Pharrell Williams and Helen Lasichanh Expecting Second Child

09/23/2016 at 10:45 AM ET


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Pharrell Williams has something else to be “Happy” about.

The singer/producer and his wife Helen Lasichanh are expecting their second child, his rep confirms to PEOPLE. The couple broke the news Thursday while stepping out for a CHANEL-hosted dinner to celebrate their new fragrance N°5 L’EAU.

The pair, who married in October 2013, are already parents to son Rocket Ayer, 7½.

Lasichanh, a 36-year-old model and designer, and Williams, 43, were together for years before tying the knot.

“It’s awesome,” the Voice coach previously told Savannah Guthrie of his relationship with Lasichanh. “The bestie thing is awesome. Every night is like a sleepover.”

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In a sit-down interview with Oprah in 2014, Williams explained the meaning behind his first child’s name.

“In the same way the Indians named their children after a force or animal or element, we named him after a man-made machine that was meant to go up, meant to ascend,” he explained.

Their second child’s moniker is sure to be just as meaningful.

— Alexia Fernandez with reporting by Julie Jordan

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Mellie on

Congratulations!! Happy and exhausting days ahead!

um on

Great, congrats! Please come back to the Voice like yesterday

Anonymous on

Happily married couple expecting another child. ….beautiful

Tina on

He seems like such an earthy, spiritual person. Nice guy.

L on

Lovely couple

karen on

#HAPPY!!!

Barbara on

Oh My! I am sooooo happy for Pharrell and Helen. I Love Pharrell. He seems like such a good person and genuinely wants to help the world be a better place for everyone. Congratulations Pharrell, Helen and Rocket!

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