Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel welcome baby son

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Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have announced the birth of their first child, Silas Randall Timberlake.

A spokesperson for the couple confirmed the news of his arrival on Saturday, to US celebrity magazine People.

The 34 year old singer is said to be "ecstatic," and both mother and baby are doing well.

Justin Timberlake's mother, Lynn Harless took to her Facebook page to confirm the news and congratulate her son and daughter in law.

"My amazing son and his beautiful wife have given us the most precious gift in the world!" she wrote.

"Silas Randall Timberlake! Named after my father and my son! Life is beautiful and we couldn't be happier! God bless you all and thanks for all the congrats!"

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The couple only confirmed the pregnancy on Timberlake's birthday in January, by posting a picture on his Instagram page.

"Thank you EVERYONE for the Bday wishes! This year, I'm getting the GREATEST GIFT EVER. CAN'T WAIT," he wrote with a photo of himself kissing his wife's bare baby belly.

Timberlake and Biel married at a private ceremony in Italy in 2012 and this is the first child for both of them.

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