December 28, 2010 – British pop star Elton John is the father of a baby boy born to a surrogate mother in California, US Magazine reported.
The weekly said the baby, named Zachary, was born December 25 to a surrogate for John, 62, and his partner, David Furnish, 48.
“We are overwhelmed with happiness and joy at this very special moment,” John and Furnish were quoted by the magazine as saying in a joint statement. “Zachary is healthy and doing really well, and we are very proud and happy parents.”
John and Furnish married in 2005 after 12 years together.
The baby weighed 3.5 kilos (seven pounds, 15 ounces), according to the report, which said the the couple would not be discussing any details relating to the surrogacy arrangements.