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Paulina Gretzky & Dustin Johnson Welcome First Child

by Raphael Chestang 11:21 AM PST, January 21, 2015
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Wayne Gretzky's daughter Paulina and her pro golfer fiancé Dustin Johnson are new parents!

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Happiest day of our entire lives was welcoming our sweet baby boy into the world 1.19.15 @djohnsonpga

A photo posted by Paulina Gretzky (@paulinagretzky) on

Dustin released a statement to ET announcing the news, saying, "Paulina and I are happy to announce the arrival of our baby boy, who was born in Los Angeles on Monday morning. Both Paulina and the baby are healthy, resting comfortably and in great spirits! We sincerely appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received and plan to release further details in the coming days!"

The 25-year-old model echoed this sentiment in her first post-baby Instagram. "Happiest day of our entire lives was welcoming our sweet baby boy into the world," she wrote.

Paulina first announced her pregnancy in September.

@djohnsonpga & i are so excited to finally share with you all our amazing news..we're having a baby!!

A photo posted by Paulina Gretzky (@paulinagretzky) on

"@djohnsonpga & I are so excited to finally share with you all our amazing news..we're having a baby!" she posted on Instagram last fall.

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In December, she revealed the gender of the baby in a holiday post, writing, "Merry Christmas Everyone! Ps..We're having a BOY."

Merry Christmas Everyone!! Ps..We're having a BOY 🎅❤️🎄

A photo posted by Paulina Gretzky (@paulinagretzky) on

The couple have been engaged since August 2013. Dustin, 30, told ET Canada that he first met Paulina at a dinner hosted by her parents, Wayne and Janet.

"We were friends for a long time before we started dating," Dustin told ET Canada.

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Dustin and Paulina reportedly dated for about a year before Dustin popped the question.

Paulina is a model and actress, having appeared on the cover of magazines like Maxim and in movies such as Grown Ups 2 and Fame, while Dustin is an eight-time winner on the PGA Tour.

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