'Idol' Winner Kris Allen's First Child Is Born

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American Idol
winner Kris Allen and wife Katy welcomed their first child into the world on Tuesday, Allen confirmed via Twitter.

The couple, high school sweethearts who married in 2008, are now proud parents of a baby boy, who weighed seven pounds, seven ounces at birth.

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"Little Oliver Neil Allen is here!" Allen's rep told Us Weekly. "He's 7 pounds, 7 ounces, 20 3/4 inches long. Mom and baby are doing great."

The Season 8 Idol winner first revealed the exciting news of his wife's pregnancy when he was involved in a car accident in which he sustained injuries and was hospitalized.

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"Yes I got in a really bad wreck tonight and yes I'm having a lil baby. #gonnabeadaddy," the Arkansas native said at the time of the accident.

The 28-year-old singer released his second studio album since winning Idol in 2009, Thank You Camellia, last May.