Idris Elba welcomes a son with girlfriend

PTI| Last Updated: Apr 19, 2014, 12:25 PM IST

Los Angeles: Actor Idris Elba and his actress girlfriend Naiyana Garth have became parents to a baby boy, whom they have named Winston.

The 41-year-old Golden Globe winner`s child was born on April 17, reportedly. The British actor and the star of `The Wire` shared a snapshot of their tot, which showed the newly born`s tiny fingers touching his own.

"My son, Winston Elba, was born yesterday. Truly amazing," Elba Tweeted yesterday.

Winston is the second child for Elba, who most recently starred in `Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom`. He also has a 11-year-old daughter Isan.