Robbie Williams is the daddy as wife Ayda gives birth to baby girl Theodora 'Teddy' Rose
Theodora Rose Williams, born at 3.33pm on Tuesday, weighed 7lbs 4oz'Teddy' born in London, after Robbie saying he didn't want her to live in LA
Gary Barlow led the celebrity congratulations to the singer and his wife
08:52 GMT, 19 September 2012
Robbie Williams' wife Ayda has given birth to a baby girl.
The Take That star took to his Twitter page on Tuesday night to announce the pair had welcomed baby Theodora Rose Williams into the world.
Announcing the happy news on his blog, Robbie wrote: 'Praise be, it's Theodora Rose Williams, affectionately known as Teddy….. Born 3.33pm on 18.9.12, 7Ibs 4oz…
'Praise be': Robbie Williams' wife Ayda Field has given birth to their first child – a daughter they've named Theodora Rose
Announcement: Robbie took to his Twitter page and blog to announce the happy news and the name of their daughter on Tuesday evening
'Baby, Mummy and Daddy are all rockin…. Thank you for your best wishes XXXX.'
Who's the new daddy: Robbie played live at the Glasgow Barrowlands on Wednesday last week
It is the first child for the couple, who married two years ago.
Following the birth, Robbie's Take That bandmate Gary Barlow was quick to lead the congratulations to the singer and his wife.
He tweeted: 'Massive congrats Rob and Ayda. So happy for you.'
Boyzone singer Ronan Keating tweeted: 'Congrats to Robbie Williams and Ayda.' And Chris Moyles wrote on his Twitter page: 'Congratulations Robbie & Ayda!'
And singer and actor Jonathan Wilkes, who is a long-standing friend of Williams, said: 'Right bed time !!! Got a big day Tommrow I'm meeting a new little lady !! X'
Robbie recently expressed concern he could miss his baby's birth due to his concert schedule over its birth due date.
He told radio DJ Chris Evans last week: 'I've had a bit of a falling out with the wife.'
continued: 'So I've got gigs this week, the baby could come at any
minute, the wife has said, “If I go into labour and you've got a gig in
say Leeds or Dublin, you've got to cancel it and come home.” '
Robbie recently revealed the couple had chosen a name for their daughter and was pleased it was a traditional moniker.
He said: 'Right now I'm ecstatic. We do have a name but we're not going to get it out in case it gets tweeted.
'And as a celebrity we're supposed to call them Aubergine or something like that aren't we
'I do have a sort of celebrity name but it's not Apple-esque. It's a very solid, old-school name.'
Blooming: Robbie shared this picture of his pregnant wife in the later stages of her pregnancy
also said he is planning to move back to England from Los Angeles
because he doesn't want his daughter to go to school with the 'f***ing
idiots' in the city although he admitted he and American born Ayda are
still discussing their future living arrangements.
He said: 'I don't want to educate our baby in LA because I would much prefer her to have English sensibilities.
are idiots in L.A. schools. They are f***ing idiots. They are a breed
of idiots that only exist in Los Angeles and she would be surrounded by
them. It's not like one or two either. It's not like the Big Brother house, where you pick the worst ones.
Leading the way: Gary Barlow led the celebrity congratulations to his former Take That bandmate and his wife
Congratulations! Ex Boyzone singer Ronan Keating was also quick to tweet his congratulations to the couple
What a Superstar! Chris Moyles, who kicks off his role in Jesus Christ Superstar on Friday, tweeted his congratulations
think kids there have a massive sense of entitlement, are dull and
dumb. It means me coming back to the UK for good but I can live with
that. It's worth being pestered for her to have a good school.
'I want the baby to have an English passport, we're still figuring out exactly whereabouts the baby is going to be brought up.
'I had a conversation with the wife last night about where we're going to end up but we still don't know.'
Support: Robbie with Gary and former Take That bandmates Howard Donald, Mark Owen and Jason Orange