Kerry Washington has given birth to her first child.

The Scandal star and her husband, former NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, have welcomed daughter Isabelle Amarachi.

According to E! Online, the couple welcomed their first child on April 21 at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre.

The actress was first reported to be pregnant in October 2013.

Her pregnancy was confirmed when she sported a baby bump at January's Golden Globe Awards.

Washington and Asomugha secretly tied the knot on June 24, 2013, in Hailey, Idaho.

Washington at the Oscars