It’s a boy for Mandela star

New York - Idris Elba has welcomed a baby boy named Winston.

The actor tweeted on Friday that his son was born on Thursday, adding a photo of the baby's tiny hand gripping his finger. Elba's girlfriend, Naiyana Garth, gave birth.

File photo shows actor Idris Elba at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala. Credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

It's the second child for the star of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.

The 41-year-old Elba also has an 11-year-old daughter from a previous relationship. - Sapa-AP