Dermot O’Leary reveals baby son’s name

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Dermot O'Leary has revealed the name of his baby son.

The TV presenter, 47, recently announced that he and his TV producer wife Dee Koppang have had their first child.

Now he has told his BBC Radio 2 listeners their baby boy is called Kasper.

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(L-R) Nikki Grahame, Pete Bennett, Davina McCall and Dermot O'Leary with award for Most Popular Reality Programme at the National Television Awards 2006 at the Royal Albert Hall in west London. (Photo by Ian West - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
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X Factor finalists Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock , Jesy Nelson and Jade Thirlwall of girl band Little Mix, Marcus Collins and Amelia Lily pose with their mentors Tulisa Contostavlos, Gary Barlow, Kelly Rowland, Louis Walsh and presenter Dermot O'Leary during photo call ahead of this weekends X Factor Final. (Photo by Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images)
(left - right) Tulisa Contostavlos, Louis Walsh, Nicole Scherzinger and Dermot O'Leary at the launch of this year's X Factor at the Corinthian Hotel in London. (Photo by Ian West/PA Images via Getty Images)
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Dermot O'Leary and Dee Koppang attending 72nd British Academy Film Awards, Arrivals, Royal Albert Hall, London. 10th February 2019
Dermot O'Leary and Dee Koppang attending 72nd British Academy Film Awards, Arrivals, Royal Albert Hall, London. 10th February 2019
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O'Leary said he was about to play the Elbow track One Day Like This.

"My son came into the world 10 days ago accompanied by ... Guy Garvey's Elbow," he said of the song.

"So forgive this moment of brief self-indulgence while we play the song that accompanied that.

"This is for you Kasper with a K – my wife is very insistent on that!," he quipped.

"Kasper Koppang O'Leary welcome to the world."

Announcing he had become a parent last month, the TV host posted a snap of a sleepsuit bearing the words Koppang O'Leary Productions".

He wrote: "Welcome to the world baby Koppang O'Leary... We're delighted to announce that we've had a baby!"

The X Factor host announced in February that the couple were expecting their first child together, after almost eight years of marriage.

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