Idris Elba introduces "amazing" newborn son to the world in cute photo

Published Friday, Apr 18 2014, 15:40 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Idris Elba is the proudest daddy in the world - and wants everyone to know about it.

The Luther actor, 41, welcomed his newborn son yesterday (17 April) and announced the good news to his one million Twitter followers.

Idris Elba introduces his newborn son to the world on Twitter, 18 April 2014

© Twitter / @idriselba

Alongside a heartbreakingly cute black and white photo of his baby son clutching his finger, Idris wrote: "My Son Winston Elba was born yesterday..Truly Amazing :-)."

Idris is said to have chosen the name in honour of his late father Winston, who died last September following a battle with lung cancer.

Winston is Idris' first child with make-up artist girlfriend with Naiyana Garth.

Idris Elba and pregnant girlfriend Naiyana Garth at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Weinstein Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel

© WENN / FayesVision

The Wire's Idris already has a daughter called Isan, 11, with his ex-wife Dormowa Sherma.

Idris and Naiyana have been officially dating since March 2013 and announced she was expecting shortly after.

The heartthrob recently made a huge name for himself in Hollywood after starring as Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.

Congratulations Idris!

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