Harry Potter's Ginny Weasley star Bonnie Wright gives birth to first child as star shares snap of newborn

Bonnie Wright and her partner Andrew

Bonnie Wright and her partner Andrew have welcomed their first child

Alex Davies

By Alex Davies

Published: 28/09/2023

- 08:49

Bonnie Wright has welcomed her first child with her partner Andrew

Harry Potter star Bonnie Wright has been inundated with congratulatory messages after announcing the birth of her first child.

Wright and her other half Andrew have welcomed an adorable baby boy together and took to Instagram to share with fans the tot's name.

They also shared the very first snap of the newborn wrapped up in a blanket and wearing an adorable matching outfit.

Announcing her baby son's name, Wright began in a lengthy caption: "Say hello to Elio Ocean Wright Lococo born at home on Tuesday 19th September."

She continued: "We’re all healthy and happy. Andrew and I are so in love with our sun!

"So grateful for our birth team that have held our hands throughout and made the journey so joyous and expanding."

Bonnie Wright

Bonnie Wright shares first snap of newborn son


Wright's announcement delved into the details of the lifehcanging moment as she continued: "Birth is the wildest experience! Our perfect and loving midwives Tiffany and Taylor @dosmidwifery our wise and wonderful doula Patti @umamother our doctor Phabby if we had needed to transfer @phabulouscare.

"During these healing postpartum days we’ve been visited by some angels thank you @meaghan_snider_ @motherbees and @themilkywaymamas and thank you @ccmeyer for your incredibly informative course I took in the early weeks of pregnancy.

'Birth workers are amazing! Lastly thanks to Andrew my rock throughout birth quite literally as I squeezed onto you so tight and you never wavered.

"Elio has the most tender loving papa. Ok hormonal emotional extra long caption over," she signed off.

It didn't take long for Wright's followers to rush and congratulate the star - including some very familiar faces from the wizarding world.

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Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch replied: "Awwww congratulations Bonnie and Andrew!!! Welcome to Earth, Elio Ocean!!! ps. Hermione’s birthday twin, I’m sure you’ve been told!!"

And another Harry Potter actor weighed in, with Scarlett Hefner commenting: "Congratulations!! Welcome Elio, he’s beautiful," followed by a love heart emoji.

Elsewhere, a fan added: "AH!! ANOTHER WEASLEY?!? No but seriously he’s adorable, congratulations."

And another echoed: "OMG!!!! Congratulations to you both! Elio is adorable."

Bonnie Wright played Ginny Weasley (second left)

Bonnie Wright played Ginny Weasley (second left) in the Harry Potter films


Wright is undoubtedly best known for portraying Ginny Weasley throughout the Harry Potter franchise.

Her CV also boasts roles in big-screen films Before I Sleep, After the Dark, and The Sea.

Elsewhere in the Harry Potter world, fans of the books and films are readying themselves to see JK Rowling's story brought to life in a new TV series.

Author Rowling has also managed to notch a huge win against cancel culture after the Philosopher's Stone's opening line was voted one of the most memorable from the world of literature by Amazon readers.

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