Baby boy joy for Samia Ghadie and Sylvain Longchambon


Coronation Street’s Samia Ghadie has given birth to a baby boy.

The 33-year-old actress, who plays Maria Connor in the soap, confirmed the arrival of Yves Joseph Longchambon on Twitter.

It is the first baby for Samia and her French fiance, Dancing On Ice’s Sylvain Longchambon. She has a daughter from a previous marriage.

A host of celebrities including the actress’ former Corrie co-star Helen Flanagan and Suzanne Shaw congratulated the couple on their new addition.

The professional ice skater, 35, previously dated Hollyoaks star Jennifer Metcalfe, who was also partnered with him on Dancing On Ice at one stage.