Stars react to the birth of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's first royal baby

Meghan Markle officially welcomed her first child --a baby boy -- with Prince Harry at 5:26 a.m. London time on Monday, May 6.

Well wishes and congratulations came flooding in on Instagram from politicians and celebrities including Michelle Obama, Ryan Seacrest and Ellen DeGeneres.

"Barack and I are so thrilled for both of you and can't wait to meet him," the former First Lady wrote, while Markle's former "Suits" co-star, Patrick J Adams, said "Just heard that the world just got heavier by 7 pounds and 3 ounces. Much love to him and his incredible parents."

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Stars react to the Royal Baby of Sussex
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Stars react to the Royal Baby of Sussex
Congratulations, Meghan and Harry! Barack and I are so thrilled for both of you and can't wait to meet him.… https://t.co/T42NsRIAMy
It’s a boy! Congrats to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. The royal baby is 7th in line to the British throne...and t… https://t.co/U2uuYeY86y
The #royalbaby is here! Congratulations, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. The baby is 7th in line for the throne, wh… https://t.co/DuiBMZzFeF
Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the birth of your baby boy. So happy for the both of you.
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Meghan Markle had a baby...count down to when people start posting photos of themselves in London
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The couple announced the birth of their son Monday morning, writing: “We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019. Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs. 3oz. The duchess and baby are both healthy and well, and the couple thank members of the public for their shared excitement and support during this very special time in their lives. More details will be shared in the forthcoming days.”

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Commonwealth Day 2019
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Commonwealth Day 2019
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (L) and Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, arrive to attend an event at Canada House, the offices of the High Commision of Canada in the United Kingdom, to mark Commonwealth Day, in central London, on March 11, 2019. - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has been the Head of the Commonwealth throughout her reign. Organised by the Royal Commonwealth Society, the Service is the largest annual inter-faith gathering in the United Kingdom. (Photo by Chris Jackson / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read CHRIS JACKSON/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event will showcase and celebrate the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event will showcase and celebrate the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (4L) and Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (C), take part in an event where young people were demonstrating the Canadian spring tradition of making maple taffy at Canada House, the offices of the High Commision of Canada in the United Kingdom, during an event to mark Commonwealth Day, in central London, on March 11, 2019. - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has been the Head of the Commonwealth throughout her reign. Organised by the Royal Commonwealth Society, the Service is the largest annual inter-faith gathering in the United Kingdom. (Photo by Chris Jackson / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read CHRIS JACKSON/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event will showcase and celebrate the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event will showcase and celebrate the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event will showcase and celebrate the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event will showcase and celebrate the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event will showcase and celebrate the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event will showcased and celebrated the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (2R) and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (CL) walk with Canada's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Janice Charette (2L) as they leave from Canada House, the offices of the High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom, after attending an event to mark Commonwealth Day, in central London, on March 11, 2019. - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has been the Head of the Commonwealth throughout her reign. Organised by the Royal Commonwealth Society, the Service is the largest annual inter-faith gathering in the United Kingdom. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP) (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event will showcased and celebrated the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event showcased and celebrated the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex are given baby gifts by Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Janice Charette as they attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event will showcase and celebrate the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
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