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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