Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter welcome baby boy

Benedict Cumberbatch known for portraying his iconic role in “Sherlock Holmes” and his wife Sophie Hunter have announced that they are now proud parents of a baby boy. As per Ace Showbiz, the couple gave birth to the young one on Wednesday, June 13, 2015.

This is the couple’s first child together, and they are now celebrating the warmth of being proud parents. As per a recently issued statement from the representative of Cumberbatch, the couple needs to spend some weeks in the most private manner, and during these moments, they wish to stay in their closest comfort zone.

The 38-year-old actor has tied the knot with Sophie Hunter on last Valentine’s Day. The wedding was held in a private ceremony at the Isle of Wright.

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter

The couple conducted the event in the most confidential manner, and only their close friends and family members were there in the function.

Benedict Cumberbatch is literally enjoying some of the nicest patches of his career, as he was recently selected as the Commander of the Order of the British Empire or CBE along with “12 Years a Slave” actor Chiwetel Ejiofor in Queen’s birthday honors.

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter first met during the filming of 2009 movie Burlesque Fairytales. Sophie Hunter is an acclaimed theater director, and she has already proved her mettle in the respective arena.

The couple was quite successful in maintaining confidentiality in their relationship, and they were rarely seen photographed together before their engagement. Later, their engagement news was announced through a notice in the Times Newspaper.