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Matthew Wright and his wife Amelia welcome their first child together

Cassady Frances Wright was born on Friday.

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Matthew Wright and his wife Amelia have welcomed their first child together (Ian West/PA)

Matthew Wright and his wife Amelia have welcomed their first child together (Ian West/PA)

Matthew Wright and his wife Amelia have welcomed their first child together (Ian West/PA)

Broadcaster Matthew Wright and his wife Amelia have welcomed their first child together.

The 53-year-old broadcaster and Amelia revealed last year they were expecting a daughter after their final attempt at IVF succeeded.

Amelia gave birth to Cassady Frances Wright on Friday night.

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Matthew Wright and his wife Amelia have welcomed their first child together (Ian West/PA)

Matthew Wright and his wife Amelia have welcomed their first child together (Ian West/PA)

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Matthew Wright and his wife Amelia have welcomed their first child together (Ian West/PA)

The couple told Hello! magazine: “Mother and baby (and father) are doing very well.”

Cassady was born at 6.22pm, the magazine said. Wright, who stood down from his Channel 5 talk show The Wright Stuff in June after 18 years, told Hello! in September about his excitement to become a father.

He said: “I’m excited – and terrified. I’ve only ever held two babies in my entire life! Now I can envisage becoming the primary carer when Amelia returns to work.”

The couple married in 2010.

They have tried to have children several times over the years after Amelia, a record company executive, had an ectopic pregnancy in 2009 having fallen pregnant with twins.

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