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American Idol’s Danny Gokey Is a Dad! Newborn Son Is Named…

Congrats, Daddy!

American Idol Season 8 alum Danny Gokey lost his first wife, Sophia, in 2008 but found love again with model Leyicet Peralta, whom he married right around this time last year. Now Danny and Leyicet have welcomed their first child.

According to
People, their son, Daniel Emanuel Gokey, was born around 9:52 p.m. on Sunday, January 20 weighing in at 8 lbs. 11 oz. (Yep, Danny now has a Mini Me!)

"Leyicet and I are overjoyed to welcome the new member of our family. I’m ecstatic to be a first time dad and to have a new little buddy to hang out with," Danny told People.

So cute! He seems like he'll be a fun dad.

Source: People