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Tyler Perry is a new dad!
The actor and director, 45, and his longtime girlfriend, model and activist Gelila Bekele, welcomed their first child, son Aman Tyler, on Sunday, Nov. 30, PEOPLE has learned.
“Mom and baby are happy and healthy. Tyler is so excited,” a source tells PEOPLE.
Aman means peace and represents “the true meaning of Thanksgiving and then, of course, the holiday season.”
Although Perry and Bekele found out the sex of their firstborn prior to the delivery, the new dad is ecstatic over the arrival of their son.
“He’s over the moon,” adds the source, referencing Perry’s rocky relationship with his own father.