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Tan France welcomes his first son Ismail with husband Rob

Tan France has welcomed his first son, Ismail, with husband Rob. 

The Queer Eye star, 38, took to Instagram on Monday night to share the happy news with his 3.8million followers. 

The new parents looked glowing in the precious snaps, as Tan cradled his newborn baby son. 

Congratulations: Tan France has welcomed his first son Ismail with husband Rob – and announced the news on Instagram on Monday night

The fashion designer gushed: ‘Give our son a warm welcome. Ismail France, born July 10th. He came 7 weeks early, so he’s been in the NICU for the past 3 weeks. But, today, we finally got to bring him home. 

‘We love him so, so much. Like, fully obsessed. Our Surrogate is doing so great, post labor, and we couldn’t be more grateful for the greatest gift in our lives. �� ‘.

A slew of names have congratulated the new parents, with Great British Bake Off finalist Steven Carter-Bailey leaving a heartfelt message: ‘Ah wonderful news. Welcome baby France ���� such a lucky baby with those papas xxx’.

Father-and-son: The new parents looked glowing in the precious snaps, as Tan cradled his newborn baby son

Father-and-son: The new parents looked glowing in the precious snaps, as Tan cradled his newborn baby son

Grateful: Ismail was born on July 10, seven weeks early, and spent 3 weeks in the NICU

Grateful: Ismail was born on July 10, seven weeks early, and spent 3 weeks in the NICU

Excited: A slew of names have congratulated the new parents, penning sweet messages underneath the pictures

Excited: A slew of names have congratulated the new parents, penning sweet messages underneath the pictures

Tan first announced he was expecting his first child back in April – thanks to  ‘the greatest gift/help of the most wonderful surrogate.’

He made the joyous announcement via Instagram, which featured a playful snap of the television personality holding a sonogram over his chiseled stomach.

‘So happy to finally share that WE’RE HAVING A BABY!! No, I’m not pregnant, despite this VERY realistic pic,’ captioned Tan, noting that the baby would be arriving sometime ‘this Summer.’ 

Big news! Tan first announced he was expecting his first child back in April - thanks to 'the greatest gift/help of the most wonderful surrogate'

Big news! Tan first announced he was expecting his first child back in April – thanks to ‘the greatest gift/help of the most wonderful surrogate’

‘Rob and I are lucky enough to be on our way to being parents, this Summer. Something we’ve wanted for SOooo many years.

‘Our hearts are so full right now. I cannot wait to hold this baby, and to show him so much love,’ concluded Tan, who boasts nearly 4million followers on the platform.

Along with his shirtless sonogram snap, Tan included a sweet image of himself and his husband of nearly 14 years posing before snow covered mountains.

Parenthood: Tan and Rob welcomed a child into the world thanks to 'the greatest gift/help of the most wonderful surrogate' (the pair pictured above)

Parenthood: Tan and Rob welcomed a child into the world thanks to ‘the greatest gift/help of the most wonderful surrogate’ (the pair pictured above)

Rob, a professional illustrator, also used his Instagram to unveil the couple’s pregnancy to the world.

‘We have a beautiful little angel on the way and I didn’t think it was humanly possible to feel like this,’ captioned the artist, who doubles as a paediatric nurse.

Putting his artistry to use, Rob conjured up a surrealist drawing of how he envisions their unborn child looks inside the surrogate’s womb.

The couple, who are currently residing in Salt Lake City, Utah, wed back in 2007.

Back in 2019, Tan openly expressed his desire ‘to be a father’ someday, admitting that it has been a dream of his for sometime.

‘I’ve wanted children since I was 19, 20,’ he told host Terry Gross in an interview with Fresh Air. ‘If I’d had a stable relationship at that time, I would have desperately tried to have children.’

Foreshadowing his 2021 announcement, Tan stressed to the interviewer that ‘surrogacy for gay men costs a heck of a lot.’ 

Biggest wish: Back in 2019, Tan openly expressed his desire 'to be a father' someday, admitting that it has been a dream of his for sometime (Tan pictured in 2019)

Biggest wish: Back in 2019, Tan openly expressed his desire ‘to be a father’ someday, admitting that it has been a dream of his for sometime (Tan pictured in 2019)

And despite the success of the Netflix reboot of Queer Eye, Tan gushed at the time that he wanted ‘be a stay-at-home dad, which is something I’ve wanted for many, many, many years.’

‘And so that was the plan. And I actually — crazily, I still want six. I don’t know if that’s going to happen, but yeah, I still want six children.’

He also spoke fondly of his ‘blissful’ relationship with husband Rob, whom he had been married to for 11 years at the time of his Fresh Air appearance in 2019. 

‘I could write 10 books about how much I love my husband. He’s the most impressive man I know,’ he gushed.

Bliss: He also spoke fondly of his 'blissful' relationship with husband Rob, whom he had been married to for 11 years at the time of his Fresh Air appearance in 2019 (Rob and Tan pictured in 2018)

Bliss: He also spoke fondly of his ‘blissful’ relationship with husband Rob, whom he had been married to for 11 years at the time of his Fresh Air appearance in 2019 (Rob and Tan pictured in 2018)

Staying home? Despite the success of the Netflix reboot of Queer Eye, Tan gushed at the time that he wanted 'be a stay-at-home dad, which is something I've wanted for many, many, many years' (Tan pictured on Queer Eye)

Staying home? Despite the success of the Netflix reboot of Queer Eye, Tan gushed at the time that he wanted ‘be a stay-at-home dad, which is something I’ve wanted for many, many, many years’ (Tan pictured on Queer Eye)

Tan famously joined the highly successful Queer Eye reboot in 2018, alongside Jonathan Van Ness, Antoni Porowski, Karamo Brown, and Bobby Berk.

The original version of the series, which also aimed to revamp the lives of guests with the help of the Fab 5’s expertise, first premiered in 2003 and aired on Bravo for four years.

Unlike its reboot, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy paired the hosts with guests who were ‘straight men,’ whereas Queer Eye pairs hosts with people of all genders and belief systems looking to positively upend their current life/lifestyle.

Queer Eye: France famously joined the highly successful Queer Eye reboot in 2018, alongside Jonathan Van Ness, Antoni Porowski, Karamo Brown, and Bobby Berk; the cast pictured in 2018

Queer Eye: France famously joined the highly successful Queer Eye reboot in 2018, alongside Jonathan Van Ness, Antoni Porowski, Karamo Brown, and Bobby Berk; the cast pictured in 2018

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