needles.

David and his girlfriend Abi

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David has been in the soap on and off for five years now after joining in 2016.

His first role was as PSCO Rocco, but he joined the soap in 2018 playing a different character, Sylver McQueen.

He also had a small part in Emmerdale in 2017, starring as Darryl.

His other acting credits include playing Thomas in the short film S.A.M., which was released last year.