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Elton John Is A Proud New Dad

Elton John and David Furnish
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Singer and longtime partner David Furnish adopted Christmas-born baby Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John.

Elton John is a proud new dad. The Grammy- and Oscar-winning musician and his longtime partner David Furnish adopted a baby boy, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, who was born on Christmas Day, reports Us Weekly.

The baby was born in California via a surrogate.

John and Furnish, who married in 2005, said in a joint statement to Us Weekly: "We are overwhelmed with happiness and joy at this very special moment. Zachary is healthy and doing really well, and we are very proud and happy parents."