Wednesday 16 January 2013, 10:34 | By Andy Malt
Elton John welcomes second child
Elton John has become a father for the second time, he has confirmed. As with their first child, Zachary, John and his partner David Furnish had their new son, Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John, via a surrogate mother.
In a statement to Hello!, the couple said: “Both of us have longed to have children, but the reality that we now have two sons is almost unbelievable. The birth of our second son completes our family in a most precious and perfect way. It is difficult to fully express how we are feeling at this time; we are just overwhelmed with happiness and excitement”.