Former Brookside and The Phantom of the Opera star Jennifer Ellison has given birth to her second son called Harry.

The 30-year-old actress and singer, who is married to semi-pro boxer Robbie Tickle, was congratulated by her model friend Danielle O'Hara.

Taking to her Twitter page, Danielle wrote: "Congratulations to my lovely friend ‪@Jelliofficial‬ on the birth of Harry Tickle such a cute name can't wait to meet him well done babe Xxx."

Ellison announced her pregnancy back in March, when she was five months pregnant.

Jennifer gave birth to her first son, Bobby, in February 2010.