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Kings of Leon’s Matthew Followill Becomes a Dad

Rocker and his wife welcome their first son, Knox

Matthew Followill performs on NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Center on November 24th, 2010 in New York City.

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Kings of Leon rocker Matthew Followill and his wife, Johanna Bennett, welcomed their first son, Knox, last month.

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Folllowill’s represenative tells Us Weekly that Knox Cameron Patrick Followill was born on April 22. 1:02 p.m. in Nashville. The rockin’ baby weighed in at 6 lbs., 10 oz.

“Mother, father and baby are happy and healthy and doing well!” the rep for Followill, 26, adds.

Matthew is the lead guitarist in Kings of Leon and is first cousin to the trio of brothers in the band: singer Caleb, drummer Nathan and bass guitarist Jared.

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Caleb Followill, meanwhile, is set to marry model Lily Aldridge later this year.


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