When did Sheridan Smith give birth and what is her baby's name?

31 January 2022, 13:36

Sheridan Smith gave birth in May
Sheridan Smith gave birth in May. Picture: Instagram/ITV/Alamy

When did Sheridan Smith give birth and who is the father of her baby?

Sheridan Smith is back on our screens, starring in not just one but TWO dramas over the next few weeks.

The 40-year-old is currently playing lead character Jenna in Channel 5’s new psychological thriller The Teacher.

Not wasting any time, she is also starring in ITV’s No Return which follows couple Kathy and Martin Powell as their luxury holiday to Turkey turns into a nightmare.

But when was Sheridan Smith’s baby born and what is his name? Here’s what we know…

Sheridan Smith gave birth in May 2020
Sheridan Smith gave birth in May 2020. Picture: Instagram

When did Sheridan Smith give birth?

Sheridan Smith gave birth on May 9, 2020.

She revealed the news with a sweet photo on Instagram, as she wrote: "Our little man has arrived! We are both completely overwhelmed with love 💙"

This comes after Sheridan confirmed she was expecting a baby back in October 2019 while working on a cruise ship.

She told the audience at the time: "I've got a baby on board."

What is Sheridan Smith’s baby name?

Sheridan named her son Billy.

Two months after welcoming the tot, Sheridan confirmed the name in an Instagram picture of a cake with a sleeping baby and ‘Billy’ written on it in icing.

Explaining that the cake had been given to her by colleagues, Sheridan wrote: "Beautiful cake yesterday made for the little man by lovely Cat and @britruevis at @truevisiontv headquarters.

"We finished our documentary for @itv, can’t wait for you guys to see it! Been an emotional rollercoaster but worth every second!"

Sheridan Smith shares her son Billy with ex Jamie Horn
Sheridan Smith shares her son Billy with ex Jamie Horn. Picture: Alamy

Who is the father of Sheridan Smith’s baby?

Sheridan shares baby Billy with her ex fiancé Jamie Horn.

The Gavin and Stacey star met insurance broker Jamie, 32, on Tinder in 2018 and the pair got engaged shortly after.

In July 2021, the pair announced their separation via a joint statement, which read: “It is with great sadness that we have decided to have some time apart.

“We both remain completely committed to raising our beautiful boy Billy together. We ask that you respect our privacy during this difficult time. Thank you.”