Updated: January 16, 2013 4:19 AM | By The Associated Press, thecanadianpress.com

Elton John, David Furnish welcome 2nd son

LONDON - Elton John and David Furnish say they have become parents for a second time.


Elton John, David Furnish welcome 2nd son

FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2010 file photo, Sir Elton John, left, and David Furnish attend the Ninth Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation benefit 'An Enduring Vision' at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Elton John and David Furnish say they have become parents for a second time. The couple say they are "overwhelmed with happiness" at the birth of Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John. John's spokeswoman Fran Curtis confirmed an announcement on the singer's website that the baby was born Friday Jan. 11, 2013 in Los Angeles to a surrogate mother, weighing 8 pounds, 4 ounces (3.7 kilograms). (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

LONDON - Elton John and David Furnish say they have become parents for a second time.

The couple say they are "overwhelmed with happiness" at the birth of Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John

John's spokeswoman Fran Curtis confirmed an announcement on the singer's website that the baby was born Friday in Los Angeles to a surrogate mother. The baby weighs 8 pounds, 4 ounces (3.7 kilograms).

John, who is 65, and 50-year-old Furnish are parents to 2-year-old Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, born in California in December 2010, also through a surrogate mother

They told Hello! magazine Wednesday that "the birth of our second son completes our family in a most precious and perfect way."

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