He recently revealed that he had wanted to be a be “a dad for a long, long time”. And yesterday, Nick Lachey’s wish was fulfilled when he and wife Vanessa welcomed their first child.
“We are incredibly proud to announce the birth of our beautiful baby boy, Camden John Lachey,” the couple tell PEOPLE in a statement.
“Born today at 6:54 p.m., he came into this world at 8 lbs., 9 oz. and 21 inches. Love has truly been redefined for both of us.”
The couple, who married in July 2011, announced the pregnancy in March.
Just weeks ago, Nick revealed to In Touch magazine that he was excited to embrace all the aspects of parenthood, saying: “It’s going to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, so I just want to relish every piece of it. Even diapers.”