Elton John and his longtime partner, David Furnish, have welcomed a healthy baby boy to their family. The pair issued a joint statement to US Weekly announcing the birth of their son. John and Furnish wrote: "We are overwhelmed with happiness and joy at this very special moment. Zachary is healthy and doing really well, and we are very proud and happy parents."
Zachary Jackson Levon-Furnish John was born via surrogate in California on Christmas. The baby weighed in at 7 lbs, 15 oz and was 22 inches long.
The couple have not announced the surrogate's identity and have asked for privacy in reference to Zachary's mother.