Celebrity Baby Blog / Cindy Halvorsen

Ernie and Cindy Halvorsen Welcome Son Ernest Zhang

07/22/2016 at 12:30 PM ET

There’s a new arrival in the Amazing Race family!

Ernie and Cindy Halvorsen, who won the long-running reality show in 2011, welcomed their second son, Ernest Zhang Halvorsen, they confirm to PEOPLE.

The new baby joins 21-month-old big brother Maverick Zhang.

Ernest, who was born in Chicago on Tuesday, July 19, weighed in at 8 lbs. and was 20 inches long. He came into the world at 7:06 p.m.

“Our second-born carries the name Ernest into a fifth generation of Halvorsen men,” Cindy tells PEOPLE alongside the exclusive birth announcement. “We’re calling him ‘Finn,’ which is an old nickname for the five-dollar bill.”

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Ernie and Cindy Halvorsen Welcome Son Maverick Zhang

10/27/2014 at 12:45 PM ET

It’s a boy!

Ernie and Cindy Halvorsen, who ran away with the Amazing Race‘s million-dollar prize in 2011, welcomed their first child on Wednesday, Oct. 22, they confirm to PEOPLE exclusively.

Maverick Zhang Halvorsen was born at 4:25 p.m., weighing in at 6 lbs., 10 oz., and was 19½ inches long.

Baby Maverick was delivered with the help of a midwife at Prentice Women’s Hospital in Chicago.

“Baby Mav, the world is waiting for you,” says Ernie, 32. “Live in the along.”

Adds Cindy, 33: “We are unbelievably in love with our little guy and excited about our next amazing adventure!”

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