The proud father sent out a tweet on Sunday announcing the birth of his son:
"Its Official, I'm a daddy!!!"
Gokey told People that they were overjoyed to welcome the new member to their family. He also added that he was ecstatic to be a first time dad.
Danny and Leyicet named their new son Daniel Emanuel Gokey. He weighed in at 8 lbs. 11 oz. and arrived at 9:52 p.m. EST. Little Daniel was on time too because he arrived on his due date.
Danny Gokey and Leyicet Peralta married in Florida on Jan. 29 last year. This is the second marriage for Gokey. He lost his first wife Sophia in 2008 after a routine surgery for congenital heart disease a month before his “American Idol” audition. This is the first marriage for Leyicet.