JLS singer Aston Merrygold welcomes third child as X Factor star unveils unique baby name

JLS singer Aston Merrygold welcomes third child as X Factor star unveils unique baby name

WATCH NOW: Aston Merrygold announces the arrival of his baby daughter

Alex Davies

By Alex Davies

Published: 04/03/2024

- 08:39

Updated: 04/03/2024

- 09:20

The Beat Again hitmaker shared a clip of the newborn on social media

JLS singer Aston Merrygold has announced the birth of his third child alongside his wife, Sarah Louise.

The married couple already share two sons, Grayson, five, and Macauley, three, and have now added to their growing brood.

Confirming their third child's arrival, Merrygold took to Instagram on Sunday with a clip of the adorable tot.

The newborn could be seen in a sweet bobble hat and knitted romper with the words "Hello World" knitted across the front.

Merrygold referenced his baby daughter's outfit in the accompanying caption - where he also revealed the unique name he and his wife had chosen.

"Hello world, my names Riley Skye Merrygold," Merrygold confirmed, followed by a love heart emoji. (sic)

Aston and Sarah Louise Merrygold

Aston and Sarah Louise Merrygold have welcomed their third child


Inevitably, it didn't take long for fans to flood the post with messages of support - including several famous faces.

"Congratulations!!!" BBC Strictly's Janette Manrara replied alongside a love heart emoji while ITV This Morning host Sian Welby echoed: "Congrats!"

"Beautiful! Congratulations," former Strictly star Gemma Atkinson shared while Britain's Got Talent's Amanda Holden also commented: "Congratulations."

Alesha Dixon was also among the well-wishers: "Wow wow wow! Congratulations!!! Incredible scenes! We love you guys so much!"

And Merrygold's JLS bandmate JB Gill also took to Instagram to react to the news.

He penned: "WOW @astonmerrygold & @sarahloumerrygold. Gorgeous baby girl!!! Welcome to the world and the @jlsofficial family. We cannot WAIT to meet you."

New mum Sarah Louise also shared the clip of Riley to her own social media page with a comment of her own.

She penned alongside the video: "We have someone that wants to meet you."

Aston Merrygold and his wife Sarah Louise welcomed their third child this month


The Merrygolds went public with the news of their third pregnancy back in September.

The duo shared a video clip of their two sons hearing the news for the very first time.

After announcing the baby news, Sarah Louise wrote: "On cloud 9. Thank you so much for all love. We can’t wait for this next chapter."

The pair have been married since 2022.

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