Elton John and David Furnish welcome 2nd son, Elijah Joseph Daniel
Elton John and David Furnish arrive at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP / Matt Sayles)
Published Wednesday, January 16, 2013 8:00AM EST
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."