Rod Stewart Welcomes His Eighth Child

The 66-year-old singer and wife Penny Lancaster have a new baby boy named Aiden

February 17, 2011 3:40 PM ET
Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster
Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster
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Rod Stewar just became a father for the eighth time. Stewart's wife Penny Lancaster gave birth to a son, Aiden, on Wednesday, the 66-year-old rocker's rep tells UsMagazine.com.

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"Rod and Penny are thrilled...Mother and baby are healthy and blissfully happy," the rep says, adding that little Aiden weighed in at 7 lbs., 12 oz.

Aiden joins older brother Alastair, 5. Stewart and Lancaster, 39, tied the knot in June 2007.

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Announcing the pregnancy to Us in August 2010, the couple said: "We were thrilled and delighted to be able to tell Alastair that he was going to be the big brother to a little baby, expected just before Mummy's 40th Birthday."

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The "Maggie May" singer has six children from previous relationships: Kimberly, 30; Sean, 29; Ruby, 23; Renee, 18,  Liam, 15, plus another child whom he gave up for adotpion when he was 18 years old.

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