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Singer Samantha Mumba gives birth to a baby girl

NewsBy Eugene Masterson
Samantha Mumba
Samantha Mumba

SAMANTHA Mumba has become a mum.

The Dublin singer has given birth to her first child – daughter Sage.

“Very happy to share that our beautiful daughter Sage arrived earth side safe, sound absolutely perfect on March 3,” she announced today.

Mumba became engaged to policeman Torray Scales in June 2011 and the couple married in Los Angeles on 24 February 2012.

She previously dated R&B singer Sisqó from 2004–2005.

In February Samantha (33) escaped uninjured from a three car pile up in L.A. and was hospitalised.

She first shot to fame in 2000 with the release of her debut single Gotta Tell You.which reached the top 10 in Ireland,  the UK and US. After a relatively short music career, she starred in several films, most notably in the 2002 movie The Time Machine.

She returned to public attention when she appeared in the 2008 series of Dancing on Ice.