Dermot O'Leary Reveals Newborn Son's Name

By Cara Dudgeon

6th July 2020

Dermot O’Leary and Dee Koppang O’Leary have named their newborn son Kasper

Image Source/ Hello Magazine

The couple welcomed their first child together last month and, during his return to his BBC 2 Radio Show on Saturday (04.07.20), Dermot, 47, revealed the tot’s name as he played him a special song.

Dermot told listeners:

‘My lovely son came into the world 10 days ago accompanied by Guy Garvey’s ‘Elbow’.

‘So forgive this moment of brief self-indulge while we play the song that accompanied that. This is for you Kasper with a K – my wife is very insistent on that.

‘Kasper Koppang O’Leary welcome to the world!’

Last weekend, Dermot and Dee, 41, announced Kasper’s birth by sharing identical posts on Instagram.

They wrote:

‘Welcome to the world baby Koppang O’Leary… We’re delighted to announce that we’ve had a baby! A little boy born on Tuesday 23rd June 2020 (Sankthansaften / Midsummer for you Norwegians) at 8.19am, weighing in at 6lb 13oz.

‘njoying the cuddles in the newborn bubble… cats yet to be 100 per cent convinced. Lots of love, Dermot & Dee x (sic)’.

Meanwhile, back in 2015, Dermot admitted he would love to have kids one day but wanted to wait until he and producer Dee were less busy.

He said:

‘I definitely want kids, but I’ve got a very busy wife with a very busy life. It’s not fair for me to say, “I want kids now”. I do want kids with my wife, but I want them when we both think it’s the right thing to happen’.

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