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X Factor star Frankie Cocozza welcomes first child

They announced the pregnancy in October

X Factor star Frankie Cocozza has welcomed his first child with wife Bianca, taking to Instagram to announce the arrival.

The singer posted a black-and-white photo of himself holding his newborn son, claiming he knew the baby would be okay because he was “half his mother”.

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Frankie has announced the arrival of his first child (Credit: Instagram)

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The image was captioned: “You’re in for one hell of a ride son. You’ll be absolutely fine because you’re half your mother.”

Frankie’s celebrity friends were quick to congratulate the new parents, with TOWIE star Bobby Norris saying, “Congrats Frank!!!” and adding a blue heart emoji.

Celebs Go Dating star Eden Blackman commented: “Love this Frankie boy! Huge congratulations to you and Bianca. What a wonderful life you’ve created. Lots of love man.”

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You’re in for one hell of a ride son. You’ll be absolutely fine because you’re half your mother. @biancacocozza

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Hollyoaks star Cristian Solimeno said, “Congratulations” while footballer Elliot Lee said, “Congrats bro” and CBB star Nicola McLean shared a string of heart-eyed emojis.

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Frankie announced that he and Bianca were expecting a baby in October last year (Credit: Instagram)

Frankie announced that he and Bianca were expecting their first child back in October, sharing a sonogram to Instagram and saying simply, “Ecstatic”.

The couple married in May of last year in Brighton.

Last week, Bianca took to Instagram to mark their first anniversary, posting a photo from the wedding.

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The couple married last May (Credit: Instagram)

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“This day one year ago!” she said. “Now we wait for our baby boy. Love you, happy anniversary.”

Frankie appeared on X Factor in 2011 but left the show amid reports of drug use.

He released two albums as a solo artist before crowdfunding an album with his band Telescreen.

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