Beaming Lee Ryan shares first photo with newborn daughter after becoming a dad for the third time with former X Factor contestant Verity Paris
Lee Ryan took to Instagram on Wednesday to share a debut snap with his newborn daughter, after welcoming a baby girl back in June with his girlfriend Verity Paris,
‘Lunch with my girls,’ the singer captioned the sweet shot where he can be seen cradling the new arrival alongside his girlfriend Verity and daughter Bluebell, 14.
Cutting a casual figure in off-white shirt with intricate brown detailing, the 38-year-old was joined by X Factor 2009 alum Paris, 31, who wore her beautiful chocolate tresses in a middle parting while donning a baby blue dress.
Loving: Lee Ryan shared an adorable snap of his baby daughter on Wednesday as he became a dad for the third time with former X Factor contestant Verity Paris
Family: He wrote this caption to accompany the post
Bluebell appeared to be in good spirits as she flashed a beaming smile while affectionately gazing up at her famous dad.
She wore a pale pink dress and had tied her light brown locks into a ponytail for the occasion.
Lee has two children with his ex Samantha Miller, Bluebell and 12-year-old Rayn.
Lee and Verity, whose real name is Verity Morley, were first linked back in January 2020 before enjoying a loved-up holiday together in February last year.
She was sent home from the Bootcamp round of The X Factor in its sixth series at the age of 19 when her singing partner Lauren Stanley was heavily pregnant.
New flame: Lee and Verity, whose real name is Verity Morley, were first linked back in January 2020 before enjoying a loved-up holiday together in February last year
Sweet: Lee and his daughter Bluebell looked like two peas in a pod as they matched in green outfits
The duo performed a rendition of Christina Aguilera’s Ain’t No Other Man, however Simon Cowell advised Lauren to ‘go home and have the baby’.
Fast-forward to 2021, in an interview with Hello! magazine at the time of Verity’s pregnancy, Lee shared his excitement about becoming a father for the third time.
To which Verity added: ‘I’m very comfortable moving into the next stage of my life with someone who is so paternal and good with children. Lee is so hands on and to me it is very reassuring to be with someone that loves family life.’
Turned away: Verity (left) was sent home from the Bootcamp round of The X Factor in its sixth series at the age of 19 when her singing partner Lauren Stanley (right) was heavily pregnant (pictured in 2009)
The Celebs Go Dating star sweetly revealed that he wants his baby daughter to sing and play both the piano and saxophone as music is a ‘huge part’ of his relationship with Verity.
The Celebrity Big Brother housemate recently escaped his lothario image and now lives in Spain with the Ariana Grande impersonator and their infant.
The couple moved to a beachfront apartment in the Costa del Sol last year with the duo admitting that they now have a ‘better quality of life’ and ‘new lease of life’.
All Rise: Ryan pictured with his Blue bandmates Simon Webbe, Duncan James and Antony Costa (L-R pictured 2002)