Former Neighbours star Dan Macpherson shares exciting baby update

Kristine Tarbert
·Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·2-min read

Aussie actors Daniel Macpherson and Zoe Ventoura have shared an exciting baby update, after surprising fans this week when they revealed they had welcomed their first child six months ago.

The very private couple were spotted last week in Sydney with a baby, before officially introducing their son, and now Dan has given fans a small insight into how he’s been finding fatherhood.

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 04:  Actors Daniel MacPherson (L) and his Wife Zoe Ventoura (R) attend Mercedez-Benz USA's official Awards viewing party at The Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on March 4, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
Daniel MacPherson and his Wife Zoe Ventoura shocked everyone with their baby news. Photo: Getty

The former Home and Away and Neighbours stars shared their little boy’s name - Austin Xavier.

“I am very happy to confirm that Zoë and Dan welcomed a baby boy in December last year,” a spokesperson for the couple told The Herald Sun last week.

“Austin Xavier arrived healthy and smiling. Mum, Dad and baby are all happy and well.”

Dad Daniel shared a very relatable tweet last night that left fellow parents in stitches.

“5 months in and I’ve learnt that 90% of fatherhood is yelling ‘which bag is it in?’ from the other room,” he wrote.

“Lol... You have much to learn... Just wait for.. 'What did you put in your mouth?’” one fan warned.

“Now is probably a good time to let you know the back seat of your car will never look the same again. One day in 8yrs time you'll find Tiny Teddy biscuits that need a shave,” another wrote.

While others shared their - belated - congratulations as well.

“Congratulations on the birth of your gorgeous boy - he looks so like you!” on person wrote.

“Congratulations mate!! Love & safety to the 3 of you,” another added.

Zoe and Daniel first met on the set of Channel Seven drama Wild Boys in 2011. The pair secretly married in Noosa, in the same spot Dan proposed.

They had previously split their time between LA and Sydney, but now the couple are based permanently in Australia.

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