The Hollyoaks and X Factor star, who announced she was six months pregnant in August, has revealed she’s welcomed her little one with husband Jason Finnegan.
Taking to Twitter, she wrote: “Merry Christmas guys!! I was blessed to have received my christmas present a whole week earlier than expected.
“We welcomed baby Adedeji-Finegan on the 21st of December at 5:38am weighing a healthy 8lbs14oz.”
[Rachel Adedeji/Twitter ]
She also released the first glimpse of her little one, showing just two little feet sticking out from underneath a blanket.
And fans were quick to comment on the gorgeous snap, with one writing: “Christmas miracle!”
“Congratulations Racheal! I thought you went quiet great news looking forward to seeing you guys in the new year! X,” another wrote, while a third added: “MERRY CHRISTMAS GUYS AND CONGRATS!!!”
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[Rachel Adedeji/ Instagram ]
The singer only recently revealed she was expecting her first child on social media.
Announcing her happy news on Twitter, Rachel wrote: “Delighted to say that my husband and I are expecting our first child! Baby Adedeji will be due 27th December Xx.”
The singer turned actress also shared a picture of herself and husband Jason Finnegan where they are beaming at the camera, with Rachel’s bump on full display.
Her husband also retweeted Rachel’s tweet, writing: “Baby Finedeji is coming!”
The star – who was mentored by Dannii Minogue during her stint on The X Factor in 2009 – revealed that she has been getting baby advice from her Hollyoaks co-stars and new mums, Jennifer Metcalfe and Chelsee Healey.