Elton John Welcomes Second Son

16 January 2013
Elton John and David Furnish arrive at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. on January 15, 2012 -- Getty Images

Elton John and David Furnish's family continues to grow!

"Elton and David are very pleased to announce the birth of their child Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John on Friday, January 11," the singer said in a statement on his website.

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According to Hello! magazine, who the couple spoke to about their new arrival, little Elijah weighed in a 8lb. 4 oz., and was born in Los Angeles via a surrogate.

"Both of us have longed to have children, but the reality that we now have two sons is almost unbelievable," the couple said in a statement to the mag.

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Adding, "The birth of our second son completes our family in a most precious and perfect way. It is difficult to fully express how we are feeling at this time; we are just overwhelmed with happiness and excitement."

The singer, 65, and David, 50, were married in 2005. They welcomed son Zachary in December 2010.

-- Jesse Spero

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