Emmerdale actor Danny Miller has become a dad after welcoming a baby with his fiancée Steph Jones.

The 30-year-old actor who plays Aaron Dingle in ITV’s hit soap announced the exciting news on his Instagram.

Posting a snap of the newborn child’s holding his parents’ hands, with small “hello world” sign tucked in the back.

Danny captioned the post saying “I was lucky enough to find someone who shines bright enough to lead me out of the dark, but I never imagined to be lead to the brightest place imaginable”.

While new mum Steph wrote “I never realised the happiness a child brings you. Thank you @danny_b_miller for showing me true happiness and being the best support imaginable!”

Fellow Emmerdale stars reacted to the happy news, Danny’s on screen boyfriend Simon Lennon commented “Congrats!! What a beautiful day. Sending all the love”.

Former castmate Anna Nightingale, congratulated the pair writing “Waaaaaaah you guys. Congratulations you beautiful people. Welcome to the no sleep crew. @stephjones1710 you’re a superwoman”.

The couple discovered they were having a baby just a month after their engagement, but didn’t announce the were expecting until mid may.

The pregnancy came to a surprise to the pair as they had previously been told that they may not be able to have a child naturally.