LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Elton John's publicist says the British pop star and his longtime partner David Furnish have become parents to a boy born via surrogate.
People.com said Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John was born Dec. 25 in California, and weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces.
"We are overwhelmed with happiness and joy at this very special moment," the couple said in a statement issued to People.com. "Zachary is healthy and doing really well, and we are very proud and happy parents."
John and Furnish exchanged vows in a civil ceremony in 2005.