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Danny Gokey And Wife Welcome A Baby Boy

January 21, 2013 11:00 AM by Lisa Princ

American Idol alum Danny Gokey and his wife Leyicet announced over the summer that they were expecting a baby, and now, we’ve learned that Leyicet has given birth! Danny Gokey is now a proud papa to a beautiful baby boy! Details inside…

Danny Gokey and his wife, Leyicet are now the proud parents to a healthy baby boy! Gokey confirmed to People Magazine that Leyicet gave birth to their son, Daniel Emanuel Gokey, on Sunday, January 20 – his exact due date! The healthy baby boy weighed in at 8 lbs. 11 oz, and already has his father in awe.

“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 the magazine.

Gokey continued to gush about his new son, as he added: “Thankfully, because of what I do, it will also allow me the flexibility to spend a lot of quality time with him. I have so many exciting projects ahead this year but a brand new baby is an amazing way to get the new year started. We feel really blessed!”

It’s been almost one year since Danny Gokey and Leyicet got hitched in a small ceremony in Florida (January 29) – what a wonderful early anniversary present the couple have gotten this year! Congratulations again to Danny and Leyicet Gokey!

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2 Responses to “Danny Gokey And Wife Welcome A Baby Boy”

  1. Katlee Says:
    January 21st, 2013 at 10:39 pm

    I love Danny and his music. He and Leyicet are so good and give so much through Sophia’s Heart. Congratulations to them both and God bless this wonderful family.

  2. Katlee Says:
    January 21st, 2013 at 10:42 pm

    I left a message and it didn’t go through. I wonder how many others this happened to. I have placed this on fb where there are many Danny fans. We will see how the comment’s rack up…


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