Greg Rikaart Welcomes Son Montgomery Argo

06/14/2016 at 01:45 PM ET

Just in time for Father’s Day: Greg Rikaart is a dad!

The Young and the Restless star and husband Robert Sudduth welcomed their first child, son Montgomery Argo Rikaart-Sudduth at 5:01 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, he announced Monday on Instagram.

The couple’s baby boy was born via surrogate in Roseville, California.

“We fight hate, fear, bigotry, homophobia and injustice in the world with love, intellect and enlightenment,” Rikaart, 39, wrote next to a black-and-white photo of his new family. “In the truest and most pure definitions of the latter words, it is with full hearts that Rob and I take great pride in introducing our son, Montgomery Argo Rikaart-Sudduth.”

Rikaart adds, “He is light and love and magic. Monte, Rob, myself and Marcela, our trooper of a surrogate, are all doing fantastic.”

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Rikaart, who has played series regular Kevin Fisher on The Young and the Restless for 13 years, married writer Sudduth in May 2015 in Maui, Hawaii.

“Holy matrimony,” the actor captioned a photo of the beautiful beach ceremony, taking to Twitter again to thank those who reached out with well wishes.

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Proud_lesbian999 on

Beautiful family🙂 congrats

Ann on

I don’t agree with homosexuality. I am not a hater, in fear, bigoted or a homophobe. LBGT folks need to quit accusing those who share my beliefs of such things. They are untrue and their accusing us doesn’t help their cause.

Dysturbed on

Ann, more often than not it isn’t people who share your beliefs that are accused of those things, rather it’s the people who present those thoughts in a hateful manner. For example, saying something like “I don’t agree with homosexuality” will offend some people, but is simply an opinion/belief of yours, but when some people say things like “these deviant homos should go to hell” their views do become perceived as hate, and with good reason.

It’s usually all in the wording.

Momof2 on

Congratulations on your beautiful son! Everyone deserves 2 loving parents! I wish people could see past sexual orientation….I never have to explain myself because I have a husband and 2 children, why should anyone else. Love each other! Stop the Hate!

Guest on

Beautiful baby!! Happiness to the family!!

Ann on

I forgot to add this and it wouldn’t let me edit my comment. I have a beloved uncle who is gay. People can personally disagree with someone’s lifestyle while still loving the person.

Anonymous on

Aww Montgomery Argo is adorable.

Straight ally on

What a lovely family! All the best to the new fathers. Love is love and no one should want to deny another human being love.

mer on

@Ann, what does it even mean, “I don’t believe in homosexuality”?😀 Like – I don’t believe in blue eyes?😀 ANyway, congrats to the happy family.

Pam on

Congratulations to the happy family.

Zac on

too bad the kid will bump butts like them