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'American Idol' Alum Danny Gokey and Wife Leyicet Welcome Son: 'We Are So Excited'

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Danny Gokey and Leyicet Peralta attend Grammys on the Hill Awards Dinner on April 18, 2018 in Washington, DC.  

American Idol alum Danny Gokey has officially welcomed his fourth son Emanuel into the world with his wife Leyicet, as he shared on Aug. 16. 

The season 8 finalist shared a photo of him and his three other children -- Gabriel Daniel, who turns 2 on Aug. 29, Daniel Emanuel, 6, and sister Victoria Isabella, 4 -- looking over the newborn baby in his hospital bassinet.  

"We are so excited to announce that our 4th child Emanuel made his entrance into the world today," he wrote, adding that he was born Emanuel Daniel Gokey on Aug. 16 at 8 pounds, 14 ounces. 

The news of the pregnancy was first revealed by Gokey in February via social media. “It’s official!! Baby Gokey #4 is coming this August!!!” he wrote in the sweet post.

Check out the adorable announcement below.


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