American star Hilary Duff gives birth

Hilary Duff and her retired hockey player husband Mike Comrie are new parents.

The 24-year-old actress, who married Mike, 31, in August 2010, have named their first baby Luca Cruz Comrie.

‘Tuesday evening, we became proud parents of a healthy 7 pound 6 ounce beautiful boy,’ reads a statement on Hilary‘s website.

‘We are overjoyed and feel like the luckiest parents in the world. He is surrounded by so much love!!

‘Mom and baby are both doing extremely well.’

Hilary‘s older sister Haylie was quick to congratulate the couple.

‘Congrats to @HilaryDuff and Mike! We are so blessed to welcome Luca in to the world! #ProudAunt,’ Tweets Haylie, 27.

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