London: Singer Example and his wife Erin McNaught have become parents to a baby boy.

The 32-year-old rapper and his model wife welcomed their first child and have named him Evander Maxwell Gleave, reported Digital Spy.

McNaught gave birth to Evander in her native Australia. Example, whose real name is Elliot Gleave, announced the news on Twitter by posting a photo of himself holding his son's hand.

"Our son Evander Maxwell Gleave was born at 2.06am 21.12.14 (Australia time). Mother and child are both gorgeous."

He went on to thank his fans for their well wishes, writing: "1000s of lovely messages from so many of you regarding my newborn son. Overwhelmed. Wish I could thank you all personally."

He later added: "Way too many lovely people on Twitter today wishing us well. Need to stop replying to you all and watch my new son sleep. Back soon."