Celebrity Baby Blog / Kris Allen

Kris Allen Welcomes Daughter Rose Elizabeth

06/20/2016 at 01:00 PM ET

Kris Allen Daughter Rosie Elizabeth 1
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It was quite the special Father’s Day weekend for Kris Allen — he’s a dad again!

The American Idol season 8 winner and his wife Katy welcomed their second child, a girl, on Saturday, June 18, at 4:15 p.m., a rep for Allen confirms exclusively to PEOPLE.

Rose Elizabeth Allen — whom the couple will call “Rosie” — was born in Nashville, Tennessee. She weighed 7 lbs., 10 oz., and measured 19 inches long.

“Welcome to the world Rosie. Oh man…I am done. She’s already got me figured out I think,” the singer wrote on Instagram. “Excuse me while I go learn how to braid hair on YouTube for the next 13 years…cuz that’s how long it’s gonna take me. #itsagirl #rosie”

Allen and Katy, who were married in 2008 and are already parents to 2½-year-old son Oliver Neil, announced the happy news in early January.
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Kris Allen on Why Fatherhood Is ‘Mind-Blowing’: ‘The Way I Love My Son Is Different Than How I’ve Loved Anyone Else’

03/18/2016 at 11:30 AM ET

When it comes to love for his family, Kris Allen says there are “No Boundaries.”

“The way I love my son is different than how I’ve loved anyone else. It’s mind-blowing,” the American Idol alum tells PEOPLE of his firstborn, 2½-year-old Oliver Neil.

“I think that’s been really eye-opening because falling in love with a child is really interesting, and knowing that they are from you … It really opens you up.”

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Second Child on the Way for Kris Allen

01/04/2016 at 10:45 AM ET

Kris Allen Expecting Second Child

Kris Allen is starting off the new year on a high note.

The season 8 American Idol winner and his wife Katy are expecting their second child, he announced Saturday on Instagram.

Allen, 30, let their 2-year-old son Oliver Neil do the honors: The soon-to-be dad of two posted a sweet picture of his first child sporting a big brother tee while playing in a box.

“#2016 is gonna be a good year!” the singer captioned the photo.

The mom-to-be shared the same snapshot on her Instagram, writing, “Happy New Year everyone! So much for our family to look forward to in 2016!!!”

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Kris Allen Welcomes Son Oliver Neil

07/30/2013 at 11:00 PM ET

Kris Allen Welcomes Son Oliver Neil
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Is it too early to sign him up for guitar lessons?

American Idol winner Kris Allen and his wife Katy welcomed their first child, son Oliver Neil Allen, on Tuesday, July 30, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

“Happy day!!!! My little stud was born today. Oliver is here people,” the singer Tweets. The baby boy weighs in at 7 lbs., 7 oz. and is 20¾ inches long. “Mom and baby are doing great,” the rep tells PEOPLE.

Allen, 28, and his wife revealed back in January that they were expecting. “I am really excited. I’ve always wanted to be a dad,” Allen later said. “My wife already started buying him clothes like me. He’s already got some [fedoras].”
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