Former Home and Away star Esther Anderson welcomes baby boy

Olivia Morris
Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

Former Home and Away star Esther Anderson has given birth to her first child with husband Howard Moggs.

The new mum announced the happy news on Instagram with an adorable photo of the newborn baby boy.

The 39-year-old also revealed the new bub’s name: Forest Jack Moggs.

Former Home and Away star Esther Anderson has given birth to a baby boy with husband Howard Moggs. Source: Instagram / Esther Anderson

“The love of our lives,” she captioned the photo. “Our darling boy Forest Jack Moggs is here and arrived weighing 8.5lbs.

“We couldn’t be more in love with this beautiful little soul.”


Esther announced the exciting news of her pregnancy back in April and told New Idea that she and husband of a year were “so ready for parenthood”.

The actress ended up falling pregnant right in the middle of filming for a movie, and revealed the couple hadn’t actually been trying for a baby.

“It was mind-blowing!” she said. “There were lots of tears – oh yes – and at our first ultrasound when we saw the baby’s heartbeat.”

Esther married Englishman Howard Moggs last year. Source: Instagram / Esther Anderson

The actress married Englishman Howard in 2017 after three years of dating.

The pair met in Los Angeles in 2014.

Esther relocated to the USA following her stint on Home and Away as police officer Charlie Buckton.

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